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OCC demonstrators rally to support embattled sociology instructor

Supporters of an Orange Coast College instructor congregated on campus Monday morning, calling on the administration to reprimand the OCC Republicans club for releasing what she and the demonstrators called a false statement about her denying three club members entry to a public event in March....

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Corona del Mar avenges last year's CIF boys' volleyball finals loss to Loyola, sweeping Cubs

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Local nonprofit surprises 6 Newport-Mesa high school seniors with laptops and gift cards for college

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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2 arrested after thefts from 24 Hour Fitness in Fountain Valley
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2 arrested after thefts from 24 Hour Fitness in Fountain Valley

Two people who police suspect stole car keys, credit cards and cellphones from lockers in a 24 Hour Fitness in Fountain Valley were arrested Wednesday. Fountain Valley police received reports at about 10:40 a.m. that several lockers had been broken into at the gym at 17200 Brookhurst St. Someone...

Laguna Beach

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Top of the World PTA wins a $10,000 grant to get a bigger garden harvest
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Top of the World PTA wins a $10,000 grant to get a bigger garden harvest

Top of the World PTA received a financial windfall this week that figures to aid a goal of more bountiful harvests from the Laguna Beach school’s garden. The school’s garden program was one of 20 community and school gardens nationwide to receive a $10,000 grant from Seeds of Change, a company...

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Doheny Blues Festival rocks into Sunday on its 20th anniversary

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  • A message to the Class of 2017 — you can save the world

    A message to the Class of 2017 — you can save the world

    The last time I had the temerity to give you advice on your high school graduation night, I suggested — implored really — to be curious. That was last year. A lot has happened in that one short year. At some time during the next year, and I hope it is now, it is going to dawn on you that if you...

  • Despite one complaint, 1980s concert was enjoyed by the H.B. community

    Despite one complaint, 1980s concert was enjoyed by the H.B. community

    Re. “’80s concert was, like, too loud for neighbors,” (May 15): I am the promoter of the Like Totally 80s Festival. I live in the mobile homes across from the event, and we had nothing but rave reviews from the residents here. Users of Nextdoor.com, which is a community sounding board, reacted...

  • The real meaning of Memorial Day

    The real meaning of Memorial Day

    Memorial Day has become a company holiday, an excuse for a three-day weekend, an opportunity for retail sales promotions and the beginning of the summer season. We have forgotten what it is all about. Unfortunately, with less than 1% of the population in the military and the total number of veterans...

  • Desalination is the best option to fend off future droughts

    Desalination is the best option to fend off future droughts

    Re. “Commentary: Barbara Boxer's desalination plant lobbying betrays her legacy,” (May 5): Delay and debate over desalination in Orange County have gone on too long – the time for action is now. Poseidon’s proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach will deliver a sustainable solution to Orange...

  • Thank you for reading my comments on these pages and my blog for 15 years

    Thank you for reading my comments on these pages and my blog for 15 years

    It's been more than a week since, after a dozen years of publication, I announced the “retirement” of my blog, A Bubbling Cauldron, and the outpouring of praise and gratitude has been overwhelming. The page view counter on the blog has been spinning at record levels. Comments posted on my blog,...

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