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  • Cycle safety committee en route for Newport Beach

    On the heels of the third fatal bicycle accident in a year, the Newport Beach City Council is looking to create a permanent bicycle safety committee to oversee cycling routes, safety and education. The council will take up the issue at Tuesday's meeting....
  • Former CdM cheer coach dies in car crash

    Former CdM cheer coach dies in car crash
    Former Corona del Mar High School cheerleading coach Wendy Rice was one of three people killed in a fiery car crash south of Bishop that left about a dozen other victims hospitalized, authorities said Tuesday. She was 35. About 8:24 p.m. Monday, a...
  • Six still in hospital after accident

    Six people remained in the hospital Wednesday — at least a few of them in critical condition — more than a day after a three-car crash south of Bishop killed three people, including a former Corona del Mar High School cheerleading coach....
  • Crash victims still in critical condition

    Three people remained in critical condition Friday and two others were released from the hospital days after a violent car crash near the Eastern Sierra community of Bishop killed a former Newport-Mesa cheerleading coach, officials said. California...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Solar panels officially in compliance

    Corona del Mar Today: Solar panels officially in compliance
    City officials have "signed off completely" on a house being built on Dolphin Terrace that incorporates 168 solar panels that some neighbors claim are ugly and glaring. "It is now a fully approved, inspected, completed project, as is the house," owner...
  • Made in Italy, coming to a driveway near you

    Made in Italy, coming to a driveway near you
    COSTA MESA — They're bigger than a Smart car, smaller than a Mini Cooper, and they're rolling into Orange County this week. The Orange Coast Fiat dealership, the first of its kind for this area in decades, officially opened Tuesday amid ongoing...
  • Three injured in two-car crash

    Three people were injured in a two-car crash in Newport Coast on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. At about 3:30 p.m., two cars collided at San Joaquin Hills Road and Newport Coast Drive, and both ended up with front-end damage, fire department...
  • The Crowd: Mario Marovic, Malarky's helping the schools

    One of the strongest bonds in Newport-Mesa is evident in how local businesses support community needs and causes. The financial commitment of business assisting local health and welfare, education and social services is a hallmark of community goodwill....
  • Four injured in possible DUI crash, police say

    COSTA MESA — Police now believe the man whose car plowed through a bus bench and across four lanes of traffic Friday night may have driving under the influence. Four people were hurt when the driver of a Dodge Caravan jumped over a curb while...
  • Law firm has come a long way since 1951

    NEWPORT BEACH — Sixty years ago, a lawyer could make his career off the railroads. These days, a more diverse portfolio is required. In 1951, Newport Beach law firm Cummins & White was formed to serve a then-booming business in railroad law with...
  • Mesa Musings: Division chairman lives on in memorial

    Charles H. Lewis and his wife, Pauline, were killed 32 years ago this week by a drunk driver who ran a red light , but Chuck's spirit remains alive at Orange Coast College. A year after the accident, OCC's Applied Science Building was named in his honor....
  • Man gets six years in fatal DUI crash

    A drunk driver from Costa Mesa who killed a pedestrian after losing control of his car in Santa Ana received six years in state prison Friday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Beau Richard Cook, 29, had pleaded guilty "to one...