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Man dies after being hit by car in Newport Beach

Man dies after being hit by car in Newport Beach

A 41-year-old man died Sunday night after he was struck by a car in Newport Beach, according to the Orange County coroner's office.

 

Reader Report: Final leg of Everest trek turns harrowing

Last of three parts. EVEREST BASE CAMP, Nepal, May 13. -- Our final day's trek from Lobuche (16,170 feet) up to Everest Base Camp (17,600 feet) started at sunrise. Because of a lack of appetite (which I later realized was an...

 

O.C. may keep taking in neighbors' trash, and the millions in revenue it creates

The pattern is becoming more noticeable — heavy garbage trucks rumbling off the 5 Freeway and onto Sand Canyon Avenue in Irvine, parading past plush new homes with bits of litter flying in their wake.

10 young swimmers, 2 trapped teens rescued by Newport lifeguards

Newport Beach lifeguards rescued 10 young swimmers when strong currents pulled them away from the shore on Memorial Day.

 

Iwo Jima survivors help relive famous flag raising

Nine World War II veterans who survived the battle for Iwo Jima 70 years ago were honored at the Camp Pendleton Marine base Friday afternoon in celebration of Memorial Day.

 

Thieves taking mail from outside Newport homes

Newport Beach police warned Monday about an uptick in package and mail thefts in the city.

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Newport considers new lighted-up street signs: bright blue, gold and a sail

Newport considers new lighted-up street signs: bright blue, gold and a sail

The Newport Beach City Council is expected to discuss on Tuesday placing redesigned illuminated street name signs at various intersections...

Preservationists, Costa Mesa weigh next moves in Banning Ranch saga

Preservationists, Costa Mesa weigh next moves in Banning Ranch saga

While this week's appeals court decision in the lawsuit between Newport Beach and a preservation group over the proposed development of...

Planners to consider new housing complex on Westside

Four three-story homes could soon make an appearance on Maple Avenue in Costa Mesa's Westside.

Ritz Restaurant could return to Newport Beach at Mariner's Mile

The iconic Ritz Restaurant, renowned at its previous location for its old-school elegance, celebrity sightings and lunchtime cocktails, is a...

The Ritz Restaurant is coming back, this time to Mariner's Mile

The Ritz Restaurant, which was previously housed in Newport Center, will open in a waterfront space along Mariner's Mile in August.

Governor is the latest to call for closure of developmental center

Gov. Jerry Brown is now on the list of state officials wanting to close the Fairview Developmental Center.

Public Safety

Police Files for May 26

Costa Mesa: Broadway: Public drunkenness was reported in the 100 block at 1:55 a.m. Sunday.

Police Files for May 22

Costa Mesa: Harbor Boulevard: Petty theft was reported in the 2300 block at 7:04 p.m. Wednesday.

Irvine police seek man who grabbed woman in parking lot

Irvine police are looking for a male suspect who grabbed a woman from behind in a parking lot.

3 Newport firefighters drop age-bias suit in exchange for payouts, retirement

Three high-ranking Newport Beach firefighters have agreed to retire and take payouts in exchange for dropping their age-discrimination...

Shots fired in apparent road-rage incident in Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa police are looking for a man who shot at a car during a bout of road rage early Friday.

Experts still deciding if man is fit to stand trial in bludgeoning slaying

Two court-appointed psychologists disagree on whether a murder suspect is mentally fit to stand trial for a 2013 slaying in Costa Mesa but...

Police warn to look out for locksmith scam

Newport Beach police Thursday warned about a possible scam in which suspects posing as locksmiths install locks that are easier to pick.

Newport school officer leaves for a new beat with a sense of success

Newport school officer leaves for a new beat with a sense of success

After five years of working at campuses in Newport Beach, a memory from early in the job still stands out for School Resource Officer...

Business & Real Estate

Biz News: Westin names director of Sales and Marketing

Biz News: Westin names director of Sales and Marketing

Hotel sales and marketing professional Trine Ackelman has been named director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin South Coast Plaza in...

Home of the Day: Glass floors, see-through views for $13.9M in Corona del Mar

Home of the Day: Glass floors, see-through views for $13.9M in Corona del Mar

This Mediterranean-inspired contemporary leaves little to the imagination with such see-through features as a glass-enclosed wine cellar,...

Biz News: Area entrepreneurs recognized for innovation

Business leaders from Irvine, Costa Mesa and Newport Beach have been named as finalists in Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year awards...

Biz News: Irvine game developer hits 250 million downloads

MobilityWare Inc., an Irvine-based developer and publisher of mobile games, said its titles have achieved 250 million downloads and that...

Costa Mesa bookstore — emphasis on books — gets last-minute reprieve

Costa Mesa bookstore — emphasis on books — gets last-minute reprieve

In this increasingly digitized age of e-books and e-readers, Books on Broadway in downtown Costa Mesa has struggled to survive as a purveyor...

Transgender woman's lawsuit accuses Barnes & Noble of discrimination, harassment

Transgender woman's lawsuit accuses Barnes & Noble of discrimination, harassment

A transgender woman who worked at Barnes & Noble stores in Huntington Beach and Irvine sued the bookseller last week, alleging that she...

Education

MIT to the power of three: Science-driven triplets head to college

MIT to the power of three: Science-driven triplets head to college

Growing up, science had always been a bond for the Goul triplets: Edward, Claire and Chris. Now their connection and passion for the subject...

It's time for Carnegie Hall, and Costa Mesa High choirs are ready

It's time for Carnegie Hall, and Costa Mesa High choirs are ready

Students in Costa Mesa High School's Madrigal and Vocal Ensemble choirs are counting down the days until they travel to New York City to...

Estancia principal takes new job at district

After five years at Estancia High School, Principal Kirk Bauermeister is taking a new position at the Newport-Mesa Unified School District...

OCC to hold public meeting on student housing

Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa will host a community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss the possibility of building student housing,...

Saving water, lacing sneakers: Student engineers get creative

Saving water, lacing sneakers: Student engineers get creative

Student engineers took over the Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School in Irvine with their self-lacing sneakers, dog treadmill, toilet paper...

Volcom to host skateboarding contest Saturday

The youth-culture brand Volcom will host a free skateboarding contest Saturday at its Westside Costa Mesa headquarters.

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