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Activism

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  • Irvine Co. plans not to renew Russo's Pet Experience lease at Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum

    NEWPORT BEACH — Russo's Pet Experience, which has sold purebred puppies and fancy cats for more than three decades at Fashion Island, is likely to close. The Irvine Co. does not plan to renew Russo's leases at Fashion Island or at the Irvine...
  • Protesters ask Edison to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant

    Protesters ask Edison to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant
    Environmental and anti-nuclear activists gathered at Southern California Edison headquarters in Irvine on Wednesday calling for the San Onofre nuclear plant to be decommissioned and for the utility to implement more extensive conservation programs. The...
  • Wu: The council critics will rise up [Updated]

    Clarification: An earlier version of this column described a telephone call Newport Beach council critic Bob Rush said he had with Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle in which she yelled and screamed at him. On Sunday, Daigle said she did not have...
  • Protesters rally to save sailboat

     Protesters rally to save  sailboat
    Dressed in festive pirate regalia, more than a dozen protesters rallied Saturday afternoon below the Ferris wheel at Balboa Fun Zone, supporting the side yard boat restoration project of Newport Beach shipwright Dennis Holland. Holding pirate flags and...
  • Wu: How 2 Newport activists got their starts

    After the tragic passing of famed Newport Beach and Greenlight Initiative leader Phil Arst in 2008, I had a chance to sit down with now-Mayor Nancy Gardner over a cup of coffee to lament his passing and the seeming end of an era. The initiative was a...
  • DP 103

    DP 103
    1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
  • Occupy O.C. goes quietly

    Occupy O.C. goes quietly
    IRVINE — Three city police officers stood back with nothing to do but watch as Occupy Orange County protesters packed up the last of their supplies during Wednesday's peaceful end of nearly three months of overnight occupation at the Civic Center....
  • 'Occupy is still alive and kicking'

     'Occupy is still alive and kicking'
    SANTA ANA — Occupy Orange County took a different turn Friday for the two-year anniversary of theU.S. Supreme Courtruling involving Citizens United. They went for laughs. Still, the day in downtown Santa Ana was all about raising awareness of...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Republicans plan to protest Obama's Newport visit

    Local Republican activists are planning a rally to greet President Obama when he visits Corona del Mar on Thursday morning for a breakfast fundraiser. "I'm hoping what we can make this one of the most significant political rallies in the history of...
  • Obama protesters, supporters gather at Morning Canyon, Poppy [Updated]

    Obama protesters, supporters gather at Morning Canyon, Poppy [Updated]
    Supporters and protesters -- including a horse named Sinatra -- started arriving about 6 a.m. Thursday at Morning Canyon Road and Poppy Avenue on East Coast Highway, taking over about six corners in Corona del Mar ahead of President Obama's visit. Police...
  • Protested pet store to close

    Eight months after its opening drew thousands of protesters to Corona del Mar, I Heart Puppies is closing its retail shop at 2801 E. Coast Hwy., according to a sign in the shop's window. "I Heart Puppies would like to thank the community of CdM for their...
  • Activism, perspective at UC Irvine

    UC Irvine hasn't always been characterized as a politically active campus. Unlike UC Berkeley, which for many years was known as a hotbed of political demonstrations and activists' antics, UCI seemed the sleepier and less radical campus in the...