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  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler.
  • Facebook buys Irvine-based firm Oculus for $2 billion

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook said it would buy virtual reality company Oculus VR for about $2 billion in cash and stock. Oculus is the Irvine-based maker of the Rift headset. The company will continue to operate independently within Facebook, Chief...

    Apodaca: Selfie death knell sounds at Oscars

    When Ellen DeGeneres staged a group selfie with Hollywood stars at the Academy Awards last week, it was widely heralded as a watershed moment. DeGeneres proudly announced that Twitter had momentarily crashed due to a record number of retweets of the...

    Newport woman finds herself at center of breastfeeding flap

    Newport woman finds herself at center of breastfeeding flap
    One week ago, 30-year-old Lindsay Jaynes asked Delta Airlines a seemingly simple question: What is the company's on-board breastfeeding policy? The new mother planned to buy a ticket from John Wayne Airport to Florida with her now 6-week-old son in...

    City Lights: Student poetry readers impress this judge

    City Lights: Student poetry readers impress this judge
    I don't have a recording of the first poetry feature I ever gave, but part of me is glad I don't. As I recall, I was dreadful. Like any nervous undergraduate facing a big-time venue — well, Alta Coffee in Newport Beach, although it might as well...