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  • Museum to honor art history author with award

    Museum to honor art history author with award
    Renaissance woman and Newport Beach resident Ruth Westphal, 80, is a self-titled, life-long "gallery hopper." Though her professional trajectory placed her in a teaching career and at the helm of her own successful business, her passion for art has...
  • UCI dean weighs in on Supreme Court's health-care ruling

    In the wake of Thursday morning’s 5-4 Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s controversial health care legislation, National Public Radio (NPR) asked prominent scholars and lawyers for their take on the issue. Among those who provided...
  • Mailbag: Widening 405 would hurt Costa Mesa

    Ever since the San Diego (405) Freeway was finished in the Costa Mesa area, we could not understand why the California Department of Transportation did not complete the expansion from the Euclid Street interchange northward to relieve the bottleneck....
  • Commentary: Title IX helps women compete in sports, life

    Crossing the finish after a local 5K race, I walked beside a crowd of breathless runners. Flushed and happy, we grabbed water and moved toward the stage for award announcements. Post-race endorphins forge friendships fast. Age doesn't matter. At 67, I'...
  • Wu: The privilege of paying a fee, I mean a tax

    The Newport Beach City Council just unanimously approved a new "fee" for donors amounting to 10% of the item's value. This means that if I donate to the city a new pretty park bench that appraises at $500, then I'll need to cut a check to the city for an...
  • Lester Jerry Platt

    Lester Jerry Platt
    Lester Jerry Platt passed away June 26th 2012 after a very short battle with cancer.  Unfortunately the cancer won, but he was ready to go and did so holding the hand of his daughter who loved him so very very much.  He was a kind and gentle man and there...
  • Official: Buck Gully free of mosquitoes

    A recent inspection showed no mosquitoes in Lower Buck Gully, a city official said this week. "Vector Control was out last week," Robert Stein, an assistant Newport Beach engineer, said in an email. "No sightings of mosquitoes." Some residents along...
  • Reporters' Notebook: Sweating it out in Bikram yoga

    We like to think of ourselves as active, but we found a new challenge in Bikram yoga. We've always wanted to do Bikram, which consists of 26 postures performed in a room heated to 105 degrees, with 40% humidity. So, when we saw the Groupon deal for 25...
  • Reel Critics: 'Ted' is not your cuddly teddy bear

    Reel Critics: 'Ted' is not your cuddly teddy bear
    Seth MacFarlane has 10 years of sarcastic culture comedy under his belt as the creator of the animated TV series "Family Guy." The raucous laughs on that show begin where"The Simpsons" level of humor ends. His new outrageous R-rated movie clearly...
  • Virgen's View: Harry making miracles happen

    Harry Dill is no stranger to miracles. Less than nine months ago he defied the odds and overcame adversity in the form of a brain tumor. So when he stepped to the plate with the score tied, a runner on and two out in the final inning, he was ready to...
  • Newport Coast teen raises money for diabetes research

    Newport Coast teen raises money for diabetes research
    A Newport Coast teen is set to donate 200 teddy bears with medical ID bracelets around their necks to Children's Hospital of Orange County next week. Devon Cohen, who has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, has raised almost $30,000 for diabetes...
  • Costa Mesa resident tackles suspected burglar

    A Costa Mesa man chased down and tackled a man who had attempted to rob his home early Sunday morning, police said. With the help of neighbors, he pinned the suspect to the ground until officers arrived. The suspect, Gerardo Garcilazo, 24, was booked on...