June 19, 2012
You might want to check to see if the surf's up Wednesday. The California Assembly on Monday approved a resolution declaring June 20 International Surfing Day, and the head of the sport's international advocacy group is urging people to take the day off to hit the waves. "You have my permission to skip work," Surfrider Foundation Chief Executive Jim Moriarty announced on Twitter . "I'll even write your sick note....
January 27, 2010
In his recent State of the State address, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger addressed our fiscal deficits. He lamented that the budget for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has doubled on his watch. Moreover, the governor is tired of California being a donor state. Recent estimates suggest that California gets back 78 cents for every tax dollar sent to Washington. His answer?: “We need to work with the federal government to build a more fair and equitable financial relationship.
October 27, 2009
The 2009 Golden State Spirit All-State Team Was announced November 22, 2008. These 15 girls were chosen from the best of the best from the state of California based on Cheerleading skills, Academics and outstanding Community Service. The following girls were chosen to the California All-State Team: From Granite Bay High School Allison Grace From Hart High School Stephanie Harris From Magic All Stars Lauren Loos From Victory Cheer Company Natalie Corwin From Riptides Brittany Scholl From Mater Dei High School Kendall Bullock From Costa Mesa High School Allison Krikorian ...
June 4, 2012
Editor's note: The Daily Pilot was not granted access to Mitt Romney's visit to the Balboa Bay Club & Resort on Friday night and instead covered the protests outside. This story from pool reports was made available later. * A confident-sounding Mitt Romney in Newport Beach mocked his rival's campaign Friday, hours after the release of disappointing jobs numbers put Democrats on the defensive. At his private fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort — where four tickets fetched as much as $25,000 — Romney joked about a visit former President George W. Bush made to the White House a day earlier for the unveiling of his official portrait.
September 5, 2012
Ashley Erin Greywoode February 7, 1978 - August 29, 2012 Maiden name: Foss Born in Newport Beach, California, Ashley was the first child of Tom and Stancie Foss, making her a third-generation Californian. She, along with her brother Taylor and sister Carrie spent nearly all of her childhood in Orange County. Ashley graduated from Newport Harbor High School and then attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she obtained her Bachelor of...
July 13, 2009
Submitted by Kelsey Chase July 12, 2009 As a summer intern in a city full of unique opportunities and rare experiences I have made every effort to make the best of my stay in Washington DC. You really never know who you might see or what you might stumble across. So far, a couple notable experiences I’ve had were attending a small presentation given by the former Presidential candidate John McCain and sitting in on a Congressional hearing that my boss testified at. This week I had a memorable experience meeting the Senator of California, Senator Diane Feinstein.
July 1, 2013
This article has been corrected. See note below. Jan Mabie and Beth Syverson sat outside the courthouse in Santa Ana about 6:30 a.m. Monday, waiting for a marriage license. By 8 a.m., Mabie, dressed in a green shirt and slacks, and Syverson, who painted her toenails different colors of the rainbow for the occasion, were one of the first couples to wed at the Old Orange County Courthouse after the 9th District Court of Appeals lifted the state's ban on same-sex marriages last week.
May 27, 2009
Boys 3-4 Grade Gold Division Lincoln 5, Harbor View 0 COSTA MESA — Sam Neiger and Tanner Cislaw scored two goals each to help lead Lincoln to the pool-play win Wednesday at the Costa Mesa Farm Complex. Brennan Greenwald added a goal and an assist for Lincoln, which grabed its first win and improved to 1-1. Myles Glenn had an assist, as did Sohil Wadood and Justin Lloyd. Lloyd also provided strong defense in the midfield, helping Lincoln record the shutout and bounce back from its loss to defending champion Carden Hall on Tuesday.
May 16, 2007
D evoted Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend, on May 6 th in Carmichael, California passed away three days after her 73 rd birthday from complications due to a stroke. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and moved to Newport Beach, California as a young child. She fell in love with the sun, sand, and ocean.
March 7, 2013
HAL LEHMAN May 8, 1918 - February 26, 2013 Hal Lehman, 94, a 55-year resident of Newport Beach, died peacefully after a long illness, at his Lido Isle home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Hal, the only surviving son of Gladys and Benjamin H. Lehman, was born at home in Boston on May 18, 1918 during the post-WW I flu epidemic. He was basically a life-long Californian, however, having moved with his family to Berkeley in 1920, when his father joined the University of California faculty as a professor of English. Hal's mother and father were divorced in 1922 and his mother moved to Los Angeles where she subsequently became a screen writer and was one of the founders of the Screen Writers' Guild. As a result of the divorce Hal spent a lot of time on trains between northern and southern California, spending one year with his father in Berkeley and the next with his mother in Toluca Lake. That arrangement continued until he was 16, when he decided to stay in southern California closer to most of his friends. Graduating from North Hollywood High, he went on to UC Berkeley WWII was on the horizon and he joined the Army in 1940. A good portion of the next five years were spent in the South Pacific theater.