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.
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.
January 6, 2012
Saad F. Nohra (John) September 4, 1932-December 23, 2011 Resident of Alameda, California Born in Alexandria, Egypt on September 4, 1932 to the late Fouad Nohra and Odette Antonios., Saad (John) Nohra passed away peacefully in Alameda, California on December 23, 2011 surrounded by his beloved wife, Irene Nohra and his children Guy(Linda) Nohra, Carol (Gary) Crane, and Maureen Nohra (James Gilchrist). He also leaves behind his loving grandchildren, Brittany and Camille Nohra, Tess, Jason, and Hannah Crane and Quinn and Chloe Gilchrist.
November 9, 2011
Cynthia Bohler & George Parthmer Cynthia Bohler and George Parthmer of Costa Mesa, California, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is a 1994 graduate of Newport Harbor High School in Newport Beach, CA and earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is currently employed at the City of Newport Beach. The prospective groom is a 1997 graduate of Central York High School in York, PA, earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Pennsylvania State University, his Master of Business Administration at York College of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctor at Widener University School of Law. He is currently employed as Manager of Environmental Health and Safety at Eaton Corporation in Irvine, California.
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.
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...
November 17, 2010
Stuart Burr Oakes died peacefully in his home in Newport Beach, CA, on November 8, 2010, at the age of 62. Stuart was born in Long Beach, California in 1948. After graduating from Yucaipa High School, he attended University of Redlands, where he met his wife, Gloria. They married in 1970. Stuart’s love of electronics and gadgets inspired a career of developing cutting-edge battery technology programs, first at General Electric and then at International Components Corporation in Chicago.