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  • The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children

    The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children
    The numbers are still coming in a week after the event. Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...
  • Check It Out: Books about great women

    In March, we celebrate Women's History Month. Learn more about some of the amazing women who have helped shape the world we live in at the Newport Beach Public Library. "The Great Divorce" by Ilyon Woo chronicles the landmark 19th century divorce...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads not guilty to sexual battery

    A 65-year-old Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually assaulted a 28-year-old woman while she received massage therapy, according to court records. Dennis Scott Durbin could face up to four years in state prison, and a...
  • Newport man pleads guilty to felony charges

    A Corona del Mar man who prosecutors said raped and threatened to kill a 29-year-old woman before barricading himself in his home has pleaded guilty to two felony charges. David Charles Wilson, 50, pleaded guilty Friday to one felony charge of rape by...
  • Commentary: Give Feisty the cow a fighting chance

    Re. "Feisty the cow visits Kaiser Elementary," Sept. 21: School children were reportedly given the opportunity to see "where their milk comes from, where all their food comes from." But the representatives of the Dairy Council who brought Feisty to meet...
  • Costa Mesa men plead not guilty in assault case

    Two brothers accused of assaulting an elderly woman while she waited at a Costa Mesa bus stop pleaded not guilty Friday, court records show. Paul Grigore Patrulescu, 30, and Ciprian Patrulescu, 31, both of Costa Mesa, each face one felony charge of...
  • Police arrest kidnapping, beating suspect

    Costa Mesa police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of kidnapping and assaulting his ex-wife's boyfriend. Carmen Mendez-Silva, 34, of Santa Ana and a second man beat the victim with a pipe or bat Wednesday and threatened him with further harm if he...
  • Child molester on death row commits suicide

    Child molester on death row commits suicide
    Mothers who ousted a convicted child molester from their Newport Beach neighborhood in the late 1990s lauded his death Tuesday. James Lee Crummel, 68, hanged himself Sunday while on death row at San Quentin State Prison, authorities announced Tuesday. He...
  • Deputy who tortured wife, lover gets four life sentences

    A former Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was sentenced to four life sentences and nearly 20 years in prison Friday for torturing his wife and her lover. Robert Avery McClain, 38, of Irvine was convicted of eight felonies, including aggravated mayhem,...
  • Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service

    Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service
    As you make your New Year's resolutions, add this one to your list: Visit a service club and check one out for possible membership. Membership in a service club is an extra 30 minutes a week on a breakfast, lunch or dinner hour for a club meeting filled...
  • Irvine man convicted of felony child abuse

    SANTA ANA — An Irvine man who threw his 7-year-old son off a harbor cruise boat into Newport Harbor was convicted Monday of felony child abuse and a misdemeanor count of resisting an officer. Sloan Briles, 35, pleaded guilty to throwing his son...
  • Court extends grand jury application deadline

    The Orange County Superior Court has extended the deadline for those interested in applying to sit on the grand jury for the 2012-13 term. Serving on the grand jury is a full-time position for one year beginning in July, and jurors will investigate the...