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  • $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...
  • Out and about in 2011

    Out and about in 2011
    If you've made a New Year's resolution to get out of the house more, check out this guide for 2011 entertainment options. From Broadway to blues to ballet, we've got you covered; here's a selection. Call the venue or visit their website for prices and...
  • Friday's Calendar

    Friday's Calendar
    TODAY Art Opening Reception A reception for "Summer Days," showcasing the works of seven artists, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lawler Art Gallery, 2705 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Wine and cheese will be served. For more information, call...
  • It's an 'emotional yo-yo'

    It's an 'emotional yo-yo'
    COSTA MESA — Heather Ellis can't help but get teary-eyed when talking about how it feels to wait while lawyers and judges argue over the fate of same-sex marriage rights in California. "I don't really know how to say it," Ellis, 38, said. "It's...
  • Sounding Off: A great end to a long council meeting

    In the last 15 minutes of Tuesday night's City Council meeting, Mayor Allan Mansoor had to vote on waiving a fee for a new youth soccer league, a Latino origination based in Santa Ana. They were requesting use of three fields not being used by AYSO and...
  • Mailbag: Disney employee shows capricious complaining

    I am truly all for religious freedom. I am not at all for a religious organization flexing its power to sue anybody or any company for discrimination where none exists ("Disney host: Could not wear hijab," Aug. 19). A 2.5-year employee of Disneyland,...