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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hoag care catered to Asian Americans

    Hoag care catered to Asian Americans
    IRVINE — The poor nurse just thought she was bringing a refreshing dessert — a popsicle — to a new mother. She didn't expect the grandma, shocked, to stop her and intercept the treat. While refreshing to many, the cold was taboo for...
  • Fairgrounds deal still faces uncertainty

    COSTA MESA — Although there's still a chance that a bill allowing Costa Mesa to buy the Orange County Fairgrounds will be presented alongside a state budget bill, the deal might not go through after all, an area legislator said Monday. Assemblyman...
  • 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...