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  • Sounding Off: The 'Goat Hill' to 'City of the Arts'

    Has 10 years of bickering over the immigration issue paid off in Costa Mesa? Today, the city is a shining tower of right-wing conservatism and anti-immigration sentiment. While the rhetoric on immigration has grown larger over the years, Costa Mesa's...
  • O.C. ride to support HIV, AIDS help

    Saturday will mark the first Ride for AIDS event in Orange County. Although the ride is familiar to San Francisco and Los Angeles bicyclists, tomorrow will be the first riding event in the O.C. to raise money for the fight against HIV and AIDS. There are...
  • On Faith: Equality for all religions

    Why is Islamophobia sweeping our nation? Cite any poll today about Islam and Muslims in America, and the results are alarming. A recent poll by TIME magazine found that 46% of Americans believe Islam is more likely than other faiths to encourage...
  • Nguyen campaigning for Costa Mesa Latino vote

    COSTA MESA — Phu Nguyen, the Democratic Assembly candidate for the 68th District, is hoping to claim the Latino vote in his opponent's home city of Costa Mesa. Nguyen is meeting with members of the Latino community leaders here on Sunday. The...
  • Check It Out: Hidden little gems at the library

    Short stories, those hidden little gems, have defined, entertained and reflected people's lives for many centuries. Cavemen painted stories of successful or memorable hunting trips on cave walls. Ancient Greeks and Romans produced hundreds of short...
  • Quality candidates desperately needed

    Costa Mesa has gone softer than a kitten wearing cashmere. Last weekend, Councilman Eric Bever reported at a press conference that he felt intimated after a "chilling" encounter with Costa Mesa police officers. From the Pilot's headline — "Bever...
  • To boost parental involvement

    To boost parental involvement
    COSTA MESA — Ofelia Cortez went from living in the impoverished southern Mexican state of Oaxaca to learning how to run the Xerox machine at Rea Elementary School. She's one of an estimated 100 parents, most of them Latino, who are learning real-...
  • On Faith: It's the church's job to be accepting

    On Wednesday, in a stand against the bullying of lesbian and gay children, people all over the world wore purple. It was interesting to see who donned the royal shade. I took note at our inter-faith luncheon, at the grocery store, even as I was driving...
  • Chamber law folded into Measure V

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of two stories on Newport Beach's Measure V. * NEWPORT BEACH — If voters here approve Measure V, they would not only modernize the city's charter, but also repeal an obscure law that limits the amount of funds...
  • Sounding Off: Pragmatism in the voting booth

    Two years ago, John McCain and the Republican establishment took a gamble with our nation's security and future by naming a know-nothing neophyte as his running mate on the GOP's presidential ticket. Perceived political advantage cynically trumped the...
  • Journey through Japanese arts in O.C.

    COSTA MESA — Get ready for a journey to explore the Japanese and Japanese American cultures through a medium that can connect all people: the arts. The JapanOC festival opens Saturday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the Segerstrom...
  • Q and A: Amparo Ames, translator for Newport-Mesa district

    Q and A: Amparo Ames, translator for Newport-Mesa district
    For 25 years, Amparo Ames has been a common sight at Newport-Mesa Unified school board meetings. She translates English into Spanish for Latino parents. So in a zone is Ames when on the job that she's been jokingly been called the 'mumbler' —...