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  • It's A Gray Area: What's it like to be a judge?

    We all know that we have three branches of government, but where do judges really fit within that system, and what is it like to be a judge? These are questions that I as a trial court judge have been asked frequently. As to the first question, it is...
  • Commentary: Tuition creates a generation of debtors

    With the estimated cost of attending a four-year state college in America at $120,000, the average family of four should expect their children's college to cost more than buying a home. Even though only 24% of Americans believe college is affordable, 97%...
  • Commentary: Government shouldn't define 'church'

    Under pressure from religious and conservative groups, the Obama administration has offered another compromise on the issue of birth control coverage within the Affordable Care Act. While exempting churches and some religiously affiliated institutions...
  • Commentary: Feds, city came together on dredging project

    Re. "Newport completes lower-bay dredging," Feb. 15: An article by reporter Jill Cowan in the Daily Pilot highlights the completion of the Lower Bay (Newport Harbor) dredging. As I stated in the article, it was a "long, hard road to complete the big...
  • It's A Gray Area: Remember America's greatest patriot

    Today we begin a short series about some of America's greatest patriots. We start with the greatest: George Washington. At a funeral oration for Washington, which was given to both houses of Congress on Dec. 26, 1799, Gen. Henry "Light Horse Harry"...
  • Mailbag: As Reagan said, 'Government is the problem'

    I am both amazed and amused at the continuing controversy surrounding the Ronald Reagan statue in Newport Beach. The Reagan statue fits perfectly in this image-conscious, cliché-driven, self-contradicting city. The family values president was divorced,...
  • It's A Gray Area: Justice must come before peace

    Probably the biggest tinderbox in the world today is the Holy Land, with the problems between Israel and Palestine continuing to deteriorate. But before I say more, I want to affirm as forcefully as I can that I completely support Israel and its right...
  • Apodaca: Will layoffs keep council awake at night?

    In my long career as a journalist — much of it spent as a business reporter — I covered many stories involving job losses. These stories inevitably contained lots of figures: the number of employees cut, percentage of workforce terminated,...
  • UCI activists try to raise awareness of mounting national debt

    IRVINE — Four-foot tall pieces of plywood painted with black numbers counting out the more than $14 trillion national debt were lined up in a walkway at UC Irvine Tuesday morning. Many students walked past, many ignoring the four men telling them...
  • It's A Gray Area: Are we watching? Do we care?

    In the April 18 edition of Newsweek, columnist Philip K. Howard published a "Dear Congress" letter setting forth several national policies that are broken, and demanding that they be addressed and fixed. This is similar to the open letter that was...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast - Newport Harbor

    NEWPORT HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL Jason Cernius AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: Art History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism), Physics C...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...