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  • 'Long shot' chance proves lifesaving

    La Misión is a small, coastal Baja town. Well, actually, in reality three small communities make up the larger area called La Misión, population 920, according to the 2010 census. Most of the roads are dirt. There isn't a single stoplight, though there...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Port Theater could reopen in April

    The Port Theater, which has been closed since 1998, could reopen in time for the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival's opening in April. Dennis Baker told members of the Corona del Mar Residents Assn. board at a meeting on Thursday that a film festival...
  • Woodbridge's Babcock makes early statement

    Molly Babcock couldn't believe her eyes. She crossed the finish line in first place in the 1,600 meters at last week's Irvine Invitational track meet — no surprise there — but had to do a double-take when she saw her posted time. 4 minutes,...
  • Mailbag: 'Mean-spirited' fire pits column overlooked health hazards

    Re "Wu: Fire pit removal illustrates lack of conservatism," March 25: Your credibility is at stake if you have edited the above column, which erroneously portrays the Newport Beach City Council and Corona del Mar residents as being guided by racist or...
  • Laffy Laffalot brings smiles for miles

    Laffy Laffalot brings smiles for miles
    When he's not working as a paramedic for the Orange County Fire Authority, Steve Islava invents devices that prevent physical and emotional injuries. Twenty-five years ago, after delivering a Spanish speaker's baby, he created a handbook of crucial...
  • Bits of Hope

     Bits of Hope
    Sometimes a trip is more than just a great escape. That's what happened to Kallie Dovel when she first traveled to Uganda in summer 2007. It was there that she saw what women were going through: little to no education, lack of health care, extreme...
  • UCI study: Metabolism closely linked to body clock

    The body's natural clock and metabolism are more closely linked than originally thought, according to a recently released UC Irvine study. Natural body functions, such as hormone secretion, correlate with the 24-hour light/dark cycle, researchers say....
  • Students get glimpses of the real world

    Students get glimpses of the real world
    Students in yellow hospital gowns, blue booties, hair nets and face masks stood around the chilly operating room as nurse Denise ten Bosch took them through aC-sectionprocedure. She pulled them into the imagined surgery in the labor and delivery wing...
  • Accused killer to face jurors again

    A Mission Hills man accused of killing two relatives of a UC Irvine student and attempting to kill a third will face jurors a second time, authorities said Tuesday. Opening statements begin Wednesday in the trial against Charles Anthony Murphy Jr. The...
  • Raising cardiac care awareness

    Raising cardiac care awareness
    The Rescue Heart Foundation presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area on Friday. The group chose the location because the club approached them for lessons in CPR and first aid, Rescue Heart founder...
  • Bicyclist taken to hospital after crash with Honda

    Newport Beach firefighters took a bicyclist to the hospital after a crash with a white Honda, authorities said Thursday. The crash occurred about 9:05 a.m. Wednesday near West Coast Highway and Newport Boulevard, according to Newport Beach Fire...
  • A Word, Please: Dictionaries are not all the same

    I don't usually comment on online articles or websites. Partly, it's because of the company that would put me in. Not that I think every online commenter is crazy. On the contrary, I'm sure there are several who could pass a mental competency test. But I...