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  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that. With...
  • Steinberg: Outlook on gays is changing in sports

    A marginal former NFL player announced this week that he was gay, sparking new interest in the status of homosexuality in sports. Player reaction to the news of Wade Davis was largely positive which represents a sea shift in player attitudes. Athletes at...
  • Actress Geena Davis to speak in Newport

    Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner plans to welcome actress Geena Davis and female politicians to town later this month for a fundraising event benefiting a women's commission. Gardner and Davis will be joined by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Lakewood), Orange...
  • Youth can learn the power to make a difference

    In late November and early December, I attended the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. I was selected to represent the Girl Scouts of the USA as part of a youth delegation for the World Assn. of Girl Guides and Girl...
  • On Faith: Society could take some cues from tennis court

    For many years I've been playing tennis at Orange Coast College and learning important life lessons: •The players are a diverse group — a wide range of ages and ethnicities, both genders, many walks of life. •The sportsmanship and...
  • A View From The Mesa: Distrust rampant in society

    Last weekend, I drove up to Delano, in the Central Valley, to visit a neighbor in prison. When I arrived, the guard told me I was dressed inappropriately and sent me out to change. If you know me, you will understand my shock. I think of myself as a...
  • Mailbag: Doctor played big role in mammal center founding

    The recent article "40 years of rescues" (Aug. 7) leaves out a highly significant figure in the founding of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center: Dr. Rose Ekeberg. Ekeberg, a long-time Laguna Beach veterinarian, played a significant role in working with...
  • On Faith: It's time to think outside the box

    I tend to appeal to non-religious people. I often hear comments like, "I've never met a pastor like you" or "I didn't know a church like yours existed!" Honestly, I do not think that either I or Fairview is all that unique when it comes to pastors or...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Pet shop owner withdraws harassment complaint

    The owner of a Corona del Mar pet shop has withdrawn a harassment claim against an animal rights protester but faces more than $5,000 in legal fees because of a so-called SLAPP motion, according to online court records and the woman's attorney. Brooke...
  • Check It Out: Enjoy library's new podcast 'The Book Report'

    Ever just want to listen in on a book discussion without participating? Check out the library's new podcast series, "The Book Report." Each month, various members of the library staff get together to discuss certain pre-selected books, give detailed...
  • On Faith: Atheism on a billboard

    On Faith: Atheism on a billboard
    If you could, what would you do to get people to examine their life in a way that would lead to a better world? That question crossed my mind when I was offered the opportunity to place a 48-by-14-foot atheist billboard close to the town I grew up in....
  • Apodaca: Ancestry accounts for a lot

    Every now and then, it's valuable to look back at our roots to understand how where we came from has shaped who we are today. As Americans, we are raised on the belief that it is our God-given right to forge our own destiny. This birthright was handed...