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  • Event nets more than $250,000 for victims of abuse

    Event nets more than $250,000 for victims of abuse
    A fundraiser in Costa Mesa last week highlighted by celebrity guest speaker Dr. Drew Pinsky netted more than $250,000 to help victims of domestic violence. More than 550 attendees came to the Human Options luncheon Oct. 17 at the Westin South Coast...
  • CMPOA: Lawsuit attempts to muzzle critics of City Council

    Costa Mesa's police association responded this month to a lawsuit filed by two councilmen alleging the union, its former law firm and a private investigator conspired to harass and intimidate them for political gain. Lawyers for the Costa Mesa Police...
  • Teen has big visions for helping poor

    Teen has big visions for helping poor
    Sitting in her expansive Newport Coast home, Isabel Bellino acknowledges that she's had an exceptionally fortunate life. The 16-year-old understands that not everyone her age is awarded such opportunities. However, she refuses to sit contentedly and...
  • Community & Clubs: Attend movie night; celebrate Soroptimists

    The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will hold its 23rd annual movie screening on Oct. 10 at the Lido Theatre, according to past president Bob Wood. The featured movie is "Captain Phillips," which will be shown at 7 p.m. "Captain Phillips" is a...
  • The Crowd: The stark truth about human trafficking

    The Crowd: The stark truth about human trafficking
    In July, a Saudi Arabian national, Princess Meshael Alayban, 42, was arrested by authorities in Orange County after one of her maids complained of being held against her will. The maid, a 30-year-old Kenyan woman, had been hired by the family in her...
  • Steinberg: I'm back to change the world

    I have been writing for my hometown paper, The Daily Pilot, for several years now, commenting on a variety of news and issues surrounding the world of sports. This week, the news spread about my own plans, and I wanted to share the rationale and...
  • Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault

    Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault
    Costa Mesa police have arrested a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife, whom he suspected was in a relationship with another man. Martin Neas, 36, allegedly stalked his wife — who had a restraining order against him —...
  • Commentary: A successful foster care story — mine

    In California, 46% of children who are in the foster care system lack a high school degree compared with 16% of the general population, according to Orangewood Children's Foundation. Of that, fewer than 10% who do graduate from high school continue their...
  • Father gets 13 years to life for attempting to kill infant

    Father gets 13 years to life for attempting to kill infant
    A Costa Mesa man who tortured and tried to kill his 2-month-old son was sentenced Friday to 13 years to life in state prison, the Orange County district attorney's office announced. Last month, a jury convicted Joshua Allen Robey, 26, of attempting to...
  • The God Squad: Believe or don't: God doesn't need a salesperson

    Q: I was raised as a Catholic and went to Catholic school for many years. I've always believed what's in the Bible because it is the word of the Lord. But how do I know Jesus was really the Messiah? Many people have said they were the Messiah over the...
  • The Crowd: Annual fundraiser event benefits Childhelp

    Nearly 500 men and women who truly care about the welfare of children who have suffered many forms of abuse joined together Nov. 14 for the annual Childhelp Holiday Boutique and Luncheon fundraiser. The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Irvine, was the setting for...
  • Man accused of three sexual assaults in court

    A former Ladera Ranch man accused of sexually assaulting three Southern California women before fleeing abroad is scheduled to stand trial Thursday. Ali Achekzai, 33, was on the Orange County district attorney's Most Wanted List until his capture in...