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Baseball: Barons rally to edge Newport Harbor

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Plan for 68-unit senior care facility gets H.B. Planning Commission approval

Laguna Beach

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Laguna Beach school district makes interim business official's job permanent
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Laguna Beach school district makes interim business official's job permanent

The Laguna Beach Unified School District on Tuesday made permanent its interim assistant superintendent of business services. The school board appointed Jeff Dixon to the position. Dixon had served in the interim role, which includes managing district revenues and expenditures, since January, when...

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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,...

Crime

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  • Costa Mesa man arrested in stabbings of 2 people

    Costa Mesa man arrested in stabbings of 2 people

    A 34-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted murder and elder abuse in connection with the stabbings of two people in Costa Mesa in about 14 hours, police said. Costa Mesa police responded to a 99 Cents Only store at 2180 Harbor Blvd. at about 10:30 a.m. Monday following reports...

  • Man in critical condition after shooting in Costa Mesa; 2 suspects arrested

    Man in critical condition after shooting in Costa Mesa; 2 suspects arrested

    A man was in critical condition Monday after being shot in the face Sunday night in Costa Mesa, authorities said. Two suspects were arrested, according to police. The injured man was taken to Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana, authorities said. Costa Mesa police spokeswoman Roxi...

  • 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...

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