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Sprawling Laguna estate going up for auction Jan. 28

A 10,112-square-foot, six-bedroom estate in Laguna Beach that recently was listed for $19.495 million will be offered at an onsite public auction at 11 a.m. Jan. 28, according to DeCaro Auctions International. The home, in the gated community of Smithcliffs, also boasts nine bathrooms and a guest...

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Men's Basketball: 'Eaters add to streak

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Train show chugs into Costa Mesa
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Train show chugs into Costa Mesa

It's all aboard the Great Train Show at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, which will wrap up the two-day expo on Sunday. The coast-to-coast model train show, with hundreds of tables covered in trains and accessories for sale, is designed for modelers, hobbyists and anyone else who's intrigued...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Family honors son and his painful, lonely journey through addiction

Laguna Beach

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Laguna parents file hate-crime complaint

Weekend

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First-responders who tend to soul and spirit

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Opinion

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  • Mailbag: Partying and noise continue to disrupt Balboa Peninsula

    I have lived on the Balboa Peninsula for the last 20 years. It used to be that the summer renters caused the biggest noise issues, but no longer. Some of the students renting during the winter months are the big problem now. They go out at 9 p.m. but are back at home partying by midnight and well...

  • Commentary: Cancer survivors invited to symposium at Hoag

    When people are diagnosed with cancer, their focus is directed on the fight: Consultations. Surgeries. Chemotherapy. Radiation. The demands of the battle are so great that once the fight is over patients rarely feel jubilant about "beating" cancer. Instead they're often left blinking in bewilderment,...

  • Commentary: Webster knew language is the common denominator of understanding

    We see Webster's Dictionary in every classroom and every household, but we give no thought of the man who actually made this dictionary a reality. Noah Webster grew up in the small colonial town in the area of West Hartford, Conn. Although he came from a family that had little formal education,...

  • Commentary: The power of expressing kindness

    Kindness is a powerful word and results in powerful outcomes. After recently reading "The Kindness Diaries," written by Leon Logothetis, I became inspired by his story. Leon traveled the world on a yellow motorcycle, with not much more. He relied on the generosity of strangers for his food, shelter,...

  • Commentary: Grand jury service allows residents to give back

    Have you wondered how our county and city governments truly operate or how our jails are run? Are you interested in giving back and making a positive difference in your community? One of the best opportunities to get an insider's view of local governments and agencies and to improve the lives of...

Crime

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  • Construction worker hospitalized after fall

    A worker was hospitalized Tuesday morning after falling 10 feet at a construction site in the South Coast Metro district. Costa Mesa firefighters were called about 9:30 a.m. to 580 Anton Blvd., where crews are constructing a seven-story apartment complex, after a man in his 30s fell from the third...

  • Police: Argument over Instagram post turns violent and leads to arrests

    What began as an argument over a photo posted on social media led to a physical altercation and the arrest of four Costa Mesa men, police said Wednesday. Costa Mesa police responded at 1:23 p.m. Tuesday to the 1000 block of Salvador Street after receiving a report of an assault with a deadly weapon....

  • Intruder enters sleeping resident's bedroom in Fountain Valley; suspect arrested

    Intruder enters sleeping resident's bedroom in Fountain Valley; suspect arrested

    A 37-year-old man was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of entering a Fountain Valley home and standing over a resident as the person slept. Fountain Valley police responded at 1:36 a.m. to the 9000 block of Shimizu River Circle after receiving a report of a man walking up to the front doors...

  • Man's body found in Newport's Back Bay; cause of death undetermined

    Man's body found in Newport's Back Bay; cause of death undetermined

    The body of a man was pulled from the water near the launch ramp at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort in Newport Beach's Back Bay on Monday afternoon, police said. Orange County sheriff's deputies received a call around 1:30 p.m. from a boater who saw the body floating in the water, said police Lt....

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