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  • Girls' Volleyball: CdM sweeps Barackman, Bears

    Girls' Volleyball: CdM sweeps Barackman, Bears
    CORONA DEL MAR — The coach for the Temecula Valley High girls' volleyball team has a last name similar to the President of the United States: Kelly Barackman. But that's about the only thing she had close to being in common with President Barack...
  • Clinton stumps at UC Irvine

    Clinton stumps at UC Irvine
    President Bill Clinton endorsed a slate of Democratic congressional candidates in a rally Tuesday night at UC Irvine. More than 4,000 attended the "California's Voice" event at the Bren Events Center, where the two-term president campaigned for 26th...
  • Cassity: Some reasons to vote for Obama (not really)

    Every living adult American (and some of the dead ones in and around Chicago) who embraces their civic duties will soon face a major decision: How should we vote Nov. 6? As local issues have been covered ad nauseum by me and others of late, I'll focus my...
  • In Orange County, Republicans disappointed by party's showing

    As the very young and the very old began to head for the exits of Orange County's biggest election night party, Republican political donors, strategists and candidates headed to the elevators. In a wing of suites on the 16th floor of the Westin South...
  • Mailbag: Fire pits are a 'public health hazard'

    Re. "Wu: Fire rings are a political boomerang," Oct. 14: Jack Wu, haven't you read the letters? How can you invoke the words of Albert Einstein while you ignore the words of highly credentialed wood-smoke toxicology experts? I have a feeling you are...
  • Mailbag: Some reasons to stop reading Cassity's column

    Re. "Cassity: Some reasons to vote for Obama (not really)," (Oct. 26): The latest in a series of farcical columns by Chuck Cassity is nothing short of a free political advertisement, facilitated by the Daily Pilot, on behalf of Mitt Romney. I am...
  • Mailbag: Parting shots. Our readers weigh in on Election Day

    Yes on Measure V Measure V doesn't change current practices. It preserves nearly 60 years of Costa Mesa city laws and policies. State conflict-of-interest and political contribution laws would still apply. Current bidding practices would continue,...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • It's A Gray Area: We should be skeptical of our government

    People in our country mostly seem to possess an innate faith in government. Probably that has evolved because, while our governments generally are unnecessarily expensive, wasteful and intrusive, they have not been overtly corrupt like so many others...
  • Apodaca: Making the case for preschool

    When my older son turned 3, I decided he should go to preschool. My reasons were simple: We were living in Los Angeles, and I had a busy career as a reporter. My son played with a few neighbor kids, but it was obvious he was ready for something more,...
  • Apodaca: Dusty's road has been winding, rewarding

    Dusty Brandom has endured more suffering in his 18 years than most of us can imagine. Trapped in a wheelchair, his body a constant source of pain and disappointment, Dusty has every reason to be angry at the lousy card he's been dealt. He has a...