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  • Herman I. Kimmel

    Herman I. Kimmel
    Herman I. Kimmel Herman I. Kimmel passed away on April 5, 2013. He was born in 1923 and attended local schools in Eagle Rock and Pasadena. He leaves a wife of 34 years, Sharon Baker Kimmel, formerly of Choteau, Montana, and a nephew, David Kimmel of...
  • Mock accident warns of all-too-real dangers

    Mock accident warns of all-too-real dangers
    A mock 911 call interrupted classes at Newport Harbor High School on Monday morning. Students filed out of class about 10:30 to see a simulated alcohol-related accident: two smashed cars, one overturned, with three of their classmates sprawled out on...
  • Carnett: Careening out of control down Coast Highway

    I remember it as though it happened yesterday. For me, it's a moment frozen in time. We were hurtling down Dover Drive at 85 miles per hour just two blocks from Pacific Coast Highway when it happened. Blaam! Talk about dumb. We were riding in my...
  • Police: Fleeing suspect wanted on drug charges

    A Costa Mesa police pursuit ended Monday when the female suspect fled her vehicle and jumped off a San Diego (405) Freeway bridge, police said. The pursuit began at 10:47 a.m. when an officer on a motorcycle tried to pull the woman over for traffic...
  • OCTA kills proposed 19th Street Bridge

    The Orange County Transportation Authority board unanimously voted Monday to remove the proposed 19th Street Bridge from the county's master plan, a move that ends decades of debate for the contentious connector over the Santa Ana River. The bridge,...
  • Mailbag: Paddleboarders must know the rules

    My family and I have sailed and motored large and small boats in Newport and nearby harbors for many, many years ("Paddleboarding lanes, military flyovers fizzle," Sept. 27). We know paddleboarding is fun and wonderful exercise. However, if paddleboarders...
  • Mailbag: 'Builder Bob' does as he wishes on island

    Hi, "I'm Builder Bob." Soon I'll be building a home on your street. I am taking over your street. When I schedule material deliveries, the trucks will block your street for up to four or five hours. Of course I tell everyone that I didn't know that...
  • Freeway closure is for film production

    The upcoming closure of the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway isn't for roadwork. It's for film production, officials said. The August agenda of the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor board shows members were slated to discuss the state road closure,...
  • Bicycle safety discussed

    Less than a mile from where a woman died in a cycling accident last month, resident group Speak Up Newport met to discuss the future of and progress made in bicycle safety in Newport Beach. Addressing the residents who attended the meeting at the Newport...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center

    Corona del Mar Today: Learn more about the Civic Center
    Architect Peter Bohlin, who designed Newport Beach's new Civic Center project, will discuss the facility at a free event at the Central Library at 7 p.m. Monday. "The New Civic Center: A Vision for the Future" will be open to the public on a first-come,...
  • No toll lanes for 405 in Costa Mesa

    No toll lanes for 405 in Costa Mesa
    Toll lanes and construction are not coming to Costa Mesa. The Orange County Transportation Authority on Monday approved widening the San Diego (405) Freeway by adding one lane in each direction between Fountain Valley and Rossmoor. OCTA's Board of...
  • Test barriers on East Coast Highway to be removed

    The Newport Beach City Council voted to remove a temporary "pinch point" in Corona del Mar and pay more than $720,000 to repair a Central Library wall and remind community members about this Sunday's Memorial Bike Ride at its regular meeting Tuesday...