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  • Newport-Mesa to vote again on donation

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board will vote Tuesday night for the second time on whether to accept a $96,000 donation.
  • Svend H. Nielsen

    Svend H. Nielsen
    Svend H. Nielsen Svend H. Nielsen was born on August 1, 1919 in Kalundborg, Denmark and passed away early Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Balboa, California, at the age of 93. Svend received a Master of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering...

    Tears and laughter at annual Relay for Life

    Tears and laughter at annual Relay for Life
    Julie Elkins cried only twice during her 11-year battle with breast cancer. The first time was while walking out of a clinic with the words, "You have cancer" ringing in her ears. The second was when her husband shaved her head. The Costa Mesa...

    'Almquist will never retire from being a coach'

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Gary Almquist retired as head wrestling coach at Corona del Mar High after 17 years last month. He had previous coaching stints at Sierra High in Colorado Springs and Woodbridge in Irvine. He coached 23 individual league champions, 12 CIF...

    The Crowd: Brightest of the future honored

    The Crowd: Brightest of the future honored
    The residents of Newport-Mesa take great pride in many aspects of life in their community. Perhaps most important of all are the strong family values reflected in the vitality of the public school system and the close relationship between parents,...