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Ex-boyfriend charged with murder in death of Huntington Beach woman

A 41-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of his former girlfriend, a Huntington Beach mother of three. The Orange County district attorney's office Monday also charged Jason Becher of Anaheim with a special-circumstances sentencing enhancement of lying in wait, according to Orange...


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Oilers fall short to Los Al

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Fire breaks out at Costa Mesa radiator shop

Costa Mesa firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze at a radiator repair shop Sunday afternoon. Crews responded just after noon to reports of smoke coming from Harbor Radiator at 2129 Harbor Blvd., said fire Capt. Chris Coates. Firefighters forced their way into the business and found flames coming...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Huntington Beach resident builds charity trips into her busy life

Laguna Beach

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Thoughts of love and hope on World AIDS Day


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Jumping on a trend: Indoor trampoline parks are big business for owners, and fun and exercise for kids and adults



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  • Mailbag: Peotter needs to represent the entire community

    Newport Beach Councilman Scott Peotter's troubling rant in which he tries to weave his personal right-wing political views into the Museum House controversy shows just how far an elected representative in Newport Beach thinks he can go to support developers in lieu of his constituents ("Commentary:...

  • Mailbag: Tony Petros' independence will be missed

    Why is it that we so often appreciate people more after they are gone? Councilman Tony Petros isn't gone yet, but he is leaving the Newport Beach City Council soon. When I expressed my feelings of disappointment over his departure with some of my neighbors, they too said that they were sincerely...

  • Commentary: Museum House is out of character with Newport Beach

    My name is Jim Place and my wife, Pat, and I have lived in Newport Beach since the '70s. We are appalled at the arrogance of the City Council voting for the Museum House this past Tuesday. If you will recall, Team Newport dominates the current council and was elected over issues with boat dock...

  • Commentary: It may seem counterintuitive but snack before the party

    If you are determined to keep that extra inch off your waist this holiday season, there are two things you are going to need for every party and gathering you attend: snacks and water. That might not be the usual advice you receive this time of year, but the key to keeping the pounds off as the...

  • Commentary: Why I voted in favor of the Museum House proposal

    Donald Trump works his butt off in Ohio, Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania. Trump wins the electoral college vote and beats Hillary Clinton. Afterward, Clinton supporters claim that it is really the popular vote that is important and she wins. That is what the SPON (Stop Polluting Our Newport)...


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  • Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash in Newport Beach

    A motorcyclist was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries Thursday night after a collision with a vehicle on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach, authorities said. The motorcyclist was traveling east in the 1200 block just after 7 p.m. when the vehicle collided with another that was pulling...

  • 5 Newport businesses cited in investigation of alcohol sales to minors

    Newport Beach police and state investigators have issued citations to five local establishments accused of selling alcohol to minors, city officials said Thursday. On Nov. 23, Newport detectives and investigators with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control visited 12 alcohol licensees...

  • Fire that started at homeless camp burns brush at Talbert Regional Park

    A small brush fire in Talbert Regional Park late Wednesday began at a homeless encampment, firefighters said. Costa Mesa fire crews responded to reports of the blaze just before midnight at the south end of the park near Balboa Boulevard and West 19th Street. When they arrived, the fire was centered...

  • 6 eucalyptuses damaged by vandals, Laguna Beach police say

    6 eucalyptuses damaged by vandals, Laguna Beach police say

    An arborist says it will take weeks to see if the trees, which critics see as fire hazards that also block views, survive.