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Athlete of the Week: Kat Hess carries on family tradition at Corona del Mar High School


  • Mailbag: Please consider the needs of the hearing-impaired

    Please consider the needs of the hearing-impaired Please Be Patient. These are the words that are most likely to be inscribed on my gravestone. For the last 30 years, I have been hearing-impaired. So I know a little bit about this subject. In an article published by the Los Angeles Times in 2012[,...

  • Commentary: Costa Mesa's success in addressing homeless is a story worth writing

    From 2013 to 2015, the city of Costa Mesa helped house 122 individuals and reconnected 31 homeless with their families, providing more than 150 people with a roof over their heads once again. This remarkable piece of news speaks volumes to an innovative strategy and the tireless efforts of our church...

  • Commentary: Newport Beach needs political reform

    In a democracy, the integrity of the election process is the bedrock of our freedom. As a nation of laws, citizens depend on the assumption that government will enforce the laws on the books equally, without fear or favor. Recent events have convinced me that to protect the integrity of the political...

  • Commentary: Pick an alternative Valentine's Day narrative

    We all know the typical celebration ritual for couples on Valentine's Day — an exchange of endearing and heartfelt cards; chocolate and flowers; a romantic dinner at a quiet and cozy restaurant, including liberal indulgence in the libation of your choice; and some playful flirtation with the hope...

  • Mailbag: Sober-home operators are profiting from desperate addicts

    Sober-home operators are profiting from desperate addicts Let me get this straight: If the clients at these sober-living homes are failing, the operators drop them off in parks? Failing how? Paying? Relapsing? Regardless, it sounds like one thing these sober-living homes do not provide is compassion....


Life & Arts

Calendar for Feb. 13

Calendar for Feb. 13

SATURDAY Hummingbird Walk Leslie Helliwell will lead a walk searching for hummingbirds and their nests from 11 a.m. to noon at Environmental Nature Center, 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach. Admission is $5 to $6. For more information, call (949) 645-8489 or visit Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo...



Police Files for Feb. 11

Costa Mesa Deodar Avenue: Disorderly conduct was reported in the 300 block at 5:19 p.m. Wednesday. Bristol Street: Petty theft was reported in the 3300 block at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday. Coriander Drive: Grand theft from a vehicle was reported in the 1600 block at 2:44 p.m. Wednesday. South Coast Drive:...