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Girls' Water Polo: Sailors win in OT

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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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...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Trump faces defamation suit from former ‘Apprentice’ contestant from Huntington Beach

Laguna Beach

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Laguna parents file hate-crime complaint


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First-responders who tend to soul and spirit



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  • 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...

  • 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,...


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  • Chase through Newport Beach ends on 405 Freeway

    A driver suspected of crashing into a bicyclist and fleeing the scene in Newport Beach led officers on a brief pursuit Sunday evening, according to authorities. Newport Beach police received a report around 5:30 p.m. of a hit-and-run collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist near Seashore Drive...

  • 3 arrested after meth, stolen mail and instructions for ID theft are found in car, police say

    Three people were arrested Sunday in a car containing stolen mail, drugs and instructions on how to commit identity theft, Costa Mesa police said. Police responded around 4 p.m. to the 1000 block of Begonia Avenue after receiving a report of people looking through mailboxes, Sgt. Bang Le said. ...

  • Edison High briefly locked down after report of suspicious people on campus; none found

    Edison High briefly locked down after report of suspicious people on campus; none found

    Edison High School in Huntington Beach was locked down briefly Friday afternoon as police searched for two juveniles who witnesses said had climbed onto the roof, authorities said. Huntington Beach police received a call about 2 p.m. after two people who do not attend Edison were seen on campus,...

  • 2 sought in theft from backyard in Fountain Valley

    2 sought in theft from backyard in Fountain Valley

    Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man and a woman suspected of stealing items from a home's backyard in Fountain Valley. Fountain Valley police said the two, believed to be in their 20s, entered the yard of a home in the 9300 block of Andalusia through an unlocked side gate...