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  • Newport man pleads guilty to felony charges

    A Corona del Mar man who prosecutors said raped and threatened to kill a 29-year-old woman before barricading himself in his home has pleaded guilty to two felony charges. David Charles Wilson, 50, pleaded guilty Friday to one felony charge of rape by...
  • Community Commentary: Trader Joe's should join the Campaign for Fair Food

    People often forget that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tenn., while he was standing in solidarity with sanitation workers as they sought justice in their workplace. I could think of no better way to honor his legacy than by...
  • Man gets five years for molesting girl

    A 42-year-old Newport Beach man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for molesting a child he met on a social networking site in 2010. Samuel Brent Robertson pleaded guilty Thursday to 24 counts of lewd or lascivious conduct with a minor,...
  • Police: Man implicates wife in burglaries

    A man arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order implicated his wife in a series of burglaries in Costa Mesa, leading to her arrest, police said. On Sunday residents in the 2100 block of Santa Ana Avenue spotted a woman going in and out of...
  • Rapist gets 61 years to life

    A man on the Orange County district attorney's Most Wanted list was sentenced to 61 years to life in prison Friday for sexual assaults that took place in Costa Mesa and other parts of Southern California, authorities said. Ali Achekzai, 34, formerly of...
  • Mailbag: Opposing views on column about Islam

    Re: "Unveiled: A Muslim Girl in O.C.: In Islam, men, women equals," Jan. 28: I wish to point out that the title is a tendentious lie. Women in Islamic countries do not enjoy equal rights with men. There is a mountain of evidence of that in books,...
  • Apodaca: Authorities must listen to and protect our children

    Once again, adults entrusted with the care of children have let them down. If you've been following the news lately, you've no doubt been horrified by accounts of a Los Angeles elementary school teacher who allegedly subjected students to lewd acts,...
  • $400,000 raised for New Directions

    New Directions for Women raised more than $400,000 at its fifth annual Circle of Life fundraising breakfast. The event, hosted at the Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach on March 25, garnered a turnout of about 250 attendees, including Mayor Keith...
  • Iraqi team learns O.C. criminal procedures

    WESTMINSTER — A burgeoning relationship between a small Christian college in Costa Mesa and a public university in Iraq could help shape the Middle Eastern country's response to gender-based violence in its northern region. Over the span of 15...
  • Police teamwork praised for protecting kids

    Police teamwork praised for protecting kids
    SAN BERNARDINO — When Karl Pettway opened the front door to his second-story stuccoed apartment, a man posing as a construction worker told him his car may have been dinged. Pettway peeked out and spotted his Ford, unscathed. But what he didn'...
  • Ex teacher from Newport charged with additional molestation felony

    A former Los Angeles Unified schoolteacher from Newport Beach has been charged with an additional felony in connection with the alleged molestation of a child in Orange County eight years ago. Robert Pimentel, 57, a fourth-grade teacher, is already ...
  • Virginia "Ginny" Louise Frova Watts

    Virginia "Ginny" Louise Frova Watts
    Virginia “Ginny” Louise Frova Watts Virginia “Ginny” Louise (Frova) Watts, of Newport Beach CA and Pinehurst, NC, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her home in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It was her wish to be buried watching over her...