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  • BREAKING NEWS: Three-car crash closes southbound Newport Boulevard

    Southbound Newport Boulevard will be closed from 19th to 18th streets until about 10 p.m. Tuesday because of a three-car crash, Costa Mesa police said. Police said the three-car pileup has blocked the southbound lanes, and they will divert traffic...
  • Family of ferry accident to receive rental car refund

    Family of ferry accident to receive rental car refund
    A visiting Taiwanese family whose rental car was pushed off the Balboa Island Ferry and into the harbor Friday morning will have the cost of their car refunded, authorities said. Sean Busking, vice president of Fox Rent A Car — which has rental...
  • Check It Out: Story-driven video games are new norm

    Video games have come a long way since the days of Mario rescuing a princess from Bowser and Pac-Man chasing after power pellets while avoiding his ghostly foes. In the last 15 years, video games have evolved into a story-telling medium, no longer...
  • Newport names new fire chief

    Newport names new fire chief
    Newport Beach has found its new fire chief in Scott Poster, a 30-year veteran of fire services. Poster was a deputy chief for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, where he supervised more than 300 employees and a $60-million budget. He joined L.A....
  • Reel Critics: 'Man on a Ledge' teeters into 'B' movie zone

    Reel Critics: 'Man on a Ledge' teeters into 'B' movie zone
    Sometimes the title of a movie tells you all you need to know about it."Man on a Ledge"is in that category. Sam Worthington stars and spends most of his screen time as a mysterious man standing outside the 21st floor of a New York hotel, threatening to...
  • Commission: Snuff out fire rings

    A battle over beachside bonfires — a topic considered too hot to handle for Newport Beach city leaders just a few years ago — moved a step closer to a permanent ban at this week's Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission meeting After a...
  • 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,...
  • Special bicycle marks added along Bayside Drive

    NEWPORT BEACH — In the shadow of three cycling deaths since 2009, Newport Beach city crews on Friday added an extra reminder along one stretch of highway that drivers need to share the road with bicyclists. On Bayside Drive, between El Paseo Drive...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Solar panel talks move to Oct. 26

    A City Council discussion on solar panels will be moved from Tuesday's Newport Beach meeting agenda so members can devote more time to the issue at an Oct. 26 study session. The question of whether local government can regulate solar panels became heated...
  • Kearney granted second serve

     Kearney granted second serve
    For Chris Kearney, break point will always hold a deeper meaning than the one linked to the context of tennis. UC Irvine men's tennis coach Trevor Kronemann said Monday that Kearney, a junior transfer from North Carolina, has the potential to...
  • Boy hit by car to recover fully

    A boy who was hit by a car in Costa Mesa will get reconstructive surgery on his leg and is expected to recover fully, police said Tuesday. On Saturday afternoon, police responded to a call about a car crash in the 1000 block of Valencia Street, where a...