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  • 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....
  • The Bell Curve: Fighting useless fronts of morality, legality

    So the military brass has found a battle they think they can win back home. While they fight real wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, they have enlisted a corps of copy machines as their choice of weapons at home. There they have printed and are circulating...
  • 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...
  • Chance to reach Arab voters

    COSTA MESA — Mayor Allan Mansoor and businessman Phu Nguyen, his opponent in the 68th Assembly District race, will appear at an event in Anaheim later this month hosted by an Arab American networking group. The Network of Arab American...
  • Hindu swastika spurs discussion

    Editor's note: This corrects the fourth paragraph. Controversy flared up at Pretend City, a children's museum in Irvine, when a few visitors recently complained about a Hindu swastika woven on a tapestry in one of the museum's exhibits. The offended...
  • Catering to hearts and minds

    Catering to hearts and minds
    COSTA MESA — For owners of The Latest Thing Specialty Gift and Bookstore, the latest thing is never just one thing. Rather, it's a thousand different things representative of personal growth and spirituality — whatever your beliefs may be...
  • Activism, perspective at UC Irvine

    UC Irvine hasn't always been characterized as a politically active campus. Unlike UC Berkeley, which for many years was known as a hotbed of political demonstrations and activists' antics, UCI seemed the sleepier and less radical campus in the...