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  • Commentary: Community must fight to preserve Banning Ranch

    The effort to preserve a uniquely situated piece of open space rages on as herons, egrets, owls and hawks hunt for prey on Banning Ranch.
  • Commentary: Offshore fracking poses environmental risks

    A new study of hazardous hydraulic fracturing chemicals used in offshore oil wells in Southern California reveals the dangers of fracking to wildlife and human health, according to the Associated Press. My organization's analysis of chemicals used in...

    Mailbag: Dogs are soiling Balboa Island beaches

    I cannot understand the reason for letting dogs on Balboa Island beaches. Very often I see dogs on the beaches before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. (and after 9 and before 5) on leashes (or not), peeing and pooping in the same sand that, a short time later,...

    Mailbag: Rohrabacher is right — earth is cooling

    Re. "Climate change talk shows ignorance," (Mailbag, Aug. 21): In response to Jamie Dow's piece regarding U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's statement that global warming is a "fraud," let me set the record straight. I've read that temperatures aren't...

    Local and national issues raised at Meet the Mayor event

    At Saturday morning's Meet the Mayor question-and-answer session, Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry fielded complaints on everything from noisy motorcycles to speeding bicycles, but a certain question piqued his interest. "How can young people help with...