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Swim: CdM boys win league opener

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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OCC professor who made anti-Trump comments declines Faculty of the Year award

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Laguna Beach

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Public celebration of life planned for Laguna activist, philanthropist and publisher Vernon Spitaleri, 94


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Sneakers that are almost too precious to wear



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  • 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...

  • Commentary: No Daylight Saving Time like the present

    All in good time Time flies. Free time. No time like the present. We are a society obsessed with time. At least I am. I'm the person who always arrives early, even when I try to be late. My days are divided into small segments, dictated by time. When to leave? How much time do I have? How much...


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  • 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...

  • Man wounded in 5th Huntington Beach police shooting this year

    Man wounded in 5th Huntington Beach police shooting this year

    A man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after being shot by Huntington Beach police officers Sunday night near Beacon Hill Lane and Lawn Haven Drive, authorities said. Huntington Beach officers contacted a man and a woman in a black Chevrolet Camaro in the area shortly before...