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  • Friends of the Library: Even when Costa Mesa was farms, they still needed books

    Those of you who know me know that I'm mainly involved with two things in Costa Mesa: the libraries and the city's history. Some of you may also know that what is now Costa Mesa started out as three settlements: Harper, Fairview and Paularino. Paularino...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Invite a couple to share your garden

    You will usually hear them before you see them. House wrens are small birds, but they are a great addition to almost any garden. I'm standing in my garden watching a tiny brownish bird streak from the orange tree to the fence top. Once there it pauses,...
  • Mailbag: Planned Parenthood's services are vital

    I was very upset to read the letter from Peggy Normandin, "Mailbag: Clergy wrong about Planned Parenthood" (April 5). There are serious inaccuracies in this letter about Planned Parenthood that I would like to correct. First, Planned Parenthood is not-...
  • Community Commentary: Pothole or police not a real ultimatum

    I keep hearing this false choice being offered around Costa Mesa. Which do you want, potholes or police officers? Repairing Costa Mesa's neglected infrastructure, which means a whole lot more than fixing potholes, and keeping the city safe aren't...
  • Newport Beach company part of large real estate trust deal

    Senior-living facility owner Ventas Inc. will buy Newport Beach-based Nationwide Health Properties Inc. for $5.8 billion in stock in one of the largest healthcare-related real estate investment trust deals ever. Ventas' portfolio will double across the...
  • Community Commentary: Setting the record straight this time

    File this under no good deed goes unpunished. Last month, before new Costa Mesa CEO Tom Hatch moved into his prosaic corner office on City Hall's fifth floor, a volunteer work crew gave up their Sunday to do a little spring-cleaning. After a decade of...
  • Irvine Co. drops 75 jobs

    The Irvine Co. has eliminated about 75 positions through a combination of layoffs and the closing of open positions, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Monday. The layoffs were mainly in the corporate administration and included areas...
  • High-profile real estate agent files for bankruptcy

    When John McMonigle posted a question on his Facebook page about how people would be spending the weekend in Orange County, he mostly got responses like going to the beach or attending children's sporting events. But someone posted this reply, which was...
  • Remember the 1970 Sailors

    Remember the 1970 Sailors
    Ernie Johnson used many motivational speeches when he coached the Newport Harbor High football team in 1970. Motivation was sorely needed. There hadn't been anything to really cheer about for 28 years. One of the speeches that seemed to stick out for...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Original paramedics reminisce at NBFD luncheon

    In 1975, Newport Beach, along with most other cities in the nation, didn't have paramedics. A study had shown that people were dying on the streets who would have survived on a battlefield in Vietnam. Firefighters had first aid training, but that could...
  • Home tours help youth music education

    NEWPORT COAST — A French-inspired estate overlooking Newport Harbor is the showcase of this month's 18th annual Philharmonic House of Design, one of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County's staple fundraisers. "Maison de la Mer," a newly built...
  • Arraignment set for suspect accused of stealing from widow

    A Costa Mesa man accused of stealing more than $280,000 from a blind and deaf woman who was suffering from dementia is to be arraigned Thursday morning at the Santa Ana Central Jail, according to court documents. John Thomas Windsor is accused of...