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  • CAIR-LA: Media coverage of Islam unbalanced

    ANAHEIM — The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) held a media breakfast at its offices Tuesday morning with reporters and editors from various Southern California news outlets to discuss how the...
  • Woman says doctor branded her uterus

    A Laguna Beach gynecologist is being sued for allegedly branding a patient's name on her uterus. According to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Orange County Superior Court, Dr. Red Alinsod used an electrocautery device to carve the patient's name...
  • Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum

    Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum
    COSTA MESA — Never underestimate the speed of light — or the properties of grass and vegetables. A biofuel made from sorghum and sugar beets helped propel Orange Coast College aviation instructor Richard "Smokey" Young, 50, of Chino Hills,...
  • Giving hope by the glass

    Giving hope by the glass
    OneHope, a nonprofit wine company based in Newport Beach, recently announced a new partnership with Robert Mondavi Jr. of the renowned wine-making family. Until the partnership with Mondavi, OneHope was working with David Elliott, formerly of the...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Two weeks of gardening education

    The Coastal Gardener: Two weeks of gardening education
    Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back. Chinese proverb If one wants to create a great garden and then sustain it, there are really only two options. Option 1: Start planting whatever appeals to you. As things fail, replace...
  • Navy: No toxins detected under El Toro runways

    IRVINE — The U.S. Navy did not detect toxins beneath the former El Toro Marine Base's runways and progress is steadily being made on a plume of contamination beneath other sections of the former base, residents were told at last week's City...
  • Mesa Musings: Koreas' war far from over

    "In the spring … kings go off to war," the author of 2 Samuel wrote three millennia ago. Lee crossed the Potomac and invaded the Union in June 1863; Hitler ran roughshod over France in May 1940; and North Korea invaded the South in June 1950....
  • Classically Trained: Maestro has strong musical roots

    Classically Trained: Maestro has strong musical roots
    SEAL BEACH — When your father plays violin, your brother plays violin, your cousins play violin and your aunt plays viola, clearly the sounds of strings run deep in the family. So it was only natural that Maxim Eshkenazy take up the family trade...
  • Communities & Clubs: American Legion national official coming to Post 291

    American Legion National Commander Jimmie Foster is scheduled to attend a dinner at Newport Harbor Post 291 on Monday, Dec. 13. Key members of Foster's command staff will accompany him to the dinner. Also attending will be the parents of Michael A....
  • Checkpoint yields two DUI arrests

    COSTA MESA — A DUI checkpoint Saturday resulted in seven investigations, two arrests and another unrelated arrest, according to a news release issued by the Police Department. The operation on Harbor Boulevard south of Victoria Street also resulted...
  • Three locals charged in white supremacist case

    Three locals charged in white supremacist case
    Three Costa Mesa residents were among nearly 50 people arrested or indicted in Orange County's biggest white supremacist prison and street gang crackdown ever. Jessie Raffensberger, 31, Richard Michael Briggs, 58, and Edward Anthony Ferraro, 30, are...
  • City Life: Wishes from Newport-Mesans

    2010 is a good year to be a Saturday columnist. So is 2011. This year, Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, as does New Year's Day. Over the past couple of weeks, I have been asking family, friends and colleagues what they want for the holidays, whether it'...