| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:43 PM
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,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:13 PM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Although the lights were dimmed and the studio soundless, a chair, front and center, bespoke a human presence. Taped to the wall, a sign declared that a set of ankle bells had recently gone missing.
Before long, the pitter-patter of pint-sized feet...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:42 PM
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...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Well, folks, bathing suit weather is here, and our thoughts turn to our waistlines and the fastest, easiest way to shrink them. We can offer a few suggestions from the past that might interest you...or not. Some are pretty wacky, and some are just weird....
| Sep 1, 2012
| 9:48 PM
Third in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle.
For him, local politics is like the Cold War. Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger equates the City Council with the Reagan administration and the public employee associations with the USSR....
| May 11, 2013
| 3:26 PM
I worked on a story about Michael Milken many years ago, not long after the infamous junk-bond tycoon's release from prison. During the reporting phase, I observed him fulfilling his court-ordered community service by teaching a math clinic at a middle...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But he also knows something about being an unknown filmmaker trying to slip a foot in the door.
| May 1, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Imagine being told at age 10 that you have Type 1 diabetes, that you have to monitor your blood sugar, inject yourself with insulin four times a day and become obsessive about everything that goes into your body.
Some of us would let the disease...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:54 AM
"Pretty Little Liars" star Janel Parrish will be at the Foreign Exchange clothing shop at the Irvine Spectrum on Saturday.
Parrish will host the celebrity shopping event, posing for pictures, picking out her favorite pieces from the shop's collections...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Respect is something that has to be earned on the tennis court.
Anyone who was at the Corona del Mar High boys' tennis home match against University on March 19 had to come away with respect for CdM senior Alec Adamson.
When Adamson came to CdM before...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The roiling snake pit that is Washington politics writhes and hisses with unexpected comical fervor in "The Parisian Woman," a provocative new play by Beau Willimon now receiving its world premiere at South Coast Repertory.
Seldom does pure dialogue...