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  • U.S. officials seek Newport residents' help in preventing drug, human smuggling

    Though California's southern border is more than 100 miles from Newport Beach, U.S. Border Patrol and other Department of Homeland Security officials are seeking the community's help in preventing smuggling of drugs and people from Mexico. Four...
  • The Crowd: Cause in Cabo deserves attention

    The Crowd: Cause in Cabo deserves attention
    Americans have become somewhat numb to the constant barrage of disasters, natural and manmade, blasted across the media. Sadly, the media seldom follow up on the aftermath. It's on to the next headline. Last month in Mexico, Hurricane Odile devastated...
  • Commentary: War on drugs is driving immigrant children north

    There is a strong parallel between what is happening on our southern border with the large numbers of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing or attempting to cross into our country and what happened at the beginning of World War II. Then Jewish...
  • Man pleads not guilty in attempted kidnapping, sexual assault case

    A Laguna Hills man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he plotted to have an underage teenage relative — who he allegedly raped — kidnapped and taken to Mexico, according to the Orange County Superior Court website. Jesus Acosta,...
  • Indictment: Homicide victim sold drugs for O.C. gang

    Indictment: Homicide victim sold drugs for O.C. gang
    A homicide victim found in Newport Beach previously sold drugs for a gang tied to the Mexican Mafia, according to a federal grand jury indictment released Tuesday. Nancy Hammour, whose body was found under the Newport Bay Bridge on Labor Day, sold...
  • From the Boathouse: Beware hurricane-force conditions on West Coast

    Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane! Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck." Very appropriate, since I am sure...
  • 'Triennial' art has Pacific Rim flavor

    'Triennial' art has Pacific Rim flavor
    By the time you enter the doors of the Orange County Museum of Art and look for the first work of art on display, you'll probably have stepped on it already. The Newport Beach museum's inaugural "2013 California-Pacific Triennial" exhibit, which opens...
  • It's A Gray Area: Control is always better than prohibition

    My wonderful mother studied one year at Occidental College before she went on to UC Berkeley, so maybe that was the reason she never liked the term "oxymoron." But that brings to my mind that the biggest oxymoron in our lives today is the term "controlled...
  • Teresa Patterson

    Teresa Patterson March 31, 1917 - June 14, 2013 Teresa Patterson of Costa Mesa passed away peacefully at her home of fifty-eight years on Friday, June 14th.  She was born to William and Soledad Ortiz Paredes on Camulos Ranch, a Mexican land grant near...
  • Jack and the agave stalk

    Jack and the agave stalk
    There's a monster in Nancy and Jack Geerlings' backyard — and it's been growing. "Our neighbors keep coming in and saying, 'Oh my gosh,'" Nancy Geerlings said, shading her eyes to look up at the monster's head, which, for the first time in...
  • Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing

    Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing
    A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an Irvine orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said. Leonardo Pimentel...
  • Junior Lifeguards compete at Newport Beach

    Junior Lifeguards compete at Newport Beach
    Joining Junior Lifeguards is a Gold family tradition. For eight years, Zack Gold participated in various junior guard programs. Now a 20-year-old student at Stanford University, he lifeguards at Monterey State Beach. On Friday, his mom, Lisette Gold,...