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  • Helping homeless gets personal

    He stood at the gate to his United Airlines flight, ready to head home to Chicago after two years on the streets of Costa Mesa. Officer Julian Trevino, a Costa Mesa cop, had helped Jose Zamora get an identification card and contact his sister so she...
  • UCI's Wise, Maly-Karros singled out

    UC Irvine basketball stars Eric Wise (men) and Mikah Maly-Karros (women) have been named to their respective six-player preseason All-Big West Conference teams in voting released Thursday. The UCI men's and women's teams have been picked to finish sixth...
  • Illinois claims opener

    CHAMPAGNE, Ill. — Senior guard Darren Moore scored 15 of his team-best 18 points in the second half, but visiting UC Irvine could not overcome a sluggish first half in a 79-65 season-opening nonconference men's basketball loss at No. 13-ranked...
  • My Pet World: You can't force Fido to adore you

    Q: How can I get my puppy to be more attached to me? She's a mixed breed we adopted two months ago from a shelter. She's 9 months old. It's not like she dislikes our family but she doesn't seem madly in love with us like other dogs have been. I don't...
  • Longtime Pilot columnist Joseph Bell retires

    Longtime Pilot columnist Joseph Bell retires
    NEWPORT BEACH — After nearly 20 years as a mainstay of the Daily Pilot and a long career as a freelance writer and journalism educator, columnist Joseph N. Bell is retiring. Thursday's "The Bell Curve" column will be his last. "When a time for...
  • Karolyn Montano

        Karolyn Montano, a long time Costa Mesa resident, passed away on January 10, 2011. She was born in Dubuque, Iowa to George L. McCarten and Karolyn Schroeder McCarten on December 4, 1930.     She graduated from Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa and began...
  • MARJORIE BETH ANDERSON

    MARJORIE BETH ANDERSON
    MARJORIE BETH ANDERSON, 96, passed away peacefully at her Newport Beach home on January 7, 2011, with her family at her bedside.  She was born in Chicago, Illinois, where she lived until age 11, when her family came to California for a “visit”...
  • My Pet World: Consumers still worry about safety of pet food

    Question: I was in Canada last week and looked in the supermarket at cat food. One brand was imported from Thailand, and another imported from the U.S. In 2007, ingredients imported from China killed pets. Knowing where products come from might prevent...
  • Friends of the Library: Help celebrate library's 90th birthday

    When 90th birthdays come around, people usually stand up and pay attention. Well, the Orange County Public Library is celebrating its 90th birthday on Aug. 1, and a lot of us are paying attention. We invite you to celebrate this event at our three Costa...
  • Virginia Leola Tohill

    Virginia Leola Tohill Born October 22, 1914 In Decatur, Illinois Passed into eternal life July 17, 2011 Aliso Viejo, California Virginia was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A Southern Californian most of her life, she was born and...
  • Lorena Bell Tompkins

    Lorena Bell Tompkins
    TOMPKINS, Lorena Bell July 25, 1923 – July 5, 2011 A Costa Mesa resident for more than 30 years, Lorena Bell Tompkins, beloved wife, mom and Grammie, passed away peacefully on July 5th at Mount Miguel Covenant Village, Spring Valley CA, at the age...
  • Friends of the Library: Stock up now for Labor Day reading

    You bookworms out there might want to stock up on reads for the three-day weekend. Our three Costa Mesa libraries will be closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday. The Mesa Verde Library, 2969 Mesa Verde Drive East, will offer these child-centered...