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  • Collection inspired by 1940s Cuba

    Growing up in Irvine, Nicole Di Rocco saw Cuba as a dream. Born to Cuban immigrants, Di Rocco soaked up her history through sepia-toned photographs, memories and the native language they shared. Inspired by the vintage styles her parents grew up...
  • Pretrial scheduled for Thursday for man accused of racial slurs, punching two others

    A Costa Mesa man accused of yelling racial slurs at and physically attacking two men while drunk is set to appear at his pretrial Thursday at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach, according to court records. Chad Martin Jurjaks, 30, is charged with...
  • City Life: If a school fell on the Westside, would the school board notice?

    If I write a column that mentions Costa Mesa's City Council or the local employee union, I'm guaranteed an online response of at least eight fired-up readers. Most of the comments are emotional — and less than factual — but that is...
  • On Theater: Touching 'Mockingbird' flies into Vanguard

    As a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and a movie that has become a modern classic, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" has long been an American standard of excellence. Playwright Christopher Sergel's fine stage adaptation continues this tradition....
  • Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store

    Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store
    Long lines of cars and more than 200 people snaked through the Chick-fil-A at Harbor Boulevard and Gisler Avenue on Wednesday, turning out for a fan-based event meant to support the chain restaurant under national criticism after its chief executive...
  • CdM students participate in Silence the Violence Day

    CdM students participate in Silence the Violence Day
    The sounds of the high school band Cosmic Infinity reverberated through Corona del Mar High School's quad Friday, drowning out the conversations of students eating lunch. As the music geared up, students celebrated breaking the silence, with some pulling...
  • The Bell Curve: Harvest of hope, memory lives on

    Editor's note: Due to an editing error, The Bell Curve failed to appear in Thursday's Daily Pilot. It appears in full below. Memorial Day — we called it Decoration Day when I was growing up in Indiana — has come and gone, and seemed more...
  • St. James appeal to be heard

    The California Supreme Court agreed this week to hear St. James Anglican Church's appeal in a six-year property dispute with the Episcopal Church that began with the appointment of a gay cleric. Newport Beach's St. James Church holds that it has a...
  • Chief: Put others first

    Amid years of sinking morale, intradepartment spats and an employee lawsuit that aired much of the police department's dirty laundry, Newport Beach is set to bring on a new chief — its third in three years — on July 3. Jay R. Johnson, 45,...
  • Solorio won't block fairgrounds sale

    Editor's note: This corrects an earlier version in which the first paragraph implied that state lawmakers would not block the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds. In fact, only some lawmakers have said they would not block it. A member of the...
  • Is there a pro-gay, anti-Christian bias in the legal system?

    On June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of a decision by the UC Hastings School of Law to reject an application by a faith-based student group, the Christian Legal Society, to register as a student organization at the San Francisco campus....
  • Chance to reach Arab voters

    COSTA MESA — Mayor Allan Mansoor and businessman Phu Nguyen, his opponent in the 68th Assembly District race, will appear at an event in Anaheim later this month hosted by an Arab American networking group. The Network of Arab American...