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  • Look to Mexican example of crime prevention

    A crime prevention program being used in Mexico has reduced rape by 26%, family violence 34%, house burglary 22% and robbery 30%. These results are all the more impressive because the state of Sonora, just south of Arizona, is home to three violent drug...
  • To a slightly different beat

    COSTA MESA — The monthlong Orange County Fair promises a smorgasbord of events, music, fried food and amusements when it opens Friday with a theme appropriate for a trying 2010: The Beat Goes On. Though the event is built around the familiar and...
  • The Coastal Gardener: No need to panic over a few summer pests

    Summer is upon us. Not only are temperatures rising, but so is the likelihood of a few garden pests. The three that seem to be getting the most attention right now, turning up in gardens from Laguna Beach and Newport Beach to Huntington Beach and Costa...
  • Cold water spawns empty hooks

    Cold water spawns empty hooks
    NEWPORT BEACH — Unusually cold Pacific Ocean waters off Southern California have put a damper on sportfishing, leaving many anglers walking away from fishing boats empty-handed, if not outright despondent. Even some of the locals are starting to...
  • Worldly fair workers

    Worldly fair workers
    COSTA MESA — Vasile Zbranca is making a living far away from home at the Orange County Fair. He is working hard, traveling and gaining experience. And it's all possible for him because he grills kabobs at the fair. "I'm really living the...
  • Kirkland KOs Berrio

    Kirkland KOs Berrio
    COSTA MESA — Outside of the ring, one undefeated boxer stood in the background. Another fought to stay perfect inside of it. How James Kirkland and Luis Ramos returned for their next respective fights is far different. The two highlighted a...
  • Retrial in human trafficking case

    COSTA MESA — Two men convicted of kidnapping and holding an illegal immigrant mother and her child in a Costa Mesa motel for ransom in 2005 will get a retrial after a panel of judges ruled jurors were not given proper instructions before reaching...
  • Study: Fewer crossing border

    Fewer illegal immigrants are coming to Orange County, mostly because of a trying economy coupled with a fortified U.S.-Mexico border that's made crossing into the United States more difficult, a UC Irvine professor who tracks their numbers said earlier...
  • The Bell Curve: Drug war longer than you think

    "Locked up in a federal prison in Durango, Mexico, is a short, slight, frightened farmer with a pencil mustache and an ugly growth on the side of his neck. I was allowed to interview him, and I'll never forget his face. Nor will I forget that this small...
  • Get The Ink Out: Fiesta cooking with Bayless

    Get The Ink Out: Fiesta cooking with Bayless
    The kitchen is my favorite place in any home. I don't care how pretty it is, if it has the latest gadgets or if it is bigger than a three-car garage. The kitchen is where magic happens. So when I heard that an amazing magician named Rick Bayless would...
  • The Harbor Report: A chat with a yacht insurer

    The Harbor Report: A chat with a yacht insurer
    Jennifer and I had our good friends Julie and Craig Chamberlain over for a barbecue the other night. The four of us started to talk about Newport Harbor politics, building permits and the cost of living. Though Julie and I go back to second grade, Craig...
  • To boost parental involvement

    To boost parental involvement
    COSTA MESA — Ofelia Cortez went from living in the impoverished southern Mexican state of Oaxaca to learning how to run the Xerox machine at Rea Elementary School. She's one of an estimated 100 parents, most of them Latino, who are learning real-...