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  • Newport residents debut eco-friendly bags

    Newport residents debut eco-friendly bags
    COSTA MESA —The plastic bag may be on its way out, but reusable totes don't need to be boring or dangerous to your health, a local merchant said. "It's really becoming commonplace for people to use their own bag," said Gary Crane, co-creator of...
  • Mailbag: Newport couple witnessed plane crash

    Me and my husband witnessed the crash ("Authorities release crash victims' names," Nov. 21). We saw it glide straight down from our backyard — like 50 feet from our lawn — and hit the water. It looked like he was trying to slow down for an...
  • Newport police captain finalist for Arizona police chief position

    Longtime Newport Beach Police Capt. Dale Johnson was a finalist for an out-of-state police chief position, officials said Wednesday. Johnson was up for the job in the Town of Marana, Ariz., Marana city officials said. Johnson is the Newport Police...
  • Seeing art in the words around us

    What's in a word? More meanings than we might assume, if we consider the myriad ways in which artists in the California Biennial explore the use and misuse of words. The exhibition, at the Orange County Museum of Art through March 13, includes about a...
  • Decades of public service

    Decades of public service
    NEWPORT BEACH — Back then, there was no Newport Coast, no Eastbluff, and Fashion Island had just opened. In 1968, when Don Webb joined the city's public works staff, Newport Beach was booming. Forty-two years later, now as a city councilman,...
  • Lobdell: Chief's expense reports offer clues

    I've been looking through the expense reports of Costa Mesa Police Chief Christopher Shawkey and Capt. Ron Smith, searching for clues as to why they were unexpectedly put on administrative leave in November. After poring through more than 200 pages of...
  • City to change report policy

    COSTA MESA — A day after a newspaper report showed that the police chief's subordinate had the authority to OK his boss's expense reports, City Manager Allan Roeder said Wednesday that he plans to change how credit card expenses are approved by...
  • Editorial: Flawed policy quickly fixed

    This week, City Manager Allan Roeder closed a loophole in Costa Mesa policy that allowed lower-ranking managers to approve their immediate supervisors' expense reports. He made the right decision. Because of Roeder, who is retiring later this year,...
  • Spin City at Hangar

    Spin City at Hangar
    COSTA MESA — The Showtime cameras rolled live Friday night at the OC Fair & Event Center. Five mixed martial arts fighters on the televised card followed suit by rolling through their respective opponents with ease. M-1 Global promotions'...
  • Reel Critics: 'Drive Angry' could be Nicolas Cage's career killer

    Nicolas Cage became famous for his distinctive work in offbeat movies like "Raising Arizona," "Red Rock West" and "Leaving Las Vegas." But for many years now, Cage has been earning big paychecks doing a Bruce Willis imitation in several action thrillers...
  • Costa Mesan takes top music award

    Costa Mesan takes top music award
    COSTA MESA — For the second year in a row, Costa Mesa vocalist Stacy Clark has taken home the prize for Best Pop Artist at the Orange County Music Awards. Clark, who thinks of herself as more folk than pop, was surprised by being recognized...
  • The Crowd: Helping find homes for foster children

    "I attended a recent gathering of foster children who have reached the emancipation age of 18," said Eric Hasemeyer, attending Monday's "For the Love of a Child" fashion show and luncheon benefiting Childhelp. "The event brought together 300 18-year-...