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  • 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...
  • Costa Mesa's Pacific Premier takes over failing bank

    Canyon National Bank of Palm Springs, weakened by troubled commercial real estate loans, was closed late Friday by federal regulators who said its three branches would reopen Saturday as part of Pacific Premier Bank. Pacific Premier, based in Costa Mesa,...
  • Newport's Kobe Bryant fined for gay slur

    The NBA has fined Newport Coast resident Kobe Bryant $100,000 for directing a gay slur at a referee during Tuesday's game against the San Antonio Spurs. It happened during an outburst by Bryant after he received his 15th technical foul of the season....
  • UCI's food services questioned after 'MLK Holiday Special'

    UCI's food services questioned after 'MLK Holiday Special'
    IRVINE — On Martin Luther King Day, a UC Irvine cafeteria served the "MLK Holiday Special," which consisted of chicken and waffles. Since the meal was served behind a sign board announcing the special, black students have been discussing the...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Rummage Sale Mesa Verde United Methodist Church's youth are hosting a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 1701 Baker St., Costa Mesa. The sale benefits the youth's work to help a Native American reservation. Call (714) 979-8234...
  • Irvine mayor announces congressional run

    IRVINE — Mayor Sukhee Kang announced last week that he will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in a newly redrawn congressional district. Kang, 58, announced that he will run for the proposed new district, which is being redrawn from parts...
  • The Crowd: A story about the American dream

    The Crowd: A story about the American dream
    Paul Salata is a living testament to the all-American ideal that hard work, perseverance and a bit of luck will pay off for any person living under the stars and stripes, regardless of race, creed, gender or national origin. "I made it from L.A. to...
  • Three armed robberies reported

    Three people were robbed at gunpoint separately in the Newport-Mesa area Sunday night and Monday morning, police said. About midnight Sunday, a 30-year-old Costa Mesa man was walking in the 1700 block of Orange Avenue when two men approached him, said...