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  • Apodaca: A Bruins fan in Newport is something of a Trojan horse

    We've been lying low at my house, nursing our bitterness, and indulging in theatrical self-torment as we try to assuage our battered egos. We are UCLA fans. It's not easy being one these days, not since last weekend's shellacking of the Bruin...
  • CdM students entertain at veterans hospital

    CdM students entertain at veterans hospital
    LONG BEACH — For veterans and Corona del Mar students alike, the excitement was palpable. Middle and high school students have been putting on shows, singing carols and distributing food and presents during the holiday season for 33 years,...
  • A long, dangerous road home

    When Ed Thornell met a pair of fellow travelers in Nebraska, they seemed like decent people. Their promise to pay for gas and small expenses overrode any suspicions the cash-strapped driver had during his trip back to Orange County after visiting his...
  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man arrested at JWA admits to taking drugs

    A man who allegedly took a sheriff deputy's gun from its holster Friday at John Wayne Airport admitted he had been taking drugs throughout the day leading up to the incident, authorities said Saturday. Police arrested Leonardo Alvarez, 31, at about 2:...
  • Proposed regulation targets beaches, parks use

    NEWPORT BEACH — Someone grunting and another yelling commands might disturb a sunset picnic at the park. A family heading to Big Corona could be caught offguard by a spandex-laden woman dashing up the stairs. These are some of the situations that...
  • The Crowd: Royals catch Southern California's attention

    Southern California buzzed in the afterglow of the royal visit by the duke and duchess of Cambridge, William and his captivating bride, Catherine. Their first visit to the United States as a couple was short but, oh-so-sweet. Three days of parties,...
  • Four charged in Tuesday's smuggling attempt

    Four charged in Tuesday's smuggling attempt
    Four Mexican citizens face federal charges for their alleged involvement in this week's attempt to smuggle undocumented immigrants into Crystal Cove by boat, authorities said. The four were among 14 detained at the cove Tuesday morning when their panga...
  • Hall a Top Gun quarterback

    Hall a Top Gun quarterback
    After only one season playing quarterback in a run-oriented offense, JSerra Catholic senior-to-be Jake Hall is swiftly establishing himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the state, perhaps the nation. And wait 'till you get a load of the Newport...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    Wednesday's Calendar WEDNESDAY Chris Isaak Chris Isaak performs at the Pacific Amphitheatre, as part of the O.C. Fair. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacamp.com. TOPS TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a...