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In third grade, right before lunch, a teacher let Persis William-Mensah and the rest of the class out early. The kids found out they were going for a little exercise. William-Mensah remembers how she and the rest of her classmates lined up against a...
Not long ago I wrote a column about how sometimes in terms like "teachers' union" and "homeowners' policy" the apostrophe is optional. If you really mean that the first noun possesses the second, an apostrophe makes sense. But if the first noun is...
Tags: Veterans Day, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Family, Mother's Day
Win or lose, Coach Scott Meyer always meets with his Corona del Mar High football team near one of the end zones on the field. He goes over the game, stresses the positives, and never singles out a player for making a mistake. Earlier in the year,...
Two former Corona del Mar High boys' soccer standouts are teaming up on the pitch for another team overseas this month. Jack McBean and Grady Howe left for Spain on Sunday,April Fool's Day. This is no joke, though. The two are with the Los Angeles...
Minutes within talking to his new football team for the first time, Scott Meyer brought up bringing a CIF Southern Section title to Corona del Mar High. Keep in mind that Meyer had never coached or played in a section title game. The meeting came inside...
COSTA MESA — Poop is her biggest seller. To be exact, fake poop is the most popular item year-round. It's sold by the piles, said Sherry Newberg, owner of House of Humor. The magic, gag gift and costume shop on Baker Street has been a backbone...
Tags: Holidays, Christmas, Christmas, Stephen King, Mardi Gras
Last month, I accepted an offer to write a weekly column for the real estate supplement that is included with the Daily Pilot each Saturday. That supplement also appears in newspapers stretching from Seal Beach to San Clemente, which gives me a...
Tags: Human Interest, Realty, Charity, Politics, Real Estate
The Baltimore SunFirst baseman Chris Davis was voted the American League Player of the Month for April, becoming the first Oriole to earn that honor since Melvin Mora in August 2008. Davis hit .348 (32-for-92) with eight doubles, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 19 runs scored...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Dear Amy: I got married (for the first time) three years ago. My husband and I are both in our 40s and are well matched, happily childless and happily married. We bought a house and both have good jobs. I recently wondered, "What do I have to look...
Tags: Human Interest
News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
Justin Bieber just can't seem to hold on to his pets. There was the snake, and the hamster, and now there's Mally, his confiscated capuchin monkey, which he may be abandoning in Germany in hopes that the critter will find an appropriate, loving home...
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