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  • Steinberg: Great NFL season

    Remember back to the dispiriting offseason of locked out players and no transactions in the NFL. Relive the anxiety and angst surrounding whether there would be a season at all (although I wrote repeatedly it would all work out). Recall the two...
  • UCI researchers look into properties of tears

    Human tears are thought to be unique in the animal kingdom, in that they're often tied to our emotional state — but that's not the only special property they possess. Proteins in tears can protect against harmful bacteria, and now a team of UC...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool children, specifically the 2- to 5-year-old set, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the...
  • Two events set to benefit accident victim

    Friends of a 17-year-old girl hit by an allegedly intoxicated driver in December are organizing two events to raise money for her recovery. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version incorrectly called Vanessa Orellana a show organizer....
  • YMCA to hold grand reopening Saturday

    The Newport-Mesa Family YMCA on University Drive is hosting a grand reopening Saturday. The YMCA is celebrating the renovations to its facility with an open house from 7 a.m. to noon at 2300 University Drive in Newport Beach. Newport Beach Mayor Nancy...
  • Steinberg: Steriods not for sports

    Warren Moon, the late coach Bill Walsh, Ken Dorsey and I testified before the California Senate and Assembly several years back supporting a bill by State Senator Jackie Speier to ban steroids and dangerous supplements from high school students and...
  • Newport council to vote on smoking ban

    The Newport Beach City Council at its Tuesday meeting plans to vote on banning smoking in parks. The ban would expand current restrictions, which prohibit puffing on beaches and boardwalks. In July, the council nearly approved a ban, but Councilman Mike...
  • My Pet World: Adopted chubby kitten needs a weight-loss plan

    ORLANDO, Fla. — These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18. Question: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a...
  • Reel Critics: 'Happy Feet' dances back into theaters

    George Miller is no stranger to first-class animated films featuring talking animals. He directed the revered classic "Babe," which was nominated for Best Picture. He also directed the first "Happy Feet" movie, replacing talking pigs, dogs and sheep...
  • Pruned roots may be factor

    NEWPORT BEACH — Work crews cut into a concrete median and pruned tree roots where a eucalyptus stood before if fell and killed a motorist in September, according to construction records released by the city. On at least four separate occasions,...
  • Apodaca: 'Skwim' coming to a pool near you

    Entrepreneurs are intriguing people. Their brains are wired a bit differently. The wheels are always turning, they have trouble sitting still, and they're always on the hunt for a new concept, an overlooked niche, a creative solution, or simply a way of...
  • Students tackle community service in different ways

    If they want to move on, they must learn to give. It is a policy in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, and there's no way around it. Students must complete at least 40 hours of community service during their four years of high school to graduate....