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  • The Crowd: Giving back on a 94th birthday

    The Crowd: Giving back on a 94th birthday
    Newport Beach's Margaret Sprague, known affectionately as Peggie, celebrated her 94th birthday July 24, and rather than receive a birthday present, she gave one. In a reception area at Children's Hospital of Orange County, Peggie presented Kimberly...
  • Kids grow up with 'Peter Pan'

    Kids grow up with 'Peter Pan'
    Peter Pan never grows up — but the musical that bears his name is well into old age. This year marks the 110th anniversary of the debut of J.M. Barrie's original play and the 60th anniversary of the award-winning Broadway musical. And at South...
  • The DP 103: Our list of 2013's newsmakers

    The DP 103: Our list of 2013's newsmakers
    1.) Tom Gazsi: Costa Mesa's police chief celebrated the 60th anniversary of his department — one he leads with a steady, capable hand, despite the tension between his officers and a majority of the City Council members. 2.) Keith Curry: The...
  • Arts Year in Review: Birthdays and big names

    Arts Year in Review: Birthdays and big names
    You say it's your birthday? It's their birthday too, yeah. There were plenty of candles being blown out — literally and figuratively — as two of Costa Mesa's most venerable institutions hit a milestone in 2013. South Coast Repertory kicked...
  • Moviemaker looking to sweep the board

    Moviemaker looking to sweep the board
    Admit it. At some point in your life, you've done an impression of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa wailing, "Adria-a-a-a-a-a-an!" And now, thanks to Irvine resident Kevin Derek, you'll get to meet the man who directed that iconic moment. While...
  • The Crowd: Cue the spotlight for SCR namesakes

    The Crowd: Cue the spotlight for SCR namesakes
    It is a very special week for South Coast Repertory. On Wednesday, the complex was renamed the David Emmes and Martin Benson Theatre Center. Previously, the SCR complex had taken the name of Paul Folino, former board president and honorary trustee,...
  • Paul Crouch, founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, dies at 79

    Paul Crouch, founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, dies at 79
    Paul Crouch, a pioneering televangelist who founded Costa Mesa-based Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest Christian TV network, died Saturday, according to the network's website. He was 79. The church reported in October that Crouch had...
  • Mesa Water board OKs rate hikes

    Mesa Water District board members Thursday approved a series of rate increases, contending that the extra revenue will be needed as district expenses continue to rise and capital improvement projects costing millions take shape. The board voted 4 to 1...
  • A spotlight on the slighted

    A spotlight on the slighted
    The threats came quickly. Alix Lambert had only just released a trailer about "Mentor" when she began getting unwanted attention by way of tweets, emails and YouTube messages. The director, nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for the HBO...
  • Quiet Riot finds its voice

    Quiet Riot finds its voice
    While wading through his personal archive of film footage, Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali came upon a snippet of the band horsing around offstage. On the soundtrack, lead singer Kevin DuBrow can be heard boasting, "This is gonna be in a Quiet Riot...
  • Activist wants dual-language charter school

    A dual-language charter school for English-language learners on Costa Mesa's Westside could be on the horizon, if Caryn Blanton has her way. Blanton has spent the past decade working as the youth development director for Mika Community Development Corp....
  • 74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

    74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum
    Working well in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night. The roughly hourlong debate in the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center featured...