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  • Lab looking for student films

    The Lab is celebrating its 20th birthday year by posing a challenge for local film students. The Costa-Mesa anti-mall has put out a call for original 3-minute short films. The sole requirement? The Lab, home to retailers including Urban Outfitters,...
  • City votes to store possessions left by homeless

    A city ordinance aimed at curtailing items being left outside by the homeless won preliminary approval Tuesday night. Officials voted 5-0 in favor of a law that would allow the city to collect and store items on behalf of the homeless in a central...
  • Local post offices to reduce hours

    Facing dwindling mail volume, seven post offices in Orange County are shrinking their hours of operation starting April 1. The Costa Mesa Post Office at 1590 Adams Ave., the Irvine Harvest Station at 17192 Murphy Ave. and the Irvine Post Office at...
  • A little Hollywood at Harbor

    A little Hollywood at Harbor
    After pitching a script to his visual arts classmates at Newport Harbor High School, 18-year-old Tyler Carlin went to work on his short film, with some added competition as motivation. "Mine's about a teenager and a zombie apocalypse world," the...
  • Give games for good cause

    Anyone with a still-wrapped Monopoly set, Uno deck or other game can donate them to a good cause until March 22. The Newport Beach Police Assn. is collecting unused games at the Newport Beach Police Department, 870 Santa Barbara Drive, according to an...
  • Council to discuss how to handle possessions of homeless

    At its meeting next week, the Costa Mesa City Council will weigh a first reading of a rule that would replace the city's existing ordinance prohibiting camping and storage of personal property in public space with a similar one that's more tightly...
  • An unorthodox view of art

    An unorthodox view of art
    In the 1970s, Mad Magazine published a classic cartoon depicting an amusement park called Get-It-Out-Of-Your-System-Land, which offered a series of booths allowing visitors to unload their basest urges: defacing classic paintings, burning books,...
  • Harlan: City can take lead on pension reform

    Pension reform is not exactly a hot topic at my dinner table. In fact, I can assure you that the words have never been mentioned at any family meal. Tuesday evening's Cost Mesa City Council study session about the city's unfunded public pension...
  • Corona del Mar Today: AERIE project back on Coastal Commission's agenda

    The proposed AERIE condominium development is back on the Coastal Commission's agenda — this time with letters of support from city officials but opposition from one resident who thinks the building will be too big for the neighborhood. An...
  • State investigates former senator's alleged lobbying

    The California Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating phone calls reportedly made by former State Sen. Dick Ackerman to state legislators on behalf of the Orange County Fair Board in the days when the Orange County Fairgrounds was being...
  • Reno v. Hill heats up

    NEWPORT BEACH — The GOP elephant looks like it might stomp on former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo's head. That symbolism would be simple enough, but Ed Reno's latest mailer asks reader to make a couple leaps. If elected to Newport Beach City...
  • Lobdell: New council era has shaky start

    Well, the political honeymoon didn't last long in Costa Mesa. Costa Mesa Councilwoman Wendy Leece has asked the city attorney for help in pursuing a Brown Act violation against three of her council colleagues. The Brown Act is state law designed to...