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  • 'One of the most important lessons he'll learn'

    When the mother of a top Corona del Mar High School student answered her phone Dec. 17, she had no idea why school officials were calling to tell her that she needed to come and pick up her son. For what? She didn't have a clue. He was a senior honors...
  • Mailbag: City should investigate field issue

    Tucked under the issues of increased density and the financing of the 60th anniversary celebrations, an important and revealing problem appeared at the Feb. 5 council meeting. Resident Roger Chadderdon rose to complain that his Costa Mesa men's softball...
  • Coast district to add 15 to faculty

    After years of cost cutting and stagnant hiring, the Coast Community College District will hire 15 full-time faculty members in the next school year. Board trustees have discussed increasing full-time faculty since September, when they tasked Chancellor...
  • Mailbag: Restorative justice will lead to conversations like this

    One side of a telephone conversation overheard in an office at some time in the future: Good morning, boss. Well, yes, I did hack into the company computer and change my client's brokerage statements. Yes, I did trade on inside information that I got...
  • Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say

    Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say
    The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
  • Apodaca: Cheating story is not going away

    The Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal is becoming one of those stories that just won't die, which is great for those of us in the news business, but perhaps not so much for the community at large. Wild rumors, suspicion, deep-seated...
  • Preparing future scientists and engineers

    About 500 educators gathered in Costa Mesa this week to address ways to introduce science, technology, engineering and mathematics, so-called STEM education, to preschoolers. The Early Childhood STEM Conference, held from Thursday to Saturday at the...
  • Students picking up e-cigarette habit

    A student at Back Bay High School zipped up his sweat shirt,flipped on his hood and carefully tucked his electronic cigarette near the top of the zipper. While sitting in class, he took quick puffs off the vaporizer without being detected by his...
  • Commentary: Bieber sends all the wrong messages

    When working with teenagers, I try to keep up with the latest trends so that I can name-drop a Kardashian or crack a joke about Instagram to let them know that this old-man teacher does have an awareness of youth culture. So not only do I know who...
  • Mailbag: Harbor should not have to accept CdM cheaters

    I read of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees' decision in Thursday morning's Daily Pilot ["11 expelled in CdM cheating episode," Jan. 30]. Of course I support this decision. These students had zero conscience and were out to beat the...
  • More abuse-related charges possible for accused molester

    More abuse-related charges possible for accused molester
    Prosecutors are considering filing additional charges against a Newport Beach pool cleaner accused of sexually abusing at least seven boys over nearly 15 years. Senior Deputy Dist. Atty. Nicole Nicholson said in court Friday that new information could...
  • Efforts to reduce expulsions controversial

    The expulsion of 11 Corona del Mar High students this week puts a blemish on Newport-Mesa Unified School District's recent record of declining suspensions and expulsions. Up until Wednesday's school board decision, Newport-Mesa schools mirrored state...