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  • My Pet World: You can't force Fido to adore you

    Q: How can I get my puppy to be more attached to me? She's a mixed breed we adopted two months ago from a shelter. She's 9 months old. It's not like she dislikes our family but she doesn't seem madly in love with us like other dogs have been. I don't...
  • Teachers of the Year revealed by school board

    COSTA MESA — The school board on Tuesday night recognized the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Teachers of the Year. Costa Mesa High School's Dana Kahawai, 30, and Newport Elementary School's Terri Clarke, 31, were given flowers and...
  • Teen drinking is no minor problem

    COSTA MESA — Parents with kids in tow packed Rea Elementary School's multipurpose room for a two-hour bilingual town hall meeting Thursday night on the dangers of underage drinking. "Minor Drinking — Major Problems" gave residents facts about...
  • Running for Uncle Jay

    Running for Uncle Jay
    There will be many people competing in Sunday's OC Marathon, hundreds from the running community coming together to take part in the marathon, half-marathon and 5K race. Within all the groups and individuals, there will be a family that has united to...
  • Five cars damaged in blaze

    Five cars were damaged in a fire on Thursday afternoon as a single-car fire quickly spread to nearby cars in Costa Mesa, acting Battalion Chief Chris Coates said Friday. Dispatchers received a phone call at 5:56 p.m. about a fire at 1955 Pomona Ave....
  • Time to support Lord

    Liz Lord was a three-year varsity volleyball player for Coach Dan Glenn's Newport Harbor High girls' team from 1999 through 2001. Her teammates included April Ross, Heather Cullen, Brenda Waterman and Alyson Jennings, as well as Katie King and Taylor...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Potted plant secrets, from the ground up

    Growing plants in containers has never been more popular. It couldn't be easier, right? Just put some pebbles in the bottom of the pot, pour in the potting soil, add the plants and you're done, right? Well, that's not exactly how expert gardeners go...
  • Hoag nurse's nonprofit helps AIDS-stricken children

    Hoag nurse's nonprofit helps AIDS-stricken children
    NEWPORT BEACH — For Joanne Baker's 50th birthday, she asked for $500,000. It wasn't for her, but for donations to children in South Africa affected by AIDS. What the Hoag Hospital OR charge nurse got in 2001 was $35,000, but that was more than...
  • Racing for fun, charity

    Locals are stretching their muscles and lacing up their running shoes in preparation for the seventh annual O.C. Marathon Sunday. The weekend kicked off Friday with the opening of the Active Lifestyle Expo, which also runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m....
  • Run toward fitness

    Run toward fitness
    COSTA MESA — Watch out marathon runners, the next generation of competitors is rounding the bend. As preview for what was in store the next day, about 2,000 kids 6 and younger participated in the Kids Run the OC event at the Orange County...
  • On Faith: DMV triggers thoughts on the wounded

    Every few years, we all end up at the DMV, the great leveler, where ethnicity, income or community standing is inconsequential. In a recent visit, amid a crowd of every age and personal background, I was struck by how similar we all are — both in...
  • Fundraiser helps autistic children

    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo with ACT Today Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, "Young and Restless" actress Kate Linder and author Mara Brown. NEWPORT COAST — Mother's Day was celebrated a little early Monday...