February 1, 2008
Click on the links below to access your local city governments and schools or read the latest blog commentary . LOCAL BLOGS Itchingpost Bubbling Cauldron CM Press OCblog.net Goat Hill Harper POLITICS Smartvoter.org Orange County Republican Party Orange County Democratic Party Orange County Green Party Orange County Libertarian Party Peace and Freedom Party Orange County Registrar of Voters Polling Places Election Results State of California Voting Results CITY GOVERNMENT Newport Beach Costa Mesa PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS Newport-Mesa Unified School District Harbor Day School Waldorf School Sage Hill High School Catholic Schools COLLEGES Orange Coast College Vanguard University University of Phoenix Whittier Law School CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce
November 8, 2006
ELECTION 2006 Daily Pilot Election Coverage Daily Pilot Endorsements Election Night Photo Gallery Orange County Registrar of Voters Polling Places Election Results State of California Voting Results POLITICAL BLOGS AND SITES Smartvoter.org Orange County Republican Party Orange County Democratic Party Orange County Green Party Orange County Libertarian Party Peace and Freedom Party Itchingpost Bubbling Cauldron CM Press OCblog.
July 1, 2004
Redeem 'Metro Lunch' at local restaurants A new program starting today will allow people who live, work or relax in the South Coast Metro area to get a $10 discount on their lunch bill of $40 or more at 15 restaurants. Diners can pick up certificates for the "Metro Lunch Bunch" at participating restaurants, which include Antonello Ristorante, Avo's Bistro, Bluewater Grill, Bristol Palms California Bistro, Chat Noir, Le Chateau Garde Bistro, the Clubhouse, Karl Strauss Brewery and Restaurant, the Lodge, National Sports Grill, South Coast Metro Pat & Oscar's, Royal Khyber, Scott's South Coast Plaza, Terra Nova and Troquet.
January 22, 2011
COSTA MESA — The classroom's doors were thrown open to let the sunlight in as the students sat at bare wooden desks, working with their hands. The weather was perfect as the students in the second-grade class knitted multi-colored wool into what would soon become gnomes. The second-grade class at the Waldorf School of Orange County, 2350 Canyon Drive, was practicing knitting skills Thursday afternoon in a bi-weekly handwork class. Second-grader Sebastian Khan was working intently on strands of orange, red and pink wool, which he intertwined with large wooden needles.
November 6, 1999
TODAY It only happens once a month, so take note: DanScene Studio has tango dancing from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. the first Saturday of every month. DanScene is at 2980 A McClintock Way, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 833-1844. SUNDAYExperience harmonic convergence, or something like it, when the Harmonia Baroque Players open their 1999-2000 season at Newport Harbor Lutheran Church at 4 p.m. The program will feature the trio sonata from Bach's "Musical Offering" as well as music from Boismortier, Vivaldi, Telemann and others.
October 15, 2010
Callie Jane Schopfer March 20, 1956 - September 24, 2010 Callie Jane Schopfer blessed all who knew her with her compassionate spirit, kind and gentle nature, and glowing smile. Her family and friends were all touched by her deep love and caring heart. Callie was born to Gwen and Jim Johnson in Spokane, Washington. Her childhood was spent on Oahu, Hawaii, where the Johnsons lived for 8 years.
August 12, 2000
Danette Goulet COSTA MESA -- The air shook with the deep, constant beat of an Aztec drum. A wooden flute, the rattle of gourds filled with beans and the chanting of Tarascan Indian prayers evoked ancient melodies, joining the thunderous throb. Every few minutes, the booming, sputtering call of an enormous conch shell rang out. Two parents waved smoke from a burning ember to purify the soul of each child gathered in the ceremonial circle, as the group greeted the day together.