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Boys' Lacrosse: CdM owns Battle of the Bay

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Biz News: Costa Mesa costume shop has grand-opening party

A year-round costume shop in downtown Costa Mesa held its grand opening Thursday. Halloween Bootique, which is located in The Triangle, hosted a costume party that included artist performances, a photo booth and refreshments.   Mother's Market raising money for Environmental Nature Center Costa...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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  • Mailbag: Carbon dividends would be a good first step to address climate change

    Mailbag: Carbon dividends would be a good first step to address climate change

    Re. "Commentary: Some conservatives are concerned with climate change," (March 19): The news of the Republican-led Climate Leadership Council and the bipartisan Climate Solution Caucus does spark some hope in those of us who at times despair about the inability of our Congress to get their act...

  • Mailbag: Laguna restaurant in wrong neighborhood

    Re. "New Laguna eatery gets a tentative OK pending a traffic study," (March 1): This is a perfect example of a good idea but in an egregiously wrong, totally inappropriate location. It's getting a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemption because the footprint is the same, yet it increases...

  • Commentary: Some conservatives are concerned with climate change

    "Mounting evidence of climate change is growing too strong to ignore. While the extent to which climate change is due to man-made causes can be questioned, the risks associated with future warming are too big and should be hedged. For too long, many Republicans have looked the other way ... and...

  • Commentary: Newport Beach Library gives back what it receives

    Before passing from this Earth as one the richest people in history, Andrew Carnegie funded about 3,000 public libraries across the world. He once stated that there "is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the free public library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office,...

  • Mailbag: Where does Line in the Sand draw the line?

    The future of the proposed condo development in Fashion Island is going to be determined by the zoning, or re-zoning, by the city of Newport Beach. The anti-development crowd is still at the mercy of the Planning Department for zoning rights to the development of the residential high-rise or a...


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  • Doughnut shop robbery similar to earlier hold-up at hair salon, Huntington Beach police say

    Two men robbed a Huntington Beach doughnut shop at gunpoint early Thursday, and police believe the crime may be connected to a similar robbery at a nearby hair salon this week, authorities said. By the time Huntington Beach police arrived at 12:32 a.m. at Golden Boy Doughnuts, 17671 Beach Blvd.,...

  • Masked gunmen rob Huntington Beach hair salon

    Two masked men with handguns made off with cellphones and several hundred dollars in cash from a Huntington Beach hair salon Tuesday night, police said. Huntington Beach police received a call at 10:17 p.m. from Zie Beauty, a salon and supply store at 17316 Beach Blvd., reporting that a robbery...

  • Man who molested girls after posing as a boy on social media is sentenced to 12 years

    Man who molested girls after posing as a boy on social media is sentenced to 12 years

    A Cypress man who previously worked in information technology in Seal Beach was sentenced Monday to 12 years in state prison and lifetime sex-offender registration for posing as a boy on social media to lure and molest girls. Michael Theodore Mordaunt, 47, created several Myspace and Facebook profiles...

  • Electric bike burns on the sand in Newport Beach

    Electric bike burns on the sand in Newport Beach

    An electric bike caught fire and shot battery parts 100 feet as it burned on the sand in Newport Beach on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Firefighters and lifeguards responded to the blaze at about 4:30 p.m. at an access ramp on 18th Street, said lifeguard Battalion Chief Mike Halphide. "We...