Trump wanted to fire women who weren't pretty enough, say employees at his California golf club

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Daily Pilot High School Athlete of the Week: Mia marvelous for Sailors

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Toot your horn in memory of longtime auto shop owner Paul Frech

A public event to honor the memory of Paul Frech, a Westside Costa Mesa mechanic who died over the summer, is scheduled for Saturday morning. Dubbed "Paul's Cars and Coffee," the memorial starts at 10a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. Guests are encouraged to bring their...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Election 2016: Fountain Valley voters to decide on proposed 1% tax increase

After a decade of financial trouble, on Nov.8 Fountain Valley voters will decide to support or deny a proposed 1% sales tax increase to boost city coffers. After months of research by city Finance Director David Cain, many city officials have backed the measure, determining that the tax increase...

Laguna Beach

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Gov. Brown vetoes Moorlach's wildfire-risk bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday vetoed a bill spearheaded by Laguna Beach Councilman Bob Whalen that would have required the state to identify areas most at risk of wildfires caused by overhead utility wires. SB 1463, authored by state Sen. John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa), also would have required the...


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Live orchestra to perform at Segerstrom movie screenings

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa will feature "The Godfather" and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" screenings with a symphony orchestra performing the films' music live. "The Godfather" has two performances on Saturday at 1 and 7:30p.m. with an orchestra playing Nino Rota's...



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  • Commentary: Recounting the bloodiest battle in American history

    On Sept. 17, 1862, the bloodiest battle in American History occurred at Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Md. In a series of engagements throughout the day, over 22,700 men were killed, wounded or missing. It was the first major battle to take place on Union soil when Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee...

  • Mailbag: 'Snowden' reminded me of being a victim of hacking

    Recently, the movie "Snowden" came out in theaters, and I must say the topic hits pretty close to home, considering what I experienced in November with my personal digital footprint being hacked. I filed police reports, and to protect myself from further privacy invasions, I deleted my social media...

  • Commentary: Golf tournament reminds of the game's challenges

    As the annual Toshiba Classic approaches, let's talk golf. As a sports psychologist who enjoys working with golfers at all levels, and one who played competitive golf from age 11 through college, and then again two decades later, I understand firsthand how difficult it can be to manage our nerves....

  • Commentary: Measure Y would put a check on Eastside growth

    In June of this year, by a 3-2 vote, the Costa Mesa City Council approved an update to the General Plan that created an overlay along Newport Boulevard that will allow 4- to 5-story apartment buildings with six-level parking structures. These huge buildings, which may one day loom over nearby single-family...

  • Commentary: CdM made decisions with health of students in mind

    News goes viral contingent on its ability to resonate and relevancy — or its sexy and salacious nature. In the case of Corona del Mar High School last week, it was both. Corona del Mar High made national headlines when the flames of bad decisions, fueled by winds of rivalry-game emotion, parental...


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  • Prosecutors say teacher from H.B. raped relative

    The trial of a former teacher who allegedly raped a 13-year-old relative began Thursday in Orange County Superior Court. Jeffrey Scott Jones, 56, of Huntington Beach has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one felony count of continuous sexual abuse, according...

  • Police Files for Sept. 28

    Costa Mesa Pomona Avenue: Grand theft was reported in the 2000 block at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday. Harbor Boulevard: Shoplifting was reported in the 3000 block at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday. Harbor Boulevard: Disorderly conduct related to alcohol was reported in the 2600 block at 1:58 a.m. Wednesday. Newport Beach...

  • Four suspected of stealing money from Huntington Beach Arby's

    Four people, including three teenagers, were arrested on suspicion of stealing money from a cash register at a fast food restaurant in Huntington Beach, authorities said Tuesday. Police responded to a report of a burglary at an Arby's, 7942 Edinger Ave., at 2:28a.m. Sunday. A witness told police...

  • Police Files for Sept. 27

    Costa Mesa Visalia Drive: Vandalism was reported in the 1000 block at 8 a.m. Monday. Bristol Street: Burglary was reported in the 300 block at 10:08 a.m. Monday. Anaheim Avenue: Petty theft was reported in the 1800 block at 11:30 a.m. Monday. Enterprise Street: Auto theft was reported in the 3000...