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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...
  • God Squad: Non-violence, while noble, does have moral limits

    Q: I believe in the non-violent teachings of Jainism (an Indian religion that predates both Hinduism and Buddhism). We teach this song to young Jain children. It expresses the belief in "ahimsa," which means the unconditional compassion for both animals...
  • Panel calls for review of failed fairgrounds sale

    A special committee charged with independently examining the proposed sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds called for an audit, additional review of the failed deal and greater overall transparency. Among the Fair Sale Review Committee's nine principal...
  • On Theater: A nasty secret in this 'Garden'

    On Theater: A nasty secret in this 'Garden'
    As a novelist and playwright, Ira Levin refused to be categorized or pigeonholed. He could produce such rollicking comedies as "Critic's Choice" and "No Time for Sergeants" or delve into more chilling fare like "Rosemary's Baby" or "The Boys from Brazil."...
  • Papa inspirational for CdM

    Papa inspirational for CdM
    Sam Bailey pulled the book from his office desk Tuesday afternoon, looking for a specific passage. The book? "The Team Captain's Leadership Manual," by Jeff Janssen. The player who the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo coach felt the passage so...
  • Matsuoka a freshman phenom for CdM

    Matsuoka a freshman phenom for CdM
    It has been nearly five years since Corona del Mar High freshman Amy Matsuoka traded the balance beam for a bucket of golf balls. Both gymnastics and golf can be sports where an inch makes a difference. Matsuoka was not seeing the results she wanted as...