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  • Edo era art evokes passion

    SANTA ANA – In Corona del Mar resident Joe Price's art collection, there are mythological monsters, noble tigers, delicate courtesans and graceful birds. Nearly six decades since Price saw his first wood-block print, the former engineer from...
  • 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...
  • South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year

    South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year
    COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
  • Jack Butefish

    Jack Butefish
    Jack Butefish August 17, 1932 to January 30, 2012 Jack Butefish passed away from Parkinson’s Disease at Silverado Residence in Newport Beach California on Monday morning. Jack was raised by Clinton and Margaret Butefish who came to California from...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TUESDAY Retired Teachers' Meeting The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers-Retired chapter will hold its winter general meeting and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mimi's Cafe, 1835 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. New members are welcome. Six Members,...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY 'Crime Trends Targeting Seniors' Andi Querry, a crime prevention specialist with the Newport Beach Police Department, will be about "Crime trends targeting seniors," during the February meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution,...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY Newport Harbor Republican Women Meeting Writer Jamie Glazov will talk about "Honor Crimes Against Women: How the Left Controls the Culture and Narrative on this Issue" during the February meeting of the Newport Harbor Republican Women. The...
  • A place to sit with honor

    NEWPORT BEACH — About 40 people gathered at Irvine Terrace Park on Thursday to honor a man who, along with two friends, helped create a student exchange program and formed a bond of friendship between Newport Beach and Okazaki, Japan. A bench...
  • Facebook page for child abduction cases launched

    The Orange County district attorney's office has created a Facebook page for ongoing child abduction cases it is pursuing, the office announced Wednesday. The D.A.'s Child Abduction Unit has a 100-case workload, with six featured on the Facebook page,...
  • It's A Gray Area: Let the U.N. take over world's issues

    The largest threat to our nation's safety and security is a weak economy. Looking back throughout history, most of the strongest powers, like the Roman, Ottoman and British empires, were not conquered from the outside. Instead they overextended...