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  • Putting American youth on the international voice

    Mallory Hytrek said America's youth must be heard on the international stage. The 18-year-old Huntington Beach resident, who moved to Washington, D.C., three months ago to attend The George Washington University, is part of the United States Youth...
  • Gutted for 'green'

    Russell and Susan Kadota started the process earlier this year to convert their 2,200-square-foot home into the greenest property possible. When the construction crews finish, the house will boast recycled tiles, countertops and siding, low-flow...
  • City Lights: Troops recall turmoil

    "A man went looking for America. And couldn't find it anywhere." So read the poster of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider," which came out at the height of the counterculture's disillusionment with mainstream America. It's a time Virgil Bartolomucci remembers...
  • City Lights: Native returns to culinary dreams

    One of the most most oft-quoted statements in American literature is F. Scott Fitzgerald's comment "There are no second acts in American lives." With a little pluck and perseverance, it's also one of the easiest statements to disprove. For this week's...
  • Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates

    Roger Richman dies at 69; agent represented celebrity estates
    Agent Roger Richman had a ton of celebrity clients — James Cagney, Mae West, Maria Callas, Albert Einstein, the Marx brothers, Sigmund Freud, Gypsy Rose Lee and W.C. Fields, to name a few. Contrary to expectations, none of them were overly...
  • Moorlach to run for Congress

    Moorlach to run for Congress
    Supervisor John Moorlach, who gained political recognition in 1994 when he raised concerns about the vulnerability of Orange County's investment pool during his campaign for county treasurer, announced Wednesday that he plans to run for Congress. The...
  • Rohrabacher to pursue working with Russia

    U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) will chair a meeting Friday in Washington, D.C., to pursue the proposal he announced in Laguna last week about joining with Russia to combat radical Islam. Rohrabacher chairs the House Foreign Affairs...
  • Owner puts Latitude 33 up for sale

    Owner puts Latitude 33 up for sale
    After 15 years on Ocean Avenue, Latitude 33 Bookshop is for sale. Owner Tom Ahern, 69, attributed the decision to his wife's mounting health problems. Ahern, a Newport Beach resident, bought the bookshop in 1996 — formerly the Readers Bookshop &#...
  • Daigle expected to challenge Mansoor for Assembly

    Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle confirmed Wednesday that she is weighing a run for the state Legislature that could pit her against Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) in the June 2012 Republican primary. "I am seriously exploring a run for...
  • Assemblyman visits Laguna

    Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) made three trips recently to Laguna Beach, a constituency he might soon lose to redistricting. An independent committee's proposed map of new boundaries for voting districts released Friday shows Laguna as part of a...
  • Shadia: Pakistani women work for peace

    Last week in Irvine, I met real-life superwomen. They manage to stay under the radar of extremists and have found a magical way to moderate, even eliminate, radicalism in some parts of their communities. Amn-O-Nisa, or Women for Peace, is an...