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  • Newport citizens' police academy sign-ups available

    Residents can now enroll in the next 12-week Newport Beach police citizens' academy, according to police. Participants learn from Police Department experts in SWAT, K-9, narcotics, patrol, traffic and firearms during the course of the academy....
  • Commentary: Arguments against dock fees not sound

    As many residents are aware, I served on both the council ad hoc committee that reviewed tidelands rents for commercial users and the council working group that reviewed tidelands' rents for residential piers. I have been intimately involved for more than...
  • Z'Tejas collecting gifts for homeless children

    The staff of Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill is doing its part to help others in need during the holiday season. The South Coast Plaza restaurant is organizing a breakfast at 10 a.m. on Dec. 21 that will help homeless youth from Costa Mesa-based Orange...
  • Commentary: I was at the movies when shots rang out

    I wasn't planning on seeing a movie that day. My job was to shuttle my 13-year-old to and from a birthday party. The birthday girl was treating her friends and a few parents to see "The Hobbit." My 10-year-old, who is a tad young for an intense movie like...
  • Commentary: Government shouldn't define 'church'

    Under pressure from religious and conservative groups, the Obama administration has offered another compromise on the issue of birth control coverage within the Affordable Care Act. While exempting churches and some religiously affiliated institutions...
  • Coastline hosts holiday boutique

    Coastline Community College will host a holiday boutique and sale Monday, according to a news release. Jewelry, knitted items, art, home decor and more from local vendors will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lobby of the college's main office in...
  • City to select charter committee

    The city of Costa Mesa is again moving toward drafting a charter, this time using a committee of appointees. By a 3-2 vote, the City Council on Tuesday night approved the creation of a 13-member charter committee, which will debate and confer in a...
  • It's A Gray Area: A bigger House is more representative

    Here is an idea that was suggested to me on the campaign trail — and the more I think about it, the more it makes sense. See if it does to you. Article I Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution specifies that each member of the House of Representatives...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Sage Hill

    Samir Durrani GPA: 4.6 School Activities/Clubs: co-founder of the Organic Educational Center, Honor Committee, Sage Advocates of Multicultural Education, Environmental Club president, rowing team, golf team, Mock Trial captain, jazz band string bassist,...
  • Colleges: UCI, Kniffin seek own identity, title

    Colleges: UCI, Kniffin seek own identity, title
    The UC Irvine men's volleyball team needs two more victories to become the first NCAA champion to repeat since UCLA won back-to-back titles in 1995 and 1996. The No. 2-seeded Anteaters (23-7) face No. 3-seeded Loyola of Chicago (22-9) in one semifinal...
  • Five plays join elite category

    Much like an Oscar category, they're five highly coveted slots that come once a year. The Pacific Playwrights Festival at South Coast Repertory, which takes place every spring, annually presents five staged readings of plays in addition to its two...
  • On Theater: 'Smokefall' as puzzling as its name

    On Theater: 'Smokefall' as puzzling as its name
    When playwright Noah Haidle was constructing his latest concoction, "Smokefall," now premiering at South Coast Repertory, it's quite possible that he was haunted by the spirit of Thornton Wilder, whose influence pervades this circuitous modern fantasy....