| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:18 AM
1.) Tom Gazsi: Costa Mesa's police chief celebrated the 60th anniversary of his department — one he leads with a steady, capable hand, despite the tension between his officers and a majority of the City Council members.
2.) Keith Curry: The...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:31 PM
When it comes to the top 10 Newport-Mesa sports stories of 2013, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff, a singular mantra emerges: Work hard. Compete. Win. Celebrate. Repeat.
Five of the top six stories in 2013 shared similar status in 2012,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Tickets are now on sale for the Toshiba Classic, which turns 20 this year.
The 20th Toshiba Classic tees off March 10 through 16 at Newport Beach Country Club.
A new 20th Toshiba Classic logo has been unveiled to commemorate 20 years as a leading stop...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Kenny Perry described Bernhard Langer as the type of golfer who gets under his skin because the 56-year-old German works so hard.
Langer is the type who pushes others to be great, Perry said.
Langer would rather just continue to push his way past...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Going into the final round of the 20th Toshiba Classic, Fred Couples didn't think he could win the tournament because Bernhard Langer had been so hot.
But on Sunday at Newport Beach Country Club, Couples grabbed momentum on his back nine to give himself...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:36 PM
The 20th Toshiba Classic will be mostly remembered for Fred Couples' second time winning the event, as he surprised many with his victory by one stroke.
But the Toshiba Classic will be a great memory for much different reasons for Thomas Terry, a...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Everyone who is at Newport Beach Country Club on the final day of the Toshiba Classic gets to be at least a little bit jealous of Ira Garbutt.
Garbutt, the tournament chairman, is the one who gets to hand the trophy to the winner at the awards...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:32 AM
There are simple, yet vast ways to describe the Toshiba Classic.
It's known as one of the favorite, if not the best, stop for the players on the Champions Tour.
Who wouldn't want to play golf in Newport Beach? Yet this is the only pro tournament in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:31 PM
San Juan Hills 3, Corona del Mar 2
The Sea Kings had runners on second and third base in the final inning with one out, but couldn't rally in their season opener and Foothill Pool game of the Newport Elks Tournament Thursday.
Teddy Stuka was...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:44 PM
The last time someone shot as low as David Frost did at the Toshiba Classic, his name was Jay Haas and he went on to nearly become the first player to repeat at the Champions Tour event at Newport Beach Country Club.
Frost, who shot 19-under-par 194...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Hoag Hospital and the Alzheimer's Family Services Center are sponsoring a spirituality conference on "Navigating the Journey of Caregiving" on March 28.
The day begins with registration and a hot breakfast from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m., with the program...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:51 PM
It's easy for Colin Montgomerie to remember his first event on the PGA European Tour — and not because of some fabulous highlight. His mind actually goes to a rare embarrassing moment.
His golf clubs went missing. They were shipped elsewhere after...