| Sep 16, 2010
| 10:49 PM
Stephen Stewart's letter provides his partisan beliefs about air traffic in Orange County ("Sounding Off: El Toro airport would have been a loser," Sept. 2).
Stewart asserts that since John Wayne Airport (JWA) traffic is down 8% (due to the recession),...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:31 PM
I was coming home at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday after a very long day at work. I had had a 7:30 a.m. Leadership Team Meeting, followed by a full day of teaching, followed by Back-to-School Night at Buena Terra School in Buena Park, where I teach.
I had no...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:30 PM
Proposed renovations at the Newport Beach Country Club include a "boutique hotel" and spa open to non-members, as well as improvements to aging golf and tennis facilities.
Property owner Golf Realty Fund aims to reduce the tennis courts from 24 to 10,...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:31 PM
COSTA MESA — The vice president of the College Park Elementary School PTA is gathering signatures to petition the City Council to install a blinking yellow light at two intersections where children, she said, are in danger of being hit by cars....
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:51 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the date and number of commuters in the first paragraph.
At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 3,200 commuters sat in an unnecessary traffic jam because the Costa Mesa Police Department decided to run a sobriety check point at a primary...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 5:53 PM
Imagine driving down MacArthur Boulevard toward Coast Highway and seeing a quaint row of outdoor cafes with fountains and landscaping — and not a snarl of traffic as three lanes squeeze to two on the way into town.
"This would be a beautiful...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:37 PM
Phobias. They're irrational and often debilitating. It seems every person has at least one thing that causes him or her severe distress. Few of us are exempt. Mel Brooks directed a hilarious film about the topic, titled, unsurprisingly, "High Anxiety."...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 7:41 PM
Editor's note: William Lobdell, who served as Daily Pilot editor before going on to a distinguished career in investigative reporting at the Los Angeles Times, has agreed to write a weekly column for the Pilot. His column will appear on Fridays.
| Oct 5, 2010
| 8:12 PM
COSTA MESA — The city has received $3.5 million in county and federal grants to go toward four projects, including the completion of Fairview Park's Wetlands and Riparian Habitat Project.
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) awarded...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 8:16 PM
AREA 1 - Harbor Boulevard: A vehicle was reported burglarized in the 2200 block at 2:53 a.m. Tuesday.
Maple Street: A residential burglary was reported in the 2100 block at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday.
Santa Barbara Lane: A grand theft was reported in the...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 7:10 PM
The next Southwind kayak demo morning will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 30 at the company's rental base under the East Coast Highway bridge off Bayside Drive, just northeast of East Coast Highway in Newport Beach. The popular "try-before-you-buy" events...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 6:52 PM
A young girl and a Newport Beach resident were among three people listed in critical condition after a five-car crash on the 405 Freeway in Irvine on Saturday morning.
About 8:30 a.m., 22-year-old Ana Flores from Moreno Valley was getting onto the...