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  • Laffy Laffalot brings smiles for miles

    Laffy Laffalot brings smiles for miles
    When he's not working as a paramedic for the Orange County Fire Authority, Steve Islava invents devices that prevent physical and emotional injuries. Twenty-five years ago, after delivering a Spanish speaker's baby, he created a handbook of crucial...
  • 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...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY LWV of Orange Coast Luncheon Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer and former Costa Mesa Mayor Sandy Genis will be the featured speakers at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon, starting at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport...
  • Bits of Hope

     Bits of Hope
    Sometimes a trip is more than just a great escape. That's what happened to Kallie Dovel when she first traveled to Uganda in summer 2007. It was there that she saw what women were going through: little to no education, lack of health care, extreme...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Newport Beach Relay for Life The 11th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Newport beach kicks off at 9 a.m. at Newport Harbor High School, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. A Luminaria Ceremony in honor of cancer survivors and in...
  • UCI study: Metabolism closely linked to body clock

    The body's natural clock and metabolism are more closely linked than originally thought, according to a recently released UC Irvine study. Natural body functions, such as hormone secretion, correlate with the 24-hour light/dark cycle, researchers say....