Daily Pilot


Newport Beach sues FAA over proposed flight routes

Newport Beach filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday challenging the accuracy and efficacy of the Federal Aviation Administration's environmental assessment of a proposal to reroute flights at John Wayne and 20 other Southern California airports. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals complaint...


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High School Football: Breakers step up at Estancia

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Political Landscape: Costa Mesa Police Assn. endorses 3 for City Council

The Costa Mesa Police Assn., which represents the city's rank-and-file police officers, has endorsed City Council candidates Sandy Genis, Jay Humphrey and John Stephens in next month's election. "Every day the men and women who put on the Costa Mesa police uniform have one goal: safety for the...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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'Drone Eddie' is mourned at candlelight vigil in Huntington Beach

'Drone Eddie' is mourned at candlelight vigil in Huntington Beach

Dozens of friends, family members and city officials gathered Tuesday night in Huntington Beach for a candlelight vigil to remember Edward Paige, an aerial photographer well-known in the community for his passion for unmanned flying vehicles. Paige, a 36-year Huntington Beach resident better known...

Laguna Beach

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Mystery jumper suspect arrested in Newport and Laguna videotaped leaps; he's charged with trespassing


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Modern American artists get a rare West Coast showcase at Orange County Museum of Art



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  • Fighting gum disease may aid the battle against breast cancer

    Research into breast cancer continues to advance, and with it new areas of focus, awareness and prevention. As we mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is an opportune time to address a less well-known dimension of breast cancer: its link to gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal...

  • Reader Report: Joe Bell would have enjoyed the Fall Classic's curve

    Reader Report: Joe Bell would have enjoyed the Fall Classic's curve

    I am not one to follow sports, but my late husband, Joseph N. Bell, was a baseball fan of the highest order. He saw meaning in the game, and the act of enjoying it, that I found inspiring. Readers of Joe's longtime Daily Pilot column, The Bell Curve, may recall that he wrote about baseball as "the...

  • Mailbag: Firefighters association has same rights to speech, assembly as everyone else

    Sept. 21's Daily Pilot carried letters from Costa Mesa Planning Commissioner Tim Sesler ("Commentary: Firefighters association should not campaign"), an appointee of the City Council, and Sen. John Moorlach ("Commentary: Public employee union donations pose a conflict"), a known ally of the current...

  • Commentary: Museum House should go to a vote of the people

    If there was ever a project that should go to a public vote, the Museum House condominium tower has to be it. It represents all the issues that just beg for a good public discussion. On the one hand, it is touted to be a beautiful, iconic structure the likes of which can be found in places like...

  • Commentary: Memories of a Halloween story lifts the spirits

    Several years ago, a raging wildfire tore down Laguna Canyon on Oct. 28. University Hills was evacuated, and we spent the night in my office on campus. The fire destroyed several homes in the canyon, as well as in Laguna. The next day we were off to Germany for an extended one-month period. I gave...


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  • Police Files for Oct. 27

    Costa Mesa East 17th Street: Petty theft was reported in the 200 block at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Harbor Boulevard: Disorderly conduct related to alcohol was reported in the 3000 block at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Cadillac Avenue: Driving with a suspended license was reported in the 3500 block at 12:20 a.m....

  • 3 arrested in Costa Mesa as police break up street racing

    Police arrested three people early Thursday in Costa Mesa after breaking up illegal street racing involving up to 30 cars, authorities said. Patrol officers saw the gathering near the intersection of Cadillac and Sunflower avenues at 12:21 a.m., Costa Mesa police Sgt. Dan Miles said. When police...

  • Police Files for Oct. 26

    Newport Beach West Coast Highway/Superior Avenue: Misdemeanor hit-and-run was reported near the intersection at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday. South Pelican Hill Road: Petty theft was reported in the 22700 block at 1:46 a.m. Wednesday. West Promontory Drive: Petty theft was reported in the 200 block at 10:14...

  • Police Files for Oct. 25

    Costa Mesa Bristol Street: Grand theft was reported in the 3300 block at 2:30 a.m. Monday. Harbor Boulevard: Disorderly conduct related to alcohol was reported in the 3200 block at 2:46 a.m. Monday. Wilson Street: Driving without a license was reported in the 500 block at 3:26 p.m. Monday. Newport...