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  • 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...
  • Steinberg: Be aware of dehydration

    Louisiana swelters in the summer. August is the most intense month, with enervating heat and humidity. Athletes treat admonitions to hydrate well the way we all viewed our mothers' stern warning to stay out of the water for an hour after eating —...
  • 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...
  • Tamplin leads Sailors' breakthrough season

    Tamplin leads Sailors' breakthrough season
    True Tamplin just wrapped up practice with his Newport Harbor High boys' soccer team on Thursday. While he gathered his belongings, one third of the team waited for him near his car. "I don't know why there are so many of them," said Tamplin, who looked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    For those people who love white and orange kitties, Community Animal Network has several available. Happy (pictured) is a teenage kitten who was rescued from Disneyland and is seeking a home with someone who has another kitty who would like to play....