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Have our schools become rigid fortresses of political correctness?
Crews are installing solar panels in the pool lot at Corona del Mar High School
In a landmark civil-rights decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage that can't be denied by state laws. The following is a reaction from the Rev. Sarah Halverson, pastor of Fairview Community Church in Costa Mesa.
There's an old saying, "Loose lips sink ships."
In the world of nonprofit gatherings, inspiration is often key to the fundraising tally.
Perhaps a line from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" is appropriate: "The lady doth protest too much, methinks."
Here I was all set to write a feel-good column about Father's Day. Then someone had to go and say something so monumentally dumb that it got me all riled up, and now I just can't help myself. Instead of sunshine and lollipops I will be addressing how a brilliant scientist can also be a total moron.
We have had another couple of busy weeks concerning the politics of the harbor with the near completion of a revised dredging permit (Regional General Permit 54) and a Newport Beach specific eelgrass plan. We also have the City Council directing staff to provide it with a resolution for mooring fees...
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Costa Mesa's glamorous restaurateur Elizabeth An, of South Coast Plaza's AnQi, was invited to present its signature Asian fusion cuisine at the James Beard House in New York.
"A man is walking down the street." "There is a man walking down the street."
Q: In a recent column on deism, you said that hope is far more important to you than truth, which I liked. A story: My mother, a non-smoker, died of lung cancer. After her priest offered her last rites, he asked if she had anything else that she'd like. This woman, with no remaining lung...
Connie Francis defined it like no other.
Newport Beach residents love to fly the red, white and blue.
Students registered for the SAT this coming fall will have the odd distinction of being among the last to take the current version of the college admissions test. The College Board, the testing behemoth behind the SAT, is rolling out its revamped test in Spring 2016.
Ahoy from the Big Apple!
Just ran in circles for hours. Eight miles, looping 'round the high school track — odd behavior, right?
Sometimes the process of flushing out a column raises more questions than the story itself.
Some interesting stuff landed in the mailbag for this week. Let's dive in.
Q: My companion and I are both 54 and have known each other for 15 years. We started dating three years ago. When we met in 1999, the timing was not right since we were both in relationships with others.
The party theme was quintessential Orange County. The Pacific Symphony's 25th anniversary gala, a tribute to music director Carl St.Clair and a major nod to the unique O.C. lifestyle, attracted 400 dedicated symphony advocates May 16 for a very special evening at Hotel Irvine.
Last week I wrote in defense of helicopter parents. Perhaps I needn't have bothered, because if the running commentary in parenting magazines, blogs and other media devoted to subjects surrounding the raising of children is to be believed, helicoptering is yesterday's news.
This week I wanted to update you on some of the news concerning our harbor so I placed some calls into my reliable harbor sources for the most opinionated and up-to-date information.
What began more than 15 years ago as an instrument of community involvement for a small contingent of Newport-Mesa women who came together for social networking, crossed the million dollar threshold of giving last week in Newport Beach.
Now showing at a news site near you: the spelling "drive-thru."
My friend Lauren pointed to my watermelon-shaped belly. "Hey, your tummy sticks out just like mine after you eat.