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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Curry, Harper likely headed to run-off

    Curry, Harper likely headed to run-off
    As poll workers Tuesday collected the last trickle of votes in a statewide primary expected to draw one of the lowest turnouts in California's history, frontrunners in several area races appeared to be headed for spots on the November general election...
  • 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...
  • City workers begin operating Costa Mesa Senior Center

    City workers begin operating Costa Mesa Senior Center
    Seven city staffers welcomed seniors with breakfast and coffee at the Costa Mesa Senior Center early Wednesday. It was a takeover, but a friendly one by all appearances. The tensions that some had anticipated when city staffers moved in didn't...
  • 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...
  • Marines need donated gowns for spouses

    The Costa Mesa Military Affairs Team is looking for donations of lightly used prom dresses, ball gowns, cocktail dresses and accessories for spouses of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, the city's adopted battalion. The clothing will be used during the...
  • Old movie theater may be reborn as arts, events space

    Old movie theater may be reborn as arts, events space
    More than two decades after it closed, the Balboa Village Theatre in Newport Beach may be brought back to life. The floor is sand, the ceiling has deteriorated and the roof has holes in it. But the Newport Beach City Council indicated during a study...