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April Fools' Day

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  • A Word, Please: Losing the apostrophe isn't always an option

    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 intended as more of an adjective, you can often drop it: teachers union, homeowners policy.
  • Estancia sprinter continues to shine

    Estancia sprinter continues to shine
    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...

    City Life: I'm not going far

    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...

    A shop owner who knows funny

    A shop owner who knows funny
    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...

    High Schools: Locals on upward path

    High Schools: Locals on upward path
    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...