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  • Students get reality check

    Students get reality check
    Jordan Pickard spent time "in jail" on her 17th birthday. The Newport Harbor High School student participated in a mock drunk-driving crash staged Tuesday morning on campus in front of about 1,200 juniors and seniors. Her parents, Scott and Kim Pickard,...
  • Sweet's name defined her, friends say

    IRVINE — Silkscreened on their matching green T-shirts was a photo of their friend at a birthday party. It was taken just hours before a car crash that led to her untimely death. Krista Merassa, Parisa Ghaemi and Alison Rivas, all 15, wore the...
  • Payout doesn't affect budget

    COSTA MESA — Ears perked up last month when city officials mentioned during a City Council budget study session that Costa Mesa had made a $6 million settlement related to a car crash. Residents, workers and the usual council critics wondered...
  • Bicyclist killed in crash with SUV was San Bernardino sheriff's detective

    The funeral for a San Bernardino County deputy from Irvine who was killed in a traffic collision last week on Shady Canyon Drive will take place Wednesday morning in Rancho Cucamonga. On Friday, a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department...
  • Margaret S. Howland

    Margaret S. Howland
    Margaret S. Howland, formerly of Newport Beach, died Aug.  9 in her apartment at an assisted-living facility in Hillsboro, Ore. She was 89.     Margaret was born in Santa Ana, Calif., to Frank Asa Snyder and Gertrude Loomis Snyder, who both originally...
  • Girls in Labor Day car crash released from hospital

    COSTA MESA — Two teen girls injured in a Labor Day car crash have been released from the hospital and are expected to make a full recovery, police said Wednesday. The girls were riding in a four-door BMW driven by a 16-year-old Costa Mesa boy about...
  • 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...
  • Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM

    Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM
    A eucalyptus tree fell Wednesday afternoon in Corona del Mar, striking two homes and damaging four cars. No injuries were reported. While the season’s first significant rain fell throughout the day, it was unclear what caused the accident, said...
  • Accident leaves 3 dead

    Accident leaves 3 dead
    Three people were killed and one critically injured in a 10-car crash at Riverside Avenue and West Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Saturday afternoon, police said. Traffic investigators were expected to work through the night piecing together what...
  • UPDATE: Names released of those dead after Newport Beach car crash

    The Orange County coroner’s office has released the names of the three who died in the 10-car crash on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Saturday. They are: Julia Allen, 27,  of Newport Beach; Linda Burnett, 69, of Santa Ana; Christopher De...
  • Driver in 10-car crash sped into oncoming traffic, police say

    A Newport Beach woman who was speeding down West Coast Highway and drove into oncoming traffic caused a gruesome 10-car crash that killed her and two other people Saturday afternoon, police said Sunday. Julia Allen, 27, was driving eastbound on West...
  • Woman dies after collision at Culver, Farwell

    A 77-year-old Irvine resident died from injuries sustained in a two-car crash Tuesday afternoon. The collision occurred in the intersection at Culver Drive and Farwell Avenue about 1:20 p.m., closing a portion of Culver between Trabuco Road and Bryan...