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  • UCI study finds genetic link to longevity

    A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life. People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...
  • They're doing the beach crawl

    They're doing the beach crawl
    Jennie and Jerry Hansen were looking for a 5K to participate in during their weeklong vacation to sunny Newport Beach. But they didn't know that the race they entered would entail wearing a flak jacket and crawling under a line. In addition to running...
  • Commentary: Share the dangers of smoking with loved ones

    For 17 years of my life, my family sheltered me from the issue of smoking, since no members in my family were smokers. It wasn't until I built a relationship with a smoker that I developed a deep concern for the issue since my boyfriend, along with the...
  • Mailbag: Parting shots. Our readers weigh in on Election Day

    Yes on Measure V Measure V doesn't change current practices. It preserves nearly 60 years of Costa Mesa city laws and policies. State conflict-of-interest and political contribution laws would still apply. Current bidding practices would continue,...
  • OCC's Doug Smith says, no way, 'All Day'

    OCC's Doug Smith says, no way, 'All Day'
    Doug Smith says he no longer watches the hazy VHS tape, now nearly three decades old, on which he appears as a hulking accomplice to history. The former Los Angeles Rams center, who made the first of his six Pro Bowls in 1984 while helping then-teammate...
  • Firefighters, gym employees save heart attack victim

    Firefighters and two 24 Hour Fitness employees saved the life of a 67-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest at the gym, officials said Friday. At about 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Costa Mesa firefighters received a call that a man had gone into cardiac...
  • Spirit Run heads to starting line for 30th year

    Spirit Run heads to starting line for 30th year
    Runners and students from schools across Costa Mesa and Newport Beach will lace up and then line up at Fashion Island on March 3 for the 30th year of the annual Newport-Mesa Spirit Run. This time, some elite runners may join them. The Spirit Run is...
  • Walking the Westside of 'Costa Mayberry'

    Walking the Westside of 'Costa Mayberry'
    Just a few minutes before 5:30 a.m. Friday, in 42-degree weather, five residents pull into Estancia High School. One by one, they park their cars in the lot next to the campus tennis courts. It's still dark outside. Quiet. Most of the people who use...
  • O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up

    O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up
    Just over 19% of registered Orange County voters had cast ballots by 3 p.m. Tuesday, a notable drop from the 2008 elections, county officials said. Four years ago, about 35% of the registered voters had voted by 3 p.m. An increase in vote-by-mail ballots...
  • Panel delays vote on fire rings

    SAN DIEGO — Newport Beach residents holding their breath about the fate of the city's beach fire rings will have to wait a bit longer to exhale. The state Coastal Commission decided Wednesday to delay a decision on whether the city can remove 60...
  • Steinberg: Football, and other contact sports, need to be rethought

    In previous columns, I suggested that the increased size, speed and strength of today's NFL players are creating a dramatically more damaging set of collisions. We have known for years of the devastation these collisions cause on every joint in the human...
  • U.S. water polo Olympians visit Girls Inc.

    U.S. water polo Olympians visit Girls Inc.
    COSTA MESA — The Girls Incorporated of Orange County organization likes to say it is inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold. Girls Inc. hosted two women who possess those attributes at a special question-and-answer session Tuesday...