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  • Corona del Mar Today: Five Crowns waitress saves choking woman

    Melissa Scharfe has been a Five Crowns server for six years, but she's also a full-time student getting ready for medical school — a fact that helped save the life of a woman who began choking during a holiday meal last week. The incident...
  • Hunt will be back at work in January

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the City Council continues to evaluate his performance, City Atty. David Hunt will resume work in January under a new six-month provisional period. Hunt, who was arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse in March but was not...
  • Lobdell: When did pets become more important than humans?

    What should be the criminal penalty for angrily swinging an 8-pound puppy from the end of a leash like a lasso, then kicking the dog hard enough so it skids across asphalt, and then twice smacking the Chihuahua-dachshund mix across the face? OK, remember...
  • Lobdell: A thousand little miracles

    Lobdell: A thousand little miracles
    Miracle stories told during the Christmas season usually come packaged neatly with tidy endings that produce tears of happiness and smiles all around. This one is different. Though it's being told on Christmas Eve, this story set in Newport Beach is...
  • Hubbard's arraignment re-set for Jan. 3

    LOS ANGELES — Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard's felony arraignment on charges of misappropriation of public funds was postponed Monday till next week as prosecutors and attorneys argued over whether the co-defendant, Karen...
  • Hubbard charges delayed

    Hubbard charges delayed
    LOS ANGELES — Newport-Mesa Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard's arraignment was postponed a week after 4 1/2 hours of court proceedings at three different courthouses Monday. Hubbard and co-defendant Karen Anne Christiansen are to appear in a Beverly Hills...
  • Saturday's fairgrounds meeting canceled

    COSTA MESA — In an effort to avoid further legal battles, the Orange County Fair Board canceled Saturday's meeting, which was scheduled, at the state's request, to have a vote on transferring the title of the Orange County Fairgrounds. Fairgrounds...
  • Newport company defrauded investors, prosecutors claim

    An Irvine man persuaded 40 people to invest a total of $2.4 million in his Newport Beach-based business that claimed to sell a product combating childhood obesity, but instead of making money for them he spent all of their money on himself, according to...
  • Woman pleads not guilty in package thefts

    NEWPORT BEACH — A 42-year-old woman suspected of stealing packages from the front doorsteps of homes pleaded not guilty Tuesday evening. Melanie Kathleen Astin, of Newport Beach, was arrested Dec. 23 after someone recognized her in surveillance...
  • Who made this year's DP 103?

    Who made this year's DP 103?
    No. 1 Jim Righeimer You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
  • More victims come forward in sexual assault case

    Two more women have come forward as possible victims of a man accused of sexually assaulting girls on public buses in Costa Mesa and Los Angeles County. A 19-year-old woman from Los Angeles and a teenage girl from Long Beach contacted the Orange County...
  • Ponzi scheme operator gets 5 years

    Ponzi scheme operator gets 5 years
    NEWPORT BEACH — A Tustin businessman was sentenced to five years and four months in prison Wednesday for operating a Ponzi scheme that drained a dozen Orange County residents — some of them from Costa Mesa — out of hundreds of...