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  • Panel discusses Supreme Court's liberal leanings

    IRVINE — A panel of law experts and media met at UC Irvine on Wednesday to discuss how the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court has frequently come down on the liberal side of several major issues. The panel — consisting of Slate Senior...
  • Police: Wallets were stolen at gunpoint in Newport Beach

    In separate incidents, two men were approached by a man with a gun in Newport Beach who demanded their wallets, police said Monday. The first incident occurred on the Balboa Peninsula near 9th Street and West Ocean Front about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when a...
  • Community Commentary: Knowing your genetic risk can save your life

    An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....
  • Census: Hispanic population grows in Newport-Mesa

    The Hispanic populations of Costa Mesa and Newport Beach increased in the last decade, U.S. Census data released Tuesday show. The local numbers reflect a statewide trend, showing that California is becoming more Latino, but the Newport-Mesa area did...
  • Check It Out: History buffs remember the Civil War

    Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter in Charleston harbor, the opening salvo of the Civil War (1861-1865). Commemorative efforts are underway in many parts of the country. States have formed sesquicentennial...
  • Irvine population up nearly 50% since 2000

    Irvine's population increased considerably in the last decade, far outpacing other Orange County cities, according to U.S. Census data. Thanks to plenty of new housing, some of it built by the Newport Beach-based Irvine Co., Irvine's population grew from...
  • In Newport, waves of concern but few local worries

     In Newport, waves of concern but few local worries
    NEWPORT BEACH — After a day of suspense and anticipation, Newport-Mesa residents were left with calm waters and heavy hearts for those in Japan hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami. People flocked to bluffs and other vantage points to see the...
  • On Faith: What's in a name?

    A name is the means by which we are identified. In the olden days, many times the name took the form of one's origin or occupation: Joseph the carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, Joan of Arc. In Scandinavian genealogy, we run across patronymics. A son or...
  • Memphis' soul was always there

    COSTA MESA — To Costa Mesa native Dan Bradley, it wasn't a question of if he would open Memphis Café, but when. A UCLA graduate and former club promoter, Bradley, 44, knew he wanted to open the restaurant in his hometown. A marketing executive...
  • It's A Gray Area: Governments need to outsource services

    My Aug. 12, 2007, column recommended that all governments pass sunset laws requiring each of their agencies to receive a positive vote every six or seven years from their legislatures in order to be funded again. The government would abolish the agency if...
  • One ukulele to entertain them all

    One ukulele to entertain them all
    COSTA MESA — Alone on the expansive stage, Jake Shimabukuro looked like he was about to launch into a stand-up routine. An audience of some 2,000 at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall was waiting for him to strum four short strings....
  • NBPD investigates what group calls racial attack

    Editor's note: This version clarifies and restores comments made by Munira Syeda, spokeswoman for CAIR's Greater Los Angeles chapter office. NEWPORT BEACH — The owner of a Newport Beach cigar lounge on Tuesday denied a claim made by a civil rights...