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UCI study suggests higher minimum wages 'destroy jobs'

A new UC Irvine-led study is the latest salvo in a longstanding fight over the minimum wage, reinforcing the researchers' earlier findings...

Librarian and schoolgirl spur publisher to change book name

Librarian and schoolgirl spur publisher to change book name

Sometimes all it takes is a librarian and a 7-year-old to change the world — or, at the very least, change the title of a series of...

Holiday party puts smiles on faces of Newport-Mesa kids

Holiday party puts smiles on faces of Newport-Mesa kids

Talia Christopher, 5, clung to her mother's leg, mesmerized by the spectacle of a sparkling Christmas tree surrounded by presents.

Irvine school district considers dual-language program

Irvine school district considers dual-language program

Most days find Heather King describing the latest hot property in English and Spanish.

Eastside celebrates youth group director on his retirement

Gil Ward can't easily recall the fine details about his sixth-grade basketball tournament experiences at the Boys and Girls Club of the...

Assistant Supt. Hinman to leave Newport-Mesa for new post

Assistant Supt. Hinman to leave Newport-Mesa for new post

Chuck Hinman, assistant superintendent at Newport-Mesa Unified School District for nearly a decade, said Thursday that he is leaving to...

Newport-Mesa school board picks new president

Newport-Mesa school board picks new president

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of trustees elected officers and swore in new members Tuesday night.

How big should Corona del Mar High sports complex be? Bigger, trustees decide

With the understanding that future environmental impact reports might change their minds, Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees...

Volunteers get reading at Wilson Elementary

Volunteers get reading at Wilson Elementary

Volunteers David Bray of Houston and Shannon Hubbard of Seattle, both with Shell Oil Products US, took turns reading "Reach out and Give" to...

How big should Corona del Mar High sports complex be? Trustees to vote today

Should a high school sports complex include seating for 1,000 or 1,375? How about an elevator?

Newport Harbor students, teachers dance like the stars

Newport Harbor students, teachers dance like the stars

In Newport Harbor High School's own version of TV's "Dancing With the Stars," teams of students and teachers hit the floor at the school's...

Pick up some pottery at OCC ceramics sale

Those looking for holiday gifts — and a chance to support local arts education — can head to Orange Coast College Friday and...

Westside parents get closer look at advanced kindergarten program

In the latest effort to entice residents to send their children to their neighborhood school, Westside Costa Mesa educators held an...

New academy would raise the academic bar for kindergartners

Socratic lessons involving robotics, physics, etymology and creative writing aren't traditional aspects of most elementary school classrooms...

SOS shares provisions with community

SOS shares provisions with community

Share Our Selves was a frenzy of activity Wednesday morning, as local families and the homeless visited the nonprofit to accept food for...

UCI students protest tuition increases

UCI students protest tuition increases

Kristine Jermakian dreams of attending medical school after she completes her undergraduate studies. But like many of her peers at UC...

Reporter's Notebook: 'Homeless' for a night

Reporter's Notebook: 'Homeless' for a night

Jimmy is homeless and, based on stereotypes many of us harbor, looks the part.

Newport Beach educator made lasting impact

For more than half a century, Albert Jones built on his life experience to educate generations of Newport Beach elementary school students...

That pen in OCC safety officers' pockets is really a camera

That pen in OCC safety officers' pockets is really a camera

The chief of campus safety at Orange Coast College has been quick to utilize the latest technology to protect students and his officers...

Girls Inc. members learn about animation technology

Girls Inc. members learn about animation technology

Girls Inc. of Orange County, a Costa Mesa-based nonprofit, recently took a group of teens on a field trip to a Los Angeles motion-capture...

Fence now separates sex offender's home from school

Fence now separates sex offender's home from school

School officials have installed a temporary fence between Early College High School and the Costa Mesa home of a registered sex offender who...

Celebration marks 25 years on Centennial Farm

Celebration marks 25 years on Centennial Farm

For the 25th anniversary of Centennial Farm on Thursday, the whole gang came out to partake of the festivities.

Segerstrom center to be home to American Ballet Theatre school

Young aspiring dancers will have a new opportunity to hone their skills next fall, as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and American Ballet...

Teachers, students step lively to benefit Corona del Mar High dance team

Teachers, students step lively to benefit Corona del Mar High dance team

Corona del Mar High School teachers showed off their best moves to a full house of spectators Wednesday night at an annual fundraiser for...

