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  • Bookmark: Sherlock Holmes in a skirt

    When Tasha Alexander strolls the streets of Chicago, she doesn't much see Wrigley Field or the Chicago River. She sees St. Paul's Cathedral and the River Thames and Belgrave Square and hansom cabs. Alexander's imagination is perpetually tuned in to...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads guilty to weapons charges

    A Costa Mesa man is facing a federal prison sentence for using a fake Arizona ID to buy guns in that state and then bring them back to California. Christopher Mathwig, 38, pleaded guilty this week in an Arizona federal court to using false statements...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Parks commissioners to study beach fire pits

    Newport Beach officials will study the safety of beach fire rings and whether they should be banned, nearly two years after the issue was tabled because of a storm of public outcry. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Nancy Gardner asked...
  • Community Commentary: Government's power should be concentrated at county level

    Two important power shifts are taking place in California. Power is shifting up from the cities and down from Sacramento to county government. The first power shift is evidenced by the impending decision by the Santa Ana City Council to disband its...
  • Using movies to increase exposure, knowledge

    You don't have to be a mensch to enjoy a good film, but a willingness to read subtitles may help. The Orange County Jewish Film Festival has announced a lineup of 10 international films to begin screening Jan. 15 to March 28 at Regal Entertainment...
  • Occupy OC plans to move, continue movement

    IRVINE — Occupy Orange County protesters have agreed to end overnight camping at the Irvine Civic Center in January, but the movement will continue in other forms, a lawyer working with the group said. "What is not correct is that it is being...
  • Community Commentary: Superintendent critique done poorly

    While it is 100% legitimate in our democracy for any resident and any columnist to critique how a school district uses public funds, it's not legitimate to do so in a reckless way and to use fallacious arguments. The latest example of such an attack &#...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Christmas Eve Services The Congregational Corona del Mar Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar, holds a Children's Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m., as well as a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. For more information,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Retiring music teacher honored at holiday assembly

    Harbor View Elementary School's longtime music teacher, Linda Messenger, was honored with a standing ovation at the recent holiday program — her last school-wide musical assembly before she retires in June. "Harbor View has always been proud of our...
  • Apodaca: How much can one man and his family sacrifice for the U.S.?

    It's often been said in the 10 years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11 that the world as we knew it had changed forever. But let's face it, the world changed far more for some than for others. Gary Mathieson is one of those whose life was...
  • Costa Mesa honors those lost in 9/11

    Costa Mesa honors those lost in 9/11
    COSTA MESA — Ten years have passed, but the overwhelming confusion, fear and deep anger from Sept. 11, 2001, were too easily remembered at weekend events in Newport-Mesa. So too was the heroism and courage shown that day. More than 300 residents,...
  • Community Commentary: A cop, firefighter look back on 9/11

    Minutes before one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed around them, two firefighters from the initial wave to arrive on the scene exchanged the following over their walkie-talkies: "Chief, what stair you in?" "South stairway Adam, South Tower."...