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  • Acacia Research seeks to profit from patents

    Acacia Research seeks to profit from patents
    Matthew Vella certainly doesn't look like a troll. Vella is the regular-guy chief executive of Acacia Research Corp., which calls itself a patent outsource licensing company. The Newport Beach firm links up with inventors who fear that others are...
  • Supervisors to vote on JWA contracts

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on more than $10 million in John Wayne Airport contracts. Some are for regular services and others are for construction. The largest contract is a $4.8-million agreement with Torrance-...
  • Firm given contract to clean up Great Park

    El Segundo-based Partner Engineering and Science, a national environmental and engineering consulting firm, was awarded a contract to perform remediation services at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, according to a new release this week. The...
  • A Q&A on the proposed dock fees

    With the City Council poised to vote Tuesday on another round of fee increases for use of the harbor's public tidelands, a group opposing the increases, Stop the Dock Tax, has threatened to boycott Newport's Christmas Boat Parade, an annual tradition that...
  • Councilman wants to cease union negotiations

    COSTA MESA — Councilman Eric Bever has called on his fellow council members to cease negotiations with the city's employee unions until after the November election. Bever, who announced his decision to temporarily suspend his participation in...
  • Firefighter contract under discussion

    Editor's note: This corrects the time of the meeting. COSTA MESA — As part of an effort to close the city's budget deficit, the City Council is scheduled to meet in a special session Tuesday to vote on amending portions of the firefighters'...
  • Firm skips formal review

    As the City Council approved another contract to build the Civic Center on Tuesday night, officials again found themselves on the defensive. At least one resident and Councilwoman Leslie Daigle questioned a $125,000 contract item that allowed the...
  • Fire union contract changes approved

    COSTA MESA — The City Council has approved amendments to the firefighters' employee contract, which will save more than $600,000 over 12 months. The Costa Mesa Firefighters Assn. did not have to re-open its contract, but the firefighters did so in...
  • District, union reach agreement

    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified school board on Tuesday night approved a one-year contract with the teachers union but also outlined issues with the state budget expected to impact the district. The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers...
  • Nguyen criticizes Mansoor's contract vote

    COSTA MESA — Phu Nguyen, the Democratic Assembly candidate for the 68th District, is blasting his opponent, Mayor Allan Mansoor, for voting against amendments to an employee contract that will save the city more than $600,000. "It's very...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Imagining their voyage at sea

    Reporter's Notebook: Imagining their voyage at sea
    NEWPORT BEACH – When I signed up to volunteer at the Sail for the Blind event, one of the first things I did was read an info packet on the American Legion Yacht Club's website. Written from the perspective of a visually impaired person, one of...
  • Locals playing pro ball

    It is always interesting to follow local volleyball players after their high school and collegiate careers are completed. I have been so fortunate to have had a number of former players who found professional volleyball in their post-collegiate years....