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High School Football Preview: Huntington Beach will look to its defense to lead the way

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Balboa Bay Resort nears the finish line of its multimillion-dollar renovation

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Walgreens store in Huntington Beach robbed
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Walgreens store in Huntington Beach robbed

A Walgreens drugstore in Huntington Beach was robbed late Tuesday, police said. Huntington Beach police responded to the store at 19001 Brookhurst St. at about 11 p.m. after a clerk reported the robbery, said police spokeswoman Angela Bennett. The robber did not brandish a weapon, she said. It isn’t...

Laguna Beach

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Laguna Planning Commission says retail specialist would be an asset to downtown commerce

Life & Arts

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Chef Mark McDonald draws on memories of Italy at Old Vine Café

Chef Mark McDonald draws on memories of Italy at Old Vine Café

Chef Mark McDonald grew up in Huntington Beach, but the heart of his cooking — accessible tasting menus and bistro breakfasts are the backbone of his Costa Mesa restaurant, Old Vine Café — comes straight from southern Italy, a place he calls a “home away from home.” McDonald opened Old Vine at...

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  • With school starting soon, be sure to thank a teacher

    With school starting soon, be sure to thank a teacher

    Did you know there is a certain smell to every classroom? I know it sounds gross; it’s not. Every teacher knows what I’m talking about. It's a reminder of all the past students who have sat in the classroom: the ones you worried about, the ones you knew would be successful, the ones who made you...

  • Newport wise to raise its sea wall as global temperatures rise

    Newport wise to raise its sea wall as global temperatures rise

    Re. “Newport takes steps to add 9-inch cap to Balboa Island seawalls,” (Aug. 9). Thanks to the Pilot for this item. There is no question Newport Beach will need to raise the seawall to protect from rising sea levels. The latest draft of the federal climate report has just been released. Most of...

  • Traffic control outside the Orange County Fair baffles this driver

    Traffic control outside the Orange County Fair baffles this driver

    At 7 p.m. Aug. 5, I was asked to drop off some people at the O.C. Fair. They wanted to avoid the congestion in the parking lot, the long walk and the parking fee. The fair has accommodated drop-offs near the main gate for many years. In fact, I had just done it a week prior for some family members....

  • Fairview site provides infrastructure to continue helping those in desperate need

    Fairview site provides infrastructure to continue helping those in desperate need

    The Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa is a remnant of a recent past when people with developmental disabilities were essentially warehoused and kept away from mainstream society. But it can have a bright future. For one, we have changed the way we view and interact with people with developmental...

  • Orange County needs temporary and permanent housing solutions for the homeless

    Orange County needs temporary and permanent housing solutions for the homeless

    Somewhere in cars, on streets or in shelters across California, more than 20,000 homeless families — infants included — will sleep tonight. Among them will be unaccompanied homeless children and youth too. Californians are used to trending, but here’s one category where our leadership shows our...

Crime

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  • Man with 4 DUI convictions arrested in Costa Mesa on suspicion of drunk driving

    Man with 4 DUI convictions arrested in Costa Mesa on suspicion of drunk driving

    A 29-year-old man with four previous DUI convictions was arrested Saturday in Costa Mesa on suspicion of drunk driving after officers found him passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle, with open beer cans, police said. A driver called 911 at about 7:50 p.m. to report that another car was swerving...

  • Woman killed in crash on 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa

    A 22-year-old San Diego woman was killed late Saturday while riding in one of three vehicles that crashed on the southbound 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa. California Highway Patrol officers responded at 11:58 p.m. to a report of a three-vehicle crash on the freeway near the Bristol Street exit. CHP...

  • 2 arrested during traffic stop in Fountain Valley

    2 arrested during traffic stop in Fountain Valley

    A man was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence and possession of a loaded firearm, allegedly after trying to flee from officers during a traffic stop in Fountain Valley, police said. His passenger also was arrested, police said. Officers stopped the vehicle at 1:17 a.m....

  • 2 teenage housesitters suspected of stealing guns from Costa Mesa home

    Two 18-year-old housesitters were arrested Monday on suspicion of stealing guns from a Costa Mesa home, police said. The pair had been housesitting for a resident in the 3100 block of Cork Lane while the homeowner was out of town on vacation. However, the resident asked them to leave Sunday after...

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