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  • State report: Newport rates high in bike accidents

    As the Newport Beach community mourned two cyclists killed within two days, concerns about cycling safety have resurfaced with fresh intensity. But while city officials and advocates said infrastructure improvements are important, changes must start...
  • Mailbag: Drivers, cyclists need to obey traffic laws

    Mailbag: Drivers, cyclists need to obey traffic laws
    Re. "State report: Newport rates high in bike accidents," (Sept. 22): As a motorist, I would like to make a few comments. Since one of the cyclists killed last week was my beloved doctor of 30 years, this is a subject near to my heart, but in no way is...
  • Body of Newport Coast woman found

    The body of a Newport Coast woman, who prosecutors allege was killed by her husband, was identified Thursday by the San Diego County medical examiner's office. The remains of Quee Chadwick were found in a San Diego-area Dumpster, Orange County...
  • Driver cleared in fatal crash with cyclist

    Driver cleared in fatal crash with cyclist
    Police cleared the driver involved in a September crash that killed a 29-year-old cyclist, police said Wednesday. Sarah Leaf, a nutritionist from Corona del Mar, died Sept. 14 after a crash at Bayside Drive and East Coast Highway, authorities said at the...
  • Seven-car crash injures one, closes Coast Highway

    A driver who crossed into oncoming traffic on East Coast Highway initiated a seven-car crash that injured one and later closed the thoroughfare, authorities said Tuesday. The woman was driving westbound near Morning Canyon Road in Corona del Mar when she...
  • Corona del Mar Today: CdMHS pool lot construction starts

    Construction on the Corona del Mar High School pool parking lot has begun with hopes that traffic will flow more smoothly during drop-off and pick-up when school begins in September. Last fall, members of the school's PTA complained about congestion in...
  • Five-car crash sends driver to hospital

    Five-car crash sends driver to hospital
    A driver was taken to a local hospital after hitting four parked vehicles on Balboa Boulevard on Tuesday morning, according to Newport Beach police. Police received a call about 9:15 a.m. reporting a crash at 128 E. Balboa Blvd. in which a 2007 Chevrolet...
  • Police pause to remember fallen friends

    Police pause to remember fallen friends
    Despite a visit by Israeli President Shimon Peres, former Costa Mesa Police Chief Dave Snowden was not at his current post at the Beverly Hills Police Department on Friday morning. Instead, he was back at Costa Mesa police headquarters, standing on the...
  • 'Death is very graphic and finite'

     'Death is very graphic and finite'
    About 800 Corona del Mar High School students walked to Mar Vista Drive on Tuesday to find four of their classmates injured and lying near shattered glass at the site of a bloody car crash. The staged scene was part of the Every 15 Minutes national...
  • Police confirm cyclist's death

    Editor's note: This corrects Dan Crain's name and removes information about his surgery. A 65-year-old Irvine man involved in a cycling accident along Newport Coast Drive earlier this month has died, police confirmed Tuesday. Dan Crain was injured...
  • Nine are nominated for cycling safety committee

    Nine Newport Beach residents were named nominees for the Citizen's Bicycle Safety Committee at Tuesday night's City Council meeting. The possible appointees named in a city staff report are: Scott Bergey, a retired American Airlines captain; Thomas...
  • One hospitalized in two-car crash

    One hospitalized in two-car crash
    Editor's note: This corrects John Dowden's city of residence. COSTA MESA — An elderly man was hospitalized Friday morning after he lost control of his car and crashed into a light pole and another vehicle on Adams Avenue near Albatross Drive,...