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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Karate teacher volunteers his talent for Chilean children

    Karate teacher volunteers his talent for Chilean children
    What started as a simple demonstration in Lake Arrowhead for abused children has turned into a decade of helping many more children for one Costa Mesa man. Bob White is among a group heading to Chile this week to demonstrate Kenpo karate and donate the...
  • Catching vets before they fall

    Catching vets before they fall
    When he got out of the U.S. Army with an honorable discharge in 1993, Patrick Tillich's life took a negative turn. He spent some nights in jail, which he looked forward to so he wouldn't have to sleep on the streets. He also enjoyed the jail's warm meals...
  • 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...
  • Costa Mesa salutes Officer Gilman

    Costa Mesa salutes Officer Gilman
    After nearly three decades on the Costa Mesa Police Department, those who know him said Officer Jess Gilman's impact on the community was bigger than even his stature. "There are a lot of words that you could use to describe Jess Gilman, and no one would...
  • Raising money with Pumpkins and Pancakes

    Raising money with Pumpkins and Pancakes
    Optimus Prime, Elmo, Rapunzel and even Darth Vader visited South Coast Plaza last weekend — all in the name of helping children. The 21st annual Pumpkins and Pancakes event offered up the aforementioned breakfast staple from Plum's Cafe & Catering,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man, allegedly high, arrested for assaulting elderly couple

    Police arrested a Costa Mesa man Saturday morning after he allegedly smoked a synthetic form of marijuana called "spice" and assaulted an elderly couple. Authorities said Matthew See, 23, was speaking gibberish and hanging out in front of a married...