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  • Boys' Water Polo: Mesa bows out again to Chaparral

    Boys' Water Polo: Mesa bows out again to Chaparral
    From the sound of things in the locker room, Coach Justin Taylor figured his Costa Mesa High boys' water team was ready for revenge. The Mustangs were about to play host to Temecula Chaparral in the wild-card round of the CIF Southern Section Division 2...
  • Wayne no longer towering presence?

    In Newport Beach, where John Wayne was once so present, tiny bits of his legacy may be slipping away. The tennis club Wayne built for his wife has been renamed, and his house on the water has been razed and rebuilt. His boat, the Wild Goose, is still in...
  • Bruxie ready to open in Costa Mesa

    A new Bruxie eatery will open Nov. 19 in Costa Mesa, according to a news release. The restaurant, known for its sandwiches made with waffles instead of bread, will occupy a location on 17th Street at Santa Ana Avenue. The first Bruxie opened in 2010...
  • Police searching for Costa Mesa robbery suspect

    Police are searching for a man they suspect robbed a sandwich shop and attempted to rob a salon at gunpoint in Costa Mesa on Thursday evening, authorities said. Shortly before 5:30 p.m., the owner of the Lovely Lashes salon at 115 Broadway reported that...
  • Wine-tasting to benefit poor children

    The Big Canyon Country Club will host a wine-tasting benefit Thursday for the Wooden Floor, a Santa Ana nonprofit that offers dance classes for low-income children. The seventh annual Keep the Promise Wine Tasting Benefit begins at 6 p.m. at the...
  • Mailbag: Abortion rights supporters can't impose their will on Hoag

    I find it curious that those who advocate abortion on demand would lament Hoag's decision to stop performing elective abortions. I wonder what their response would be if they went to their favorite steak restaurant only to find that it had been...
  • Greenleaf Gourmet to open in SoCo

    Greenleaf Gourmet to open in SoCo
    The Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop plans to open a second shop in Costa Mesa this month. The fast-casual eatery, which opened last year on East 17th Street, is coming across town July 22 at the South Coast Collection, 3321 Hyland Ave. The restaurant,...
  • The Latest: That '60s book, and that '70s album

    The Latest: That '60s book, and that '70s album
    Return to Oakpine by Ron Carlson Viking; 264 pages The high school years are such a slim period — about one 20th of a typical lifespan — and yet they can weigh so heavily in our memory. To attend a reunion is to be overjoyed to see old...
  • Din Tai Fung joining South Coast Plaza

    Din Tai Fung joining South Coast Plaza
    Before a small crowd of flashing cameras, curious onlookers and hungry attendees, the men stuffed and artfully hand-folded the dumplings with tiny twists. Soon after, out they came from bamboo steamers during a small gathering Monday afternoon at...
  • Commentary: Teachers care about others and show it*

    *This article has been corrected. See below. Many women enjoy getting together for brunch. However, sharing a brunch with the homeless women who have found food, shelter and comfort at Isaiah House in Santa Ana was an outstanding experience for the...
  • Upscale eatery Fig and Olive coming to Fashion Island

    Upscale eatery Fig and Olive coming to Fashion Island
    The Fig & Olive restaurant chain drips with foodie cred. The eateries, which started in Manhattan, feature fancy olive oils and celebrity sightings. An average diner's check easily breaches $50. The Mediterranean-inspired cuisine is the antithesis of...
  • Talking Shop: Healthy treats at Modern Pop

    Talking Shop: Healthy treats at Modern Pop
    Brooks Podolec is only 18 months old, but he's already a powerful influence in the Orange County retail world. His parents, Julie and Brad Podolec, sought last year to launch a popsicle business that would provide stores with an all-natural treat...