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  • Bookmark: Books with much to say about age, time

    A tweak. A twinge. A minor ache in the knee. A mild stitch in the side. For most of us, the process of aging arrives in what the showbiz folks call a soft open: You don't feel it in a grand thunderclap, but in a gradual series of small incidents. When...
  • 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...
  • Colleges receive mental health grant

    Coast Community College District's Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach campuses were awarded a $250,000 mental health grant to help identify and counsel struggling students. Orange Coast College, in partnership with Golden West College, was given the highest...
  • Mailbag: Bicyclists, motorists make for a dangerous mix

    The Newport Beach Citizens Bicycle Safety Committee should include at least one member who does not ride a bicycle on the streets of Newport Beach for recreation or commuting. After all, we non-bicyclists contribute monies, through our taxes, which pay...
  • The Crowd: A heartfelt night at the BBC

    The Crowd: A heartfelt night at the BBC
    It was a night of heartfelt giving at Newport's Balboa Bay Club & Resort. The American Heart Assn.sponsored the 2012 Heart and Stroke Ball, and the crowd of some 400 guests gave and did so generously, as more than $550,000 was raised. The black tie...
  • Island adventure takes a turn

    PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA — "You have deep and critical wounds to your leg, Mr. Henley. The dogs mauled through to the muscles and bone in several places. Your leg looks like mincemeat. I must operate at once." These were the words of Dr. Alexander...
  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • Pirates pack one-two punch with Brennan and Yuhl

    Pirates pack one-two punch with Brennan and Yuhl
    Their eye-popping stats are close to identical, but their attributes and stories are as dissimilar as a bloop and a blast. Together, they comprise one of the two best one-two starting pitching combinations in California. But when taken individually, they...
  • Raising cardiac care awareness

    Raising cardiac care awareness
    The Rescue Heart Foundation presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area on Friday. The group chose the location because the club approached them for lessons in CPR and first aid, Rescue Heart founder...
  • Bicyclist taken to hospital after crash with Honda

    Newport Beach firefighters took a bicyclist to the hospital after a crash with a white Honda, authorities said Thursday. The crash occurred about 9:05 a.m. Wednesday near West Coast Highway and Newport Boulevard, according to Newport Beach Fire...
  • Costa Mesa lawyers praise marijuana ruling

    A federal appeals court decided Monday that cities do not violate the federal rights of the disabled when they shut down medical marijuana dispensaries — a ruling praised by Costa Mesa's legal counsel. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • My Pet World: Seeking forgiveness from one's long-departed cat

    Question: I once lived in Highland Park, Ill., with a cat named Poco. We were inseparable. When he was diagnosed with kidney stones, I had to give him up. I just couldn't afford treatment in 1987. I still miss Poco very much. How do I ask for forgiveness...