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  • Newport's Junior Lifeguard fees eclipse other cities

    Newport's Junior Lifeguard fees eclipse other cities
    NEWPORT BEACH — Every summer, school-aged children from neighborhoods like Dover Shores and Corona del Mar board the Balboa Island Ferry and travel together to the beach. They wear massive backpacks and matching red and blue clothes — all from...
  • Car fire spreads to Costa Mesa home

    Car fire spreads to Costa Mesa home
    Fire from an engulfed car spread and damaged a Costa Mesa home late Wednesday morning, officials said. Firefighters from Costa Mesa and Santa Ana extinguished the blaze at 2072 Phalarope Court some 20 minutes after receiving the report at 11:36 a.m....
  • 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...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Fire chief explains fire maps

    Newport Beach Fire Chief Scott Poster met with about 40 residents Wednesday evening, explaining the seemingly flip-flopping position that Corona del Mar has on state fire hazard maps. State law requires the Newport Beach City Council to adopt a Very High...
  • From the Boathouse: What happened to the Aegean?

    Ahoy! I want to welcome you to the first official weekend of summer, and the weather will be perfect for outdoor activities and, of course, boating. The sea conditions will be a small mixed set with 2-foot swells from the west and south, and a nice...
  • Driver suffers head injury during three-vehicle crash

    A three-vehicle crash in Costa Mesa sent one person to the hospital and delayed traffic Wednesday morning, according to police. Two vehicles collided in an intersection near the San Diego (405) Freeway and Harbor Boulevard. One of the cars hit a Toyota...
  • Newport-Mesa Unified students, parents speak out against DUIs

    The emotionally charged message delivered to several hundred students and parents at Corona del Mar High School's gymnasium Wednesday morning was clear: Accidents happen, but those involving drinking and driving are entirely preventable. Guest speaker...