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  • 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...
  • Mesa Musings: Center seat leads to lively talk with Tuskegee Airman

    This is one of those "Guess Who I Sat Next to on the Airplane" stories. Recently, I was on a flight from Baltimore to Orange County. My wife, Hedy, and I had attended our niece's wedding in Boston. We flew from Boston to Baltimore to make our O.C....
  • Sentencing delayed for Costa Mesa woman involved in fraud ring

    Sentencing for a Costa Mesa woman accused of targeting Latinos and getting them loans they couldn't afford was moved to Nov. 4. In May, Luz Belem Corral pleaded guilty to seven felonies — including conspiracy to defraud another of property, grand...
  • Apodaca: Steps needed to address shifting population from O.C. suburbs

    White flight. It's a loaded term, one that's been thrown around in connection with the exodus of white, middle-class students from the increasingly Latino-populated public schools in and near the Mesa Verde neighborhood of Costa Mesa. In another sense,...
  • School Flight Part 3: Families return to neighborhood schools

    School Flight Part 3: Families return to neighborhood schools
    Last of three parts. COSTA MESA — Jill Fales remembers moving to Mesa Verde three years ago and hearing neighborhood parents recite stereotypes in an effort to dissuade her from enrolling her son in the elementary school down the street. Adams...
  • Mailbag: Readers respond to 'School Flight' series

    Editor's note: The following are letters from readers about the Daily Pilot's three-part series, School Flight, which was published Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Congratulations on the wonderful and insightful story on Sunday's front page. Staff...
  • Classically Trained: Fresh concert season is here

    There's a new performance space in town, and judging by what's planned for the opening night, it's off to a good start. The Soka Performing Arts Center has called upon the Pacific Symphony to take center stage at the center's grand opening at 8 p.m....
  • Panel rules anti-solicitation law too broad

    Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union and a Latino-rights advocacy group on Monday praised a federal appellate court ruling that will likely have implications for Costa Mesa's anti-solicitation ordinance. In a 3-1 ruling, a 9th Circuit Court...
  • Mailbag: Irvine 11 coverage ignores Jewish viewpoint

    Why would you reprint most of the "Applauding the 'Irvine 11'" article from the Los Angeles Times on Sept. 27, 2011? The article already appeared, in its entirety, the previous day in the L.A. Times. Did you feel we hadn't gotten enough of the prejudice...
  • Editorial: 'Don't ask, don't tell' is finally buried

    It's hard to believe there was a time when gay men and women were not allowed to disclose their sexuality while serving in the military. That time was last week. Here in the land of free expression, those who put on a uniform were not even allowed to...