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  • Court reduces rapist's sentence

    An appellate court has reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped two women and sexually assaulted a third as she slept in a limousine parked in Costa Mesa. Justices shaved five years from Ali Achekzai's 61-years-to-life sentence. The 4th...
  • 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...
  • Animal group alleges students mistreated cat carcasses

    An animal-rights organization has accused Newport Harbor High School students of mistreating cat carcasses intended for dissection in class and then publishing the images online. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a Washington, D.C.-based...
  • 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...