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  • From the Boathouse: Counting down to the Fourth

    Ahoy! The Fourth of July is next Thursday, and every year on the fourth is the Old Glory Boat Parade in Newport Harbor. This wonderful annual tribute to freedom attracts boats from neighboring harbors and spectators around the harbor. This year's...
  • Costa Mesa to improve roads near JWA

    Costa Mesa will temporarily close roads near John Wayne Airport in June as part of a $5.9-million project to improve streets and sidewalks. The city will hold two public meetings June 5 to inform the public about the construction, which will include...
  • Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes

    Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes
    The stocky man with a goatee walks across the darkened parking lot of the motel and bangs on the door to Room 156. Greg Reese rehearses his lines. The door opens. The girl inside is wearing black lingerie and looks like she did in the online ad that...
  • Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming

    Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming
    It happened in Los Angeles — twice — and now Orange County can brace for its own “Carmageddon“: The 405 Freeway will be closed in both directions for 20 hours. The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Aug. 17, and last...
  • CdM street a parking lot

    CdM street a parking lot
    When Scott Ehlers moved with his family to Newport Beach, he hoped to find the best home possible to suit their needs. They chose a house on Aralia Street. Ehlers now finds himself among the residents frustrated with parking on the street. One block...
  • Newport man dies in Irvine collision

    An 81-year-old Newport Beach man was killed in a traffic collision Friday morning in Irvine, authorities said. The crash occurred before 7:30 a.m. near University and Michelson drives. Westbound lanes along University Drive, between Michelson and...
  • Council rejects Fairview Park turnaround rehearing

    In basic terms, it was an appeal of an appeal. And the Costa Mesa City Council majority denied it. Councilwoman Sandy Genis' request for a rehearing of a contentious planned turnaround within Fairview Park was turned down on a 3-2 vote Tuesday evening....
  • Man dies after chase with police

    A Costa Mesa man led police on a foot chase Sunday across the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana before he stopped breathing, Santa Ana police said Tuesday. Raymond Runge, 44, died at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana on Monday morning, said Santa Ana Cpl....
  • Authorities ID body found under bridge

    Authorities ID body found under bridge
    Officials Tuesday evening identified the woman whose body was found under an East Coast Highway bridge as Nancy Hammour. Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock said Hammour was 28. Her city of residence was unknown, he said. About 8:45 a.m. Monday...
  • Speed limits are largely out of local officials' hands

    In the wake of a grisly crash that killed five Irvine teens on Memorial Day, Newport Beach city officials said their hands are tied in efforts to slow down drivers through the more sprawling parts of town. "We can't simply change the speed limits...
  • Gunshot killed woman found in Newport

    Gunshot killed woman found in Newport
    The woman found dead under Newport Beach's Bay Bridge this week died of a gunshot wound, an autopsy confirmed Wednesday. Officials had called the death of 28-year-old Nancy Hammour "suspicious" since passersby found her body Monday morning, but...
  • Mailbag: Police need a Plan B for bridge traffic

    The police created pure chaos on Pacific Coast Highway near Dover Drive about 9 a.m. on Labor Day. They blocked off all southbound traffic on the highway from the bridge over the Back Bay for no obvious reason. I saw no wrecked vehicles or obstructions...