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  • Governor pardons Newport Beach resident

    Gov. Jerry Brown this week pardoned a Newport Beach man for crimes committed in the 1970s and 1980s and praised him as an example of someone who can turn their life around with philanthropic work. Thomas George Pfleger, 61, received a pardon for three...
  • Father gets 13 years to life for attempting to kill infant

    Father gets 13 years to life for attempting to kill infant
    A Costa Mesa man who tortured and tried to kill his 2-month-old son was sentenced Friday to 13 years to life in state prison, the Orange County district attorney's office announced. Last month, a jury convicted Joshua Allen Robey, 26, of attempting to...
  • The God Squad: Believe or don't: God doesn't need a salesperson

    Q: I was raised as a Catholic and went to Catholic school for many years. I've always believed what's in the Bible because it is the word of the Lord. But how do I know Jesus was really the Messiah? Many people have said they were the Messiah over the...
  • The Crowd: The stark truth about human trafficking

    The Crowd: The stark truth about human trafficking
    In July, a Saudi Arabian national, Princess Meshael Alayban, 42, was arrested by authorities in Orange County after one of her maids complained of being held against her will. The maid, a 30-year-old Kenyan woman, had been hired by the family in her...
  • Steinberg: I'm back to change the world

    I have been writing for my hometown paper, The Daily Pilot, for several years now, commenting on a variety of news and issues surrounding the world of sports. This week, the news spread about my own plans, and I wanted to share the rationale and...
  • Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault

    Husband held in alleged kidnapping, assault
    Costa Mesa police have arrested a man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife, whom he suspected was in a relationship with another man. Martin Neas, 36, allegedly stalked his wife — who had a restraining order against him —...
  • The Crowd: Makeover for a deserving CEO

    The Crowd: Makeover for a deserving CEO
    Rebecca Flood, executive director and CEO of New Directions for Women, has dedicated her professional life to helping women overcome the traumatic effects of substance abuse in their lives. The seriousness of her career and the demands of her work...
  • The God Squad: Tolerating abuse is not Christian teaching

    Q: I'm living with an abusive, alcoholic husband who refuses help. Medical doctors have urged me to leave him, but religious friends say I should stay and endure; as Jesus suffered, so can I. Lawyers warn that one day my husband will kill me. Homeless...
  • Community & Clubs: Attend movie night; celebrate Soroptimists

    The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will hold its 23rd annual movie screening on Oct. 10 at the Lido Theatre, according to past president Bob Wood. The featured movie is "Captain Phillips," which will be shown at 7 p.m. "Captain Phillips" is a...
  • $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'...