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  • Man rescued after car goes down embankment is suspected of DUI

    Man rescued after car goes down embankment is suspected of DUI

    Police arrested a man on suspicion of drunk driving after he and a passenger had to be rescued when their car veered off the road and down a 50-foot embankment in Costa Mesa early Sunday, according to authorities. The car was headed south on Canyon Drive just past Sea Bluff Drive near the northern...

  • OC Fair project puts visitors' memories on video

    OC Fair project puts visitors' memories on video

    Visitors to the 2016 Orange County Fair have a chance to be part of fair history, and it requires just two things – an old camper trailer and a video camera. A project in the OC Promenade building at the Costa Mesa fairgrounds continues an effort launched during last year's 125th-anniversary fair....

  • Six O.C. residents charged in a stabbing death over a love triangle

    Six O.C. residents charged in a stabbing death over a love triangle

    Prosecutors have charged six people in connection with the death of a 38-year-old man who they said was lured and killed in San Juan Capistrano because he was in a relationship with one of the suspects. The Orange County district attorney’s office has filed one felony count each of special circumstances...

  • Luke McGarry builds handplanes to help surfing charity

    Luke McGarry builds handplanes to help surfing charity

    Taking a peek into Luke McGarry’s family garage in Studio City, you see 10 skateboards lined up one above the other. There’s three surfboards and a boogie board resting against a wall. There’s a sanding machine, clamps, pieces of reclaimed wood, a saw table. Somebody is spending time creating something...

  • Orange County man sentenced to prison for attempting to support Islamic State

    Orange County man sentenced to prison for attempting to support Islamic State

    An Orange County man who lied to get a U.S. passport to go overseas as part of his mission to join the Islamic State group in Syria was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison. The case against Adam Dandach, 22, is one of several involving young men from California to Georgia who authorities charged...

  • Home of the Day: Treetop retreat in Los Feliz

    Home of the Day: Treetop retreat in Los Feliz

    Perched on a leafy hillside in Los Feliz, this tri-level home features floor-to-ceiling windows that maximize views of city lights, Griffith Park and the observatory. Classic Midcentury details are paired with glossy wood floors, an updated kitchen and a marble shower. But the real draw is an expansive...

  • Plan for keeping and removing beach encroachments goes to Newport council Tuesday

    The issue of beachfront encroachments that for years has troubled Balboa Peninsula homeowners, city officials and the California Coastal Commission may be moving toward a resolution. The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday is expected to consider a plan that would allow 66 properties along East...

  • Reporter's Notebook: Did I really get hypnotized at the OC Fair? Yes and no

    Reporter's Notebook: Did I really get hypnotized at the OC Fair? Yes and no

    As I walked onto the Orange County Fair's Heritage Stage to participate in hypnotist Mark Yuzuik's show Thursday evening, my nerves began getting the best of me and dozens of questions ran through my mind. Was I about to make a fool out of myself? Would I have any control over my actions? Most...

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  • Part of Maryland Avenue will be closed off to traffic to make room for Maryland Paseo

    A sliver of Maryland Avenue will soon be closed off to traffic for a trial run of a pedestrian walkway that’s being called the Maryland Paseo. Stemming from an idea by City Council members, a 2,500-square-foot swath of the street between the two exits of the Exchange parking lot will be sectioned...

  • City looks to tap funds it contributes to BUSD

    City looks to tap funds it contributes to BUSD

    Amendment to joint-use agreement would allow city to use funds to improve shared facilities.

  • Crews resume work on $40-million building at GCC

    Crews resume work on $40-million building at GCC

    Officials estimate November opening for building, which fell behind on schedule.

  • Metal detectors beef up security at OC Fair

    Metal detectors beef up security at OC Fair

    Strolling into the Orange County Fair on Thursday evening, Mike Linares didn't realize anything was different until he was emptying his pockets into a plastic tub and passing through what looks like a black door frame missing its door. For the first time, the OC Fair is using walk-through metal...

  • All-Area Boys’ Tennis Team

    All-Area Boys’ Tennis Team

    SINGLESLucas Chmielewski, Junior, La CañadaMakes a return trip to the All-Area team after another semifinal run in the Rio Hondo League, coming up short against the San Marino dynasty. Finished 18-10 overall. Jonathan Frink, Senior, Crescenta ValleyPacific League semifinalist often led the Crescenta...

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  • Hansen: The walls of Irvine grow taller

    Hansen: The walls of Irvine grow taller

    When you enter any one of Irvine's new apartment communities, the walls are so high that on bright days you can lose the sun, which is hard to do in Southern California. These gleaming, high-density projects built by the Irvine Co. are so large that you can see them from space. On Google Earth...

  • There's a method to OC Fair's fried-food madness

    There's a method to OC Fair's fried-food madness

    Tony Boghosian and his brother Charlie have been serving fried chicken and waffles at the Orange County Fair for years, but for this season, the brothers and co-owners of Chicken Charlie's wanted to try something different. They wanted to "fair-ify" the popular dish. "People would order chicken...

  • Midway Moments: These game players won big at the fair

    Midway Moments: These game players won big at the fair

    Editor's note: Midway Moments is a column that takes a look at funny, unusual, inspiring — even embarrassing — moments at the 2016 Orange County Fair. Ever wonder how people win those gigantic stuffed animals at the Orange County Fair? I did too, so I asked a few fairgoers Wednesday night how they...

  • Football: End of summer fun for Crespi players

    Football: End of summer fun for Crespi players

    It's 6:15 a.m. on Friday morning, the final day of summer workouts for Crespi football players. Forty-eight players have been separated in two-man teams that they've named themselves. There's Beanie Boyz; Trump 'Em All; Pokemon Go I Go to Camps; Team America; Power Rangers; Schlopir; Yacht Club;...

  • More work may be needed for Newport Center project, planners say

    More work may be needed for Newport Center project, planners say

    While the size of a proposed 45-unit residential development slated for Newport Center has been reduced in the past several months, Newport Beach planning commissioners on Thursday indicated the plans may still need some tweaking. The Planning Commission's discussion Thursday of the 150 Newport...

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