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  • Mesa Musings: Choral concerts give pause for reflection

    Three weeks ago my 9-year-old granddaughter performed carols with her school choir at a home for senior citizens. Her brother, two sisters and parents accompanied her to the performance. In the car on the way to the concert, she encouraged her 7-year-...
  • Sounding Off: More than 300 job applications and counting

    Editor's note: This is the first of two parts. The latest description of the employment challenged is the term "in transition." According to the Advanced English Dictionary, "transition" means, "A change from one place or state or subject or stage to...
  • Who made this year's DP 103?

    Who made this year's DP 103?
    No. 1 Jim Righeimer You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
  • George Horace Morales

    George Horace Morales
    On December 28, 2010, George Horace Morales peacefully left this earth, happy with his well-lived life.  His journey began October 5, 1919 in Ponce, Puerto Rico followed shortly by a move to New York City. He was a celebrated athlete, winning the...
  • Mailbag: Bell was inspirational teacher at UCI

    My thanks to you for the many years you provided Joe Bell with a generous platform from which to express his witty, intelligent, extraordinarily open view on life — his own and the community for which he cared. It took an open mind on your part to...
  • Motor Inn shooting suspect pleads not guilty

    COSTA MESA — An Anaheim man is scheduled to appear in court Friday for a pre-trial hearing linked to a Costa Mesa shooting. Victor Valdez, 21, is charged with multiple felony counts of assault with a firearm, street terrorism and carrying a...
  • Local teen wins statewide speech competition

    An 18-year-old Newport Beach resident beat out 5,000 students last month to win a statewide speech competition sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Kelsey Woo, a senior at Harvard-Westlake School in North Hollywood, took the top prize and about $3,...
  • 'Eaters collect honors

    UC Irvine senior Spencer Thompson and junior Andrew Fontein have earned Big West Conference offensive and defensive player of the week honors for the Anteaters, ranked No. 8 in the latest College Soccer News poll. Thompson produced his first career hat...
  • CAIR-LA: Media coverage of Islam unbalanced

    ANAHEIM — The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) held a media breakfast at its offices Tuesday morning with reporters and editors from various Southern California news outlets to discuss how the...
  • Woman says doctor branded her uterus

    A Laguna Beach gynecologist is being sued for allegedly branding a patient's name on her uterus. According to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Orange County Superior Court, Dr. Red Alinsod used an electrocautery device to carve the patient's name...
  • Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum

    Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum
    COSTA MESA — Never underestimate the speed of light — or the properties of grass and vegetables. A biofuel made from sorghum and sugar beets helped propel Orange Coast College aviation instructor Richard "Smokey" Young, 50, of Chino Hills,...
  • Giving hope by the glass

    Giving hope by the glass
    OneHope, a nonprofit wine company based in Newport Beach, recently announced a new partnership with Robert Mondavi Jr. of the renowned wine-making family. Until the partnership with Mondavi, OneHope was working with David Elliott, formerly of the...