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  • Group-home legal costs continue to mount

    NEWPORT BEACH — After years of fighting lawsuits over Newport Beach's regulations of rehabilitation homes, the city attorney expects to spend almost another $1 million defending the city's position this fiscal year. City Atty. David Hunt will ask...
  • D.A. charges 'Irvine 11' with misdemeanors

    The Orange County district attorney's office announced Friday that it is charging the so-called "Irvine 11" with misdemeanor charges related to their protest of the Israeli ambassador who spoke at UC Irvine last year. The group of student activists...
  • Corona del Mar woman known as 'Mrs. Santa Claus' dies

    The woman known to many area residents as "Mrs. Santa Claus" has died. Jean Mallow Boyd, a longtime Corona del Mar resident, was 87. For years during the holidays, she flew in an AirBorne Law Enforcement helicopter to Newport-Mesa Unified elementary...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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,...
  • 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...