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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Women's groups plan protest against Hoag abortion policy

    A coalition of women's groups is planning to protest Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian's recent decision to stop performing elective abortions. Demonstrators from the Orange County chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), the League of...
  • Commentary: Choice? Not for the aborted babies

    As I read all the letters regarding Hoag Hospital's ethical and moral decision to terminate elective abortions, instead of our children, I believe it is time for some truth. It is a scientific, biological, medical and spiritual truth that every...
  • Fundraising a martial art for karate studio

    A Costa Mesa-based karate studio helped to raise $10,000 through a charity golf tournament. Bob White's Karate Studio on Victoria Street hosted the June 18 event, called Golfing For Kids, at the Costa Mesa Country Club. The proceeds will go to Royal...
  • Slain urologist recalled as devoted, caring

    Slain urologist recalled as devoted, caring
    Shortly after 9/11, Dr. Ron Gilbert penned a letter to his sons advising them to live honorable and meaningful lives. "Try not to be bitter about the many unfortunate things that may happen to you in your life," he wrote. "Your response to difficult...
  • Sunday school teacher accused of sex crimes

    A Sunday school volunteer at Rock Harbor Church in Costa Mesa allegedly formed relationships with boys in his congregation and went on to sexually abuse at least one of them multiple times between November 2009 and November 2011, according to a criminal...
  • Rock Harbor families allege abuse

     Rock Harbor families allege abuse
    A Sunday school volunteer at Rock Harbor Church in Costa Mesa allegedly formed relationships with children in his church and went on to sexually abuse at least one of them multiple times between November 2009 and November 2011, according to church leaders...
  • Former L.A. teacher from Newport accused of molesting 20 children

    Former L.A. teacher from Newport accused of molesting 20 children
    A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts and sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, law enforcement authorities said. Robert Pimentel, 57, of Newport Beach, who taught at...
  • Ex-teacher 'absolutely innocent' of abuse, attorney says

    A former Los Angeles teacher pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually abused several of his students. Robert Pimentel, 57, of Newport Beach, appeared in a Long Beach courtroom Thursday afternoon and entered his not guilty plea. Pimentel...
  • Newport man pleads guilty to molesting girls

    A Newport Beach man was convicted of molesting two girls, ages 13 and 15, and possessing graphic child pornography, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Alex Bassinne, a 51-year-old former Santa Ana teacher, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of a...
  • Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper

    Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper
    "Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...