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OC teen misses trip, 5 friends die in crash

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tamer Mosallam was supposed to get picked up on Memorial Day for a trip to the beach with friends, but his father had other ideas and the carload of teens […]

05/29/2013

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5 teens killed in fiery Orange County car crash

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say five people killed in a fiery Southern California crash that split a car in half were teenagers from the Irvine area. Sheriff’s officials tell the Orange County Register […]

05/28/2013

Newport Beach Film Festival opens today

NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) – Cherie Kerr was a founding member of the Groundlings comedy group and established a successful public relations firm, but calls debuting her first movie in the Newport Beach Film Festival, which starts Thursday, her ultimate accomplishment.

04/25/2013

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Beach bonfires spark debate between OC cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach bonfires are sparking debate between neighboring Orange County cities as pollution regulators consider a rule that would effectively ban the blazes.

03/28/2013

Southern CA regulators mull ban on beach bonfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Air quality regulators are considering a ban on beach bonfires in Orange and Los Angeles counties. The South Coast Air Quality Management District staff presented such a proposal to the board on Friday.

03/16/2013

Pod of killer whales seen off Orange County coast

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Whale watchers are reporting this season’s first pod of killer whales after at least 15 orcas were spotted just outside Newport Beach Harbor.

03/10/2013

Commission to rule on Newport Beach’s fire rings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California Coastal Commission is set to decide whether beachgoers will continue to be able to laze around bonfires at Newport Beach.

03/06/2013

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Victim in Newport Beach shooting was suspect’s doctor

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a retired barber accused of fatally shooting a California doctor in an exam room was a patient of the victim and brought the gun to his medical appointment.

01/30/2013

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Doctor shot dead in exam room; man in custody

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – A doctor was fatally shot in an examination room of an Orange County medical office, and the man who police believe shot him was taken into custody in the same room without a struggle, authorities said.

01/29/2013

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Unusually high tides caused by cosmic alignment

A cosmic alignment may prove troubling along the coastline with unusually high tides. The water from Long Beach to Huntington Harbor is creeping up though so far no serious damage has been reported. The high tide is expected again tomorrow.

12/13/2012

High tide floods streets in OC beaches

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Astronomical high tides have caused minor street flooding in some low-lying areas along the Southern California coast.

12/13/2012

Charity group says many OC residents struggling

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Orange County may be known for Disneyland but a nonprofit group says many residents aren’t living in the Magic Kingdom. The Orange County Community Foundation said Thursday that the county […]

11/15/2012

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