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  • Reality as a warning

    Reality as a warning
    From his wheelchair in the Corona del Mar High School gym, Aaron Rubin held up one finger to indicate "yes" and two fingers for "no" as he answered questions about a drug addiction that led him to a catastrophic overdose. "This is Aaron," said his...
  • Former student warns of drug danger

    Former student warns of drug danger
    Costa Mesa High School graduate Kory Bennion addressed about 100 parents and students at his former campus this week during the culmination of the campus' anti-drug event. "There were people that were really close to me that were addicted to alcohol and...
  • Check It Out: Readers, come on, get happy

    Happiness — it's a quality we are all looking to find and keep. Although no one is happy all the time, some people appear to feel more fulfilled than others. Being happy with yourself isn't so much about pursuing it, but finding things that you...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Buy green air purifying machines

    Imagine walking into a home full of green plants. When you open the door, the area greets you with an unmistakable feeling. The air is alive and clean, full of positive energy. The plants seem to be giving off not only oxygen, but good vibrations. A...
  • Event shows them 'endless possibilities'

    Event shows them 'endless possibilities'
    NEWPORT BEACH — A group of girls worked quickly, racing against a team of boys to finish first. The two teams were each gathered in front of a limbless mannequin with exposed, removable organs, trying to connect the different body parts with their...
  • My Pet World: Radiation treatment not needed

    Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle Q: We...
  • Hoping to breathe easier

    Hoping to breathe easier
    NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night. The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
  • The Crowd: A benefit for the Pacific Chorale

    The Crowd: A benefit for the Pacific Chorale
    Once again Christmas came early this year as the super dedicated and giving folks who support the Pacific Chorale gathered for an early fall dinner at Big Canyon Country Club, Newport Beach, to raise funds needed to produce their annual holiday gala, "A...
  • It's A Gray Area: It always comes back to values

    After the recent election was over, one of my friends confided to me that in the final analysis that he was unable to vote in favor of Proposition 19, which would have treated marijuana like alcohol for adults. The reason was that marijuana is harmful,...
  • 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...
  • My Pet World: Ways to deal with a timid stray kitten and company

    Question: My daughter planned to take in a stray kitten, but her two cats weren't friendly. She ended up giving the kitten to me. At first, he spent most of his time under the bed but now he's very loving toward me. If I sit down, he's in my lap. However,...
  • Newport doctor may lose his license

    A Newport Beach doctor charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in 2008 may also have his physician and surgeon license revoked, according to court documents filed with the Medical Board of California. Dr. Paul F. Reardon, 54, was pulled over in...