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Demonstrators take their call for a town hall to Rohrabacher's house

About 50 demonstrators gathered outside the Eastside Costa Mesa home of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Thursday night, demanding that the longtime Republican congressman fulfill their requests for a town hall meeting. The demonstration, organized by Courage Campaign, a progressive activist group, and...

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Boys' Basketball: Dazzling debut continues

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Want to be a Laguna Beach lifeguard? Tryouts are Saturday and March 11
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Want to be a Laguna Beach lifeguard? Tryouts are Saturday and March 11

It's that time of year when Laguna Beach hosts tryouts for prospective seasonal ocean lifeguards. The tryouts, to be held Saturday and March 11 at Main Beach, will involve a 1,000-meter swim, a run-swim-run and a sprint swim. Those who do well could then advance to the Marine Safety Department's...

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Bennett: 'Green' means go for people who want to eat healthy

Bennett: 'Green' means go for people who want to eat healthy

When chef Roy Choi announced in 2014 that he was teaming up with chef Daniel Patterson to take on a mission to revolutionize fast food, the culinary world let out a collective gasp. Why was the inventor of the Koji BBQ Taco Truck — the undisputed instigator for an entire wave of gourmet meals on...

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  • Mailbag: Surreptitious recording in class is against the rules

    Mailbag: Surreptitious recording in class is against the rules

    Editor's note: OCC lifted the student's suspension Feb. 23. The following letters were sent to the Daily Pilot beforehand. Re. "OCC suspends student who recorded professor's anti-Trump comments; appeal is filed," (Feb. 15): The state and district codes of misconduct on surreptitiously recording...

  • Commentary: Why John Wayne Airport needs more competition

    Commentary: Why John Wayne Airport needs more competition

    Imagine driving into a gas station where the price is $2 per gallon higher than what other stations charge. What if you were forced to pay the higher rate because the government gave a special license to the gas station owner, and the next gas station was 22.7 miles away? This is the situation...

  • Mailbag: Mariners illustrates competing views of Newport Beach

    At the base of the controversy regarding development and expansion in Mariners Mile is the dichotomy of the two images associated with Newport Beach. There is the side of Newport that conveys wealth and glamour and the side that relishes its nautical image, beach cottages and traditional buildings,...

  • Commentary: District should release investigation findings

    Last March, the Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers sent a letter to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District claiming 16 instances of "untruths and inaccuracies" in the school's application for Gold Ribbon status from the California Department of Education. According to the letter, the alleged...

  • Mailbag: Golden State is tarnished by its leadership

    Michael Torres nailed it in his letter ("Mailbag: Californians should return to the Republican Party," Feb. 12). I don't understand how we got to where we are in California. The California bureaucrats, led by Gov. Jerry Brown (hiring former U.S. Atty. Gen Eric Holder, really?), continue to take...

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  • DUI checkpoint scheduled in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa police officers will hold a sobriety checkpoint in an unidentified area of the city from 8 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The checkpoint is funded through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. "DUI checkpoints have been an essential part of the phenomenal reduction...

  • Video series introduces Costa Mesa police to the community and prospective recruits

    Video series introduces Costa Mesa police to the community and prospective recruits

    Joseph Carboni had been working in retail in Costa Mesa for 15 years when he realized his true calling was law enforcement. Carboni was intrigued by local police officers' passion for the job as they described during visits to his store the calls they had received that day and the people they had...

  • Man seriously injured in Huntington Beach stabbing

    A man was seriously injured when he was stabbed Tuesday night in what police believe was a gang-related incident in Huntington Beach. Huntington Beach police officers responded around 10:40 p.m. to the 17400 block of Jacquelyn Lane after receiving a report of a possible stabbing, Officer Jennifer...

  • Police seek suspect in electronics theft from Sam's Club in Fountain Valley

    Police seek suspect in electronics theft from Sam's Club in Fountain Valley

    Fountain Valley police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of stealing electronics from a Sam's Club store this month. Police said a man stole $399 worth of goods from the Sam's Club at 17099 Brookhurst St. about 7 p.m. Feb. 7. The man ran out the store's emergency exit...

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