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Civil Rights

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  • Costa Mesa repeals anti-solicitation law

    Costa Mesa repeals anti-solicitation law
    The Costa Mesa City Council this week repealed a law that banned day laborers from actively soliciting work on city streets.
  • It's A Gray Area: When to fight the status quo

    Have you ever felt inspired, hopeful, able and optimistic about your ability to right a wrong? Have you ever felt frustrated, small, ineffective and helpless about your ability to do anything about a problem? I have, both ways. Recently my wife...

    Friends of the Libraries: Children's book hints at Civil Rights Movement

    While looking at some newspaper clippings at the Costa Mesa Historical Society recently, I found one from the Globe-Herald (predecessor of the Daily Pilot) for Sept. 29, 1948. Titled "Costa Mesa Library Gives Wide Service," it noted some of the services...

    Commentary: Let's look at the definition of 'freedom'

    In response to Vicki Bowers' July 19 letter to the Pilot, "Hoag has freedom too," it seems that she favors Hoag's position which is, "I will use my freedom to choose to take away a woman's freedom and right to choose." In so many words, Hoag is saying,...

    Reel Critics: No 'Kick' out of this sequel

    Reel Critics: No 'Kick' out of this sequel
    When I saw the original "Kick-Ass" in 2010, I called it a disturbing new movie category. It starts as a sarcastic look at the whole superhero genre. But it clearly targeted younger teens with a strange mix of cute, profane and truly violent parts....