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  • He's gay, he's a surfer - get over it

    He's gay, he's a surfer - get over it
    All it takes is one look at Thomas Castets for people to arrive at a conclusion — he must have a girlfriend. The sun-kissed surfer is then forced to drop somewhat of a bomb on them. "People just assume I'm straight," Castets, 36, said. "So every...
  • Ethics panel clears councilman Henn

    The state's political ethics watchdog found that Newport Beach councilman Mike Henn did not violate California's conflict-of-interest law when he championed the revitalization of Lido Village while acting as the city's mayor in 2011. The letter,...
  • Mailbag: City should investigate field issue

    Tucked under the issues of increased density and the financing of the 60th anniversary celebrations, an important and revealing problem appeared at the Feb. 5 council meeting. Resident Roger Chadderdon rose to complain that his Costa Mesa men's softball...
  • Apodaca: CdM cheaters must face, accept consequences

    Everyone is talking about the Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal. Since the news broke in December that a group of students, colluding with a private tutor, allegedly used a computer hacking device to alter grades and access tests, a day hasn't...
  • 11 expelled in CdM cheating episode

    11 expelled in CdM cheating episode
    In the aftermath of the cheating scheme involving students at Corona del Mar High School, 11 were expelled from the school and the private tutor accused of assisting them remains at-large. As the clock ticked past five hours of closed-session...
  • The God Squad: Do we know what God wishes?

    Q: You, along with many other religious leaders, use the words, "God wants us to..." Please tell me how you know what a supernatural being wants? — M., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: Good question. The differences between the teachings of faith...
  • Mailbag: Harbor should not have to accept CdM cheaters

    I read of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees' decision in Thursday morning's Daily Pilot ["11 expelled in CdM cheating episode," Jan. 30]. Of course I support this decision. These students had zero conscience and were out to beat the...
  • UCI men's soccer adds seven

    The UC Irvine men's soccer program has signed seven recruits for the 2014 season. Eddie Molina, a transfer from Foothill Community College by way of Menlo Atherton High, scored 13 goals last season at Foothill, after earning CIF Central Coast Section...
  • The Latest: 'Girls' from CdM, boys from Surf City

    The Girls from Corona del Mar Rufi Thorpe Alfred A. Knopf; 242 pages In our culture, we often refer to abortion as "a woman's right to choose." It's the kind of sound bite that smooths over the more difficult issues involved — the word "right"...
  • O.C. Grand Jury again calls for ethics commission

    O.C. Grand Jury again calls for ethics commission
    Despite being dismissed as an “irresponsible and wasteful” proposal by officials last year, the Orange County Grand Jury has again called for the creation of an ethics commission. The grand jury in a┬áreport released this week┬árecommended...
  • Newport Harbor's Duffy always on the go

    Newport Harbor's Duffy always on the go
    There he goes again, from one place to the next. Colin Duffy always has something to do. Free time? The gifted Newport Harbor High senior hardly has any. Throughout the school year, Duffy has been seen working out with the football team, playing his...
  • District hires ethics consultant in wake of cheating scandal

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire an ethics consultant to improve the culture at Corona del Mar High School. The district will spend $5,000 to hire Kevin O'Grady, of O'Grady School Solutions, to provide...