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  • Jeanne Ann Robb

    Jeanne Ann Robb
    Jeanne Ann Robb 1950-2012 Jeanne passed away Saturday, February 25, in Newport Beach, California due to complications from pneumonia after a prolonged illness. She was surrounded by friends and family and passed away peacefully. A teacher at Harbor Day...
  • Newport's Junior Lifeguard fees eclipse other cities

    Newport's Junior Lifeguard fees eclipse other cities
    NEWPORT BEACH — Every summer, school-aged children from neighborhoods like Dover Shores and Corona del Mar board the Balboa Island Ferry and travel together to the beach. They wear massive backpacks and matching red and blue clothes — all from...
  • Safety officials keep busy during holiday weekend

    Newport Beach firefighters responded to 492 medical and first aid calls, reunited 164 lost people and performed 90 rescues throughout the Fourth of July holiday weekend, firefighters said. Many of the calls for assistance were on the Balboa Peninsula,...
  • Boy rescued after hole he dug collapses

    NEWPORT BEACH — A teenager found himself temporarily trapped Wednesday afternoon after a 5-foot hole he dug in the sand caved in on him, authorities said. Newport Beach lifeguards at Tower 56 responded at 3:38 p.m. after being alerted that a...
  • Friends of the Library: Library to take part in earthquake drill

    The western part of Southern California is highly susceptible to earthquakes and their effects. Numerous fault lines crisscross southern California and no one within the region lives more than 10 miles from an active fault. At 10:20 a.m. Oct. 20, the...
  • Zen and the art of motorcycle tango

    Zen and the art of motorcycle tango
    CORONA DEL MAR — Those accustomed to traveling thousands of miles with the comforts of eyeshades, flight attendants and fluffy pillows may not understand the trip Patrick Di Giacomo is planning. But those with a sense of rugged adventure will....
  • Corona del Mar Today: Buck Gully project underway

    Crews have begun preparing for a Buck Gully erosion project, setting up fences near the Little Corona restrooms in advance of heavy construction that will begin next week, city staff said. The project involves placing wire-mesh baskets filled with...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Caltrans stripes highway to prevent illegal left turns

    Corona del Mar Today: Caltrans stripes highway to prevent illegal left turns
    California Department of Transportation crews began adding striping to the median near the Shake Shack on Wednesday because of motorists making illegal left turns, an official for the department has confirmed. A maintenance work order was submitted to...
  • 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...