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  • It's A Gray Area: Political correctness pulls us apart

    A feeling of resentment by many minority groups smolders beneath the surface of some of our country's laws. These minorities feel relegated into second-class citizenship. Why? Because some of our laws appear to make some groups more important or...
  • It's A Gray Area: Are we watching? Do we care?

    In the April 18 edition of Newsweek, columnist Philip K. Howard published a "Dear Congress" letter setting forth several national policies that are broken, and demanding that they be addressed and fixed. This is similar to the open letter that was...
  • 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...
  • Gay Christian pastor to speak at church

    Editor's note: This clarifies what LBGT stands for. While Christian beliefs and ideas about homosexuality sometimes conflict, in the case of the Rev. Mel White, two worlds unite. The openly gay pastor — who was a ghostwriter for Billy Graham,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • It's A Gray Area: Save the date for this year's music festival

    On May 22, there will be a music festival from noon to 7 p.m. at the Heritage Museum of Orange County. Not only will there be bluegrass, folk and Americana music, there will also be a great barbecue and a number of fun and meaningful family activities....
  • 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...
  • Classically Trained: Stringing together a musical life

    Classically Trained: Stringing together a musical life
    ORANGE — I've always found the viola to be the most mysterious and misunderstood member of the orchestra. It doesn't have front-and-center showboat status of the violin. Or the slippery slope of sound from a sliding trombone. Or the lyricism of a...
  • 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...
  • 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...