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  • How they keep the fair safe

    How they keep the fair safe
    For many patrons, the Orange County Fair conjures images of bright lights, snorting livestock and, of course, bizarre foods. What may be less present is the public and private security behind the scenes and the months of planning and orchestration that...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Holiday weekend swelled beaches

    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...
  • NBPD makes 120 arrests over Fourth

    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...
  • CERT member, church president dies at 76

    CERT member, church president dies at 76
    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...
  • Police, prosecution recognized for work [Updated]

    Police, prosecution recognized for work [Updated]
    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,...
  • Raising cardiac care awareness

    Raising cardiac care awareness
    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...
  • Antique market offers discounts for a good cause

    Antique market offers discounts for a good cause
    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...
  • Hope fills the air at Walk MS event

    Hope fills the air at Walk MS event
    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...
  • Biking banditos bestowing burritos

    Biking banditos bestowing burritos
    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...
  • Mailbag: Send complaints to chief, not officers

    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...
  • Kids hose down for fire camp

    Kids hose down for fire camp
    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...
  • Attendees mark Persian New Year at Big Corona

    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...