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  • Man taken to hospital after 35-foot fall in CdM

    Man taken to hospital after 35-foot fall in CdM
    A man was injured Friday morning after falling about 35 feet at a Corona del Mar beach, authorities said. Newport Beach firefighters responded at 6:50 a.m. to a report that a man and his dog had slipped off the rocks at Pirate's Cove and fell to the...
  • Trial in 1988 murder starts Monday

    Trial in 1988 murder starts Monday
    A former Costa Mesa resident is scheduled to go to trial Monday for the alleged rape and murder of his neighbor in 1988. The case was considered cold until police said they linked the defendant's DNA to the crime eight years ago. Jason Balcom, 41, is...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Put down the death sticks and live longer

    Is 56 the new 76? We read that 60 is the new 50. In pursuit of that concept, I was recently fortunate to experience a dynamic therapeutic massage at the hands of talented, strong Hollee Neff in a lovely studio at Second and Mermaid streets in downtown...
  • On Faith: Mindful meditation may begin at any age

    The importance of "mental fitness" — that is, keeping the brain healthy by new learning, reading, puzzles, memorization or other mental exercises — is well-known. Research also clearly indicates that having a strong spiritual life and the...
  • Steinberg: Topic worth repeating

    The specter of athletic concussion dominates the news this week. There are multiple lawsuits by retired NFL players moving through the courts alleging the NFL failed in its duty to warn and protect players of the short- and long-term damages that...
  • Commentary: Cities, workers can hash out good pension plans

    Recently the Concordia Center for Public Policy hosted a program on managing pension costs. Rapidly escalating pension expenses have dominated the news and forced the issue to the top of every local government agenda. The rapid increase in pension...
  • 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,...
  • Arson investigators look into fire at dental office

    Arson investigators examined evidence from a fire and acts of vandalism at a Costa Mesa dental office, police said Tuesday. Employees returned to work after a five-day hiatus last month to discover paint covering the business' name on a window and mail...
  • Sharing healing options

    Angela Sinnett and Andrea Allerton treat common health ailments with the one thing many people fear most — needles. That's because they are trained and licensed acupuncturists. "When people hear 'needles' they tend to think of a shot like they...
  • Hoag Hospital plans to lay off 175 employees

    Hoag Hospital announced plans Tuesday to lay off about 175 employees. Accounting for about 3.5% of its 5,000-person workforce, the cuts will affect its hospitals in Newport Beach and Irvine as well as its network of health-care centers, according to Nina...
  • My Pet World: Be honest with kids about pet's death

    Question: How do I tell my kids (ages 7 and 5) that our dog, Bella, is dying? I'm told she has a week to three weeks to live. — S.C., Charleston, S.C. Answer: "The first and most important rule is to be honest," says Stephanie LaFarge, senior...
  • 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...