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Daily Pilot Girls' Basketball Dream Team: It's good to be Frankie

Daily Pilot Girls' Basketball Dream Team: It's good to be Frankie

The high usage rate of basketball’s elite players has stirred a hot debate on more than one occasion. In the past, the isolation offense, or “hero ball," that Kobe Bryant could have been accused of in his prime challenged the construct of good basketball. Even now, with Russell Westbrook averaging...

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Green Day's Mike Dirnt is ready to part with two coastal California homes

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Coastal Commission investigates Brightwater developer's incomplete habitat restoration effort

Laguna Beach

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Laguna Beach estate once home to actress Diane Keaton lists for $16 million

Life & Arts

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Muslim Girl Scouts plan 2nd annual Open Mosque Day to counter negative perceptions of Islam

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  • 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...

  • UCI relies heavily on federal science funding threatened by Trump

    UCI relies heavily on federal science funding threatened by Trump

    Despite longstanding bipartisan support in Congress, the Trump administration proposes to slash federal science programs by at least 18% with the deepest cuts targeting environmental research. Taxpayers may be wondering, what’s at stake here? It could be tempting for Orange County conservatives...

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