| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:30 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:01 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:39 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:58 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:19 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Employees from a Huntington Beach nursing facility took time last week to show their appreciation to senior citizens.
Staff members of the Beachside Nursing Center were on the Huntington Beach Pier last Thursday handing out cookies and cheering on...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:30 PM
It is book sale time again. Really great books appealing to all ages and interests are being offered for sale, as well as 33 rpm records, CDs, VHS tapes, and DVDs.
The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1 for...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The state Assembly bill to establish a veterans cemetery in Southern California is "in suspense" after consideration by the appropriations committee Monday.
Assembly Bill 1453 passed unanimously in the Assembly and was presented to appropriations. It...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Peter Pan never grows up — but the musical that bears his name is well into old age.
This year marks the 110th anniversary of the debut of J.M. Barrie's original play and the 60th anniversary of the award-winning Broadway musical.
And at South...