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  • Movie classics? Depends on your taste

     Movie classics? Depends on your taste
    The schedule for Kristen Tett's Cinema Classics series at Triangle Square Cinemas doesn't look like the syllabus for a film studies class, exactly. This year's offerings run the gamut from critical darlings (the first two "Godfather" movies, "Vertigo") to...
  • City Lights: Debut performance needs to be preserved

    City Lights: Debut performance needs to be preserved
    If I had my indulgence — if I could direct the Pacific Chorale's leaders on how to preserve "The Shore" for posterity — I would have them keep the inappropriate applause. Not that I'm any authority on how to record a piece like Frank Ticheli...
  • Boys' Volleyball Dream Team: Rakestraw towers above all

    Boys' Volleyball Dream Team: Rakestraw towers above all
    The volleyball season never seems to end for a 7-footer from Newport Beach. For Kevin Rakestraw, it finally wrapped up last week. He boarded a plane to complete a long, taxing year. There isn't enough legroom for someone his size to relax on a...
  • X marks a milestone for punk

    X marks a milestone for punk
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. So much about the punk band X is a testament to Ray Manzarek — from its music to its lingering presence. "The fact that we exist is in and of itself a tribute to Ray," said Exene Cervenka, co-lead...
  • Commentary: Marketing JWA hurts Newport Beach

    As a member of AirFair, I fully support board member Melinda Seely and Airfair's recent letter regarding our surprise and anger over the head of Visit Newport Beach Inc.'s participation in marketing John Wayne Airport ("Newport Beach should avoid...
  • Hoag patient sues after experimental therapy

    A cancer patient could lose one or both of her breasts after undergoing experimental radiation therapy at Hoag Hospital, her attorney said Wednesday. The 58-year-old woman, referred to as "Jane Doe" by her attorney, Jeff Milman, was the first patient at...
  • Plane crashes, 3 killed after leaving JWA

    BARSTOW — A woman and two children were killed when a small plane that departed from John Wayne Airport crashed and caught fire in Barstow on Sunday, authorities said. The Cessna 210 aircraft was heading from Orange County to Henderson Executive...
  • Costa Mesa investigates police dispatch center

    COSTA MESA — A high-ranking city official confirmed Thursday that the city's legal counsel has completed an investigation into whether police dispatch center employees acted busier than usual when a city councilman toured the facility last month....
  • NBPD investigates what group calls racial attack

    Editor's note: This version clarifies and restores comments made by Munira Syeda, spokeswoman for CAIR's Greater Los Angeles chapter office. NEWPORT BEACH — The owner of a Newport Beach cigar lounge on Tuesday denied a claim made by a civil rights...
  • Letters From the Editor: Let's talk about Costa Mesa's future

    Costa Mesa is in the public policy fight of the decade. And that's saying something for a town that has seen bitter battles in recent years over illegal immigration, day laborers, medical marijuana dispensaries and, of course, the fairgrounds. For those...
  • Voices organize against Costa Mesa layoff efforts

    COSTA MESA — A community campaign to halt potential layoffs to nearly half of the city's workforce shows no sign of slowing, as organized labor continues to pump money into an effort that spans TV, print and online media. "We're just making sure...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Landmark sued for discrimination; owner dumbfounded

    What began as an enjoyable day at last year's Corona del Mar Christmas Walk has resulted in a legal claim of racial discrimination against Landmark Steakhouse, along with questions about whether Corona del Mar is a hostile community to African Americans....