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Boy, 8, hit and killed by trash truck in Newport Beach

An 8-year-old boy was struck and killed by a trash truck in a Newport Beach residential neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, police said. The boy was riding or walking with a bicycle on 15th Street between Irvine Avenue and Fullerton Avenue when the truck hit him about 1:30 p.m., according to Newport...

Sports

Virgen: Seabold shined for Sailors

Virgen: Seabold shined for Sailors

When Newport Harbor High junior Cade Seabold stepped up to the plate with the bat in his hands this season it was truly remarkable in so many ways. He ended up leading the Sunset League with a .565 batting average. Did you see the pitching in that league? It didn't really seem to matter to Seabold....

Youth Sports / Daily Pilot Cup

  • 17th annual Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament starts May 31

    17th annual Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament starts May 31

    The 17th annual Daily Pilot Cup, the huge youth soccer tournament in Costa Mesa that features 210 teams, will take place May 31 through June 5. Boys and girls in Bronze, Silver and Gold Divisions, third through sixth-graders, will be competing to reach Championship Sunday and capture a trophy for...

  • CMAC takes gold, silver and bronze in K7 Cup

    Costa Mesa Aquatics Club continued a successful season by claiming medals in three separate divisions in one of the year's biggest tournaments, at the K7 Cup the weekend of April 23-24. The club entered teams in four divisions and was undefeated as a club after the first day of play on Saturday....

  • Newport Lightning win tournament

    The Newport Lightning Basketball Club's 13-and-under Green team won the recent Orange County Slam Tournament in Orange. The Lightning went 4-0 during the tournament. The NLBC was led by the stellar play of Jack Johnston, Jon Siegel and Matthew DeCrona, who led the team in scoring. Troy Olson, Zach...

  • Newport-Mesa NJB Sixth-Grade All-Stars capture national crown

    Newport-Mesa NJB Sixth-Grade All-Stars capture national crown

    The Newport-Mesa National Junior Basketball Sixth-Grade All-Stars won a national championship April 3. The team went undefeated in the Area and Sectional tournaments to qualify for the National Tournament. The team featured: Braedyn Benhard, Jordan Cortens, Dylan Godfrey, Logan Ip, Jack Johnson,...

  • CMAC takes bronze in Kap7 tournament

    CMAC takes bronze in Kap7 tournament

    The Costa Mesa Aquatics 12U co-ed water polo team continued a successful season with another third-place finish in the Gold Division of the Kap7 tournament, one of the year's largest tourneys around Orange County, Feb. 14. "We played very well," Coach Dustin Serrano said after day one of group...

  • Newport Lightning 12U Black captures championship

    Newport Lightning 12U Black captures championship

    The Newport Lightning Basketball Club's 12U Black team continued its strong showing in the winter winning the 13U division title of the Focus/SGV Invitational Tournament in Seal Beach Feb. 14. The 12U team went 4-1 on the weekend beating CYB, Team D'Termined and OC Select heading into the title...

Opinion

  • Commentary: What you need to know about Zika before you travel

    If your summer plans include travel to Zika-infected regions, take precaution. The Zika virus epidemic is predicted to get bigger, and women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant and their male partners should weigh the risks before boarding a plane. With the summer Olympics set in Brazil,...

  • Commentary: Undergrounding decision should follow clearly stated rules

    I recently attended a Newport Beach City Council meeting for the first time, and was I in for an education. I wanted to speak on an item that was on the evening's agenda, the undergrounding of utilities. It certainly seemed that this issue, as it pertained to the Newport Heights area, should have...

  • Commentary: Despite old comments, John Wayne deserves local recognition

    Now more than ever, politics has become a contact sport and has affected every aspect of our lives, including how we see our celebrities, like the stars of the silver screen. Great deeds and careers, especially of those who are no longer with us to defend themselves, are often tarnished by old...

  • Mailbag: H.J. Garrett Furniture served the community well

    H.J. Garrett Furniture served the community well I would like to thank the Garrett family for the years of service to the community. Their unwavering integrity and friendly service will be missed. As I look around my home, I notice that the majority of our furniture is from H.J. Garrett in Costa...

  • Commentary: Memorial Day, or Day of Remembrance, dates to the Civil War

    May 30 is Memorial Day, originally called a Day of Remembrance, for those who have died while serving our country in war. Memorial Day began after the Civil War to remember the more than 600,000 soldiers who died in the years between 1861 and 1865. About 600,000 deaths is more loss than in all...

Photos

Life & Arts

Gossiping Gourmet: Finally, Wokcano comes to Orange County

Gossiping Gourmet: Finally, Wokcano comes to Orange County

Wokcano is an Asian restaurant chain that has many branches in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, and one has finally come to Orange County. The recently opened business in Huntington Beach has an extensive menu as well as take-out and delivery service. An outdoor patio features a burning fire...

Crime

News  

Police Files for May 25

Costa Mesa Bernard Street: Petty theft from a vehicle was reported in the 400 block at 1 a.m. Monday. Wallace Avenue: Garage burglary was reported in the 1900 block at 1:30 a.m. Monday. South Coast Drive: Shoplifting was reported in the 900 block at 4:28 p.m. Monday. Bristol Street: Auto theft was...

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