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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Get your education at the library

    A better-educated society tends to be more comfortable financially. So it was no surprise to see the report on voter turnout in last Sunday's Orange County Register — although voter turnout was not my main interest. Two graphics showed...
  • Board approves fence at Andersen

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees Tuesday approved plans to add fencing and look into installing security equipment at Roy O. Andersen Elementary School. During a special meeting, the board voted 6 to 0, with Trustee Katrina Foley absent, to...
  • Mailbag: Hobby Lobby ruling gives religion undue influence

    Religion is a belief system not supported by scientific facts. It should not be part of our legal, political or educational systems. Survival of our species requires that we use our brains to cope with environmental hazards. To deny science is akin to...
  • Stifling sounds of the fair

    Stifling sounds of the fair
    The Orange County Fair intends to be quiet this year, at least from the outside. An open house at the fairgrounds Wednesday evening showed off changes intended to keep as much noise as possible from leaking out into the surrounding neighborhoods while...