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  • Irvine council tackles gun control

    Although Irvine's City Council didn't get to it until almost seven hours after the meeting started, 17 public speakers waited to weigh in on local gun-control measures. Tuesday's meeting started at 3 p.m., two hours earlier than usual, but the...
  • Mailbag: Screen elected officials for mental illness

    We need a mental health bill for elected officials now! Mental health is not only an issue in our schools, but can also play a significant part in the shaping and maintenance of our community and culture. The people we put in office, even at the lowest...
  • It's a Gray Area: There's an easy fix for immigration

    One of the easiest problem areas to resolve is our failed immigration system. In fact, had the politicians really wanted to fix this system, they would have done it decades ago. The problem is that they don't want to. Why? Because some powerful...
  • Panel delays vote on fire rings

    SAN DIEGO — Newport Beach residents holding their breath about the fate of the city's beach fire rings will have to wait a bit longer to exhale. The state Coastal Commission decided Wednesday to delay a decision on whether the city can remove 60...
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....
  • Mailbag: Keep Newport policies out of neighboring cities

    I have been a resident of Orange County for 37 years and have frequently enjoyed the beach and the fire rings. Never have I heard of a problem until this year. It appears that the rich of Newport Beach have convinced themselves that they are being...
  • Commentary: We must help those with mental illness

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Let's take a moment this month to consider some facts: 1 in 5 children have a diagnosable mental health disorder. One in 4 adults experience a mental health disorder in a given year, and a staggering 1 in 17 adults...
  • Commentary: Deal with inmates' mental health problems

    The state penal system leaves a bad taste in my mouth, and you should have the same reaction as well. California's mental health system and protocols leave a bad taste in my mouth too. Combine the two and stir. You have what can collectively be...
  • AQMD: Beach bonfires increase pollution

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District, the agency that could effectively ban beach fire rings throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties, released preliminary results Wednesday showing increased levels of particulate matter in the air around the...
  • Boys' lacrosse: CdM stays on top

    CORONA DEL MAR — "This one's for Moose." So read the back of the T-shirts worn by the Corona del Mar High boys' lacrosse team, coaches and fans Saturday. The Sea Kings didn't really need extra motivation for the Battle of the Bay game against rival...
  • Mesa Musings: Conway's comedy not so funny anymore

    I inherited an appreciation for slapstick humor from my father. Back in the late 1960s and early '70s, he and I enjoyed watching "The Carol Burnett Show" on TV. We roared at comedy sketches featuring Carol, Harvey Korman and Vicki Lawrence, but our...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Tuesday Trivia Night Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099. Parkinson'sFitness Class A free class, "Parkinson's In...