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  • The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children

    The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children
    The numbers are still coming in a week after the event. Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...
  • Check It Out: Books about great women

    In March, we celebrate Women's History Month. Learn more about some of the amazing women who have helped shape the world we live in at the Newport Beach Public Library. "The Great Divorce" by Ilyon Woo chronicles the landmark 19th century divorce...
  • Police arrest kidnapping, beating suspect

    Costa Mesa police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of kidnapping and assaulting his ex-wife's boyfriend. Carmen Mendez-Silva, 34, of Santa Ana and a second man beat the victim with a pipe or bat Wednesday and threatened him with further harm if he...
  • Jurors hear arguments in Balcom case

    SANTA ANA — While convicted murderer and rapist Jason Michael Balcom sat and showed no emotion, attorneys explained to jurors during the penalty phase of the trial Wednesday why they should vote for death or life without parole for the killing of...
  • The Crowd: Memorial tournament benefits foster youth

    The Crowd: Memorial tournament benefits foster youth
    Michael Malenitza was called up to the microphone on the outside terrace adjacent to the Santa Ana Country Club Golf Course this week. A field of 120 golfers and another 120 guests gathered at gingham-covered tables at dusk Monday enjoying a dinner of...
  • Community & Clubs: Soroptimist group hosts annual women's awards celebration

    Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor Area recently held its annual International Women's Day Awards Celebration to recognize the club's 2012 Violet Richardson and Women's Opportunity awards honorees. March 8 marked International Women's Day, a...
  • Suspected robbers, rapist facing trials

    Five men charged with an armed invasion robbery of the Newport Coast home of former subprime mortgage lender Daniel Sadek are due to go on trial Monday. The robbery, which reportedly took place during a weekly high-stakes poker game Sadek hosted, came...
  • Costa Mesa men plead not guilty in assault case

    Two brothers accused of assaulting an elderly woman while she waited at a Costa Mesa bus stop pleaded not guilty Friday, court records show. Paul Grigore Patrulescu, 30, and Ciprian Patrulescu, 31, both of Costa Mesa, each face one felony charge of...
  • Mailbag: Writers care about schools, differ on approach

    The Daily Pilot edition dated Feb. 8 offered an interesting contrast between two sincere advocates concerned with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District's successful accomplishment of its mission to properly educate and prepare its graduates to be all...
  • Child molester on death row commits suicide

    Child molester on death row commits suicide
    Mothers who ousted a convicted child molester from their Newport Beach neighborhood in the late 1990s lauded his death Tuesday. James Lee Crummel, 68, hanged himself Sunday while on death row at San Quentin State Prison, authorities announced Tuesday. He...
  • The Crowd: 'Black and White Ball' nets more than $1 million for CASA

    The Crowd: 'Black and White Ball' nets more than $1 million for CASA
    People often say that following one's passion will lead to success. American entrepreneur Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise, modifies that statement by offering "that success comes from following one's best effort." Last week in...
  • Shadia: Standing alongside Syrians, if only in spirit

    When I was growing up in Cairo, there was a rumor that the Egyptian secret service placed an informant in every neighborhood who knew every little move you made, your family history and what you said about the government. Just one bad word about the...