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Unrest, Conflicts and War

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  • Some Irvine residents frustrated by Occupiers

    IRVINE — What do you do when one group's personal freedoms tread on another's? That was the question poised at Tuesday's City Council meeting by concerned residents, who are frustrated over trampled landscaping and honking at all hours associated...
  • Mailbag: Player banged out a path for women

    I got a kick out of Joanna Clay's article regarding the newly turned 99-year-old woman who once played the drums during the second World War ("Still jazzing it up," Nov. 27). Marie Kolasinski, 90, threw a birthday party for her cousin Viola Smith, the...
  • On Theater: Sibling rivalry takes stage in 'Topdog/Underdog'

    Sibling rivalry comes in many forms, but few cases develop in such gritty desperation as that depicted in Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Topdog/Underdog," now on stage at South Coast Repertory. This grim yet often comical play, which...
  • O.C. union threatens suit over special officers' off-duty gun ban

    O.C. union threatens suit over special officers' off-duty gun ban
    A union representing 200 Orange County special officers stripped of their authority to carry guns while off duty and make arrests says it plan to sue the Sheriff's Department over the gun issue. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens told the security...
  • Little Angels say thank you

    Little Angels say thank you
    The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet of Korea are the South Korean people's roving goodwill ambassadors. On Wednesday night, before a sold-out Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa, the 32 members of the troupe's present-day generation of child performers...
  • Remembering Iwo Jima

    Remembering Iwo Jima
    Although his memories of Iwo Jima are more than six decades old, Bruce Bender remembered the volcanic ash, the pungent smell of sulfur and oppressive heat with vivid clarity as he sat in his Costa Mesa home this week. Bender was one of the first...
  • Commentary: Obama wages war against Catholic Church

    Having fought to free ourselves from the tyranny of King George, we Americans find ourselves with the boot of yet another monarch planted firmly on our throat. Mark Steyn compared President Obama to Henry VIII, the absolutist monarch who fought the...
  • Commentary: Readers should give Muslim column a chance

    Can't some of your readers get enough of bashing and trashing Muslim Americans? You have a seemingly innocuous columnist writing about her experience as a Muslim (Mona Shadia) and getting a full onslaught of hate mail from narrow-minded bigots, of...
  • Mailbag: Front page photos were too flattering to Obama during presidential visit

    Mailbag: Front page photos were too flattering to Obama during presidential visit
    I am extremely disappointed in how you reported President Obama's visit to Corona del Mar last week ("Obama visit rattles CdM," Feb. 17). I opened up the Daily Pilot the following day to see only signs supporting him on a full-front cover picture. This is...
  • Anteaters left holding bag

    Anteaters left holding bag
    IRVINE — UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie said doctors are still trying to correctly diagnose what is believed to be a skin ailment sidelining senior center fielder Christian Ramirez. And, after a frustrating 3-2 nonconference loss to UNLV...
  • On Oscars: The best often don't win

     On Oscars: The best often don't win
    On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards. But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
  • Man gets 20 months for defrauding military

    A Newport Coast man was sentenced to 20 months in prison for conspiring to sell counterfeit microchips to the U.S. military and defense contractors, authorities said. Neil Felahy, 34, pleaded guilty in 2009 to federal charges of conspiracy to sell...