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  • Community center as new central library?

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer on Tuesday called for converting the Neighborhood Community Center into a large central library. If accomplished, the 24,000-square-foot downtown facility in Lions Park would be considerably larger than the other three...
  • UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies

    UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies
    UC Irvine officials have decided to hold a series of smaller graduation ceremonies, in addition to one at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, at which they hope President Obama will be the keynote speaker.  Administrators have invited the president to give the...
  • Friends of the Libraries: A bag of books for cheap

    A lot of you have been asking, "When is the next book sale?" Well, it is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday at the Costa Mesa/Donald Dungan Library. On Saturday, when you will obviously have the best choice of books, the sale runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On...
  • When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points

    When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points
    The nearly two-minute UC Irvine video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories. But the target audience becomes obvious at...
  • Fairgrounds CEO provides update

    The chief executive of the O.C. Fair & Event Center presented an overview of the property's recent accomplishments and future plans Thursday morning to about 30 attendees in Newport Beach's Central Library. Doug Lofstrom was the featured speaker for...
  • Searching for an answer for Costa Mesa's homeless

    The sentiment during a community workshop Thursday evening at Costa Mesa City Hall was nearly unanimous: Helping the homeless is vital, humane and complicated. What wasn't so clear was how to help that troubled segment of the city's population, a...
  • Commentary: My eye-opening opportunity to operate on Mandela

    How, you may ask, did I end up washing my hands in President Nelson Mandela's bathroom in Groote Schuur, the opulent mansion built by DeBeers founder Cecil Rhodes and now used as the official residence of South African presidents? I wish I could say it...
  • Mailbag: A pointed take on a holiday poem

    'Decking Costa Mesa City Hall' 'Twas the holiday season at Costa Mesa City Hall, Closed sessions 'o plenty, council meetings to stall. Council photos are hung, in the lobby; we stare — With hopes that next year, new pics might be there....
  • Volk promoted to replace Kuntz

    The first time Chris Volk was a collegiate soccer rookie, he was the backup freshman goalkeeper on a San Diego State team that reached the 1987 NCAA championship game. Volk became a rookie head coach on Monday when UC Irvine named the 17-year...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Looking for a stocking-stuffer?

    It is the holiday season, and books are always a wise choice for friends and family. The Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries bookstores have many inexpensive gift solutions to choose from. Although recently published, like-new books may be as much as...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Find riches on OC library website

    Books, both fiction and nonfiction, are the main items found in most of the OC Public Libraries' 33 branches, with the exception of the several "technology" libraries that mostly have computers. Other materials available at most branches are newspapers,...
  • Cleaner-burning bonfires?

    Cleaner-burning bonfires?
    Imagine it: After a long day at the beach, the sun begins to set. The air cools, darkness falls and soon it's time for hot dogs and s'mores. But instead of lighting up firewood piled in a concrete ring — and sending up a thick column of smoke in...