David Whiting, Pasadena Star News

David Whiting

Pasadena Star News

California, United States

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Past articles by David:

Whiting: Surviving coronavirus uncertainty means focusing on what’s important

This is a time in which we should gently remind ourselves just how short and precious life is. We can choose to shut down or we can choose to thrive. → Read More

Columnist David Whiting retires, but not before thanking readers and reminding why journalism matters

He also offers ideas for cool adventures near and far. → Read More

From Killing Fields to Orange County deli, immigrant’s journey is about building community – Orange County Register

After escaping Cambodia as a young girl, Rancho Santa Margarita deli owner pays it forward by feeding homeless and giving away hundreds of pastries every week to high school students and Camp Pendl… → Read More

Columnist about to join gazillions of boomers in retirement

About 10,000 people a day are hitting 65 and with a squeeze on senior services it’s up to all of us to stay healthy. → Read More

It’s time we require helmets for adult cyclists, not just kids – Orange County Register

Statistics and anecdotal evidence show that California law requiring minors to wear helmets when riding bicycles isn’t enough. → Read More

Day of Dead kicks off early with face painting, costumes, lowrider cars that rock — literally

I’ve been to Day of the Dead festivities all over Southern California, but I’ve never witnessed something so cool and awesome as the celebration last Sunday, Oct. 13, in Whittier, which included tr… → Read More

See how humans help injured birds of prey return home

Volunteers, veterinarian heal injured birds of prey, return them to the wild as hearts soar high. → Read More

What do Hong Kong protests have to do with you? Plenty

While China strengthens its grip on human rights, what happens to Hong Kong protesters affects the U.S. and, especially, Southern California. → Read More

Sweet baby James is in critical need of a donor organ — while he waits, he’s showered with love

113,000 men, women and children are on the national transplant waiting list → Read More

Here’s what readers thought about changing the name of John Wayne Airport – Orange County Register

Hundreds of readers weighed in after columnist David Whiting suggested the airport be renamed in wake of what he sees as racist statements by the actor. → Read More

Is it time to rename Southern California’s John Wayne Airport?

David Whiting: It’s hard to justify linking the actor and his racist statements with an international airport. → Read More

Is it time to rename John Wayne Airport?

It’s hard to justify linking the actor and his racist statements with an international airport → Read More

After teen kills parents, paralyzes brother, remaining siblings survive with love

Five years after a teenage son shot and killed his parents in their mansion and paralyzed his little brother, what remains of the family survives on love. → Read More

Teen suicide continues to increase, but there is hope in the trenches

Nationwide, the spike in teen suicide over the last two decades shot up 22 percent. In Orange County, it shot up a horrifying 45 percent. → Read More

Huntington Beach woman had her skull detached from skeleton to fix fractured neck

Ruth Bobeczko broke her neck tripping on a vacuum cord and falling down a flight of stairs. → Read More

You can’t live forever, but you can slow effects of aging — and here’s how – Orange County Register

Dr. Yeral Patel, of Newport Beach, is a new wave of doctor, digging deep to diagnose maladies and offering suggestions on how to live longer. → Read More

12,500 feet off the ground, traveling 200 mph: Wingsuit flyer is at peace in the sky

Kristian Szczepitko of Ladera Ranch competes in one of the world’s most dangerous sports — and team USA wins gold in international competition in Italy. → Read More

John Wayne, LAX, San Diego ranked among top airports in U.S.

Southern California travelers like to complain, but it could be a lot worse, say multiple surveys. → Read More

Darkly tinted car windows may look cool, but they pose a danger — in traffic and in your wallet

Plenty of drivers violate California’s vehicle tinting laws, but it’s illegal for several reasons and attorneys can take advantage of scofflaws in court. → Read More

Cowboy way of life remains alive thanks to Rancho Mission Viejo chairman and the man who heads the ranch

The Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo, in its 19th year, comes to San Juan Capistrano Aug. 24-25. → Read More