| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Prosecutors charged a Laguna Hills man accused of plotting to have his underage teenage relative kidnapped and taken to Mexico, authorities announced Friday.
Jesus Acosta-Inchaorrondo, 58, is charged with soliciting to commit kidnapping, attempted...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:55 PM
For Bob Lee, things comes in threes: three bike rides around the country, three reasons, three generations.
Lee, 70, of Barrington, Ill., stopped in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach last week on his way from Vancouver, Canada, to the U.S.-Mexico...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:42 PM
My family just arrived back from our annual Memorial Day weekend camping trip south of Ensenada, Mexico.
I always feel a little sheepish when my neighbors see me return with my gear and sunburn. No one has ever begrudged me my vacation, but I am aware...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:25 PM
On Friday, a very large and truly historic event took place here in Newport Beach. But you would never know it from reading the Daily Pilot the next morning ("Visit has satire, support," June 2).
The Romney Victory Committee, made up of many Newport...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:12 PM
AirTran Airways began daily flights from John Wayne Airport to Mexico over the weekend, offering a message of "Bienvenidos, Orange County" at its launch party.
More than 200 passengers boarded planes for the Cabo San Lucas area and Mexico City on...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:54 PM
I want to welcome you to the first official weekend of summer, and the weather will be perfect for outdoor activities and, of course, boating.
The sea conditions will be a small mixed set with 2-foot swells from the west and south, and a nice...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:15 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Alastair Hurry said he likes playing tennis in the heat.
The weather conditions Friday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach were far from that. It rained overnight on Thursday. Hurry was only able to get in a short warm-up with his...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:44 PM
UC Irvine — The year was 1968. The Age of Aquarius was in full swing. The Tet offensive was pushing forward. And, Joan Didion's "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" was published.
It was amid this period of cultural and political upheaval that UCI ,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:09 PM
COSTA MESA — After playing 10 sets of tennis and a super-tiebreaker over a two-day stretch, Annie Radeva finally hit a bit of a wall Friday afternoon at the Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
The Costa Mesa resident split sets in both her girls' 16...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:14 PM
When the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010, sending millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, most scientists were concerned about the damage to sea life.
Not many gave a whiff of thought to air quality.
The Rowland-Blake Group at UC...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:22 PM
On Saturday, more than 30 members of the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa will be sprucing up more than 2,500 carrotwood tree seedlings in preparation of presenting them to third-graders in all 21 public and 15 private schools within the boundaries of the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Ancient Greeks believed Elysium to be "a dwelling place for those who lived a righteous life."
Writer-director Neill Blomkamp depicts his "Elysium" as a pristine space station, where the elite have escaped from the hellhole that is Earth. In this serene...