| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:46 PM
As its neighbor Costa Mesa plans to outsource half its workforce, the Newport Beach City Council will consider Tuesday if it should contract out its parking meter operations and enforcement.
The city would have to lay off a full-time meter service worker...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 7:42 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Residents and gardeners will no longer be able to use gas-powered leaf blowers once an ordinance a divided City Council tentatively approved Tuesday takes effect.
After lengthy discussion and the failure of a motion to also ban...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:42 PM
There’s a new frontrunner for Yulee running back Derrick Henry.
The rising junior now has the Florida Gators as his favorite school and rounds out his top three with Georgia and Florida State. He previously had favored the Seminoles.
| Apr 4, 2011
| 9:15 PM
Priestley Family Chiropractic is having an informational workshop about its doctor-supervised weight-loss program at 6 p.m. at the practice, 3 Corporate Plaza, Suite 200, Newport Beach. For more information, (949) 640-7030....
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Mark Macdonald, author of "Body Confidence," will have a book signing at 7 p.m. at the Metro Pointe Barnes & Noble, 901 B. South Coast Drive, Suite 150, Costa Mesa. Purchase of the book and wristbands are required for this event,...
| Apr 10, 2011
Ken Burns, whose landmark documentary on the Civil War established him as one of its quintessential authorities, thinks there's no better way to get a sense of the Civil War than to visit its battlefields, museums and national parks.
"When we go to Civil...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:37 PM
'God Is Speaking To You'
Elise Moore from Nashville, Tenn., will be speaking about prayer from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The event is sponsored by the Christian Science church. For...
| Apr 26, 2011
Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to enjoy in various parts of the country.
Here are more than a dozen events –just some of what's on tap for the summer--arranged chronologically. These festivals...
| May 5, 2011
| 8:21 PM
The crime scene is thousands of miles away, but the details of the plot will soon unfold in a courtroom here when a Chicago businessman stands trial on charges he aided in the bloody terrorist attack in Mumbai, India.
Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Well-equipped, affordable cars are muscling in on the luxury market's turf.
Or is it the other way around?
Today's new-car market offers a panorama of models priced between $20,000 and $30,000 that in many respects can compete with gleaming, leather-...
| May 7, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Memphis area residents were warned on Saturday that the Mississippi River was gradually starting to "wrap its arms" around the city and rise to record levels as flooding moves south.
"It's a pretty day here, and people get a false sense of security,"...