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Pitching gives Estancia the edge against rival Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Motorcyclist killed in Fountain Valley crash

A motorcyclist died Saturday night in a crash with a Lexus SUV in Fountain Valley, police said. Fountain Valley police arrived at Brookhurst Street and Heil Avenue about 7:15 p.m. and found a motorcyclist with traumatic injuries. The rider, Armando Vega Andrade, 20, of Santa Ana was pronounced...

Laguna Beach

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Laguna Beach isn't ready to ease parking rules


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O.C.'s Koreatown: Buena Park draws residents and businesses from L.A.



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  • Commentary: A healthy Fairview Park can also mean more mosquitoes

    When Costa Mesa voters overwhelmingly passed Measure AA last November, many of us celebrated. We were finally assured that Fairview Park would remain in a natural state. The open space and peaceful beauty of the park would be protected from development for years to come. Now we have even more to...

  • Mailbag: Carbon dividends would be a good first step to address climate change

    Mailbag: Carbon dividends would be a good first step to address climate change

    Re. "Commentary: Some conservatives are concerned with climate change," (March 19): The news of the Republican-led Climate Leadership Council and the bipartisan Climate Solution Caucus does spark some hope in those of us who at times despair about the inability of our Congress to get their act...

  • Mailbag: Laguna restaurant in wrong neighborhood

    Re. "New Laguna eatery gets a tentative OK pending a traffic study," (March 1): This is a perfect example of a good idea but in an egregiously wrong, totally inappropriate location. It's getting a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemption because the footprint is the same, yet it increases...

  • Commentary: Some conservatives are concerned with climate change

    "Mounting evidence of climate change is growing too strong to ignore. While the extent to which climate change is due to man-made causes can be questioned, the risks associated with future warming are too big and should be hedged. For too long, many Republicans have looked the other way ... and...

  • Commentary: Newport Beach Library gives back what it receives

    Before passing from this Earth as one the richest people in history, Andrew Carnegie funded about 3,000 public libraries across the world. He once stated that there "is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the free public library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office,...


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  • Pedestrian dies after being struck by a van in Costa Mesa

    A pedestrian died Saturday after being struck by a van in Costa Mesa, police said. Police arrived near Harbor Boulevard and Date Place at 2:06 p.m. in response to a report of a traffic collision. According to police, a witness saw a pedestrian run from the east side of Harbor Boulevard before being...

  • Former bank robber known as the 'assistant coach bandit' pleads guilty in $40,000 scam

    A Huntington Beach man the FBI once dubbed the "assistant coach bandit" pleaded guilty Thursday to a loan modification scam in which he was accused of stealing more than $40,000 from six victims, prosecutors said. James Allen Ramsdell, 51, pleaded guilty in Orange County Superior Court to a court...

  • 3 Huntington Beach businesses hit in string of burglaries

    3 Huntington Beach businesses hit in string of burglaries

    Three Huntington Beach businesses in the same area were broken into between Monday and Wednesday, police said. Surf City Tacos at 815 Indianapolis Ave. was burglarized early Monday, Taqueria Minimex at 204 Adams Ave. was hit Tuesday or Wednesday and Sail in Liquor at 230 Adams was broken into Wednesday...

  • Police: 4 pets killed in fire at Huntington Beach apartment

    Four pets were killed Wednesday night when a fire tore through a Huntington Beach apartment, authorities said. Huntington Beach firefighters responded to a report of a fire at about 9 p.m. at a two-story apartment at 6401 Warner Ave., Battalion Chief Jeff Lopez said. Join the conversation on Facebook...