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Fewer homeless counted in Costa Mesa in latest survey

The number of homeless people observed in Costa Mesa during a countywide survey early this year was notably less than in a similar count in 2015, according to a city report. During January’s Point-in-Time Count and Survey, 103 unsheltered homeless people were seen on local streets. About 1,200...

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Daily Pilot High School Female Athlete of the Week: Costa Mesa's Molina is a competitor of all trades

Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

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Newport’s ocean piers due $1.5M in standard maintenance
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Newport’s ocean piers due $1.5M in standard maintenance

The Newport Beach City Council will weigh a $1.5 million maintenance package for the city’s two piers. Officials are scheduled to vote on a contract Tuesday for Gardena-based John S. Meek Co. to inspect and repair the timber support structures below the concrete decks of the historic Newport and...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

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Huntington Beach and Long Beach team up on a bid for Amazon’s HQ2
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Huntington Beach and Long Beach team up on a bid for Amazon’s HQ2

The cities of Huntington Beach and Long Beach have crossed county lines in a bid to lure Amazon into building its planned second headquarters along the Southern California coast. On Wednesday, the cities proposed that one site in Huntington and two in Long Beach — a region they’re pitching as the...

Laguna Beach

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Culinary delights abound at Taste of Laguna
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Culinary delights abound at Taste of Laguna

Forty chefs, bakers and mixologists served up their top fare during the annual Taste of Laguna at the Festival of Arts grounds Thursday night. Guests sampled craft beer and wine and posed for pictures inside a photo bus during the event organized by the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce. Chamber...

Life & Arts

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‘Wings of the City’ sculptures come to Santa Ana, evoking connections to Mexico

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  • Breast cancer battle requires more than awareness

    Breast cancer battle requires more than awareness

    October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but what we need more than passive awareness is proactive prevention. By virtue of their sex, all women are at risk of developing breast cancer. Knowing your individual risk can help you minimize the likelihood of developing the disease. For example,...

  • O.C. gun show took place too soon after the Las Vegas tragedy

    O.C. gun show took place too soon after the Las Vegas tragedy

    This is in response to an article in the Daily Pilot written by Hannah Fry, “Gun show to go ahead at O.C. fairgrounds, a week after Las Vegas mass shooting,” (Oct. 5). The gun show’s chief executive, Bob Templeton, failed to see the most profound reason not to host the gun show this year. The residents...

  • Placing Reagan statue at Civic Center Park only drives partisan division

    Placing Reagan statue at Civic Center Park only drives partisan division

    Once again, the tone deaf and ideologically driven members of the Newport Beach City Council used their super majority to rush through, without adequate debate or notice, one of their pet Republican agendas — to glorify one of their own. After years of plotting and conniving, they finally succeeded...

  • Why I support redistricting Map B

    Why I support redistricting Map B

    Did you know that the Newport-Mesa Unified School District is in the process of redistricting? A lawsuit is forcing school trustees to draw new boundaries for the seven trustee districts. A Malibu attorney represented a citizen who called out trustees for being out of compliance with the Voting...

  • As progressive O.C. Christians, we urge Congress to take action on gun violence

    As progressive O.C. Christians, we urge Congress to take action on gun violence

    We write as people of faith who are either attendees at, or members of, Irvine United Congregational Church. Our progressive Christian faith prompts us to express both outrage and heartbreak over the latest mass shooting in Las Vegas in which a gunman high in a hotel room shot down into a crowd...

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  • Worker killed in forklift rollover at John Wayne Airport is identified

    Orange County coroner’s officials released the name this week of a Los Angeles man who died in a workplace accident at John Wayne Airport. The man, identified as Jose Manuel Gomez, 30, suffered fatal injuries when a forklift he was operating rolled over on him at about 4:30 a.m. Monday at the airport,...

  • Costa Mesa woman arrested after police chase car stolen from gas station

    A Costa Mesa woman was arrested Monday night after a high-speed police pursuit of a vehicle reported stolen from a gas station, authorities said. Costa Mesa police responded to the 76 station at 1900 Newport Blvd. at about 8:15 p.m. A man told police he left his vehicle running while he went in...

  • Woman arrested after chase in stolen vehicle, Costa Mesa police say

    A 19-year-old woman was arrested early Friday after a brief pursuit by Costa Mesa police near South Coast Plaza, authorities said. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the 3400 block of Smalley Road at 12:51 a.m. When police arrived, they found a woman sleeping in the...

  • Military jets pass through for Edwards Air Force Base event

    If you heard the roar of military jets flying over the area Friday afternoon, it was simply part of a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the world’s first supersonic flight. To mark the occasion, Edwards Air Force Base in Kern County launched two formation flights that were scheduled to pass...

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