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  • Mailbag: Including 'God' is a matter of collective will

    Exercising my freedom of speech as a American, I can say that removing the word God from our Pledge of Allegiance or desecrating our flag as freedom of expression are not constitutional rights. That the will of an atheistic minority be imposed upon the...
  • Checking in With ... Bob Gunn of MenAlive chorus

    Checking in With ... Bob Gunn of MenAlive chorus
    MenAlive, the Orange County gay men's chorus, has a new man in charge of making it come alive. The chorus announced this month that Bob Gunn, a founding member and assistant artistic director since 2002, has taken the helm as artistic director. He...
  • UCI students condemn fraternity actions

    UC Irvine's student government voted Tuesday evening to condemn the actions of a campus fraternity seen as insensitive to Pacific Islanders after students complained about its Islander-themed party. Student government representatives voted 14 to 0...
  • Commentary: City's situation echoes that of 1787

    I have read the April 17 Daily Pilot article, "Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference," which described an incident in which Mayor Jim Righeimer was likened to a tyrant. I also have read blogger Geoff West's April 24 commentary "I will not...
  • A spotlight on the slighted

    A spotlight on the slighted
    The threats came quickly. Alix Lambert had only just released a trailer about "Mentor" when she began getting unwanted attention by way of tweets, emails and YouTube messages. The director, nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for the HBO...
  • A dose of Common sense

    A dose of Common sense
    Lonnie Lynn led his son to believe that his middle name, Rashid, means childhood love. Turns out, that's not true. But that didn't stop Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., better known by his stage name, Common, from running with it. "I believe that love is the...
  • Commentary: How the GOP can win over Latinos

    Latinos, who needs them? If you're the Republican Party in California, you do. But there is a big difference among needing, tolerating and identifying with. At the moment, California is a one-party state, big "D" Democrat. The Republican Party is the...
  • Steinberg: Change coming to NFL

    That loud cracking sound you heard was the last major taboo in sports being demolished this week. All-American defensive lineman Michael Sam, a prospective May NFL Draft pick from Missouri, became the first player entering pro football to declare that...
  • At-large voting: Latino handicap?

    At-large voting: Latino handicap?
    The way Juana Trejo remembers it, the heavy double doors of Costa Mesa's City Council chambers hit her on the way in. She stood in the doorway. A sea of unfamiliar faces turned to look at her. Some were laughing. It was her first time at City Hall,...
  • Christian leader and gay rights advocate to speak

    The Rev. Elder Nancy Wilson, a high-profile advocate for gay rights in Christianity, will speak Sunday at Resurrection Beach Metropolitan Community Church in Costa Mesa. Wilson is the moderator of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community...
  • Commentary: Are you called to love your city?

    What do the following four influences have in common: a self-absorbed, inward focus, city ignorance, competing values and prejudice? Let me get you started. One will recognize that these influences are nonpartisan. They are readily found in both...
  • Ramos says he will run for council

    Ramos says he will run for council
    A longtime Costa Mesa resident and relative newcomer to the city's political scene announced Tuesday his candidacy for City Council. Lee Ramos, 70, has lived in Costa Mesa for 67 years and witnessed the growth of the city, once known for farming and a...