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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tet Festival provides cultural window

    Tet Festival provides cultural window
    Lily Pham was born to Vietnamese parents, and although she remembers visiting Vietnam as a child, she never fully understood her parents or related to their culture. That is until Pham, 22, began getting involved with the annual Tet Festival of Southern...
  • Community & Clubs: Dental center fills a need

    Community & Clubs: Dental center fills a need
    The Cheri Harris Children's Dental Health Center has kept drilling and filling since it was established in 1952 by the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. The center provides comprehensive, ongoing dental care to underserved children and young adults...
  • Veterans Day event promises something for everyone

    The Orange County Fairgrounds on Nov. 11 will host a Veterans Day event billed as the county's largest in recent memory. Veterans groups and various labor unions — including the Orange County Employees Assn. and California Labor Federation —...
  • Traveling wall moving out Sunday

    A traveling exhibition that includes a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial called "The Wall that Heals" will host its Irvine closing ceremony at 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the city's website. The Wall that Heals was joined for the...
  • It's A Gray Area: U.S. should not intervene overseas

    One of the first things done when our country was founded in 1787 was establish the United States Department of War. This agency lasted until 1947, when it was re-organized and re-named the U.S. Department of Defense. But given our history since that...
  • When baby is worth a million bucks

    When baby is worth a million bucks
    A wide range of luxury vehicles featuring limited edition interiors, all-wheel independent suspension systems and peek-a-boo windows are on display at "Stroller Park" in Bel Bambini, a Costa Mesa baby boutique. Inside the store, more than 20 strollers...
  • Old friend leaves for new port

    Old friend leaves for new port
    An old adage takes on new meaning for two local shipwrights preparing to watch a piece of Newport Harbor history sail out of port Saturday for the last time: Home is where the hull is. Newport Beach residents and Vietnam veterans John Matthews, 70, and...
  • On Theater: SCR's 'New Book' rich in volume

     On Theater: SCR's 'New Book' rich in volume
    As South Coast Repertory's overview notes, budding playwrights are advised, "Write what you know." Bill Cain is no neophyte — he's been at it for several decades — but he definitely writes what he knows, and then some, in "How to Write a New...
  • Local teen raises money for Giving it Back to Kids

    Local teen raises money for Giving it Back to Kids
    Amid the many booths of handmade and commercial jewelry and accessories, 13-year-old Ali Pfleger's booth, My Passion, blends in well. With her handcrafted beaded and wire necklaces, bracelets and rings, photo notecards and small key chains and...
  • Stark reminder of human cruelty

    Stark reminder of human cruelty
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison. Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...