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CdM tops Sage Hill

CdM tops Sage Hill

Sea Kings clinch match early against neighboring competitor during their senior day.


  • Commentary: Theme parks haven't changed much but my center of gravity has

    We're never too old to stop learning. About stuff, about life, about ourselves. If you've been to Disneyland recently, and you saw a prematurely old lady being hauled out of a boat from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride by two burley men and a forklift, that might have been me. It's been 20 years...

  • Commentary: Many celebrate, but few understand the meaning of Cinco de Mayo

    Today there is much confusion about Cinco de Mayo — the battle against the French in Mexico and their victory at Puebla on May 5, 1862, the Mexican War of Independence from Spain — where Independence was gained on Sept. 16, 1821, and the Mexican-American War, which was fought 1846-48. Following...

  • Off-leash dog beach in Newport is good for animal socialization

    I am an Orange County resident, and I'm writing to voice my support of Supervisor Michelle Steel's Item No. 32, which would allow the county to designate off-leash areas for dogs, particularly for the dog beach in the unincorporated area next to Newport Beach. The area between Newport Beach and...

  • Running a marathon like OC's requires preparation

    Spring marathon season is upon us, and the much-anticipated OC Marathon is Sunday. Many beginning runners are extending their mileage as part of their training runs in the hopes of earning the right to emblazon their bumpers with the ubiquitous "26.2" stickers. But if you haven't been preparing...

  • Commentary: 3-D printing could be the next frontier in patient care

    Throughout history there have been certain advancements in medical care that have revolutionized the industry. Medical imaging is one of those advancements that has grown from a curiosity to an integral part of modern healthcare. Healthcare providers have come to rely heavily on the myriad of imaging...


Life & Arts

The Gossiping Gourmet: Kona Grill is a global experience

The Gossiping Gourmet: Kona Grill is a global experience

Another new restaurant has opened in the Spectrum in Irvine, the Kona Grill. And it looks like it will be a big hit. It is part of the Kona Grill chain, which opened in 1998 and now has 25 restaurants across the country. This is the first California outpost, and it is a large and attractive space...



Police Files for April 27

Costa Mesa Sea Breeze Drive: Petty theft of a bicycle was reported in the 1000 block at 4 p.m. Monday. Newport Boulevard: Auto theft was reported in the 2300 block at 4 p.m. Monday. Harbor Boulevard: Shoplifting was reported in the 2300 block at 4:28 p.m. Monday. Placentia Avenue: Graffiti was reported...