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  • Racqueting up the game

    Racqueting up the game
    COSTA MESA — It all started in 1999, when friends Clay Peterson and Johnny McCray bought neighboring homes on East 20th Street. While unpacking, Peterson came upon a wooden tennis racquet and they started to hit balls in Peterson's tennis court....
  • Resident arrested in high-speed chase

    COSTA MESA — A Costa Mesa man was hospitalized in Northern California after he fought off a police K-9 dog that chased him into a forest while evading police, California Highway Patrol officials said Friday. Garrett Frank Merlino, 46, was...
  • Mailbag: Are we still a culture of many?

    This is one of those reports that is very uplifting ("Care catered to Asian Americans," Aug. 29). At first, it makes you feel proud of your fellow citizens. Just how far as citizens we will go to accommodate all cultures and traditions of the known...
  • Check It Out: Creative lunch ideas for the back-to-school crowd

    With the new school year starting Tuesday, many parents are spending at least a part of this holiday weekend wrapping up their kids' back-to-school shopping. If you have school-age children, you know the drill. New school supplies: check. New shoes and...
  • Editorial: It's healthy for business

    Though few of us like to consider the business aspects of health care, they are many, and it's nice when a hospital treats its customers, er, patients, with their cultural identities in mind. Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened last week in the remodeled...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens

    Corona del Mar Today: Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens
    Halloween arrives early at Roger's Gardens Hundreds of Halloween aficionados waited in line this week for an invitation-only chance to shop the grand opening of the 2010 Roger's Gardens Halloween shop. "It's all fun and games until someone loses an...
  • Mailbag: Science teacher was special person, friend

    In November 1964, I was in the 11th grade, beyond high school biology, when I transferred to Corona del Mar High. There I met John Warren Johnson ("Former teacher was sharp to the end," Sept. 1), who devoted time to a Biology Club, unheard of at Hollywood...
  • Federal funding cuts have unclear effects

    While a federal judge's ruling that recently halted federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research carries implications nationwide, on the local level the effects are less clear. At UC Irvine's Stem Cell Research Center, only a fraction of the...
  • Mesa Musings: Lucky to be so loved

    On a couple of occasions I've mentioned in this space that I have Parkinson's disease. I was diagnosed nearly five years ago. Parkinson's is a brain disorder that manifests itself when certain nerve cells die or become impaired. The cells produce...
  • Community & Clubs: Iraq war veteran to speak at meeting

    On Wednesday, Iraq war veteran David Mayer is going to be at the general meeting of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, along with his mother and father. He will speak about the organization he is establishing to build homes for veterans who have...
  • Olympians for a day

    Olympians for a day
    COSTA MESA — For three years, Joe Lanas, 65, has taken home the silver medal in the wheelchair race at the annual Senior Games hosted by Orange County Activity Directors' Assn. "I thought I had left them all behind," Lanas said Wednesday of the 11...
  • Hot cocktails for great charities

    Hot cocktails for great charities
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption's information about the amount of money donated. COSTA MESA — Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill might be better known for serving up Tex-Mex meals, but on Wednesday the South Coast Plaza restaurant kicked up its...