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  • Peotter's election to council tops CdM stories in 2014

    Corona del Mar Today's top 10 stories of 2014: 1. Voters elected Scott Peotter to represent Corona del Mar on the Newport Beach City Council. Peotter replaces two-term council member Nancy Gardner, and he and three other newly elected council members...
  • Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash

    Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash
    From the ousting of longtime City Councilman Larry Agran in November to accusations that UC Irvine's top police officials spied on staff and the public, a lot has happened in the past year in Irvine. Here are the Daily Pilot's top 10 news stories from...
  • Fiery crash kills teen driver, injures passenger

    Fiery crash kills teen driver, injures passenger
    A high-speed single-car crash near Estancia High School in Costa Mesa killed a 16-year-old driver and injured his teenage passenger just after midnight Wednesday, according to police. The Orange County coroner's office identified the driver as Jacob...
  • Newport's top stories of 2014: Bunnies, ballots, bikes — and a heroic lifeguard's death

    Newport's top stories of 2014: Bunnies, ballots, bikes &#8212 and a heroic lifeguard's death
    From the concrete bunnies at the Newport Beach Civic Center and Park to a controversial cheating scandal that rocked a top-performing high school, it's been a busy year in the city. Here are the Daily Pilot's top 10 news stories from Newport Beach in...
  • Commentary: Councilmen should drop police union from their lawsuit

    Some perspective is needed in the wake of two private investigators being charged relating to tactics they allegedly directed toward Councilmen Jim Righeimer, Steve Mensinger and Gary Monahan. As the Daily Pilot reported, no Costa Mesa police officer...
  • Mailbag: Police union should be placed under citizen oversight

    The recent felony arrests of two private investigators for allegedly setting up two sitting City Council members and attempting to set up a third should send chills down your back. The story reads like a Fox television drama. The two P.I.s are hired...
  • 2 charged after Costa Mesa stabbing plead not guilty

    Two defendants arrested in connection with a possibly gang-related stabbing in Costa Mesa pleaded not guilty to felony charges Thursday. Carlos Alfredo Ortega and Raul Munoz were arrested Dec. 16. According to police, Ortega and a 17-year-old boy...
  • Judge orders P.I. to stay away from councilmen Righeimer, Mensinger

    An Orange County Superior Court judge on Wednesday ordered a private investigator to stay away from two Costa Mesa councilmen he allegedly helped surveil in the run-up to local 2012 elections. Scott Alan Impola appeared in court to face felony conspiracy...
  • Revamped Costa Mesa Senior Center opens its doors

    Revamped Costa Mesa Senior Center opens its doors
    Hundreds of senior citizens sat in the recreation room of the Costa Mesa Senior Center last week inspecting this year's holiday gifts – mugs containing candy and a $5 gift card good at grocery or other stores. Last year, the nonprofit that was...
  • Sexual assault reported at UCI residence hall

    UC Irvine police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in campus housing last weekend. A female student told police she was assaulted while incapacitated sometime between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, authorities said. The attack...
  • UCI, Seal Beach police collar suspect in car thefts

    UCI, Seal Beach police collar suspect in car thefts
    Police from Seal Beach and UC Irvine teamed to arrest a man suspected of breaking into and stealing cars across Orange County, authorities said. Since October, the two police departments have been on the trail of a man they believe broke into two...
  • Costa Mesa engineer sentenced in cold-case murder

    Donna Wigmore was supposed to get married in the summer of 1979. Instead she holed up in her parents' backyard, enveloped in shock after her older sister was murdered. The case went unsolved for three decades, but pain didn't pass with the time. She...