Daily Pilot


Residential/business complex proposed to replace shopping center in Newport

A mixed-use development containing 384 rental housing units and 5,677 square feet of business space is proposed to replace Newport Beach's MacArthur Square shopping center near John Wayne Airport. Irvine-based Newport Place Residential LLC is proposing The Residences at Newport Place, which would...


Pirates denied berth

Pirates denied berth

Fullerton forfeits, resulting RPI shuffle leave OCC without chance to defend state title.


  • Reader Report: Remembering Coach Leonard 'Brian' Ricker

    Reader Report: Remembering Coach Leonard 'Brian' Ricker

    We've lost a good one; that's glaring. But how is tragically less obvious. Five things you might (not) want to know about Leonard Ricker, the tennis coach for Costa Mesa High and Corona del Mar before that who recently took his own life: 1.) Leonard went by Brian. When he divorced his wife, Grace,...

  • Commentary: Californians work too long each year to pay their taxes

    As the song goes, everybody's working for the weekend. But if you are a California taxpayer, you are working for the government until April 30. According to the Tax Foundation, that is the day tax freedom comes to us here in the Golden State. While most of the country will be celebrating sooner,...

  • Make sure you stay 'sun safe' this summer

    With summer coming up, and May being National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention month, it's important to remember how to enjoy the summer sun and at the same time keep yourself and your family safe. Because of the sun's position closer to the earth and the long summer days, summer can...

  • Congratulations to the Harbor High pep squad

    I have to admit, I'm not up to date on high school events and activities, due to having graduated high school in the cowboy days of buckboards, dirt streets and absolutely no cellphones. OK, I stretched it a bit, but it's been many, many years since my school days. The Newport Harbor High pep squad...

  • Commentary: CMFD staffing numbers put residents at risk

    On Jan. 14, Mayor Stephen Mensinger and Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer co-authored a commentary in the Daily Pilot proposing to keep Costa Mesa Fire Station 6 open ("Commentary: Let's keep Costa Mesa Fire Station 6 open"). They had previously voted to close this station. Why the change, and does it...


Life & Arts

Calendar for May 4

Calendar for May 4

WEDNESDAY Recital Orange Coast College Piano Scholarship winners will perform classical masterworks at 7:30 p.m. at OCC Recital Hall adjacent to Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit occtickets.com. Children's event Pretend City Children's...



Police Files for April 29

Costa Mesa West 19th Street: Vehicle burglary was reported in the 900 block at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Fairview Road: Possession of marijuana was reported in the 2600 block at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday. Bernard Street: Vandalism was reported in the 400 block at 9 p.m. Wednesday. West Baker Street: Use of...