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  • Newport's high-profile divorce: Bryant vs. Bryant

    Newport Coast's most famous couple is headed for divorce, and the split looks like a potential windfall for the wife of Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. Vanessa Bryant, who filed for divorce Friday, is likely to receive a windfall in the couple's final...
  • Colleges: BWC's add may subtract

    San Diego State is set to join the Big West Conference in several sports, most notably men's basketball, for the 2013-14 school year. The recent announcement was heralded enthusiastically by Big West officials, who are paid to be enthusiastic about...
  • Mailbag: It's Berardino that Costa Mesa cannot trust

    I was shocked and angered to read Joseph Serna's story "Berardino: City is not to be trusted" on Dec. 15 in which union boss and recent Orange County Fair Board appointee Nick Berardino moved to cut Costa Mesa's ties with the annual Barrett-Jackson auto...
  • Community Commentary: Mayor's piece riddled with errors

    Two weeks ago, as I was riding back to the firehouse from an emergency response call, a man pulled up on the passenger side of the truck, signaling me to roll down my window. When I did, he delivered the international symbol of ultimate displeasure,...
  • Study: 'Creative economy' sees large job loss

    The Los Angeles area's arts and entertainment industries lost thousands of jobs from 2007 to 2010, according to a study of the "creative economy." The findings for 2010 commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design and compiled from state and federal...
  • Bells won't be ringing

    NEWPORT BEACH — Last-minute shoppers at Fashion Island won't be hearing a familiar sound of Christmas. That's because the Salvation Army workers and their red kettles, stationed outside of Bloomingdale's and Macy's, have agreed to a request not...
  • Community Commentary: Union should be working with the city [Corrected]

    Several months ago, I wrote a piece about the Orange County Employees' Assn.'s fierce and unrelenting attack on our great city. At the time, I encouraged the union to become part of the solution and stop the petty bickering and name-calling. After all,...
  • Costa Mesa cancels three outsourcing bids

    COSTA MESA — The city has rescinded three requests for bids from companies to take on city services following a letter from employee groups arguing that the requests violate municipal policy. In an Aug. 1 letter to city Chief Executive Tom Hatch,...
  • Mailbag: Labor woes not akin to slavery

    (Re. "Union attacks have parallels to past," Community Commentary Aug. 10): Speaking of slow news days and diatribes, Jamshed Dastur's take on collective bargaining is hard to take seriously. Defending unions is expected from liberals, but to compare...
  • Righeimer: City's restructuring efforts haven't been too fast

    COSTA MESA — Rescinding requests to outsource city jobs and a court order barring the jobs' privatization shouldn't be seen as signs that Costa Mesa has moved too fast with its restructuring, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer said Friday. He suggested,...
  • Briefs: Trojans' Barkley in elite company

    Newport Beach resident Matt Barkley, who will be a junior on the USC football team in 2011, has been named to the watch list for the Manning Award, given annually to the top collegiate quarterback. Barkley, entering his third season as the starter, is...
  • Police: Man arrested for threatening Del Taco employee

    COSTA MESA — A Rancho Santa Margarita man has been arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats to a Del Taco employee in Costa Mesa. Police arrested Steven Elrod, 26, after he went through the fast-food restaurant's drive-thru about 12:30 a.m....