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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....
  • Mesa Musings: Koreas' war far from over

    "In the spring … kings go off to war," the author of 2 Samuel wrote three millennia ago. Lee crossed the Potomac and invaded the Union in June 1863; Hitler ran roughshod over France in May 1940; and North Korea invaded the South in June 1950....
  • CdM Today: Christmas Walk fever hitting CdM residents

     Rick Allen of the popular band Pinch Me! has been planning for Christmas Walk for a long time. "It's the kick-off for the holidays," Allen said. "It gives us a chance to connect with our fans and to try out a few Christmas songs." While Pinch Me!...
  • Woman hit by car crash debris dies

    COSTA MESA — A 23-year-old pedestrian has died of head injuries sustained when she was struck by debris from a car crash near South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa police confirmed Wednesday. Jessica Hoke, a recent UC Irvine graduate and Santa Ana...
  • CdM Today: High school statue vandalized

    Corona del Mar High School administrators and PTA members Wednesday discussed ways to prevent vandalism on campus after a graffiti incident over winter break. "This wasn't a prank," said PTA President Lynne Ramsey at the first PTA meeting of the year...