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  • The Crowd: Doris Roberts fronts Newport fundraiser for Alzheimer's Assn. [Corrected]

    The Orange County chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. held its fifth annual "Visionary Women" luncheon at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: In the Nov. 5 column "The Crowd: Doris Roberts fronts Newport Fundraiser...
  • Woman accused of hitting child for bad grades

    A Costa Mesa woman accused last week of hitting her daughter and locking her in a closet because she earned bad grades is due back in court next month, according to court records. The 32-year-old woman is charged with one misdemeanor count of child...
  • Apodaca: Penn State case provides chance to educate

    Most of us would rather take a bullet than stand by and watch a child be hurt. It's difficult for us to fathom a mindset that places a higher priority on the sheltering of a suspected pedophile than on the harm done to alleged victims. But, as shocking...
  • Irvine man sentenced for sexual assault

    A 21-year-old Irvine man was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in 2010, authorities said. Victor Gillespie's conviction in August was his third strike, according to prosecutors. Authorities said Gillespie...
  • Newport man pleads guilty to molesting girls

    A Newport Beach man was convicted of molesting two girls, ages 13 and 15, and possessing graphic child pornography, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Alex Bassinne, a 51-year-old former Santa Ana teacher, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of a...
  • Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper

    Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper
    "Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...
  • Court postpones suspected molester's arraignment

    SANTA ANA — The arraignment for a Sunday school volunteer accused of sexually abusing children has been delayed while the investigation into his case continues. Christopher Bryan McKenzie appeared in court at Orange County Mens' Jail in Santa Ana...
  • Governor pardons Newport Beach resident

    Gov. Jerry Brown this week pardoned a Newport Beach man for crimes committed in the 1970s and 1980s and praised him as an example of someone who can turn their life around with philanthropic work. Thomas George Pfleger, 61, received a pardon for three...
  • PIMCO begins worldwide volunteer week

    About 900 employees with Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, are spending this week reading to children, restoring the Back Bay and serving meals at a soup kitchen as a part of the Newport Beach-based company's fourth annual Global Week of...
  • The Crowd: Clambake raises $144,000

    The Crowd: Clambake raises $144,000
    More than 200 guests celebrated the Children's Bureau Clambake at the Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, in early June. The culinary staff of the Island Hotel in Newport Beach prepared a wonderful summer feast of barbecued steak and grilled lobster as the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Toy Boat store to stay open, owner says

    A cash mob may have saved Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat, which was scheduled to close this week but instead remains open with brisk business, its owner said. "We thought we would be packing up right now," Lori Curtin said in an interview, squeezed between...
  • Suspect turns over abducted child

    Suspect turns over abducted child
    A man who allegedly hit his child's mother and then abducted their 13-month-old has turned the infant over to family in Arizona, authorities said Tuesday. Lucas Delany Huscher, 31, of Bishop gave his daughter, who appears to be unharmed, to family in...