There's a difference between being a 69-year-old runner and a 70-year-old grandma.
If you sign up for one of the public exchanges under Covered California, you will be given an array of choices for insurance. What you may not realize is that your favorite hospital and your current physicians or specialists are not part of that plan.
According to a recent Daily Pilot article, "Feds order removal of granite paths at Fairview," Nov. 27, Costa Mesa is required to remove the decomposed granite path from Fairview Park, as...
The mayor of a city runs a business meeting, not a speakers' forum. A city government's business is to use financial and human resources to provide services and ensure civil order for residents.
Costa Mesa City Council meetings are known for their robust citizen participation, and we are a better city for it.
Costa Mesa residents have long valued their three minutes to publicly comment at City Council meetings. During the alloted time, they have an opportunity to ask a question, make a complaint or share a concern.
The Newport Beach Sister City Assn. will celebrate in 2014 the 30th anniversary of the relationship with Okazaki, Japan, according to Connie Skibba, Sister City board member.
When I was 12, I got a copy of Simon and Garfunkel's "Bookends" album and found myself transfixed by the bridge of the song "Old Friends." The lyrics, sung in a fragile tenor by Art Garfunkel, declare, "Can you imagine us years from today, sharing a park bench quietly? How terribly strange to be 70....
If you think your shoes compliment your outfit, we need to talk. No, not about fashion. You probably have a better sense of that than I do. It's mental health that we need to discuss.
Will student housing be introduced at Orange Coast College in the not-too-distant future?
My older son and I have a Christmas tradition that I love. We give each other books.
For this past year, I have had the privilege of being able to write a column in this space about any subject of my choosing.
Last weekend one our reporters produced a good story about a Newport Elementary School teacher implementing the state's new Common Core curriculum into her classroom. There has been much debate regarding this approach to teaching, which emphasizes conceptual understanding over old-school...
Like its counterpart in Huntington Beach, the Costa Mesa City Council met recently to discuss options regarding its strong opposition to toll lanes proposed for the 405 Freeway between the interchanges with the 605 and 73. Officials are weighing whether to sue to block the proposal.
There's been a good deal of commotion about a pair of teenage Costa Mesa hikers who went missing in South County after Easter. Though the hikers were rescued after a five-day search, and drugs were allegedly found in one of their cars, the truly unfortunate part of this story is that a rescue worker...
Few events hurt a community more than the death of a sworn police officer. Costa Mesa, which lost 32-year veteran Mike Delgadillo last week to an off-duty car crash, is no exception. Gone is a trusted sentry, a father, a friend. How can those sworn to protect us all perish in flash?
In the weeks following the tragic school shooting in Connecticut and the arrest of a man who allegedly fired 50 rounds into the air at Fashion Island the next day, the Daily Pilot's Forum page has featured multiple letters and comments about guns and school safety. Some folks have called on...
Like everybody, we love a parade. And like everybody in the media, we love a protest.