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  • Art with a short shelf life

    Art with a short shelf life
    "If you want me again," Walt Whitman once wrote in a famous poem about the regeneration of life, "look for me under your boot-soles." If you want to find Thomas Selzer's art at Orange Coast College, you can look in the same place. Selzer, the college'...
  • Student exchange applications available

    The Newport Balboa Rotary Club and the Newport Beach Sister Cities Assn. are accepting applications for their 31st annual student exchange with Okazaki, Japan. Seven eighth-grade Newport Beach students will travel to Okazaki for 10 days in June. The...
  • Reel Critics: 'Peabody' fun despite padding

    Reel Critics: 'Peabody' fun despite padding
    My childhood memories of "Rocky & Bullwinkle" cartoons are personal treasures. The sarcastic observations of the smart aleck characters were a giant leap beyond the silly humor of other kid fare on TV in the 1960s. Pop culture, history and the Cold War...
  • Women's Water Polo: Gilchrist, Musselman shine for Team USA

    Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist and Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman are among the athletes playing for the U.S. senior national women's water polo team this week at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament at Riverside City...
  • Commentary: Work to stop the dolphin slaughter

    In Japan, the annual slaughter of dolphins, porpoises and small whales continues. Starting Sept. 1, and usually continuing through March, fishermen herd whole families of small cetaceans into a shallow bay and mercilessly stab and drown them to death....
  • Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...
  • Harvey Lee Clemans June 24, 1936 - June 1, 2014

    Harvey Lee Clemans <br/> June 24, 1936 - June 1, 2014
    Gifted artist, respected educator, and beloved family man, Harvey Clemans was known for his warmth and sense of humor. His strength and determination were apparent throughout his life, particularly as he fought to live as long and as well as he could with...
  • Graduating 72 years later

    Graduating 72 years later
    Fond memories come to mind when Don Miyada looks back on his days at Newport Harbor High School. The now-retired, 89-year-old Westminster resident still remembers the classes he took and the camaraderie of his classmates. However, there's one photo...
  • Lexus concept car designed in Newport

    Lexus is looking to put some zip back in its lineup of luxury cars. Designers at the Toyota studio in Newport Beach have developed a concept car, the LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe, to be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next...
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Sanborn

    Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Sanborn was born on June 23rd to Edith and Dr. Clifton Sanborn. She was an avid swimmer as a child. She continued to be an exceptional athlete throughout her life and was extremely active as one of the original members of her gym...
  • Son enters winning name in honor of his veteran father

    NEWPORT BEACH — World War II veteran Bert Melvin served in 10 major battles during his three years in the Pacific. He shot kamikaze pilots out of the sky, dug mass graves in Okinawa and patrolled Nagasaki only a month after the U.S. dropped its...
  • Radioactive material in CdM doesn't stop beachgoers

    Corona del Mar may have topped the list of places where radioactive material linked to Fukushima, Japan, was found in kelp, but beachgoers were out in full force Tuesday afternoon, and some seemed unfazed by the findings. The beach activity comes on...