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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Not your dad's library — but same benefits

    As more content is available on the Internet, many people think that the library is a relic of the past, a storehouse for books only. What they do not realize is that as the Web has evolved, so have libraries. And libraries combine the power of data...
  • Former senator cleared in fairground sale case

    The Orange County district attorney has cleared a former state senator of accusations that he inappropriately lobbied legislators during a 2009 attempt to privatize the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. In a letter Tuesday, prosecutors said...
  • Rule change has local breweries in a bubbly mood

    Rule change has local breweries in a bubbly mood
    Orange County could be barreling toward a craft beer boom thanks to a recent obscure, bureaucratic rule change, local brewers and officials said. The change, which essentially moves oversight of beer-making facilities from a county agency to the state's...
  • Drug disposal sites set up

    Police departments across Orange County will collect expired and unneeded prescription medications Saturday. Irvine, Newport Beach and Costa Mesa police will all host collections from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who wants to dispose of unused...