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  • Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault

    Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault
    Costa Mesa police have arrested a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife, whom he suspected was in a relationship with another man. Martin Neas, 36, allegedly stalked his wife — who had a restraining order against him —...
  • Event nets more than $250,000 for victims of abuse

    Event nets more than $250,000 for victims of abuse
    A fundraiser in Costa Mesa last week highlighted by celebrity guest speaker Dr. Drew Pinsky netted more than $250,000 to help victims of domestic violence. More than 550 attendees came to the Human Options luncheon Oct. 17 at the Westin South Coast...
  • CMPOA: Lawsuit attempts to muzzle critics of City Council

    Costa Mesa's police association responded this month to a lawsuit filed by two councilmen alleging the union, its former law firm and a private investigator conspired to harass and intimidate them for political gain. Lawyers for the Costa Mesa Police...
  • Steinberg: Here's how to defend

    A flood of negative stories regarding athletic behavior have filled all media outlets recently. The case of accused murderer, NFL star tight end Aaron Hernandez, has triggered a nationwide discussion. There are two dangers to address: 1. The system for...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Police not at fault in suicide case

    Less than an hour before he hanged himself in a holding cell at Newport Beach police headquarters, an inmate called his family to say goodbye, according to a report from the Orange County district attorneys' office released Tuesday. The report cleared...
  • Irvine OKs spending plan for grants

    IRVINE — The City Council last week unanimously approved this year's proposed plan for how to spend $1.3 million in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). Most of the grant money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...
  • Vanguard celebrates 90 years of higher education

    COSTA MESA — Vanguard University began its 90th anniversary celebration in the world of higher education Thursday with a look at what some of its alumni have gone on to accomplish. University officials, alumni and some cupcakes in the Great...
  • OCC student faces sexual battery, lewd conduct charges

    COSTA MESA — An Orange Coast College student is due in court for a pre-trial hearing Wednesday on charges of sexual battery and lewd conduct. Brendan Douglas Copley, 20, of Costa Mesa, pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of touching an...
  • Stark reminder of human cruelty

    Stark reminder of human cruelty
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison. Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...