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Mexico

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  • 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...
  • Acting as an advocate

    Acting as an advocate
    CORONA DEL MARĀ — One person can make a difference. You just have to believe in yourself, be patient, put in many hours of work, and, sometimes — just sometimes — search far and wide for Spanish translators. That was the message...
  • Border Protection investigates beached boat

    Border Protection investigates beached boat
    Editor's note: This corrects the name of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Agent Michael Jimenez' title. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is investigating a Tuesday-morning incident in which eight to 10 people reportedly came ashore at...
  • Police: Missing Irvine teen could be headed to Mexico

    Police: Missing Irvine teen could be headed to Mexico
    A 14-year-old Irvine teenager was reported missing after not showing up to school on Tuesday morning. Authorities think that Alan Rose may be a runaway headed to Mexico, according to an Irvine Police Department news release issued Wednesday. Alan's...
  • 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-...
  • Q and A: Amparo Ames, translator for Newport-Mesa district

    Q and A: Amparo Ames, translator for Newport-Mesa district
    For 25 years, Amparo Ames has been a common sight at Newport-Mesa Unified school board meetings. She translates English into Spanish for Latino parents. So in a zone is Ames when on the job that she's been jokingly been called the 'mumbler' —...
  • Coroner: Three on doomed plane drowned

    The three victims of a single-engine plane crash in Newport Beach's Back Bay drowned, coroner officials said Tuesday. Charles Chambers, 58, of Redondo Beach, Sean Kelly, 44, of Hermosa Beach, and Russell Urban, 63, of Rancho Palos Verdes, were killed...
  • Helping feed the Times

    Helping feed the Times
    Paula Renteria has been making burritos and serving scrambled eggs and hash browns for more than two decades at the Los Angeles Times' Orange County plant cafeteria in Costa Mesa. But on Friday the cafeteria will close, and she's going to bid farewell...
  • Biking the distance

    Salome Hernandez doesn't use high-tech gear. There's no spandex in his closet. No clip-in shoes, no bottles that squirt straight lines of water into his mouth. He's just got his 20-gear Trek road bike and a helmet. That, and the one thing just about...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Event helps 'green' school in Mexico

    If you're in Laguna Beach on Saturday, stop by Thalia Street beach between 2 and 4:30 p.m., when I will be hosting a surf-a-thon along with pro surfer Jon Rose other celebrity guests. While the general public is encouraged to join us in the water or...
  • They are humans, too

    There were three of them: a school teacher, a local business leader and the head of a Costa Mesa nonprofit. They were Ed Fawcett, president and chief executive of the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce, who was speaking out as a private citizen; Crissy...
  • Sounding Off: Mexican president casts stone in the U.S.

    President Obama recently invited Felipe Calderon, Mexico's president, to address a joint session of our Congress. During this speech he lambasted Arizona's recently enacted anti-illegal immigration law as being racist and unfair. I don't know about you,...