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  • Mesa Musings: Man bites dog on campus? 'Zounds!'

    A sight stopped me in my tracks during my morning walk last Wednesday. The spectacle took me back to my 37-year career as community relations director at Orange Coast College. Somewhat like Jay Carney, the White House spokesman, I served as OCC's...
  • Sources: Three finalists for Costa Mesa police chief [Corrected]

    COSTA MESA — Three Southern California law enforcement officials are finalists to become Costa Mesa's next police chief, three police sources with knowledge of the hiring process said. Newport Beach Capt. Tom Gazsi, Anaheim Deputy Chief Craig...
  • Letters From The Editor: This fight for charity is above the belt

    It's no secret that the Daily Pilot competes with the Orange County Register — at least in the Newport-Mesa neck of the woods. So you might think I take great joy in the fact that two Register columnists plan to beat each other up — with...
  • Women file suit after trapped in runaway elevator

    Two women are suing the Irvine Co. and an elevator manufacturer, claiming they were injured while trapped in a runaway elevator that plummeted more than 10 stories, according to a copy of their complaint. Plaintiffs Janet Hsu and Sufeir Hsu are seeking...
  • Missing signs causing uproar

    COSTA MESA — Politics boiled over into other areas of city life this week, as the Orange County Employees Assn. found itself having to explain why a private investigator was questioning parents of high school football players about missing...
  • El Pollo Loco lays off 5 at its Costa Mesa headquarters

    COSTA MESA — El Pollo Loco has laid off five employees at its Harbor Boulevard corporate headquarters, according to media reports. The Costa-Mesa based fast food chain laid off the vice president of communications and four other workers from its...
  • City report: Pham, though hardworking, struggled with emotional problems

    COSTA MESA — Huy Pham, the Costa Mesa city maintenance worker who committed suicide in March, struggled with emotional problems in the months before his death, according to his personnel file. The records, which became public after he died, were...
  • Union calls on Costa Mesa to suspend law firm contract

    COSTA MESA — The Orange County Employees Assn. is calling for the city to suspend the contract with its law firm and investigate the unauthorized media leak of a draft report about a city worker's death. "This leak of sensitive information by...
  • Owner sells Balboa carousel

    The historic merry-go-round at the Balboa Fun Zone will remain in Southern California, its owner said Thursday. Patrick Moore said the historic attraction has sold, but he declined to name the new owner or where the painted ponies would be located....
  • Squid wash ashore in Newport

    Dead Humboldt squid washed up this week in Newport Beach and other Orange County beaches. The site surprised beachgoers and surfers, but officials said it was a natural occurrence and not a cause for alarm. One startled jogger emailed pictures of the...
  • 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...
  • 'Three Cups of Tea' author event canceled

    The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation has canceled a November speaking appearance by embattled "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson. The bestselling author was accused of fraud and fabrications in an April "60 Minutes" investigative report....