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Mystery petitioners reappear in Newport

Two unidentified men who caused a stir in Newport Beach last week when gathering signatures related to the planned Museum House development returned Wednesday. On Friday, residents reported seeing a man at a table outside the Ralphs supermarket in Newport's Westcliff shopping center gathering signatures...


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Trio leads Sailors to victory

Trio leads Sailors to victory

Alvarez sisters, Hamilton shine in Newport Harbor's 47-36 win over Rancho Alamitos in Hawk Holiday Classic pool play game.

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Fountain Valley adopts economic revitalization plan for 2017

The Fountain Valley City Council adopted a five-pronged economic revitalization plan with long- and short-term goals aimed to serve as a city guideline for the upcoming new year. The plan was approved 4 to 1 with Councilman Mark McCurdy dissenting. Long-term goals include revitalizing economic...

Laguna Beach

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Thoughts of love and hope on World AIDS Day


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On Theater: Real people shone at SCR and Laguna Playhouse

This is the first in a series of three columns reviewing 2016 in local theater. For the two professional theaters on the Orange Coast, South Coast Repertory and the Laguna Playhouse, reality had a significant impact on production quality during 2016. The top shows at both Equity establishments centered...



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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...

  • Pedestrian robbed and beaten by group of men in Costa Mesa

    A man suffered a broken jaw when he was robbed and beaten by a group of men in Costa Mesa early Sunday. The man was walking just after midnight in the 1800 block of Placentia Avenue when a black sedan pulled up next to him, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Mike Manson. Five men got out and demanded...

  • Costa Mesa Police Department hires civilian spokeswoman

    The Costa Mesa Police Department announced Friday that it has hired a new civilian public affairs manager, a first in the department's history. Roxi Fyad will handle the department's daily media-related inquiries, write news releases, manage its social media accounts and do community outreach. ...

  • 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...