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  • Newport to ask judge to close recovery homes

    Newport Beach's city attorney said Monday that the city plans to ask a judge this week to close seven recovery homes found to be operating outside of the law. The proposal comes after an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that...
  • Employee group objects to jail outsourcing

    The Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. is seeking a temporary restraining order Tuesday morning against an attempt to outsource jobs at the city jail. The proposed contract with G4S Secure Solutions — which is up for a vote of the City Council the...
  • Court denies employees request to stop jail plan

    SANTA ANA — An Orange County Superior Court judge on Tuesday declined a request by the Costa Mesa Employees Assn. to block a city proposal to privatize its jail. Judge Luis Rodriguez denied the association's request because the City Council had not...
  • Council contracts security firm to run city jail

    The Costa Mesa City Council voted late Tuesday night to outsource its jail after a judge earlier in the day denied a request to block that move. The council's 4-1 decision, with Councilwoman Wendy Leece dissenting, approved a contract with G4S...
  • Tragedy for Newport, Irvine

    Tragedy for Newport, Irvine
    Newport Beach public safety workers on Tuesday grappled with the aftermath of what appeared to be an historic tragedy, trying to understand how a fast-moving luxury sedan veered from a busy thoroughfare and into a tree, where it caught fire and claimed...
  • DMV: Driver in fatal crash didn't have license

    DMV: Driver in fatal crash didn't have license
    The teenager behind the wheel in the Memorial Day crash that claimed five lives in Newport Beach did not have a valid driver's license or learner's permit, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. However, Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan, 17, received a...
  • Man who claimed Kobe, LeBron were clients gets 13 years

    A Newport Beach man who falsely claimed he handled investments for Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and other athletes received 13 years in state prison Friday for defrauding clients of $198,000. An Orange County Superior Court jury found Calvin James Calvin,...
  • It's A Gray Area: Einstein's brilliant thoughts pertinent to today's woes

    Recently a friend of mine suggested that when you find a great thinker in one intellectual area, probably that person would have some noteworthy thoughts in other areas as well. Honestly, I had never thought about it quite that way before, but I think...
  • Judge refuses to drop charges against Buffett

    Judge refuses to drop charges against Buffett
    An Orange County Superior Court judge on Friday denied a request to dismiss felony charges against a former Costa Mesa resident accused of helping an accused killer after a double murder. Rachel Mae Buffett, 25, faces three felony counts of accessory to...
  • Spitzer: Deny hiker treatment option

    A rescued hiker who was arrested after methamphetamine was allegedly found in his car should not enter a program that allows first-time offenders to avoid jail, an Orange County supervisor said Wednesday. County Supervisor Todd Spitzer argued in a news...
  • It's A Gray Area: We need more brain-injury centers like this one

    You may not be aware that adults with brain injuries have precious few facilities in the U.S. that offer the care and assistance they need. As we remember our fallen troops this weekend, let us discuss those who have survived but suffered brain injuries...
  • Hearing on dock fees delayed

    A hearing scheduled for Thursday afternoon that could have decided the fate of a lawsuit alleging that the Newport Beach City Council broke a state transparency law while enacting a series of dock fee increases was postponed until June. An Orange...