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  • It's a Gray Area: There's an easy fix for immigration

    One of the easiest problem areas to resolve is our failed immigration system. In fact, had the politicians really wanted to fix this system, they would have done it decades ago. The problem is that they don't want to. Why? Because some powerful...
  • Center could lose funding

    The Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa stands to lose its Medicaid funding for failing to comply with federal standards outlined by the state health department during an investigation conducted last year. The state-run hospital, which houses...
  • Mailbag: Letter on fire rings misstated facts about Newport

    In the Saturday edition of the Daily Pilot and in the Jan. 16, 2014, Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the issue of the...
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....
  • Mailbag: Keep Newport policies out of neighboring cities

    I have been a resident of Orange County for 37 years and have frequently enjoyed the beach and the fire rings. Never have I heard of a problem until this year. It appears that the rich of Newport Beach have convinced themselves that they are being...
  • Commentary: We must help those with mental illness

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Let's take a moment this month to consider some facts: 1 in 5 children have a diagnosable mental health disorder. One in 4 adults experience a mental health disorder in a given year, and a staggering 1 in 17 adults...
  • Commentary: Deal with inmates' mental health problems

    The state penal system leaves a bad taste in my mouth, and you should have the same reaction as well. California's mental health system and protocols leave a bad taste in my mouth too. Combine the two and stir. You have what can collectively be...
  • AQMD: Beach bonfires increase pollution

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District, the agency that could effectively ban beach fire rings throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties, released preliminary results Wednesday showing increased levels of particulate matter in the air around the...
  • Fairview escapes Medicaid cutoff

    Fairview Developmental Center will continue to receive Medicaid funding as long as the hospital improves conditions, according to a news release issued by the California Department of Developmental Services. The California Department of Public Health...
  • From The Sports Desk: Time for Danny to be in spotlight

    One of my favorite memories about Dan Glenn took place December, 2009. Moments after the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team won the CIF State Division I title, the coach stressed to me that the victory wasn't about him. I mean it was genuine. He...
  • Mary Margaret Gradishar

    Mary Margaret Gradishar of Newport Beach, California peacefully passed away on February 20, 2011.   She is survived by her loving family; daughter Peggy Burger and husband Jerry; son John and wife Jill; grandchildren James and Kathryn Gradishar; brother...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...