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  • The Crowd: 'Salute' offers night of substance

    The World Affairs Council of Orange County gathered last month for a year-end celebration billed as "A Salute to the U.S. Armed Forces." It was an evening of considerable substance, headlined by guest speaker and guest of honor Mark Kimmitt, a retired...
  • Appeals court rules against doctor

    A Hoag Hospital doctor will still have to pay an 85-year-old woman's family for failing to notice a blood clot that contributed to her death, an appellate court ruled this week. Dr. Luke Cheung, 49, of Irvine attended to Lois Shafer, of Corona del Mar on...
  • Series: Art is good for health

    Paintings can do more than decorate a home. They can also save your brain. Studies show that exposure to a diverse range of arts and other educational stimuli over long periods of time can decrease memory loss by up to 50%, said Dr. William Shankle,...
  • On Faith: Focus on retrospection rather than resolutions

    It's that time of the year again. After the holiday decorations have been taken down, the old-time ritual of the New Year's resolutions list is posted to the refrigerator. What's on your list this year? For most people, it is probably a reprinted list...
  • His vision for a better world [Corrected]

    While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
  • On Faith: Mindful meditation may begin at any age

    The importance of "mental fitness" — that is, keeping the brain healthy by new learning, reading, puzzles, memorization or other mental exercises — is well-known. Research also clearly indicates that having a strong spiritual life and the...
  • Monahan supports regulation of city's pot collectives

    Monahan supports regulation of city's pot collectives
    COSTA MESA — Mayor Gary Monahan wants to legalize marijuana dispensaries in the city. Speaking with retired U.S. Army veteran Robert Martinez on KOCI radio's "Cannabis Community" show Sunday morning, which was broadcast from his bar, Skosh Monahan'...
  • Members' dues for clubhouse would increase

    Newport Beach Country Club members will be facing a membership increase, but the extra money won't all be going to the proposed golf clubhouse renovation. According to David Wooten, president and chief executive of both the club and Balboa Bay Club &...
  • Special education committee to host resource fair

    Local businesses, agencies and nonprofits are coming to together for one night to show Newport-Mesa residents all the resources they have at their fingertips. Newport-Mesa Unified's Community Advisory Committee for Special Education is hosting a free...
  • Famed sports agent declares bankruptcy

    Newport Beach sports agent Leigh Steinberg, whose life story partially inspired "Jerry Maguire," has filed for bankruptcy, according to an email he sent to the Daily Pilot. Steinberg, 62, pens a weekly sports column for the Pilot. He said in his...
  • Bookmark: Book explores need for female 'BFF' relationships

    During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...
  • Apodaca: UCI MIND shining light on brain degeneration

    During the last years of my father's life, he slowly, agonizingly slipped away from me. A proud and stoic man who had survived a heartbreakingly unhappy childhood, economic depression and a world war fell at last to the ravages of dementia. Helpless...