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  • 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...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Civil rights activist to speak at OCC

    A Civil Rights Movement-era activist who worked with Martin Luther King will appear at Orange Coast College to speak about peace and nonviolence for Black History Month. Bernard LaFayette Jr. is scheduled to talk Feb. 24 about the historical...
  • Council eyes new animal laws

    Council eyes new animal laws
    IRVINE — The City Council is considering legislation that would ban cat and dog sales at retail shops in Irvine, make neutering and spaying of cats and dogs mandatory, and bar travelling animal entertainment acts such as circuses, petting zoos and...
  • Airport group hopes to extend covenant

    Editor's note: This corrects the first two paragraphs. The curfew will remain in place until 2020. NEWPORT BEACH — It seems like a long time from now, but by 2015 Newport Beach residents could be hearing more jets take off each day from John Wayne...
  • 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...
  • Sounding Off: The 'Goat Hill' to 'City of the Arts'

    Has 10 years of bickering over the immigration issue paid off in Costa Mesa? Today, the city is a shining tower of right-wing conservatism and anti-immigration sentiment. While the rhetoric on immigration has grown larger over the years, Costa Mesa's...
  • Chamber law folded into Measure V

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of two stories on Newport Beach's Measure V. * NEWPORT BEACH — If voters here approve Measure V, they would not only modernize the city's charter, but also repeal an obscure law that limits the amount of funds...
  • Obituaries: Anita Ferguson 1926 - 2010

    Noted Newport Beach home builder Anita Ferguson, the wife of late Assemblyman Gil Ferguson, has died, family members said Monday. Ferguson, who was well known as a conservative activist and GOP fundraiser, succumbed to ovarian cancer Sunday evening at...
  • Activist honored with oaks

    Activist honored with oaks
    They're difficult to notice for now. The row of saplings lining the western edge of Castaways Park in Newport Beach just north of Cliff Drive are about as tall as a person and no thicker than a baseball bat and blend in with the tall grass, bushes and...
  • O.C. Now

    Huntington Beach 'Nothing suspicious' in activist's death Two weeks after author and activist Jim Purcey died in a parking garage fire at his Huntington Beach apartment complex, police said there was "nothing suspicious" about his death. Supervising...