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  • Fair Board could jump into legal battle

    COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fair Board could jump into the legal morass that is the O.C. Fairgrounds sale while it works to turn the property into a premier entertainment center, according to fairground officials. At Thursday's Fair Board...
  • The Crowd: Events aim to help serious diseases

    The Crowd: Events aim to help serious diseases
    The spring social season will honor two of the region's most philanthropic couples on behalf of very serious causes. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) challenges concerned citizens to "Imagine a World Without Diabetes." The JDRF "Dream...
  • The Crowd: Wine event to benefit the Pacific Symphony

    Editor's note: This corrects the previous photo caption and adds all the photos that appeared with this column in print. "Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to...
  • State investigates former senator's alleged lobbying

    The California Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating phone calls reportedly made by former State Sen. Dick Ackerman to state legislators on behalf of the Orange County Fair Board in the days when the Orange County Fairgrounds was being...
  • Community & Clubs: Golfing to support Marines

    The Sons of the American, Legion Post 291, are working with Costa Mesa resident and tournament Director Fred Arnold to promote the sixth annual Injured Marine Golf Benefit on Oct. 11 at the Costa Mesa Golf Course, 1701 Golf Course Drive. "The sole...
  • Missing woman wrote for Pilot

    COSTA MESA — A missing 61-year-old Rancho Santa Margarita woman believed to have been killed by her husband of 39 years once wrote for the Daily Pilot. Marcia Forsberg worked as a features writer at the newspaper in the 1970s and 1980s, a former...
  • Putting the 'art' in 'heart'

    Putting the 'art' in 'heart'
    COSTA MESA — She was born in Santa Cruz, she's been to Harvard University and back, and now she's a Costa Mesa resident who's just put the finishing touches on her latest piece of art. It's a 45-pound fiberglass heart that will hopefully fetch...
  • Racqueting up the game

    Racqueting up the game
    COSTA MESA — It all started in 1999, when friends Clay Peterson and Johnny McCray bought neighboring homes on East 20th Street. While unpacking, Peterson came upon a wooden tennis racquet and they started to hit balls in Peterson's tennis court....
  • Community Commentary: Former fairgrounds CEO embraces private owner

    The uncertainty over the future of the Orange County Fairgrounds is an issue that hits close to home for me. My love for the 150-acre fairgrounds began in 1964, when I exhibited for the first time as a 4-H Club member. My first fair made an impression,...
  • Mailbag: Memorable story didn't make the cut

    Memorable story didn't make the cut What about the lady who drove around with the dead lady in her car for nine months? That was a pretty big story; made it nationwide ("Top 10 stories of 2010," Dec. 26). Jolly Joe, via DailyPilot.com Gary Reasoner...
  • The Crowd: Funds pour in from Speakeasy party

    The Crowd: Funds pour in from Speakeasy party
    The final fundraising tally for the 2010 O.C. Baron's Speakeasy summer party has topped $140,500. Chaired by the super dedicated Carol Wilken and Kay Burra, the 12th annual event, to raise money for the fight against cancer in Orange County, unfolded at...
  • Letters from the Editor: Memories forever in newsprint

    I never met Marcia Forsberg, who wrote features for this newspaper in the 1970s and 1980s. Now it looks like I never will. Her husband of 39 years, Richard Forsberg, was charged this week with killing her in their Rancho Santa Margarita home and...