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  • 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...
  • The show must go on

    It took 16 years for Frank Gehry to finish the Walt Disney Concert Hall, so 14 years to renovate Newport Beach's historic Balboa Theater may be a little too much suspense. Just ask taxpayers, who gave the theater's foundation $175,000 Tuesday when the...
  • Activists: Fairgrounds deal unfair to public interest

    COSTA MESA — Community activists who worked to preserve the Orange County Fairgrounds and supported the city's efforts to purchase the land now say they don't believe that Costa Mesa's deal with a real estate company to finance and operate the...
  • Public statement follows postponement of 'Irvine 11' arraignment

    SANTA ANA — The arraignment for 11 student activists accused of disrupting a speech at UC Irvine by the Israeli ambassador to the United States was delayed Friday until April 15. But the debate over who is fighting for free speech — Orange...
  • 'Irvine 11' plead not guilty in disruption

    SANTA ANA — Orange County prosecutors didn't flinch Friday when a group of university student activists charged with disturbing an Israeli ambassador's speech last year at UC Irvine brought more than 60 supporters with them to court, a contingent...
  • New plans still irk activists

    An office developer has finally submitted plans to Newport Beach officials for an addition to an historic building designed by famed architect Richard Neutra. Preservationists succeeded in preventing the demolition of the Mariner's Medical Arts Building...
  • ACLU files appeal for Latino activist's case

    COSTA MESA — A year after a federal lawsuit concluded, and nearly five years since the actual incident, the debate between a Latino activist and Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor appears to be headed back to court. The American Civil Liberties Union...