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  • Prop. 8 opponents rejoice

    Orange County opponents of Proposition 8 planned to celebrate Wednesday evening while those who supported the voter-approved ban on gay marriage vowed to continue fighting. A scheduled rally at Sasscer Park across from the federal courthouse in Santa...
  • City Life: Nursing an investment in Newport-Mesa district

    Voters decided Nov. 2 that 30 years of Judy Franco on the school board was not enough, but that four years of Michael Collier was too many. The reason could be that Franco has had 30 years to establish a solid voting base to which she caters and supports...
  • Seeing art in the words around us

    What's in a word? More meanings than we might assume, if we consider the myriad ways in which artists in the California Biennial explore the use and misuse of words. The exhibition, at the Orange County Museum of Art through March 13, includes about a...
  • Students plant trees for posterity

    Students plant trees for posterity
    COSTA MESA — Students from the Waldorf School of Orange County on Monday planted more than a dozen California sycamore trees in the Talbert Nature Preserve below Fairview Park. It's all part of an environmental program to return native...
  • ACLU files appeal for Latino activist's case

    COSTA MESA — A year after a federal lawsuit concluded, and nearly five years since the actual incident, the debate between a Latino activist and Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor appears to be headed back to court. The American Civil Liberties Union...
  • $1.3 million to be spread among 13 nonprofits

    The Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced the distribution of about $1.3 million in grants to 13 local nonprofits during a Friday morning breakfast in Santa Ana, according to a Komen news release. The Community Grants Award...
  • Lobdell: Wagner can't be topped

    I usually think about Stephen Wagner — Newport-Mesa's most accomplished embezzler of public money — only when I happen to pass by his former upscale home in Newport Beach's Dover Shores neighborhood. My stream of consciousness goes something...
  • Decor that dazzles

    Decor that dazzles
    The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade wouldn't be nearly as exciting if it didn't have Balboa's colorful, brightly lit homes as a backdrop. Sunday will mark the last night of the 102nd annual parade. Although the parade will boast its own round of...
  • Students now 'fluent proficient'

    COSTA MESA — More than 170 students at Newport-Mesa public schools whose mother tongue isn't English have made the grade in learning the language. They performed well on two tests, which allows them to be reclassified as "fluent proficient" in...
  • Sawdust moment by moment

    Sawdust moment by moment
    A New York City filmmaker has returned to the Sawdust Festival's eucalyptus grove where she grew up to create a documentary that captures the kind of moments which make her memory of it so special. Kailee McGee, daughter of Sawdust exhibitor and...
  • Kids can connect with Mother Earth

    Kids can connect with Mother Earth
    CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — As a child of the California Acjachemen tribe, Jacque Tahuka Nunez said she was an innate "keeper of the earth," or someone who appreciates, respects and makes it their duty to preserve Mother Earth. As an adult and...