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  • 2015 travel, from major anniversaries to sporting events

    2015 travel, from major anniversaries to sporting events
    The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
  • A-frame signs approved for Balboa Village test

    A-frame signs approved for Balboa Village test
    Balboa Village businesses are a step closer to being allowed to use A-frame signs to attract customers. The Newport Beach City Council voted 6 to 0 without discussion Wednesday night to allow Balboa Village businesses to use the street-level mini-...
  • Newport's Tip-A-Cop serves up over $10,000 for Special Olympics

    Newport's Tip-A-Cop serves up over $10,000 for Special Olympics
    The Newport Beach Police Department collected $10,772 for Special Olympics Southern California during the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser Monday evening. Officers stood in as servers and hosts for about four hours at Javier's restaurant in Newport Beach and...
  • Around Town: Veterans Day Run Saturday in Irvine

    Around Town: Veterans Day Run Saturday in Irvine
    The fourth annual National Veterans Day Run in Irvine will come to William R. Mason Regional Park on Saturday. The event will offer a 5K (3.1-mile) race and a one-mile family walk/run. Racing will begin at 3:11 p.m. Registration for the 5K is $30 for...
  • Police work for restaurant tips to help H.B. serve Special Olympics athletes

    Police work for restaurant tips to help H.B. serve Special Olympics athletes
    Having been in the food service industry for years, Carol Lung knows what it takes to be a good waiter in a restaurant. So she watched as dozens of Huntington Beach police officers scrambled from table to table at California Pizza Kitchen in the Bella...
  • Irvine to play host for 2015 Special Olympics

    The 1984 Summer Olympics was Southern California's last huge event. But next summer, athletes from around the globe will again compete here — and Irvine will play its part in making it happen. Los Angeles will host the 2015 Special Olympics...
  • Letter: Support hosting the Special Olympics

    At the City Council meeting on May 6, Burbank City Council will discuss and determine if Burbank will act as a Host Town for the Special Olympics in July 2015. Among the important considerations for city leadership will be the cost of hosting, as well...
  • Community news: 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar available, Alumni gems to receive Diamond Awards

    Community news: 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar available, Alumni gems to receive Diamond Awards
    Local landmarks are interpreted through aspiring young artists on the pages of the 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar. The calendar was created through the “I Love LA” art project by students who receive academic enrichment and...
  • More than 250 athletes on hand for CV CAN GAMES

    LA CRESCENTA — Ryan Muir let out a yell for all of the athletes at the CV CAN Games to hear. Muir had just finished a throw in the shot put competition at the Special Olympics qualifying event and was as thrilled as any other athlete, no matter...
  • Bargain hunters and the curious explore new downtown flea market

    Bargain hunters and the curious explore new downtown flea market
    A woman took a break from her Sunday afternoon jog to investigate the unusual bustle at the parking lot along Spring Street. She spotted a high schooler wearing a red T-shirt with the word “Volunteer” emblazoned on the back and tapped him on...
  • Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?

    Michelle and Yao: Get the picture?
    There may be more than a two-foot difference in height between the Houston Rockets' Yao Ming and figure skater Michelle Kwan, but both have similar iconic stature in their country and sport. And that is why they were together at a gala dinner Friday...