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  • Mailbag: Prevailing wages don't lead to better work

    My thanks to Jamshed Dastur for deigning to educate us on how happy we should be to pay prevailing wages for public works projects ("Prevailing wages not relevant to charter debate," Feb. 23). I'm sure we all appreciate learning that the only way to...
  • Mailbag: Planners limited debate on Banning Ranch

    This is an open letter to the Newport Beach Planning Commission. On March 22, my husband and I were among the standing-room-only crowd assembled at City Council Chambers to hear the two agenda items scheduled by the commission for public discussion ("...
  • The God Squad: Non-Christian faiths can't accept Christian scripture

    Question: Do Jews believe that Jesus did not perform the miracles the Bible claims He did? On the other hand, if Jews do believe Jesus performed miracles and healed hundreds of people, why don't they believe He is the Son of God? How could someone perform...
  • Sage Hill alumni make Forbes list

    Two recent graduates of Newport Coast private school Sage Hill were named in Forbes magazine's "30 under 30 list." Mark Ramadan, 25, was recognized in the category of food and wine and Matthew Schlicht, 23, for social and mobile. Ramadan is the co-...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Thoughts on Eid, 'the festival of sacrifice'

    One of my happiest and most vivid childhood memories was waking up, in the heart of Cairo, to the loud recitation of "takbeerat," or chants, coming from every direction twice a year. I can relive it all in an instant when I close my eyes. These memories...
  • Sage holds off Crean

    NEWPORT BEACH — The defending Academy League champion met an up-and-comer Tuesday afternoon at The Tennis Club. Something had to gave in the boys' tennis match. Sage Hill Coach A.G. Longoria hoped it wouldn't be his Lightning on the short end...
  • On Faith: Extremism, intolerance exists all over

    Osama bin Laden is dead, but his brand of religious extremism lives on. This is not to say that such religious extremism is exclusive to Islam and Muslims. Extremism infiltrates the minds of religious zealots, nationalists, racists, environmentalists,...
  • 'Irvine 11' trial delayed because attorneys not ready

    SANTA ANA — The jury trial of the college students accused of disrupting a public speech at UC Irvine has been continued to Aug. 29. Their trial for the misdemeanor charges was set to start Monday, but both the Orange County district attorney's...
  • The God Squad: We can learn from all the great wisdom traditions

    Question: I was raised as a Christian. I can understand the relationship of Christianity to Judaism, but I wonder what you think of Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism? Some very great people have embraced those religions. What do you think happens when they...
  • Shadia: Dishing over questions of faith

    One of the reasons I enjoy a happy and fulfilling life is because of the people in it. They are a people who fear God, lead by example and strive, in their own way, for a better world. And last week, I was reminded once more how lucky I am when a few of...
  • We have more in common than you might think

    Writer's Note: My friend Meesh is guest-writing "Unveiled" this week. I hope you find it reflective. —Mona Shadia * My family is from Iran, and we're Jewish. When my father was a young boy walking to school, children in the neighborhood would...
  • Shadia: 9/11 leads to rediscovery of faith

    Do you know the feeling when you have a parent or relative that you keep at a distance for one reason or another, but then they become severely ill, and you can't help but forget all your differences and stand beside them? And through it all, you...