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  • 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...
  • Irvine police search for groping suspect

    Irvine police search for groping suspect
    Irvine police are looking for a man his mid-20s who groped two young girls on their way home from a bus stop Monday. The 12-year-old victims described the man as African American, 6-feet tall, muscular and having curly hair tied back into a short pony...
  • Apodaca: UCI launches first ROTC program in wake of 'don't ask, don't tell' reversal

    Lost amid the recent media frenzy over the so-called Irvine 11 was some good news coming out of UC Irvine. The repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, which took effect Sept. 20, has resulted in the establishment of the first ROTC...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...