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  • Commentary: A successful foster care story — mine

    In California, 46% of children who are in the foster care system lack a high school degree compared with 16% of the general population, according to Orangewood Children's Foundation. Of that, fewer than 10% who do graduate from high school continue their...
  • 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: Annual fundraiser event benefits Childhelp

    Nearly 500 men and women who truly care about the welfare of children who have suffered many forms of abuse joined together Nov. 14 for the annual Childhelp Holiday Boutique and Luncheon fundraiser. The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Irvine, was the setting for...
  • Man accused of three sexual assaults in court

    A former Ladera Ranch man accused of sexually assaulting three Southern California women before fleeing abroad is scheduled to stand trial Thursday. Ali Achekzai, 33, was on the Orange County district attorney's Most Wanted List until his capture in...
  • Morningside president due in court

    The president of Morningside Recovery is scheduled to be arraigned in court Friday on charges that he battered his wife in their home. Raymond Jeffrey Yates, 44, of Newport Beach was arrested and charged last week with felony domestic battery related...
  • Man found guilty in rapes, sexual assaults

    A fugitive who fled to Austria after raping and sexually assaulting women he met in Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach was convicted Thursday, prosecutors said. A man was been convicted Thursday of raping and sexually assaulting who raped and sexually assaulted...
  • Police Files

    AREA 1 Victoria Street: A commercial burglary was reported in the 700 block at 10:32 a.m. Monday. Harbor Boulevard: Suspicious circumstances were reported in the 2300 block at 1:18 p.m. Monday. * AREA 2 East 17th Street: A drunk driver was reported...
  • The Crowd: Childhelp fundraiser nets $190,000

    The Crowd: Childhelp fundraiser nets $190,000
    The internationally known car auctioneer Barrett-Jackson teamed up with the Orange County Chapter of Childhelp on June 23 in Costa Mesa to produce a lively summer event billed as "Cowboys, Cars & Stars." Who could resist an invitation like that? The...
  • It's A Gray Area: Hall of Famers give back to younger players

    Thanks to Ron Yary, a former Outland Trophy winner at USC and Minnesota Vikings all-pro tackle, and Dr. Casey Cooper, a noted sports psychologist, the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame have established the Legacy Leadership Program here in Orange...
  • Serial rapist committed to mental hospital

    An Orange County judge has ordered a convicted serial rapist committed to a mental hospital, possibly for life, after a jury found that he continues to be a threat to society even though he has completed his state prison term. On Monday, a jury...
  • Trial starts for man accused of assaulting Irvine woman

    Jury trial proceedings began Wednesday in the case against an Irvine man accused of breaking into a woman's home and sexually assaulting her while she lay in bed. Victor George Gillespie, 21, is charged with three felonies of sexual battery, burglary and...