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  • Council OKs small-lot ordinance

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday gave a second and final approval for easing standards for small-lot developments.
  • 8 Newport-Mesa schools are 'distinguished'

    Eight Newport-Mesa Unified elementary schools this week were named California Distinguished Schools — the pinnacle of recognition for public schools in the state. The state bestowed the top honor for 2014 on Eastbluff, Harbor View, Lincoln,...

    Julie Squier Jones

    Julie Squier Jones
    Julie Squier Jones, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on March 10, 2014 surrounded by her loving family following a 15 year tough battle with cancer, which never compromised or slowed down in any way her energy and wonderful spirit of a total...

    Where church, state aren't so separate

    Where church, state aren't so separate
    The old Newport Beach council chambers, which have sat largely vacant for more than a year, came to life once again on a recent Sunday. Mayor Rush Hill was not present to call the meeting to order. The voting buttons on the dais — "yes", "no"...

    Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

    Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with. After more than...