| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:41 PM
More than 200,000 people visited Newport Beach beaches over the holiday weekend, a lifeguard and fire spokeswoman said.
"Three regular staff commented that it [Monday] was the largest Memorial Day attendance they could remember," Newport Beach Fire...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Newport Beach police arrested one more person over the Fourth of July holiday than in 2011.
Between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Thursday, police made 120 arrests in Newport Beach, said Police Department spokeswoman Kathy Lowe.
Only two arrests were...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:39 PM
A Costa Mesa resident who was active in his church and local emergency response organizations died Saturday.
Paul Letterman Hill was a member of the Costa Mesa Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), an official city volunteer through the Mesa...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:09 PM
The Newport Beach Police Department on Thursday honored its staff for devotion and heroism in the field and the Orange County district attorney's office for closing an unsolved murder case.
At the annual Police Appreciation Breakfast, the top honor,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:06 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Jay Peeters prefers not to discuss his time in the United States Army.
He admits, "I've been shot at and blown up," and leaves it at that.
A remnant of his 20 years of service, though, is an appreciation for the American Red Cross. While Peeters was...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Bill Bisch was in the midst of throwing a football during a family Thanksgiving game when his legs gave out and he fell face down.
The 57-year-old San Juan Capistrano resident was quickly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
"MS changed my life...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 6:52 PM
It all started during a church service.
Anthony Singhavong, a fourth-year student at UC Irvine, was attending NewSong Community Church in the spring of 2009 when Pastor Tony Kim spoke about the importance of serving the community.
"They're just really...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 7:19 PM
I feel you should re-think the part of your editorial concerning the confrontation of public safety workers ("Editorial: A matter of public record," Oct. 17). Everyone has the right to question the activities of these workers, but it should be done in the...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 8:45 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — His hands on his knees and still catching his breath, 11-year-old David Zachry peered down at the clipboard listing individual performance times to see how he did.
"I was just ten seconds away from you!" he said smiling to the...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 6:52 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — About 5,000 people filled Big Corona Beach on Tuesday evening to celebrate Persian New Year, filling the 27 beach fire rings with bonfires as part of an ancient tradition.
"It reminds me of my childhood in Iran," said Susan...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:09 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Newport Beach Battalion Chief Chip Duncan remembers when firefighters used to have to practice their ladder work parked behind local grocery stores amid the Dumpsters.
Retired firefighter Jerry Strom remembers when in the early...