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  • Digital publisher Stu Saffer, innovative Laguna entrepreneur, dies at 74

    Digital publisher Stu Saffer, innovative Laguna entrepreneur, dies at 74

    Stu Saffer, a journalist, entrepreneur and civic leader, died Saturday after complications from a surgical procedure, according to an obituary on his eponymous website, Stu News Laguna. He was 74. Saffer had battled a progressive disease that affected his lungs. Well-regarded in Laguna circles,...

  • Photos found in Newport doctor’s home can’t be used during child porn trial, judge says

    Hundreds of images that prosecutors describe as child pornography found in a Newport Beach doctor’s home will not be presented as evidence against him at trial, according to a federal judge’s ruling. In his May 15 decision, U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney cited concerns about “false and misleading...

  • DeBell Golf Course operator hopes for brighter future

    DeBell Golf Course operator hopes for brighter future

    For many Burbank residents, DeBell Golf Course is a place they can visit to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. This past Monday morning, dozens of golfers were getting in their rounds at the 5,633-yard, par-71 course, which is tucked away in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains...

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  • Halecrest Park marks 60th anniversary with public party

    Halecrest Park marks 60th anniversary with public party

    Halecrest Park in Costa Mesa threw down the welcome mat Saturday afternoon for a public party to mark the private facility’s 60th anniversary. The celebration included food, family games, frozen treats, a beer garden and live music. Some guests also tested their skill in a horseshoe tournament....

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  • Top of the World PTA wins a $10,000 grant to get a bigger garden harvest

    Top of the World PTA wins a $10,000 grant to get a bigger garden harvest

    Top of the World PTA received a financial windfall this week that figures to aid a goal of more bountiful harvests from the Laguna Beach school’s garden. The school’s garden program was one of 20 community and school gardens nationwide to receive a $10,000 grant from Seeds of Change, a company...

  • South Coast Repertory announces its 2017-18 season

    South Coast Repertory announces its 2017-18 season

    Music. Romance. Comedy. Drama. They’re all theatrical elements announced in South Coast Repertory’s 2017-18 season that will feature five world premieres, with three of the plays being commissioned out of the theater’s new-play development programs. Here’s a look at the plays and the people in...

  • OCTA audit finds software contract ‘irregularities’

    OCTA audit finds software contract ‘irregularities’

    Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) staff broke a number of procedures when they awarded a software contract to Clearwater Analytics in 2012, according to an internal audit of the agency’s investment management contracts. The audit found “several irregularities” in the bidding process....

  • Thousands of clams crowd the shore in Newport Beach

    Thousands of clams crowd the shore in Newport Beach

    Go out to Newport Pier this week at low tide and you’ll see copious amounts of tiny clams. Thousands upon thousands of them — glinting like upended jellybeans in pearlescent shades of apricot, violet, cobalt and gray — have turned the beach into a field of living pebbles among the kelp clumps and...

  • What's new at this year's OC Fair? Video game tournament, jousting and 'extreme' pogo sticks

    What's new at this year's OC Fair? Video game tournament, jousting and 'extreme' pogo sticks

    Odds are there won’t be many opportunities to see a live video game tournament, full-contact jousting, a minivan demolition derby, demonstrations from a master chocolatier, “extreme” pogo sticks, an olive oil tasting bar, liqueur- and salsa-making competitions and a supersize Ferris wheel with...

  • Man arrested in stabbing deaths of two homeless men in Anaheim

    Man arrested in stabbing deaths of two homeless men in Anaheim

    A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the stabbing deaths of two homeless men in Anaheim after he confessed to one of the slayings, police announced Thursday. Marvin Magallanes was taken into custody Friday on suspicion of murder after he walked up to the front counter of the Anaheim...

  • Man arrested in Costa Mesa honey oil case now suspected of possessing child pornography

    Man arrested in Costa Mesa honey oil case now suspected of possessing child pornography

    A man suspected of operating an illegal honey oil lab at a Costa Mesa home was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possessing child pornography, police said. Wesley Hunter Thomason, 24, of Garden Grove was booked into Orange County Jail with bail set at $500,000, said Costa Mesa police spokeswoman...

  • Commuters switch to their bicycles on Bike and Walk to Work Day

    Commuters switch to their bicycles on Bike and Walk to Work Day

    While most local residents drove their cars to work Thursday morning, several hundred people in and around Burbank decided to ditch their motor vehicles and ride a bicycle or walk. The Burbank Transportation Management Organization hosted its annual Bike and Walk to Work Day, setting up three pit...

  • Area school districts see gains in vaccination rates

    Area school districts see gains in vaccination rates

    Area school districts made gains in the rates of vaccinated students because of a change in state law that eliminated personal exemptions as a reason not to immunize children, according to an Orange County Grand Jury report released earlier this week. “Each district planned well in advance of the...

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