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  • Youth Scene: Atkins, Browning capture gold

    Newport Beach residents Madison Browning and Haley Atkins won gold medals at the So Cal South State Championships for the compulsory levels 4-5-6 in girls' gymnastics last month. Competing in Level 4, Atkins won gold medals on the balance beam, floor...
  • The God Squad: Who knew hoops could teach spiritual lesson?

    Q: I play basketball at a local gym. You pay to belong. Four-on-four pick-up: you win, you keep playing. Certain guys are just horrible, beyond belief; if you get stuck with one of them, you're playing three on four. They have every right to play, yet...
  • On Faith: Discover self to identify areas for change

    A century ago, the Times of London invited writers to answer the question, "What's wrong with the world?" Essayist Gilbert Chesterton's answer was the shortest of those submitted. He simply wrote: "Dear Sirs: I am." In those two words, Chesterton marked...
  • Sounding Off: More than 300 job applications and counting

    Editor's note: This is the first of two parts. The latest description of the employment challenged is the term "in transition." According to the Advanced English Dictionary, "transition" means, "A change from one place or state or subject or stage to...
  • Joann Brock

    Joann Brock
    Joann Brock, 81, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Newport Beach on October 13, 2011 with her daughters at her side. A native to Los Angeles, Joann was born in 1930 to Thomas and Anna Learnihan.  She was the tenth of eleven...
  • Check It Out: Resolving to be healthier, more fit this year

    Happy New Year from the Newport Beach Public Library! The beginning of each year brings the opportunity for renewal and a commitment to bettering yourself. People often make resolutions to improve themselves in many avenues of life, either physically,...
  • The Kidd is all right

    CORONA DEL MAR — For octogenarian Judy Kidd, working at a family-owned health club keeps her feeling as young as she did in her 50s. Once a well-known figure in the community theater scene, the 82-year-old grandmother has worked for 20 years at...
  • Focus on what you can do

    Focus on what you can do
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption on the photo of Allison Smith-Conway. The Foundation for Neurosciences Stroke and Recovery is not affiliated with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. NEWPORT BEACH — Total well-being requires a balance...
  • Pet Of The Week

    Pet Of The Week
    There seems to be fashionable choices for dogs. So how is an animal rescue to compete with the fashionable size and breed choices the public chooses over adopting good, old-fashioned mutts? A lot of people talk about adopting a rescue dog, but did you...
  • Activists protest 'Irvine 11' investigation

    Activists protest 'Irvine 11' investigation
    SANTA ANA — Tom Reinhart-Marean marched with 40 to 50 demonstrators to the street corner outside of the Orange County district attorney's office here to condemn a reported Orange County Grand Jury investigation into college students who...
  • God Squad: Too many questions often surround miracles

    I often receive questions about miracles but rarely answer them. This isn't because I don't believe in miracles — because I do — but rather because there are some things from God that don't lend themselves to easy, facile explanations. Some...
  • Spa & Fitness Club, CPK close

    COSTA MESA — The Spa & Fitness Club, a fixture at South Coast Plaza for nearly 20 years, has closed its doors. Patrons had three days to pick up personal belongings and clean out their lockers, according to the spa, which formally closed Jan. 24....