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  • Mansoor hires Vietnamese assistant

    COSTA MESA — Mayor Allan Mansoor has been trying to appeal to the Vietnamese American community, a key voting bloc in his bid for the 68th Assembly District. Toward that goal he's enlisted the support of a Little Saigon political insider, Daisy...
  • Talks flow for river project

    NEWPORT BEACH — Veteran conservationists are seeking to revive long-languishing plans for a massive park near the mouth of the Santa Ana River. Earlier this month, they formed a nonprofit organization to create the Orange Coast River Park, a 1,...
  • Community & Clubs: Iraq war veteran to speak at meeting

    On Wednesday, Iraq war veteran David Mayer is going to be at the general meeting of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, along with his mother and father. He will speak about the organization he is establishing to build homes for veterans who have...
  • A heartfelt homecoming

    A heartfelt homecoming
    NEWPORT BEACH — Three years ago, Glen Mayer was sitting behind an American Legion booth at a fair in Palo Cedro, near Redding, when Bill Dunn happened upon the unexpected welcome mat. Dunn, the 1st vice commander of American Legion Post No. 291 in...
  • Sounding Off: Love neighbors as ourselves

    Friends, you probably know that Wednesday evening began the celebration of Rosh Hashanah and Thursday marked the end of Ramadan. I spent Wednesday night celebrating Rosh Hashanah with a gathering of rabbis. Together we prayed, sang, ate, laughed and loved...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Trading some dignity for health

    Ever had surgery? I have. Had some last week, in fact. I had a torn rotator cuff, which has now been trimmed, stitched, un-torn, fluffed and folded. Your rotator cuff, as you know, is the part of your shoulder that, well, rotates and looks like a French...
  • Editorial: 9/11 anniversary is no time for hate

    The nationwide resurgence of anti-Muslim sentiment is sad and unfortunate. It threatens to tear at the seams of the fabric of America. On the ninth anniversary of 9/11, we appeal to the people of Newport-Mesa to refrain from joining in to stoke this...
  • City could use E-Verify for immigration status

    *Updated from an earlier version COSTA MESA — In an effort to crack down on illegal immigration, Mayor Allan Mansoor will ask the city to study a plan that would require employers to use E-Verify, a federal database that screens the immigration...
  • 'Eaters collect honors

    UC Irvine senior Spencer Thompson and junior Andrew Fontein have earned Big West Conference offensive and defensive player of the week honors for the Anteaters, ranked No. 8 in the latest College Soccer News poll. Thompson produced his first career hat...
  • In Theory: Appropriate ways to observe 9/11

    The Dove World Outreach Center, a church in Gainesville, Fla., will mark the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by hosting an "International Burn a Koran Day" event on church property. A Facebook page created for the upcoming event proclaims...
  • 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...