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Virgen's View: Costa Mesa welcomes L.A. Chargers

The San Diego Chargers' transformation into the Los Angeles Chargers has been a public relations mess and not well received in Los Angeles. But the story is very different in Costa Mesa. When the Chargers announced their move to L.A. this week, Bill Plaschke of The Times immediately penned a column...

Sports

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Men's Basketball: 'Eaters add to streak

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Newport seeks public's feedback on 260-unit condo plan at meeting Wednesday

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Blue Angels fliers check out the area

Laguna Beach

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Laguna council agrees to resident's ideas for fixing beach stairs and keeping the views

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....

  • 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....

  • Man with knife shot and critically wounded by Huntington Beach police

    Man with knife shot and critically wounded by Huntington Beach police

    A man who reportedly was armed with a knife is in critical condition after he was shot by police in Huntington Beach on Monday night. Police responded to the Huntington By-the-Sea RV Resort at 21871 Newland St. at 10:21 p.m. after paramedics were called about a possible overdose, said Huntington...

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