2017 Academy Award nominations: The snubs, surprises and what happened to Scorsese?

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Storms bring flooding, power outages and hail to O.C.

A severe storm pummeled Orange County over the weekend, causing flooding and power outages and even bringing with it some hail Monday morning in several areas. In the coastal regions, people reported seeing hail in Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley. Three-day rainfall totals through...


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Girls' Basketball: Sea Kings win bragging rights

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Biz News: Newport Beach landscaping firm chosen for $1-billion Texas development

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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H.B. honors towman who goes beyond the call of duty

Laguna Beach

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Toni Iseman, on Laguna's City Council nearly two decades, hits a milestone


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Yoga video star wants to help students find inner peace



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  • Mailbag: Some reactions to Donald Trump's election are inappropriate

    I feel like my fellow Americans have taken a hypocritical oath and I missed the memo. When did riots and grotesque behavior become a standard when we don't get what we want? I wasn't raised this way. I was raised to respect authority, honor the military and not to throw a fit when I don't get my...

  • Commentary: Do your part to mentor millennials for the workforce

    I have a new year's challenge for Orange County employers and leaders: Make 2017 the year we stop reinforcing the caricature of millennials as an unmotivated, over-sensitive generation requiring participation trophies. Instead, let's mentor them so they can achieve their potential. There is no doubt...

  • Commentary: SHARP aims to help Newport Beach senior citizens

    To paraphrase former U.S. Sen. Hubert Humphrey, one moral test of society is how it treats those who are in the twilight of life. Newport Beach is blessed to have an active senior population who serve one another and many others through groups like Friends of OASIS or our award-winning Community...

  • Mailbag: Privileged teens often lack perspective

    Mailbag: Privileged teens often lack perspective

    Seventeen-year-olds are deep into manhood in many parts of the world, earning food and shelter for siblings and parents. By 17, many girls of the world are mothers by traditional mandate. They lift the weight of womanhood by transporting water, firewood, bricks. The typical Laguna Beach 17-year-old...

  • 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...


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  • 2 hurt in crash on 405 in Costa Mesa

    Two motorists were hospitalized Thursday morning after a crash on the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa. Authorities received a report of a two-vehicle collision shortly before 5 a.m. on the southbound 405 near Fairview Road, said Costa Mesa fire Capt. Chris Coates. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to...

  • Have you seen this man? Police seek suspect in burglary of Huntington Beach motel room

    Have you seen this man? Police seek suspect in burglary of Huntington Beach motel room

    Huntington Beach police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of burglarizing a room at the Beach Inn Motel early this month. Police said a man removed a window screen and pried open the window to get inside a room at the motel at 18112 Beach Blvd. The man apparently entered...

  • Man arrested, another sent to hospital after fight that started with road argument

    An apparent road dispute between two men escalated to a fist fight Tuesday at a Costa Mesa gas station, resulting in one man's arrest and a trip to a hospital for another. Costa Mesa police responded to the Circle K at 3006 Harbor Blvd. after receiving a report of two men fighting at the convenience...

  • DUI suspect arrested after car hits light poles in Costa Mesa

    A Los Angeles man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Wednesday after his car crashed into two light poles near the Triangle mall in Costa Mesa. Costa Mesa police responded at 3:37 a.m. to a report of a single-vehicle crash near Newport Boulevard and Flower Street, Sgt. Dan Miles...