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  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • A vocal lesson for Rea, Pomona pupils

    A vocal lesson for Rea, Pomona pupils
    In a classroom full of elementary school students, a vocal instructor pointed at fifth-grader Bryan Agustin, who promptly opened his mouth and sang one word: tuba. His peers turned to look at him, eyes wide, and surprised by the beautiful sound that...
  • New York Times veteran visits Newport

     New York Times veteran visits Newport
    For as long as Frank Bruni can remember, food has played a lead role in his life. In his Italian-American household in White Plains, N.Y., every family gathering was marked by culinary creations. He was a ravenous eater, with chubbiness to show for it....
  • Seniors set the example

    Seniors set the example
    When Becky Rigali-Jackson returns to her alma mater to demonstrate how to teach fitness classes for seniors, she knows exactly who to bring along. Seniors from Newport Beach joined Rigali-Jackson on March 4 at Cal State Fullerton to help her instruct an...
  • More room, more ability to help vets

    More room, more ability to help vets
    For Deanne Tate, president and chief executive of Veterans First, the selling points of the Orange County nonprofit's new digs are many. At about 9,300 square feet, the second-floor office suite in the heart of downtown Santa Ana has upwards of three...
  • Steinberg: Football, and other contact sports, need to be rethought

    In previous columns, I suggested that the increased size, speed and strength of today's NFL players are creating a dramatically more damaging set of collisions. We have known for years of the devastation these collisions cause on every joint in the human...
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    For those people who love white and orange kitties, Community Animal Network has several available. Happy (pictured) is a teenage kitten who was rescued from Disneyland and is seeking a home with someone who has another kitty who would like to play....
  • Harlan: Use data-driven process to determine planning needs

    While reading a Daily Pilot article ("Costa Mesa may fund new high school field," March 3) a few weeks ago about the city's proposal to fund a new running track and field at Costa Mesa High School, I was struck by the following comment: "At the end of the...
  • Apodaca: Boomers won't go gracefully

    This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old. I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
  • Kids ready to run May 4

    A record number of students have signed up for Kids Run the OC, a youth fitness program organized around the ninth annual OC Marathon, organizers announced Tuesday. On May 4, the day of the marathon at the Orange County Fairgrounds, kids in the...
  • Split council funds Fairview Park lights

    The eleventh-hour debate Tuesday about Costa Mesa's budget largely focused on a single line item: lighting for parking lots in and around Fairview Park. The council unanimously approved the $132.3-million budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year. A $650,000...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa is great for small businesses

    The purpose of this letter is to describe our excitement and reasoning for choosing the city of Costa Mesa as the location to open our new chiropractic practice. Both doctors in our office graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis. Not...