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  • 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' —...
  • Mailbag: Leaders, columnist cite misleading figures

    A month ago Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach and Councilman Eric Bever co-authored a commentary on these pages decrying the fiscal management practices of our elected leaders and city staff. Unfortunately, Daily Pilot columnist William Lobdell...
  • OCC to show comical Latino play

    COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College's theater department will present "Latins Anonymous," a comical look at what it's like sometimes to be Latino in Orange County. The play will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, inside the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • St. James appeal to be heard

    The California Supreme Court agreed this week to hear St. James Anglican Church's appeal in a six-year property dispute with the Episcopal Church that began with the appointment of a gay cleric. Newport Beach's St. James Church holds that it has a...
  • Chief: Put others first

    Amid years of sinking morale, intradepartment spats and an employee lawsuit that aired much of the police department's dirty laundry, Newport Beach is set to bring on a new chief — its third in three years — on July 3. Jay R. Johnson, 45,...
  • Solorio won't block fairgrounds sale

    Editor's note: This corrects an earlier version in which the first paragraph implied that state lawmakers would not block the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds. In fact, only some lawmakers have said they would not block it. A member of the...
  • Is there a pro-gay, anti-Christian bias in the legal system?

    On June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of a decision by the UC Hastings School of Law to reject an application by a faith-based student group, the Christian Legal Society, to register as a student organization at the San Francisco campus....