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Harbor commissioners push for second trial anchorage

Residents who live near the Newport Harbor turning basin could see a few more boats in that section of the water this summer, as harbor commissioners have agreed to move forward with a second trial anchorage there. At its meeting Wednesday night, the Newport Beach Harbor Commission nailed down...


Harbor's rally falls short against Marina


  • Mailbag: Media mischaracterized protest scene outside of Trump rally

    Media mischaracterized protest scene outside of Trump rally It's too bad that so much "news" was focused on the few rowdies. Virtually all the media visuals I've seen have ignored the huge turnout that was peaceful and nonviolent. Instead, we see closeups of the contorted faces of a handful of demonstrators...

  • Commentary: Cinco de Mayo celebrations need not turn deadly

    Historically, the fifth of May commemorates Mexico's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. But for many in the United States, present-day Cinco de Mayo celebrations often lead to drunk driving — and there is no victory in that. If you are planning to partake...

  • Commentary: I know a little more about 'tiny' living than those HGTV shows

    A lot has been written lately about the concept of tiny living. If you are not familiar with the HGTV shows "Tiny House Hunters" and "Tiny House, Big Living," then let me give you a glimpse into their world. According to these shows, most of the tiny houses range in size from 100 square feet to...

  • Reader Report: National League of Young Men learn etiquette, volunteerism

    Reader Report: National League of Young Men learn etiquette, volunteerism

    Since 2014, the junior class (2017) of the National League of Young Men (NLYM) has dedicated hundreds of hours to philanthropic activities throughout Orange County. Together, among many other activities, they have served food to the local community's hungry, constructed living quarters at shelters...

  • Commentary: The Wizarding World enchants adults too

    My mother let us read comic books. Part of our weekly allowance was allotted toward a 10-cent "Archie" or "Superman." Dr. Feehan, our pediatrician, told her the best thing she could do was get us interested in reading, regardless of what we wanted to read. Mother read to us, mostly from volumes...


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'Amadeus' at SCR has an 18th century feel



Police Files for April 29

Costa Mesa West 19th Street: Vehicle burglary was reported in the 900 block at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Fairview Road: Possession of marijuana was reported in the 2600 block at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday. Bernard Street: Vandalism was reported in the 400 block at 9 p.m. Wednesday. West Baker Street: Use of...