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  • 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....
  • Puppy store owner files restraining order against activist

    CORONA DEL MAR — The owner of a Corona del Mar puppy store has filed for a restraining order against a Los Angeles woman who claims the shop sells dogs that come from puppy mills. I Heart Puppies owner Brooke Ann Bradford filed a request at the...
  • Newport activists want to ground proposed helipad near JWA

    A Costa Mesa developer has applied to build a helicopter landing pad atop an office building next to John Wayne Airport, and Newport Beach officials and activists are lining up to fight it. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Newport Councilman Keith...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Activists crow, er bark, about ban on pet sales

    IRVINE — Jim Gardner had a good reason for wearing a head-to-toe dog suit to City Hall on Tuesday night. His furry alter ego, "Big Dog," and other animal activists turned out en masse to the public hearing of an animal welfare ordinance that bans...
  • 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...
  • Activists protest John Boehner outside Pelican Hill

    Activists protest John Boehner outside Pelican Hill
    NEWPORT COAST — A weekend of worldwide protest spilled over into Orange County on Monday morning as about 40 left-leaning activists protested House Speaker John Boehner's visit to the Pelican Hill Golf Club. "He knows he can't go anywhere without...
  • UC Irvine protesters convicted for disturbing the peace

    Nearly a dozen UC Irvine protesters were convicted Tuesday of disturbing the peace in a February 2010 incident, with another six protesters also facing charges. Just weeks after the infamous "Irvine 11" protest that shined a national spotlight on the...
  • 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...