"You have the right to remain silent."
Re: "Making homeowners pay to
As we prepare for another presidential campaign, a theme one hears from Republicans is that their party is better for the economy.
Nationally, there has been widespread coverage of officer-involved shootings and the subsequent upheavals resulting from the lack of accountability by law enforcement.
By Liz Swiertz Newman
On April 16, the second opportunity to discuss the Dungan Library and the Neighborhood Community Center continued with increased interest.
Newport Beach has debated the use of tax dollars to fund public art.
I remember my first surfboard.
Costa Mesa, the City of the Arts, has a rich and diverse arts community that includes visual and performing arts. The city is home to three major performing arts venues, as well as a wide array of galleries, museums and music settings.
Unless you're Superman, you can't save the planet. But you can save an old computer from a landfill.
The governor of California recently imposed a mandatory 25% reduction in water use because of the state's drought, now in its fourth year.
Re: "Commentary: Making homeowners pay to underground utilities is wrong," (April 16).
This is in rebuttal to "Commentary: Making homeowners pay to underground utilities is wrong,"
"When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
Thank you for your recent article regarding the Newport Harbor moorings ("Fees for Newport Harbor moorings may take a dive," April 9).
Re. "Newport surfers may get a break with 'blackball' reduction," (April 9): Newport Beach's Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission's misguided recommendation to allow hardboard surfing to...
The Newport Beach undergrounding debate should not be a debate about the pros and cons of undergrounding. It is really about forcing residents to suffer an unrequested and undesired financial burden for a non-essential service.
My name is Carol, and I am addicted to water.
In 1854 residents of Ripon, Ill., helped form the Republican Party. They were abolitionists who stood squarely for civil rights in an era when many people lived in slavery. The Grand Old Party championed the rights of slaves and women.
If reaching for an antacid following a meal has become a form of dessert for you, it may be time to reevaluate that burning sensation in your chest.
Several years ago, I went on a search for my Mennonite roots. My sister and I joined a group traveling to the Ukraine, following the path my pacifist forefathers took to escape persecution for their religious beliefs.
Think back to the renowned "educational researcher" Jay Leno's man on the street interviews, and it is glaringly obvious that the vast majority of well-dressed, seemingly intelligent beings are just plain dumb about the world around them.
Recently I was parking at a metered parking spot in Newport Beach.
I take great exception to the assumptions and conclusions in the commentary by South County resident Roger Butow ("Desalination is least harmful to environment, and it's necessary," (April 2)...
I want to take this opportunity to clear up the misstated facts made by former Mayor Eric Bever in his commentary, "Railroaded over the Canyon Drive pipeline action" (April 6.)
Back in the 1870s, when my grandfather served in the Assembly, most men had beards. Ditto my baby boomer friends during the Vietnam War. .
A few years ago, my wife and I decided to replace the mangy bit of lawn in front of our house with drought-tolerant dymondia, which was supposed to spread into an interconnected ground cover. Less water, no mowing, I thought. Easy call. But the dymondia struggled, and seemed to ebb in the hot summer...
Re: "Sanitary district OKs major Costa Mesa sewer pipeline project" (March 28):
The Newport Beach City Council will soon be discussing whether the city should continue to fund public art or if this should be left to private donors.
Recently, the Newport Banning Ranch company, which is promoting a large project on the mesa of Banning Ranch in Newport Beach, sent another in a series of development applications to the Coastal Commission.
A lasting legacy of the federal No Child Left Behind Act has been the notion of tying student test scores to teachers' job evaluations.
I live on the Balboa Peninsula Point and pick up trash whenever I walk on the beach, as do a few other residents.
I see yet another letter writer complaining about UC Irvine students banning the American flag at an American university ("Flag ban by students was absurd" March 28).
For women experiencing painful intercourse, incontinence or other pelvic floor disorders, physical rehabilitation can be life-changing. But few women feel comfortable discussing intimate issues in the same physical therapy setting as patients recovering from strokes or car accidents.
Many people believe that stress is a leading cause of a wide variety of health problems.
I was recently appointed to the Orange County Water District's volunteer, 18-member Ocean Desalination Citizens Advisory Committee.
When it comes to climate change, most of us look at gridlocked Washington, or read about the science wars, and think, what can one individual do?