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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • She who wears the crown

    She who wears the crown
    Hana Smith, according to one of her minders, will be Huntington Beach's equivalent of a Disney princess for the next year. Her platform, though, has little to do with fairy tales. Smith, who was crowned as the new Miss Huntington Beach on Saturday,...
  • Southern California protests gain momentum with union support

    Southern California protests gain momentum with union support
    The groundswell of populist anger against banks and politicians picked up momentum in Southern California as powerful labor union support helped galvanize protests nationwide. Rallies extended to the 18th day in New York, where Occupy Wall Street planned...
  • In the Pipeline: Opinions pour in on 'veganized' mural

    In the Pipeline: Opinions pour in on 'veganized' mural
    Two weeks ago I wrote about the mural that once covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street. It depicted all of the most iconic McDonald's characters. I wrote about how the McDonald'...
  • Activists gather at Laguna bus stop

    Activists gather at Laguna bus stop
    Immigrant rights activists gathered in downtown Laguna Beach early today to denounce the U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. About 20 people from various community groups and religious organizations in Laguna Beach and surrounding...