| Sep 4, 2010
| 6:43 PM
Drawing blood from his own arm, the father resolved to save his children from starvation and dehydration at sea. He dribbled it into their mouths, all to deliver them from a bleak promise of poverty and repression.
That's how Phu Nguyen describes his...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:04 PM
It's not often that municipal employees go out of their way to publicize their salaries. So when Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff wrote an open letter Aug. 4 explaining what he and the City Council earn, Daily Pilot editors were happy to publish it....
| Sep 18, 2010
| 7:52 PM
Corona del Mar Car Show a 'huge success'
Amid dozens of rare and expensive automobiles on display lat weekend at the Coastline Car Classic at Big Corona State Beach, one vehicle had visitors contemplating selling their homes in order to afford the...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:31 PM
The city of Newport Beach has prevailed in a case against a resident who violated zoning codes by dividing his homes into separate units and renting them out as boarding houses, officials said Monday.
Last week, the court ordered Derek Leason to pay...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:26 PM
Newport Beach has the most expensive homes in nation, according to the annual Home Listing Report by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.
A survey of U.S. four-bedroom, two-bathroom home prices, as listed on Coldwellbanker.com, found that Newport Beach led...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 7:08 PM
A candidate for state office may not have lived in the district he seeks to represent at the time he registered to vote, when he submitted his nomination papers, and when he voted there during the primary election, according to campaign finance and...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 7:25 PM
A federal grand jury has accused a Corona del Mar attorney of being part of a mortgage fraud ring that inflated home prices to get larger home loans and pocket the money.
Gerald Lawrence Wolfe, 41, a former licensed real estate broker, was indicted...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 8:12 PM
COSTA MESA — A homeless woman whose mummified remains were found in a car parked illegally in Costa Mesa last week worked in education in Los Angeles and held two master's degrees, according to police interviews with relatives and a review of public...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 8:13 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — As far as demonstrations here go, this qualified as mass protest: At least 70 Lido Isle residents, most of them with grey hair, crowded the City Council Chambers on Tuesday night.
They were there to lay into city officials over a...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 7:31 PM
Silent and live auctions are super important elements associated with almost every major charitable event on the Orange Coast. Organizers can spend up to a year knocking on doors of merchants, vendors and professionals, gathering the goods and services...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:35 PM
NEWPORT COAST — Kelly Perkins might be new to Laguna Beach, but she could look familiar to anyone who has turned on the television or flipped open a newspaper in the last decade. She gained international recognition in the mid-1990s as the first...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 4:31 PM
Newport Beach officials have concluded their investigation of a balcony that collapsed last month on Goldenrod Avenue, turning over any follow-up inspections to the homeowner's insurance company, city officials have confirmed.
The second-story balcony...