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  • Letters From The Editor: Scenes from a garage sale

    We returned from vacation to learn our neighbors were organizing a group garage sale the next morning. Did we want in? asked one. We did. Need the space, we said. Our tidy block of tiny homes was to become an open-air bazaar — OK, a flea...
  • Mead ready for Boston Marathon

    Mead ready for Boston Marathon
    Melissa Mead says she likes to run. She especially enjoys longer distances. She thrives on long courses. It's as if she finds extra energy when the ground converts from pavement to grass, to dirt, to hills toward the finish line. She's also no...
  • Friends Of The Libraries: Government involvement can start here

    Election Day is coming up. If you haven't already voted by mail or used other early voting methods, it is important that you inform yourself and vote. President James Madison said in 1822, "A popular government without popular information or the means of...
  • SOY brings Dia de los Muertos to Costa Mesa

    SOY brings Dia de los Muertos to Costa Mesa
    Clutching a small mold packed with sugar, meringue powder and water, Andrea Ortega, 12, prepared to flip her creation upside down to find an intact sugar skull. "Please don't crack," she chanted. "Please don't crack." About half a dozen students and two...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Foley plans weekly walks with public

    Foley plans weekly walks with public
    Residents who want the ear of a school board trustee and a little exercise at the same time will get their chance starting Friday. Newport-Mesa Unified School District board member Katrina Foley will host the first of her weekly walks with constituents....
  • Forging a new constitution

    UC Irvine law students will write a new constitution this weekend. Starting Friday, about 60 of them will attend the second annual Global Justice Summit and participate in a mock constitutional convention. By the end of the conference Saturday, the...
  • Commentary: Government shouldn't define 'church'

    Under pressure from religious and conservative groups, the Obama administration has offered another compromise on the issue of birth control coverage within the Affordable Care Act. While exempting churches and some religiously affiliated institutions...
  • Shadia: The wine cork is still in the bottle

    I'm a hypocrite. I'm a Muslim who drinks alcohol — except during the month of Ramadan, of course. There. I said it. I am a hypocrite. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. There are those Muslims, however, including me, who argue that alcohol is not...
  • Registration open for Sprit Run

    Registration for the 30th Newport-Mesa Spirit Run is now open from anyone from toddlers to adults. The annual race supports local schools and encourages youth fitness. In the last two years, the event has raised more than $100,000 for the Newport-Mesa...