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  • Split council funds Fairview Park lights

    The eleventh-hour debate Tuesday about Costa Mesa's budget largely focused on a single line item: lighting for parking lots in and around Fairview Park. The council unanimously approved the $132.3-million budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year. A $650,000...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa is great for small businesses

    The purpose of this letter is to describe our excitement and reasoning for choosing the city of Costa Mesa as the location to open our new chiropractic practice. Both doctors in our office graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis. Not...
  • Former 'Eater chases NBA dream

    Former 'Eater chases NBA dream
    The voice in Jonas Lalehzadeh's soul blares at public-address volume, announcing daringly, almost defiantly, his status as an NBA starter. "From Irrrr-vine and I-rrran, a 6-foot-5 guard ..." It is the kind of thing a little boy dreams, before he is...
  • Bloodied up for disaster lesson

    Bloodied up for disaster lesson
    Blood trickles down 11-year-old Hope Martin's arm, staining her white T-shirt and streaking her leg as she bends down to tie her shoe. She turns to her classmate John Paul Bottazzi, whose arms, legs and face are covered in white body paint, to ask for...
  • Women's Tennis: Maran retires after 36 Stagg-ering years at OCC

    Janice Maran graduated from Stockton's Amos Alonzo Stagg High in 1969. At the time, she had no way of knowing that she would, in another sport, eclipse many of the achievements earned by one of college football's most influential coaches, despite coaching...
  • The new school of learning

    The new school of learning
    The words "Common Core" don't hold special meaning to students in Terri Clarke's second-grade class at Newport Elementary. Unbeknownst to them, the lessons Clarke is implementing will have a profound effect on the way they are taught for the rest of...
  • Whimsical stores belie struggle

    Whimsical stores belie struggle
    After spending Labor Day weekend on Catalina Island, Valinda Martin boarded a ferry for the short trip back to Newport Beach. The vessel bounced on the choppy water. Martin, seated in the back, landed hard as the boat rose and fell. Suddenly, she lost...
  • An exercise in building community

    An exercise in building community
    Instructor Kathy Andruss, 67, takes the stage at 9 a.m. sharp, donning her headset and best workout clothing. She turns up the dance version of a '90s hit tune and the seniors halt their conversations, hurrying to the center of the floor, eager to get...
  • Carnett: A pure voice stolen by Parkinson's

    My heart goes out to one of my all-time favorite singers, Linda Ronstadt. I'm a bigger fan of hers today than ever. A superstar pop artist of the 1970s, her smash hits include "You're No Good" and "When Will I Be Loved." She later segued into such...
  • Steinberg: Ugly truth about football

    I love the game of football. It is America's passion for a reason. Athletes learn invaluable life lessons from their participation in football at whatever level they participate. The ability to stay self-disciplined, put hard work ahead of immediate...
  • It's A Gray Area: Missing Devon

    It's A Gray Area: Missing Devon
    My wife never had a dog before she bought one as a companion for her then-6-year-old son, Morgan. After some investigation, she got a white golden retriever, and they named her Devonshire Cream, or Devon, for short. The problem was, as I got to know...
  • Faulkner: Soccer teams finding a will away

    Faulkner: Soccer teams finding a will away
    The fall semester is only a few weeks old, but already soccer players at local universities have experienced one of the great joys of collegiate life: an eventful road trip. The men's and women's teams at both UC Irvine and Vanguard came away with...