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  • National suffers first loss

    ALISO VIEJO — After taking the lead in the top of the first inning, things were going well for the Newport Beach National Little League 9- and 10-year old All-Stars on Friday night. Adam Flood singled to left and eventually scored on a designed...
  • Soles to help needy souls

    Soles to help needy souls
    When some think of natural disasters, a lack of food, clean water and safe shelter sometimes come to mind. But when Angela Edgerly thought of how she could help those affected by the 2010 Haiti earthquake, she thought of people's feet. The Hoag...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Cities won't co-host cycling event

    The Newport Beach Bicycle Safety Committee won't pursue plans to co-host a ciclovia event with Costa Mesa, members decided at a Monday meeting. The idea for the event, which was first discussed in a May meeting, included joining forces with Costa Mesa to...
  • Four-alarm fire forces several street closures

    Four-alarm fire forces several street closures
    IRVINE — A four-alarm fire in a large industrial building near Red Hill Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard required about 80 firefighters to put it out Saturday morning and forced police to close off several streets in the area. Orange County...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Lawn bowling athletes headed to championships

    The Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club in Corona del Mar will send four athletes to represent Southern California at this year's U.S. National Championships. Maryna Hyland, Tony Baer, Charlie Herbert and Brian Stewart, along with eight other team members,...
  • Costa Mesa, Irvine organize National Night Out events

    Costa Mesa and Irvine next week will take part in National Night Out, an event designed to improve community relations between police and residents and inform the public about crime-prevention. Unlike its neighbors, Newport Beach will not participate...
  • Lobdell: Newport-Mesa's edition of 'Jeopardy!'

    It's time for the inaugural year-end version of "Newport-Mesa Jeopardy!" And here's your host, Alex Trebek! Alex: Let's get right to it. The categories are: All's Fair, Schooled, Newport Traditions, Politics As Usual, What's in a Name? and Headaches....
  • Rising tides not lifting Newport's spirits

    Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of "breached". NEWPORT BEACH — As water from the bay breached sea walls here last week and flooded streets and businesses, officials were reminded of the dangers posed by global warming and the resulting...
  • 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...
  • Fires damage two homes on New Year's morning

    Two fires broke out Saturday morning in Newport Beach inside homes that were under construction, but no injuries were reported. Combined, the homes incurred more than $300,000 worth of damage, according to a news release issued by the Newport Beach Fire...
  • Fireplace, chimney problems cause house fires

    After a string of four fires in two days in the city, Newport Beach firefighters are reminding the public to check and maintain fireplace equipment and chimneys. In a span of 48 hours on the New Year's Day weekend, Newport Beach firefighters extinguished...
  • Newport testing sirens at noon Friday

    Newport Beach will begin testing its coastal emergency sirens noon Friday and will repeat its testing the first Friday of each month. When activated for real emergency notifications, the sirens will sound for an extended time at a much higher sound level,...