Sports field renovation plans move forward for Corona del Mar High

Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees took another step forward with plans to renovate aging athletic facilities at Corona del Mar...

Lawsuit says UCI's top police spied on workers and public

Top brass at the UC Irvine Police Department secretly installed microphones and cameras to spy on employees at the organization's...

Costa Mesa High theater ready for first performance

Costa Mesa High theater ready for first performance

Darkness descended over the small audience, and figures that were teenagers a moment earlier somehow became adults as stage lighting came up...

Home tour to benefit Mesa middle, high schools

The Costa Mesa Middle and High Schools Foundation is hosting its first-ever holiday home tour next month.

All-night 'sleep out' event to shed light on homelessness

A Costa Mesa-based nonprofit is organizing an all-night "sleep out" to raise awareness about homelessness in Orange County.

Drizzly jog-a-thon runs up funds for Newport Elementary

Drizzly jog-a-thon runs up funds for Newport Elementary

A little drizzle Friday morning didn't stop 500 Newport Beach students from running in their annual beachside jog-a-thon.

County employees' group surpasses food drive goal

They were aiming for one ton and instead got more than four.

Play at UC Irvine considers Ismay's role in the Titanic

Play at UC Irvine considers Ismay's role in the Titanic

On the night of April 14, 1912, an iceberg struck the RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage. J. Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White...

Students build Manhattan replica in show of can-do spirit

Students build Manhattan replica in show of can-do spirit

Students at Andersen Elementary in Newport Beach hustled around the stairs leading from classrooms to the school's library Wednesday...

Veterans take center stage at celebration

Veterans take center stage at celebration

Thousands of veterans, their families and supporters descended on the Orange County fairgrounds Tuesday to celebrate Veterans Day.

Movember team aims to raise funds to aid men's health

For the third year in a row, members of a Newport-Mesa-based "Movember" team are aiming to use their mustaches as a fundraising force.

Newport-Mesa district to hold community meetings about school fences

Newport-Mesa district to hold community meetings about school fences

Community members will get a chance to offer input and possibly join a committee focused on the design of fencing recently approved for...

Veterans' war stories give students a view of military service

Veterans' war stories give students a view of military service

Against a backdrop of flags representing the branches of the military, about two dozen local veterans shared their stories of service with...

Myth Busters aims to dispel safety rumors at Newport-Mesa schools

Myth Busters aims to dispel safety rumors at Newport-Mesa schools

When Larry Haynes picked up his then-freshman daughter from Estancia High School after one of her first days, he asked if she ever felt...

Voters opt for the familiar in school board race

Newport Beach and Costa Mesa voters cast their ballots Tuesday in favor of familiar candidates for the Newport-Mesa Unified School...

Snell leads Smith in Newport-Mesa school board race

Two incumbents and five newcomers battled Tuesday for three open spots on the Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of education.

Capturing the golden history of Balboa

Capturing the golden history of Balboa

Everyone on the island has a story about why they came here.

The Latest: 'Falling' for theater; Means show mettle

The Latest: 'Falling' for theater; Means show mettle

Falling Into Theatre...and Finding Myself

Newport-Mesa schools, faced with fleeing families, go all-out to woo parents

When Mark Hubbard and his wife discussed where to send their children to school, notions of low test scores and watered-down academics led...

Costa Mesa High's show goes on, with a new theater

Costa Mesa High's show goes on, with a new theater

Costa Mesa High School students welcomed the addition of a new performing arts center to their campus this week.

Workshops to explain Common Core math to parents

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is planning workshops over the next two months to help parents understand the ways Common Core is...

Student project a triumph for O.C.

Student project a triumph for O.C.

Alex McDonald's road to graduate school started with a grant and a desire to build a solar-powered house.

Costa Mesa Councilwoman Leece fails at attempt to control fireworks

Costa Mesa's debate about fireworks reignited this week at City Hall, with youth sports and arts boosters rallying at the City Council...

Vanguard University begins $7 million building renovation

Vanguard University begins $7 million building renovation

Vanguard University broke ground this month on a $7 million building renovation at its Costa Mesa campus.

Mesa Water to host 'water-wise' workshop

The Mesa Water District is hosting a "water-wise" landscaping workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

School board candidate stresses parental involvement

School board candidate stresses parental involvement

Armed with a basic knowledge of the English language and few expectations, school board candidate Fidel Mora moved to the United States from...

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