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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • In Theory: Freedom of religion at Disneyland

    A female Muslim worker at Disneyland, Imane Boudlal, made headlines by becoming embroiled in a dispute with her employer about whether she could wear her hijab, an Islamic head scarf, to her job as a hostess at the amusement park. Boudlal, who has filed a...