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  • Anti-abortion activists won't face charges over chalk writing near Newport doctor's home

    Anti-abortion activists won't face charges over chalk writing near Newport doctor's home
    Law-enforcement officials said Wednesday that they will not file charges against a group of protesters who wrote anti-abortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home.
  • Fitness enthusiasts plank for charity and $500

    Fitness enthusiasts plank for charity and $500
    Fitness junkies "planked" for charity at an event Wednesday evening hosted by Lululemon Newport Beach, at Fashion Island. Plankers had a chance to win a $500 donation to his or her selected charity, as well as a new Lululemon workout outfit. The...

    Abortion protests return to Dover Shores

    Abortion protests return to Dover Shores
    A group of anti-abortion protesters returned to a Newport Beach neighborhood twice this week, prompting complaints from residents that police aren't doing enough to shield them from the demonstrations. Neighbors along Antigua Way in the Dover Shores...

    The Crowd: A bureau for the boys and girls

    The Crowd: A bureau for the boys and girls
    It is one of the longest-standing children's charities in Southern California. The Children's Bureau, which was founded in Los Angeles a century ago, celebrated with its Orange County contingent June 14 on the upper Newport Bay with an annual summer...

    The Latest: 'Girls' from CdM, boys from Surf City

    The Girls from Corona del Mar Rufi Thorpe Alfred A. Knopf; 242 pages In our culture, we often refer to abortion as "a woman's right to choose." It's the kind of sound bite that smooths over the more difficult issues involved — the word "right"...