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  • Mother's worst nightmare turns to hope

    Mother's worst nightmare turns to hope
    Five years ago this month, my second son, Tristan, started to complain that his vision had gotten blurry. I also had noticed he was gulping down everything in sight, and he seemed to be urinating constantly. The day before Thanksgiving, I took Tristan,...
  • Lobdell: Despite tragedy, it's not time to hate

    I wanted to hate Jose Luis Huerta Mundo, the self-employed landscaper accused of making an illegal turn on a blind corner of a steep Newport Beach hill that led to the death of cyclist Michael Nine. So I went to the Harbor Justice Center in Newport...
  • Mailbag: Triangle Square has a parking problem

    My neighbors and I used to be fans of Triangle Square in its heyday ("William Lobdell: How about some Triangle offense?" Nov. 11). We could go grocery shopping, eat dinner, catch a movie and hit the bookstore afterward. If we were really serious about...
  • Mesa Musings: She's still a vibrant lady, a fighter

    She's an impressive lady. An educator for more than 30 years — now retired — the attractive, poised and courageous woman used to be highly esteemed. Almost no one takes notice of her any longer. It's not her fault and, frankly, it's shameful....
  • My Pet World: The cat, dog 'who's more intelligent' debate rages on

    Q: Don't you think it's about time you just came out and told the truth — that cats are smarter than dogs? -- H.J., New York City A: Defining intelligence between species is challenging. (I can hear you now: "He's copping out.") Well, maybe I am. I...
  • A glimpse of 50 years in optometry

    A glimpse of 50 years in optometry
    COSTA MESA — Custom Eyes Optometry has changed a lot since the days when gas was 15 cents a gallon, Alpha Beta was the big grocery store and eye exams were conducted using a black sheet with a white circle painted in the center. "This town was way,...
  • The Crowd: Chapman event nets $2.1M for scholarships

    The Crowd: Chapman event nets $2.1M for scholarships
    It is arguably the most amazing social event on the fall calendar in Orange County. For the 29th year, Chapman University presented "American Celebration," which attracted a black-tie crowd of some 750 of the region's most philanthropic citizens. They...
  • 'I knew I couldn't leave her there'

    He talks about it like there was no other alternative to helping this woman out the way he did. When Newport Beach Police Officer Dave Darling met a woman stranded in Newport Beach last month, instead of just pointing her in the right direction for help,...
  • 'Eaters lacking answers

    NORTHRIDGE — UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner may have some serious envy for his counterpart at Cal State Northridge, Bobby Braswell. When Braswell looks down the bench, he sees replacements capable of the 57 collective points...
  • The man behind the numbers

    Meet Paul Reed. He's Newport-Mesa Unified's chief business official and deputy superintendent of finance. The state's financial troubles have trickled down, causing a $13.5-million hole in the district's budget this year. It led to tough decisions and the...
  • The God Squad: The difficult questions behind suicide

    Q: I've suffered from depression for years, and at least twice have come close to committing suicide. Many factors made me hold back. For the past six years, the longest period since I first sought help, I've been on anti-depressant medication and receive...
  • Mailbag: Police and politics in Costa Mesa

    The recent murder of Riverside Police Officer Ryan Bonaminio brings into sharp focus the dangers law enforcement officers deal with each and every day on the job as they protect and serve our communities. I won't begin to try to make sense of Officer...