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  • Newport Rib Co. celebrates anniversary with charity drive

     Newport Rib Co. celebrates anniversary with charity drive
    Newport Rib Co.'s monthlong anniversary celebration, 30 Days of Charity, netted $36,150 in donations.
  • Fighting stigma of teen pregnancy

    Fighting stigma of teen pregnancy
    Ali Cooper was at a friend's house when she took the test. "Positive," it read. A trip to a Birth Choice health clinic confirmed it — she was 16 years old and pregnant. Gripped by fear, Cooper wondered how she would face her parents. Would...

    Park could be site of housing for homeless

    Civic Center Park in Costa Mesa was once destined to be the site of a gleaming, 50,000-square-foot central library. But with those ambitious plans scrapped — much to library boosters' dismay — the 2.52-acre grassy plot is poised to fulfill a...

    Group's agenda: solve homeless problem

    About 100 people, including top city officials, gathered Monday night to discuss a new community group's six-point plan to end homelessness in Costa Mesa within the next several years. The Costa Mesa Partnership to End Homelessness invited residents...

    The Crowd: The stark truth about human trafficking

    The Crowd: The stark truth about human trafficking
    In July, a Saudi Arabian national, Princess Meshael Alayban, 42, was arrested by authorities in Orange County after one of her maids complained of being held against her will. The maid, a 30-year-old Kenyan woman, had been hired by the family in her...