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  • It's A Gray Area: Incarceration is not always the best option

    One thing that starkly sets the United States apart from other Western industrial countries is our incarceration rate. Today our country has more than 2.3 million people in jail or prison, which means that, with about 5% of the world's population, we have...
  • It's A Gray Area: We need more brain-injury centers like this one

    You may not be aware that adults with brain injuries have precious few facilities in the U.S. that offer the care and assistance they need. As we remember our fallen troops this weekend, let us discuss those who have survived but suffered brain injuries...
  • Accused killer angry about surgery

    Accused killer angry about surgery
    A man accused of killing a Newport Beach doctor told the Daily Pilot Friday that he was angry about the after effects of surgery performed on him about 21 years ago. "I'll admit, what I did was a terrible thing," Stanwood Elkus, 75, said during visiting...
  • O.C. man accused of fatally beating 18-month-old girl to go on trial

    O.C. man accused of fatally beating 18-month-old girl to go on trial
    A Santa Ana man accused of beating an 18-month-old girl to death will go on trial for murder Monday in Orange County. When Aguilar’s girlfriend returned home and found the child limp and struggling to breath, Aguilar told her not to call police,...
  • Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims

    Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims
    A former parking control officer said he was fired from the Newport Beach Police Department for reporting that senior officers were receiving free suites, spa days and alcohol from a high-end hotel in exchange for favors, according to a federal lawsuit....
  • The Latest: 'Naughty' but nice; the man named Segerstrom

    The Latest: 'Naughty' but nice; the man named Segerstrom
    Naughty Newport By Judge Robert Gardner Newport Beach Historical Society Press; 181 pages To place Judge Robert Gardner's book "Naughty Newport" in context, we can start by looking up "naughty" in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. That online source...
  • 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    The Costa Mesa City Council this week repealed a law that banned day laborers from actively soliciting work on city streets. The council unanimously agreed Tuesday night to scrap the ordinance without discussion. Costa Mesa's anti-solicitation law,...
  • It's A Gray Area: Federal pensions no longer make any sense

    There is a lot of misinformation and mystery about the compensation Congress receives. So I did some research at http://www.About.com and called the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives at (202) 225-7000. Senators and representatives...
  • Irvine man guilty of killing teen in DUI crash

    Irvine man guilty of killing teen in DUI crash
    An Irvine man was convicted Monday in connection to a drunk-driving incident that killed a teenager and injured four others, authorities said. Austin Jeffrey Farley, 28, was found guilty of second-degree murder and driving under the influence of alcohol...
  • Court rules against visitors bureau in lawsuit

    An Orange County Superior Court jury has rejected the Costa Mesa Visitor and Conference Bureau's $5.1-million lawsuit against an Irvine-based marketing firm, according to court records. The bureau alleged a breach of contract in the July 2012 lawsuit,...
  • Ex-contractor accused of defauding workers

    A former general contractor working on a state developmental hospital in Costa Mesa has been indicted on charges of defrauding his employees and taking portions of their wages — adding up to $81,000, according to the Orange County district attorney'...
  • 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...