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Daily Pilot Girls' Soccer Dream Team: Harris led Oilers to history

Daily Pilot Girls' Soccer Dream Team: Harris led Oilers to history

It was almost like an old-school Nintendo video game cheat code, the way Rachel Harris saw the penalty shots coming during a penalty-kick shootout against Chino Hills in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. Right. Left. Right. Left. “You never see that,” Harris said....

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Top Newport high school students and teachers to be honored at 56th awards dinner

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Fountain Valley High student wins $1,000 scholarship for video on not texting and driving

Laguna Beach

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Lee Rocker’s rockin' Moroccan spread in Laguna Beach returns at $10.5 million

Life & Arts

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Sublime with Rome pops up in Huntington Beach for a small concert
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Sublime with Rome pops up in Huntington Beach for a small concert

Ska band Sublime with Rome played to a small but happy crowd at a pop-up acoustic concert Thursday night in Huntington Beach. The show was announced earlier that day, and only the first 200 people to arrive could see it at SeaLegs at the Beach on Pacific Coast Highway. The free event was sponsored...

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  • Lack of respect causes worldwide problems

    Lack of respect causes worldwide problems

    Quoting David Hansen’s column (“Underground rebellion with business signs in Laguna Beach?” April 18): “Now, all we have is a city sign ordinance that encourages snitching. Rat your business neighbor out. Tell the teacher.” This is the case not only with signage, but with most all Laguna Beach...

  • You can still protest even if you no longer march

    You can still protest even if you no longer march

    The day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, millions around the globe marched in protest. When asked why I didn't participate in any demonstration, my answer was simple: I intend to register my complaints in writing, not in steps. Thinking that was the end of it, I began focusing my attention...

  • Despite councilman’s misgivings, Reagan statue belongs in the Civic Center

    Despite councilman’s misgivings, Reagan statue belongs in the Civic Center

    In his diary, President Ronald Reagan was quoted as saying, “If you’re explaining, you’re losing.” Newport Beach Councilman Jeff Herdman’s April 17 letter, “Reagan statue influenced my vote on arts’ package,” is proof that Reagan was right. In 2011, private funds were raised by former Councilman...

  • Councilman greatly exaggerates Newport's financial health

    In response to Councilman Jeff Herdman’s April 13 commentary, “Newport Beach is a picture of financial health,” I disagree. Herdman uses a recent Fitch Ratings report to spout the party line about the city’s financial health. We should all remember Orange County’s 1994 bankruptcy that the rating...

  • California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    Earlier this month the state Assembly celebrated “California Women and Girls in STEM Week.” The Assembly started this tradition as a way to bring to light the vast gender inequalities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and to encourage our young women to pursue opportunities...

Crime

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  • City ambulances will transport patients under new Costa Mesa system

    City ambulances will transport patients under new Costa Mesa system

    The Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue Department will assume providing all ambulance transportation services in the city under a new model approved this week. City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to give their blessing to a system in which the department will contract with private firms to provide...

  • Laguna chief discusses staffing and crime trends at police department event

    Laguna chief discusses staffing and crime trends at police department event

    As the Laguna Beach Police Department has faced an uptick in calls for service and in certain crimes the past two years, it has added staff and expanded crime prevention programs, officials say. Police Chief Laura Farinella and several staff members spoke to about 50 people who attended a State...

  • Cyclist seriously hurt in crash with Newport Beach police vehicle

    A 62-year-old bicyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a collision with a Newport Beach police vehicle. The crash was reported about 4:05 p.m. near Los Trancos Canyon View Park at 22900 Newport Coast Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol. The police...

  • Huntington Beach police seek identity of suspect in theft from car

    Huntington Beach police seek identity of suspect in theft from car

    Huntington Beach police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of stealing items from a parked vehicle. Security cameras in the Guardian Center parking structure at 17011 Beach Blvd. captured photos of the man just before 4 p.m. April 11 rummaging through a vehicle and making...

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