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  • Accounting firm on local officials' radar

    The same accounting firm that audited the city of Bell also audited Newport Beach and Costa Mesa for many years. In the coming weeks, the state controller's office will release a report that evaluates whether the company adhered to government standards...
  • 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...
  • Lobdell: Reagan statue belongs on private property

    "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'" — President Ronald Reagan I imagine Ronald Reagan would have had a chuckle over the government fumbling in Newport Beach over erecting...
  • Community Commentary: Better government includes changes for building department

    Most people object to a long, tedious journey to get what they need done from government. Excessive regulation increases the costs of government and prolongs the review period. Effective, "Good to Great" restructuring going on at City Hall —...
  • Mailbag: Put your columnist on trash service monopolies

    For Jack Wu's next column, he might address the entire concept of "monopoly government services," i.e., why do I have to use the government's garbageman? Why can't I hire my own? I hire my own gardener. My own mechanic. My own home remodeler. My own...
  • Gray receives V.P. nomination

     Gray receives V.P. nomination
    Retired Orange County Superior Court Judge James P. Gray, who writes a regular column for the Daily Pilot, has received the Libertarian Party's nomination for vice president. The Newport Beach resident earned the nomination at the party's weekend...
  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • Mailbag: Patrician values cost GOP, McCain victory

    Stratfor, a private U.S. intelligence company with high-power clients around the globe, disclosed that Sen. John McCain was aware of significant voter fraud during the 2008 presidential campaign. Despite having had evidence that the Democrats had...