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  • Mailbag: Republicans are too out of touch

    While I vehemently disagree with R. Claire Friend regarding the Wisconsin recall, I respect her right to exercise her freedom of speech ("Wisconsin recall election," June 15). Having said that, I would respectfully ask her to save her history lessons,...
  • Wu: The privilege of paying a fee, I mean a tax

    The Newport Beach City Council just unanimously approved a new "fee" for donors amounting to 10% of the item's value. This means that if I donate to the city a new pretty park bench that appraises at $500, then I'll need to cut a check to the city for an...
  • Irrelevant Week: Mr. Irrelevant's pony show

    Irrelevant Week: Mr. Irrelevant's pony show
    They say nice guys finish last, so a matchmaker on Monday tried to help Chandler Harnish, the last player chosen in the NFL Draft, find a woman. "I have to say this for my girlfriend's sake: I'm taken," Harnish said. It should be the other way around,...
  • Letters From The Editor: Forum will tackle pros, cons of Measure V

    Costa Mesa is a newspaper editor's dream. The town is engaged (and sometimes enraged) in the political process in a manner that defies Orange County's supposed political apathy. The Nov. 6 election in general, and the Measure V charter proposal in...
  • Panelists spar about Costa Mesa's proposed charter

    Panelists spar about Costa Mesa's proposed charter
    A full house at the Neighborhood Community Center on Monday night came to hear two sides debate Costa Mesa's proposed city charter. The topic of the fifth Feet to the Fire Forum was Measure V, which would change Costa Mesa's form of governance from a...
  • Wu: Fire to my feet

    So this past Monday was the third and final Feet to the Fire Forum for this election cycle, and I must say that I've learned tremendous amounts about the Costa Mesa-Newport Beach electorate, the importance about doing well at such forums, and a lot...
  • 'Hangover 3' filming: Warner Bros. thanks O.C. for patience

    'Hangover 3' filming: Warner Bros. thanks O.C. for patience
    The cast of "The Hangover" has taken on Las Vegas and Thailand, Mike Tyson's tiger and an unpredictable gangster in the first two installments of the comedic trilogy. But if there's one thing you don't mess with, it's Southern Californians and their...
  • Warner Bros. thanks O.C. for 'Hangover' filming

    Warner Bros. thanks O.C. for 'Hangover' filming
    The cast of "The Hangover" has taken on Las Vegas and Thailand, Mike Tyson's tiger and an unpredictable gangster in the first two installments of the comedic trilogy. But if there's one thing you don't mess with, it's Southern Californians and their...
  • High School Roundup: Newport-Mesa trio advances

    LONG BEACH — Newport Harbor High freshman Grace Ferrell, Estancia senior Cassie Stevenson and Corona del Mar freshman Amy Matsuoka finished among the top 51 girls to extend their season after competing in the CIF Southern Section Southern Regional...
  • Wu: A 'dumb thing caught on tape'

    Signs, signs, sighs. Everybody knows that signs do not win elections. They really don't. And if you didn't previously know that, let me repeat — signs do not win elections. Hard work, knocking on doors and money — that's what wins elections....
  • Activist floats idea of memorial for fish killed in Irvine crash

    Activist floats idea of memorial for fish killed in Irvine crash
    An animal rights activist wants a memorial erected on a street corner where 1,600 pounds of live fish died in a three-vehicle crash, but an Irvine official says there are no plans to put up such a sign. Dina Kourda, a volunteer with People for the...
  • Commentary: Stephens wrong on police, policy

    Re. "Commentary: Campaign flier misstated facts about police" (Oct. 31): In his editorial, City Council candidate John Stephens challenges City Councilman Steve Mensinger and myself on public safety. Here are the facts. In an Aug. 17 story, the Orange...