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  • Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson

    Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson
    When beachgoers walk past the lifeguard headquarters at the Newport Pier, they soon will see the name of Ben Carlson, a lifeguard who drowned in July while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer. Carlson, a 15-year Newport Beach lifeguard, became the...
  • Newport-Mesa district to hold community meetings about school fences

    Newport-Mesa district to hold community meetings about school fences
    Community members will get a chance to offer input and possibly join a committee focused on the design of fencing recently approved for three Newport-Mesa elementary schools. Adams Elementary School will be the first to hold a community meeting to...
  • Nora Laue HesterJuly 10, 1913 - November 1, 2014

    Nora Laue Hester<br/>July 10, 1913 - November 1, 2014
    Nora Laue Hester, who was admired for her gracious heart, kindness of spirit, humility and inherent elegance passed on November 1st at the age of 101. Nora was the epitome of a lady, even as she faced her final days among her family and caregivers....
  • Friends of the Libraries: That skills gap is yours to close

    An Oct. 31 story in the Los Angeles Times by Tiffany Hsu, "A 'skills gap' is blamed for slow hiring," stated that California employers are seeking qualities that many candidates don't have. Some of the missing qualities are English-language competency,...
  • A nostalgic walk in the 'Woods'

    Into the woods, And who can tell What's waiting on the journey? —Prologue, "Into the Woods" * A steady stream of props and memories is flowing into Costa Mesa in advance of a Broadway reunion of unprecedented scope. Composer and lyricist...
  • Costa Mesa Senior Center to close for upgrades

    The Costa Mesa Senior Center will be closed for two weeks while undergoing $200,000 worth of renovations, city officials said in a news release Friday. The center, at 695 W. 19th St., will be closed from Nov. 22 to Dec. 7. Renovation work will include...
  • Stairway advocates' long climb at Fairview Park is nearly over

    Stairway advocates' long climb at Fairview Park is nearly over
    On a sunny afternoon, the wind swayed rows of caution tape in a dusty corner of Costa Mesa, where something as simple and seemingly benign as park access is finally being built after decades of struggling by advocates to win city approval. Bob Graham on...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Come meet your district candidates

    As we read about the many places around the world where citizens have little or no choice in selecting leaders, we should be thankful that we have the opportunity to vote for candidates to our many levels of government — from school boards to...
  • Seth Siegel's alive and well

    Seth Siegel's alive and well
    "Fred's Dead" may be alive somewhere. Seth Siegel doesn't have on hand a copy of the script he co-wrote with a pair of Newport Harbor High School classmates in the late 1970s. The show's program eludes him too. He surmises that if he kept digging...
  • Friends of the Libraries: The book on public health services

    Water, trash pickup and sewers are important functions of public health departments. Yet as long as water continues to run out of the tap when it is turned on, the trash is picked up on a regular basis and the sewers continue to work, sending that not-so-...
  • Newport council candidates forum focuses on seniors, fire rings, traffic

    Newport council candidates forum focuses on seniors, fire rings, traffic
    Senior citizens headed for the gym and a shuttle stopped to pick up passengers Friday morning at the Oasis Senior Center, where Newport Beach City Council candidates gathered for their second major campaign forum. Answering questions based on queries...
  • Street and beach culture on display at Hurley

    Street and beach culture on display at Hurley
    It was easy to miss a small black-and-white photo on the wall next to the blazing, glossy aesthetic of a deep orange and red Chevy Impala known as El Rey. The 1963 convertible is regarded as a pinnacle of modern lowrider culture, and even under low...