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  • Police identify suspect in sex assault cases

    Police identify suspect in sex assault cases
    Costa Mesa police Thursday said they have identified a suspect in a sexual assault and an attempted sexual assault in two home invasions earlier this year. They say they believe Thomas Walker, a 46-year-old transient, sexually assaulted a woman at...
  • Costa Mesa man convicted of torturing son

    Costa Mesa man convicted of torturing son
    A jury convicted a Costa Mesa man of torturing, abusing and trying to murder his 2-month-old son, according to a news release issued Tuesday. Joshua Allen Robey, 26, faces 13 years to life in prison at his sentencing next month. In October 2011, a...
  • The Crowd: Makeover for a deserving CEO

    The Crowd: Makeover for a deserving CEO
    Rebecca Flood, executive director and CEO of New Directions for Women, has dedicated her professional life to helping women overcome the traumatic effects of substance abuse in their lives. The seriousness of her career and the demands of her work...
  • The God Squad: Tolerating abuse is not Christian teaching

    Q: I'm living with an abusive, alcoholic husband who refuses help. Medical doctors have urged me to leave him, but religious friends say I should stay and endure; as Jesus suffered, so can I. Lawyers warn that one day my husband will kill me. Homeless...
  • Community & Clubs: New officers come in like Lions

    The Harbor Mesa Lions recently installed new officers in an ceremony held at the home of Lions Mike and Ann McIlroy. Harbor Mesa member and past District Governor Barbara Hayward officiated. The new officers are Cathy Waters, president; Eileen Jensen,...
  • Debra Healy Deem

    Debra Healy Deem
    Debra Healy Deem Debra Healy Deem, 58 of Laguna Beach passed away on August 28th after succumbing to injuries received in a tragic bike accident on August 27th 2013. Debra was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and grew up in Southern California. She received...
  • $400,000 raised for New Directions

    New Directions for Women raised more than $400,000 at its fifth annual Circle of Life fundraising breakfast. The event, hosted at the Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach on March 25, garnered a turnout of about 250 attendees, including Mayor Keith...
  • Iraqi team learns O.C. criminal procedures

    WESTMINSTER — A burgeoning relationship between a small Christian college in Costa Mesa and a public university in Iraq could help shape the Middle Eastern country's response to gender-based violence in its northern region. Over the span of 15...
  • Police teamwork praised for protecting kids

    Police teamwork praised for protecting kids
    SAN BERNARDINO — When Karl Pettway opened the front door to his second-story stuccoed apartment, a man posing as a construction worker told him his car may have been dinged. Pettway peeked out and spotted his Ford, unscathed. But what he didn'...
  • The Crowd: Island Fever comes to the Ritz

    The Crowd: Island Fever comes to the Ritz
    If it is a summer Friday night in Newport, the Ritz is arguably the place to be and be seen. In the grand tradition of the neighborhood pub, the remarkable Ritz, founded three decades ago by the late local legend Hans Prager and presently in the hands...
  • Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing

    Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing
    A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an Irvine orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said. Leonardo Pimentel...
  • Virginia "Ginny" Louise Frova Watts

    Virginia "Ginny" Louise Frova Watts
    Virginia “Ginny” Louise Frova Watts Virginia “Ginny” Louise (Frova) Watts, of Newport Beach CA and Pinehurst, NC, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her home in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It was her wish to be buried watching over her...