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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: 'Superfruits' don't have superpowers

    Just like fashion, foods have trends, especially when it comes to the promotion of good health. This is strange because we usually think of food being just food, nothing too special. However, our society has recently been on a health watch, and foods...
  • Apodaca: Organizer has loads of spirit for schools' run

    It's nearly impossible to say no to Diane Daruty. That, it turns out, is a very good thing. Daruty, a Newport Beach mom who has worked as a lawyer and certified public accountant, pretty much single-handedly rescued the Spirit Run from certain death....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters trounce Hawks

    IRVINE — Students who attended the UC Irvine nonconference men's basketball home game Tuesday against NAIA representative San Diego Christian were presented with one complimentary Scantron answer sheet. The idea, presumably was that for the...