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Costa Mesa police will be acting as servers this week collecting tips to donate to the Special Olympics, officials announced. Between 5 and 9 p.m. Thursday police are expected to act as servers at South Coast Plaza's Claim Jumper collecting tips for...
After countless of hours on TV, the NFL Draft ended as it usually does with the last pick, Mr. Irrelevant. During the three-day event, draft pundits talked about 253 players, their size, their skills and their potential impact. When it came to the 254th...
Irrelevant Week, Inc., which celebrates the last player chosen in the NFL Draft every year in Newport Beach, has named Special Olympics Southern California as this year's charitable recipient. "Through the power of sports, Special Olympics transforms...
The Estancia High School football program helped an alumna move this month. Tammy Gavel, a Costa Mesa resident and Special Olympics gold medal winner who graduated from Estancia in 1978, needed help moving from one apartment to another that was five...
Tags: High School Sports
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, who won their third straight Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball at last summer's London Games, have been named 2012 Sportswomen of the Year by the Los Angeles Sports Council. The duo, considered the...
California state code will no longer call people "mentally retarded" or refer to "mental retardation" once a new law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Saturday goes into effect. Those terms will be replaced with references to "intellectual disability." Assemblyman...
Tags: Jerry Brown, Allan R. Mansoor
A bill proposed by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) that would change the term "mentally retarded" to "intellectually disabled" in state codes is headed to the governor's desk for approval. Assembly Bill 2370, or the "Shriver R-Word Act," would...
Newport Beach police officers and firefighters will carry the Special Olympics torch through Corona del Mar on Thursday, an annual tradition that involves more than 85,000 law enforcement officers from across 35 nations. The torch run’s goal is...
The Special Olympics Torch Run made its way through Newport-Mesa en route to UC Irvine and other parts of Orange County on Thursday. Laguna Beach public safety members passed the torch to Newport Beach police, who in turned handed it off to Costa Mesa...
The Beach City Service League (BCSL) hosted its annual bowling and lunch over the weekend for a nonprofit serving adults with serious head injuries, according to a news release. On Saturday, 15 BCSL members, who are also seniors at local high schools,...
Tags: Head Injuries, Health, Cancer, Injuries and Wounds, U.S. Army
TUESDAY Networking Luncheon The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce has a networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Please RSVP by...
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