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  • Mailbag: Dr. Laura did the right thing in quitting

    Loyalty to a former boss is certainly commendable, but for columnist Steve Smith to compare Dr. Laura Schlessinger's recent "eleven n-word rant" to that of the legendary social critic and humorist Lenny Bruce boggles the imagination ("City Life: Another...
  • Designers share one Thread

    Designers share one Thread
    Area hipsters are making plans now to attend the first-ever Thread Show in Orange County on Sunday. Thread is a juried shopping event that tours the country showcasing 100 emerging clothing designers and artists, along with offering free live music,...
  • It's an 'emotional yo-yo'

    It's an 'emotional yo-yo'
    COSTA MESA — Heather Ellis can't help but get teary-eyed when talking about how it feels to wait while lawyers and judges argue over the fate of same-sex marriage rights in California. "I don't really know how to say it," Ellis, 38, said. "It's...
  • Bicyclist died of natural causes

    An Irvine bicyclist who died more than a week after getting hit by a car in Newport Coast, and who underwent multiple surgeries during his recovery, died of natural causes, coroner officials said Thursday. Daniel Crain, 65, died of heart disease Sunday...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Basil -- so universal and so delicious

    The Coastal Gardener: Basil -- so universal and so delicious
    Basil is certainly the most popular summer herb in local gardens. The warm, long days of this time of the year are perfectly suited to these easy-to-grow plants. Basil supposedly derives its name from a terrifying beast of Greek mythology, the...
  • In Theory: The location of religious buildings

    According to an article in the Arizona Republic, Arizona lawmakers passed a law earlier this year "that prohibits cities and towns from using zoning codes and land-use rules to restrict where religious facilities such as churches, mosques or synagogues...
  • Brain surgeons move to Hoag

    Editor's note: This clarifies the Brain and Spine Surgeons' relationship with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. After about a decade of being on staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Dr. Christopher Duma and Dr. Richard Kim have moved their...
  • Pet of the Week

    It was March 10 when many of you first read about the kitten Brady being born without eyelids (eyelid agenesis), and his lashes turning inward and rubbing on his corneas. His first surgery was performed at the end of April and the Community Animal...
  • Bodysurfers can thank the Army

    Bodysurfers can thank the Army
    NEWPORT BEACH — Here's one gnarly example of a righteous form of federal government intervention: If it weren't for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, we'd never have those gigantic waves at the Wedge. It's a stretch of beach at the southern tip of...
  • Khoury extends reach

    Khoury extends reach
    The material might be the same, but there will be more than one student, or in this case golf professional, among the audience. Roy Khoury, the golf fitness instructor with a Newport Beach facility I wrote about three months ago, is back in the news and...
  • Fifth candidate qualifies for council race

    Chad Petschl, one of five people running for two open seats on the Costa Mesa City Council, has qualified for the race. Petschl, 35, has been living in Costa Mesa for about a year. He works in sales and said he's interested in local politics and giving...
  • Reel Critics: Nanny McPhee comes back for more

    Reel Critics: Nanny McPhee comes back for more
    Young kids behaving badly are a common theme in many children's books. Magical nannies like Mary Poppins, who teach proper manners to the kids, are also a staple in these stories. Almost 50 years ago, Christianna Brand wrote similar tales about a nurse...