Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray winds up the large format 70mm roll of color film on a hand crank in his Laguna Beach offices.

Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

Greg MacGillivray doesn't mince words when it comes to the Newport Beach Film Festival.

A crash that killed two people on the 5 Freeway in Irvine snarled the morning commute in both directions.

5 Freeway reopens in Irvine after chain-reaction crash that killed 2

All lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in Orange County were reopened late Thursday morning, hours after after a multicar, chain-reaction crash that left two people dead and four injured

Morningside ends another legal fight

A Newport Beach-based chain of rehabilitation centers that had been under fire from state regulators for years has agreed to pay a $75,000 settlement and limit its control over residents in its sober-living homes.

Vandal throws feces at Sanitary District headquarters

When Costa Mesa Sanitary District employees arrived at work Wednesday morning, they found themselves witnessing the aftermath of an unusually dirty mess.

The flashing crosswalk in front of Laguna College of Art   Design on Laguna Canyon Road.

LCAD wants signal sooner rather than later

At the request of Laguna College of Art + Design's president, Caltrans and the city are looking at ways to speed up installation of a traffic signal along state-owned Laguna Canyon Road.

H.B. council likes fireworks crackdown

A proposed Huntington Beach ordinance would hold a home's occupants responsible for fireworks set off on the property.

Emerson to guide Pirates

Kevin Emerson's first stint with the Orange Coast College football program was short and uneventful. But the former coach at Citrus and San Bernardino Valley community colleges, announced as the seventh coach in OCC's 66-year football history on Monday, is hoping for a much more meaningful association with the Pirates this time around.

Man dies on flight to John Wayne Airport

A man who went into full cardiac arrest died aboard a flight from Dallas to John Wayne Airport late Tuesday morning, authorities said, despite the attempts of fellow passengers and crew members to revive him.

An attempt to get initiative repealing ban of plastic bags has failed so far in Huntington Beach.

Plastic bag ban unlikely to get on ballot

An effort to end Huntington Beach's recently adopted ban on plastic bags is failing to gain momentum.

Dung Nguyen was among hundreds of Vietnamese Americans who protested the city of Irvine's proposed relationship with a city in Vietnam.

Chinese Americans say Irvine leaders have 'Cold War mentality'

Along with its manicured greenbelts and meticulously neat neighborhoods, Irvine suddenly has something else on its hands: an international incident.