Alicia Lopez left Times Community News in 2015 after serving as city editor for the Coastline Pilot and Daily Pilot. She covered Southern California since 1993: Costa Mesa as a columnist and freelancer; the Inland Empire, Tustin, Costa Mesa and Newport Beach as a page designer; and Orange, Hemet, San Jacinto and Tustin as a reporter and photographer. She cut her teeth at the Daily Californian at UC Berkeley, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
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Laguna Beach is bracing for a far-right rally Sunday at Main Beach, which sparked a counter-protest against racism on Saturday.
A group of about 300 people from around Orange County gathered in Laguna Beach on Saturday as a preemptive response to a right-wing rally planned in the city Sunday.
Dozens of people turned out Saturday for a march and rally in Venice to celebrate diversity and unity following a week of nationwide conflict over racial equality.
It was her chance to shine — to take the stage at Brea’s Curtis Theatre and make a run for the title of Ms.
It’s easy to be cynical about why pageant contestants compete, but there was nothing easy about the experiences that led Oksana Vovk to this weekend’s Ms.
Crystal Cove Alliance hosted its first Field Science Saturday to give participants the chance to explore Moro Canyon and investigate the health of the area’s ecosystem.
Costa Mesa welcomed the public to opening day of its annual Snoopy House display on City Hall’s lawn Saturday.
A Garden Grove man was found guilty this week of murdering a woman whose body was dumped near the Newport Bay Bridge off Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach.
A Garden Grove man was found guilty by an Orange County Superior Court jury Tuesday of murdering a woman whose body was dumped near the Newport Bay Bridge off Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach.