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  • Corona del Mar Today: Lawn bowling athletes headed to championships

    The Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club in Corona del Mar will send four athletes to represent Southern California at this year's U.S. National Championships. Maryna Hyland, Tony Baer, Charlie Herbert and Brian Stewart, along with eight other team members,...
  • Police: Costa Mesa man shot two raccoons

    Police: Costa Mesa man shot two raccoons
    COSTA MESA — A 69-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of shooting two raccoons. Samuel K. Gregory, of Costa Mesa, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony cruelty to animals and willfully discharging of a firearm, said Sgt. Ron...
  • Reporter's notebook: My day as an O.C. Fair employee

    Reporter's notebook: My day as an O.C. Fair employee
    COSTA MESA — I don't understand why I didn't get fired on my first day as a carnival employee. Not that I was actually getting paid. Other than the small matter of not being on the Ray Cammack Shows (RCS) payroll, I was a ticket-scanning, prize-...
  • Community Commentary: I lost my dad to war, but still have 'my vets'

    Community Commentary: I lost my dad to war, but still have 'my vets'
    Before the sun rises Friday, a group of volunteers will be preparing to serve breakfast to a special group of military veterans in Costa Mesa. This breakfast would not be possible without support from the police chief, friends who volunteer and the...
  • Fallen SEAL to be honored [corrected]

    Christopher Burkhardt and K.C. Fockler never got to meet Stephen Matthew "Matt" Mills, but they plan to thank the fallen Navy SEAL on the tennis court. The two members of the Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach are organizing a benefit tournament,...
  • The Crowd: SPIN gala set for Hilton in H.B.

    Jean Wegener, the closest thing in Costa Mesa to the "unsinkable" Molly Brown, announced this week that her beloved Serving People In Need, otherwise known as SPIN, has firmed up Nov. 5 at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach, for its...
  • Mailbag: Don't leave elections up to Madison Avenue

    In his initial years as president, Barack Obama was quick to blame all of our failures on George Bush. But after three years in office, he takes none of the credit/blame for our financial woes, high unemployment, low wages and our involvement —...
  • City Life: School district honors military service with new page

    The Chicago Public Schools website doesn't have this fantastic page, nor do the websites for the New York City Department of Education, the San Diego Unified School District or the Dallas Independent School District. You won't find a similar page for...
  • Former Daily Pilot publisher Bob Weed dies

    Former Daily Pilot publisher Bob Weed dies
    COSTA MESA — Bob Weed, who served as Daily Pilot publisher during a 20-year span that resulted in several newspaper awards, has died. Weed died Saturday of natural causes in San Luis Obispo County, family members said. He was 92. A newspaperman...
  • Man gets 22 years for armed robbery of Irvine daycare

    A Stanton man convicted of his third strike for the armed robbery of an Irvine in-home daycare was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in state prison. Hung Trong Do, 34, pleaded guilty in May to robbing a woman at gunpoint while she was caring for six...
  • Loved ones brave storm to honor fallen SEAL

    Loved ones brave storm to honor fallen SEAL
    NEWPORT BEACH — Not even a hurricane could stop them. A Navy SEAL's widow and mother-in-law were so determined to make the cross-country trip to Newport Beach in time for his benefit tournament that they drove some 300 miles — from Virginia...
  • Tennis tourney for fallen SEAL this Sunday

    The Palisades Tennis Club, 1171 Jamboree Road, in Newport Beach will host a tournament Sunday in memory of a Navy SEAL killed in the downing of a U.S. military helicopter in Afghanistan. The public is welcome to watch the tournament from noon to 3 p.m....