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  • Mailbag: Newport is overspending on Civic Center

    The cost of Newport Beach's City Hall just keeps on rising. We will now need an additional $6.5 million to finish the project; we are now up to $139 million. After financing this project over the next 30 years, it could very well exceed $237 million....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Newport could charge residents in full for ambulance services

    Because of lower Medicare reimbursements and higher costs, Newport Beach is considering charging residents the full cost for ambulance services. As it stands, the city subsidizes half of the costs for residents, while it charges non-residents the full...
  • Youth Scene

    CdM seventh-graders win The Corona del Mar seventh-grader boys' basketball team beat Harbor Day, 61-12, to improve to 5-0 with an average victory margin of 34 points. The team started the season with wins over Dwyer, 41-24, and TeWinkle, 36-6. Next...