'Flood fighting is in our DNA': To live by the Feather River is to know its power and danger

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Boys' Soccer: Chargers move past first round

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Biz News: Luna Grill to open in Huntington Beach

Biz News: Luna Grill to open in Huntington Beach

Luna Grill to open in Huntington Beach Luna Grill, a San Diego-based fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant chain, is adding a new location in Huntington Beach. The restaurant, at 19720 Beach Blvd., is expected to open this month. Luna Grill, founded in 2004, offers kabob plates, salads, hummus and...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Man pleads guilty to posing as a boy on social media to lure and molest girls

Laguna Beach

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Artists invited to compete for various projects in Laguna

The Laguna Beach Arts Commission is seeking artists for multiple competitions throughout the city. For a bench project at the Mountain Road beach entrance, professional artists who are at least 18 years old and from California are encouraged to submit images of their previous installations and...


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Bennett: Mix Mix is just that — Filipino flavors but so much more

Bennett: Mix Mix is just that — Filipino flavors but so much more

Halo-halo is the colorful dessert of indecisive stoner dreams, filled with a hodgepodge of sweets so silly sounding to Westerners that it's taken decades to find a following in the U.S. In the Philippines — where it's all but the national dessert, perfect for cooling off during the country's long,...



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  • Mailbag: Golden State is tarnished by its leadership

    Michael Torres nailed it in his letter ("Mailbag: Californians should return to the Republican Party," Feb. 12). I don't understand how we got to where we are in California. The California bureaucrats, led by Gov. Jerry Brown (hiring former U.S. Atty. Gen Eric Holder, really?), continue to take...

  • Commentary: HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical cancer

    There aren't many cancers that are preventable. Cervical cancer is one of them. In fact, I look forward to the day this cancer will be a rare phenomenon in the United States. Cervical cancer is a condition that can affect any woman, a message we've heard recently from Erin Andrews, sportscaster for...

  • Commentary: It is getting pretty late to put away holiday spangle

    Well, here it is February, and I already have all the Christmas decorations put back into the garage. Now for someone who is not afraid of climbing ladders to put them on the storage shelf. How many of you still have Christmas presents that you bought "just in case"? I have a half-case of wine meant...

  • Mailbag: Monarch column set a 'lovely tone for the day'

    Re: David Hansen's column, "Monarchs in need of human help," Feb. 12: I am in care of my two grandchildren, ages 2 and 4, daily. One of our very special joys is watching the monarchs grow from scary looking caterpillars into beautiful butterflies. We keep several pots of milkweed for this purpose....

  • Mailbag: Rodman wormed his way out of a more serious penalty

    Mailbag: Rodman wormed his way out of a more serious penalty

    Re. "Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman pleads guilty to misdemeanors in connection with freeway crash," (Feb. 6): Is it just me, or is anyone else surprised that Dennis Rodman got off so lightly? The guy drove the wrong way on the freeway, caused an accident that could have killed someone, fled the scene,...


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  • Ex-Costa Mesa policeman convicted of insurance fraud

    An Orange County Superior Court jury Thursday convicted a former Costa Mesa police officer on felony charges of insurance fraud and making a fraudulent statement to obtain compensation. Ryan Patrick Natividad, 32, of Corona was accused of falsely claiming that he had injured his hand while escorting...

  • Newport Beach police will enhance DUI patrols this weekend

    Newport Beach police will be on enhanced lookout for alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers this Presidents Day weekend as part of a saturation patrol effort. Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday and ending at 3 a.m. the next day, officers will be patrolling areas of the city with the highest...

  • Huntington Beach crash injures 2 people; another is suspected of DUI

    A crash that knocked down a power pole and sent an 18-year-old woman to a hospital with serious injuries closed Edinger Avenue and Springdale Street in Huntington Beach on Wednesday morning, police said. Police arrested a Huntington Beach man on suspicion of driving under the influence. Police...

  • Man sought in thefts of mail and packages from Huntington Beach apartment complex

    Man sought in thefts of mail and packages from Huntington Beach apartment complex

    Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of stealing mail and packages on four occasions from a Huntington Beach apartment complex. Huntington Beach police said the man used a wire to open the door to the community mail room at The Residences at Bella Terra, 7521 Edinger...