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  • 17th annual Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament starts Tuesday

    17th annual Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament starts Tuesday

    The 17th annual Daily Pilot Cup, the huge youth soccer tournament in Costa Mesa that features 210 teams, will take place Tuesday through June 5. Boys and girls in Bronze, Silver and Gold Divisions, third through sixth-graders, will be competing to reach Championship Sunday and capture a trophy...

  • CMAC takes gold, silver and bronze in K7 Cup

    Costa Mesa Aquatics Club continued a successful season by claiming medals in three separate divisions in one of the year's biggest tournaments, at the K7 Cup the weekend of April 23-24. The club entered teams in four divisions and was undefeated as a club after the first day of play on Saturday....

  • Newport Lightning win tournament

    The Newport Lightning Basketball Club's 13-and-under Green team won the recent Orange County Slam Tournament in Orange. The Lightning went 4-0 during the tournament. The NLBC was led by the stellar play of Jack Johnston, Jon Siegel and Matthew DeCrona, who led the team in scoring. Troy Olson, Zach...

  • Newport-Mesa NJB Sixth-Grade All-Stars capture national crown

    Newport-Mesa NJB Sixth-Grade All-Stars capture national crown

    The Newport-Mesa National Junior Basketball Sixth-Grade All-Stars won a national championship April 3. The team went undefeated in the Area and Sectional tournaments to qualify for the National Tournament. The team featured: Braedyn Benhard, Jordan Cortens, Dylan Godfrey, Logan Ip, Jack Johnson,...

  • CMAC takes bronze in Kap7 tournament

    CMAC takes bronze in Kap7 tournament

    The Costa Mesa Aquatics 12U co-ed water polo team continued a successful season with another third-place finish in the Gold Division of the Kap7 tournament, one of the year's largest tourneys around Orange County, Feb. 14. "We played very well," Coach Dustin Serrano said after day one of group...

  • Newport Lightning 12U Black captures championship

    Newport Lightning 12U Black captures championship

    The Newport Lightning Basketball Club's 12U Black team continued its strong showing in the winter winning the 13U division title of the Focus/SGV Invitational Tournament in Seal Beach Feb. 14. The 12U team went 4-1 on the weekend beating CYB, Team D'Termined and OC Select heading into the title...


  • Mailbag: Free political speech, even by Trump, must be protected in O.C.

    Re. "Trouble at Trump rally prompts apology, criticism from Fair Board," May 26: So let me see if I have this straight. First paragraph, Donald Trump might not be invited back. The rest of the story is about how the cops and geniuses on the Fair Board can't handle large crowds. There is no greater...

  • Commentary: Fairview Developmental Center's future belongs on the ballot

    The recent analysis of Costa Mesa's proposed no-growth measure presents an opportunity for the community to come together. Presented at the April 5 City Council meeting, the highly respected consulting firm of Kaiser Marston delivered a 115-page report on the effect of the initiative on the city's...

  • Commentary: A little shopping led to friendly interactions

    I need to get out of the house more. Except for playing bridge, lunches and movies, and an occasional book talk, I've become a recluse! I should run errands more often. By the time I get around to it, I've accumulated quite a list of stops. The other day, I'd reached a half-dozen, and I had such...

  • Commentary: What you need to know about Zika before you travel

    If your summer plans include travel to Zika-infected regions, take precaution. The Zika virus epidemic is predicted to get bigger, and women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant and their male partners should weigh the risks before boarding a plane. With the summer Olympics set in Brazil,...

  • Commentary: Undergrounding decision should follow clearly stated rules

    I recently attended a Newport Beach City Council meeting for the first time, and was I in for an education. I wanted to speak on an item that was on the evening's agenda, the undergrounding of utilities. It certainly seemed that this issue, as it pertained to the Newport Heights area, should have...


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Police Files for May 31

Costa Mesa Drake Avenue: Petty theft from a vehicle was reported in the 2800 block at 3:27 a.m. Sunday. Pacific Avenue: Residential burglary was reported in the 2200 block at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Avenue of the Arts: Attempted vehicle burglary was reported in the 3400 block at 11 a.m. Sunday. Anaheim...