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  • Mailbag: Police and politics in Costa Mesa

    The recent murder of Riverside Police Officer Ryan Bonaminio brings into sharp focus the dangers law enforcement officers deal with each and every day on the job as they protect and serve our communities. I won't begin to try to make sense of Officer...
  • City Life: Nursing an investment in Newport-Mesa district

    Voters decided Nov. 2 that 30 years of Judy Franco on the school board was not enough, but that four years of Michael Collier was too many. The reason could be that Franco has had 30 years to establish a solid voting base to which she caters and supports...
  • Seeing art in the words around us

    What's in a word? More meanings than we might assume, if we consider the myriad ways in which artists in the California Biennial explore the use and misuse of words. The exhibition, at the Orange County Museum of Art through March 13, includes about a...
  • Students plant trees for posterity

    Students plant trees for posterity
    COSTA MESA — Students from the Waldorf School of Orange County on Monday planted more than a dozen California sycamore trees in the Talbert Nature Preserve below Fairview Park. It's all part of an environmental program to return native...
  • ACLU files appeal for Latino activist's case

    COSTA MESA — A year after a federal lawsuit concluded, and nearly five years since the actual incident, the debate between a Latino activist and Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor appears to be headed back to court. The American Civil Liberties Union...
  • $1.3 million to be spread among 13 nonprofits

    The Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced the distribution of about $1.3 million in grants to 13 local nonprofits during a Friday morning breakfast in Santa Ana, according to a Komen news release. The Community Grants Award...
  • Lobdell: Wagner can't be topped

    I usually think about Stephen Wagner — Newport-Mesa's most accomplished embezzler of public money — only when I happen to pass by his former upscale home in Newport Beach's Dover Shores neighborhood. My stream of consciousness goes something...
  • Decor that dazzles

    Decor that dazzles
    The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade wouldn't be nearly as exciting if it didn't have Balboa's colorful, brightly lit homes as a backdrop. Sunday will mark the last night of the 102nd annual parade. Although the parade will boast its own round of...
  • Students now 'fluent proficient'

    COSTA MESA — More than 170 students at Newport-Mesa public schools whose mother tongue isn't English have made the grade in learning the language. They performed well on two tests, which allows them to be reclassified as "fluent proficient" in...
  • Classically Trained: Stringing together a musical life

    Classically Trained: Stringing together a musical life
    ORANGE — I've always found the viola to be the most mysterious and misunderstood member of the orchestra. It doesn't have front-and-center showboat status of the violin. Or the slippery slope of sound from a sliding trombone. Or the lyricism of a...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    TODAY Champagne Blvd. Local rock band Champagne Blvd. will have its CD release show at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Nextdoor, The Sweet Response and Kera and the Lesbians also perform. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only....
  • Lobdell: Remember these historic figures

    This year's Daily Pilot 103 got me to thinking. Who would make the all-time DP 103 list of influential people in Newport-Mesa history? Here's my stab at the beginnings of the list. I limited myself to folks who could be considered early pioneers or...