Daily Pilot


McBean to England

The former Corona del Mar scored 12 goals in 14 games for Galaxy II and went to Galaxy before being on loan.


  • Mailbag: Costa Mesans should vote for Measure BB

    Our current City Council is very proactive, tackling some of Costa Mesa's biggest problems. One issue the council is trying to improve is the shortage of athletic fields. Everyone knows Costa Mesa has not provided enough, so they looked at building some next to the golf course. The idea was dropped...

  • Mailbag: Project would add too much density to Newport Beach

    The Newport Beach City Council will soon consider the 26-story, 504,000-square-foot Museum House condominium tower proposed to replace the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Center. I would like to point out that this approval is completely discretionary, meaning that this property has no entitlement...

  • Commentary: Vehicles are making Newport Beach less walkable

    I recall the bygone days of "walks." I don't mean the walks that you take on a fall morning or an after-dinner stroll on a summer evening. What I do mean is that our "walks" have all but disappeared: our "sidewalks," our "crosswalks" and "boardwalks." Our "walks" are crowded with all manner of...

  • Commentary: Mom's frugality lasted longer than the Great Depression

    My mother was frugal, religiously so. Both she and Lee's mother raised children during the Great Depression, and that likely had something to do with their economies. I can't say what thrift measures my mother-in-law carried throughout her life, but she did frequently say, "If I had a nickel for...

  • Commentary: The old ways may have been the best ways to learn

    The school supply ads are out in full force, which means the start of school is not far behind. It wistfully brings me back to my days in Public School 193 in Brooklyn, mid- to late-1950s. I can see myself sitting at my wooden desk with the seat attached. My always-sharpened pencils were placed...


Life & Arts

On Theater: Laguna Playhouse shows this season are all new productions



Police Files for Aug. 23

Newport Beach Ocean Front West: Battery was reported in the 2100 block at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Campus Drive: Theft was reported in the 4600 block at 6:07 p.m. Monday. Avocado Avenue: Petty theft was reported in the 800 block at 5:11 p.m. Monday. Highland Street: Burglary was reported at Highland Street...