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Save Our Youth honors co-founder Jean Forbath

Jean Forbath, who helped found Save Our Youth, a Costa Mesa-based nonprofit that helps Westside youths, was honored Friday evening at SOY's Fiesta fundraiser. The eighth annual event was held at the Halecrest Park Swim and Tennis Club in Costa Mesa. The Save Our Youth Center was established in 1993...


Pirates denied berth

Pirates denied berth

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


  • 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...

  • Commentary: My fraternity brothers can't believe that I support Hillary Clinton

    Commentary: My fraternity brothers can't believe that I support Hillary Clinton

    I just attended a remarkable gathering of 70 USC fraternity brothers in Las Vegas, of all places. No, we weren't there to canvas for any presidential candidates, although politics was discussed frequently and passionately. Instead, we were there to celebrate our 40th annual weekend of so-so golf...


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Shannon Beador of 'Real Housewives' sells her Newport home for $9 million



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...