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  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

      Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think...
  • Steinberg: Charity Golf Assn. out to maximize fundraising

    A fundamental tenant of my approach to representing athletes has been the concept that they are role models and have the ability to stimulate giving to charitable and community programs. The most commonly used event for fundraising has been the...
  • Commentary: Newport Beach should continue to stay the course

    As we approach the Nov. 4 election, Newport Beach residents have been receiving campaign literature in support of the candidates running for the City Council. Some information being disseminated is critical of the past actions of the City Council and...
  • Mailbag: Want to improve the city? Fix the schools first

    Re: "Costa Mesa's latest budget surplus: $6 million," (Oct. 8): Now the city needs to decide what to do with the surplus. For the past four years, City Hall has concentrated on improving the city's "hard" infrastructure — streets, alleys,...
  • O.C. better off in dealing with drought, expert says

    Orange County is in better shape than most areas when it comes to dealing with California's increasingly dire water woes, a longtime water policy expert said at a Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce event Wednesday morning. But better than most is still...
  • Commentary: Costa Mesa election is about trustworthiness

    Who will listen to you? Whom do you trust? These are the key questions Costa Mesa voters need to ask themselves as they decide on Nov. 4 who will lead their city. They are quintessential questions in any election, but especially in this one. Ask...
  • Commentary: Look at the changes — just what Costa Mesa needs

    Our family has resided on the Westside since before Costa Mesa was incorporated in 1953, which means we have seen a great deal of change. Lately, we have been hearing a lot about the fruition of some long-needed improvements to our city. Still, there...
  • Costa Mesa's latest budget surplus: $6 million

    Costa Mesa's general fund for the previous fiscal year is showing at least a $6-million surplus, officials announced in a news release this week. The amount comes from a preliminary audit for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which ended in June. Final audit...
  • Commentary: Cities should support early childhood education

    Re. "The Crowd: Spreading awareness of children's needs," (Sept. 18): When I read the story about National Child Awareness Month, I saw the potential for organizations like its sponsor, the Festival of Children Foundation, to be leaders in helping...
  • Commentary: It's time to stop overspending in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach Councilman Mike Henn's recent commentary about the city's finances is worthy of a response ["Commentary: Prepayment of debt would trigger financial penalties," Sept. 15]. His condescending reference to education and ignorance is...
  • Commentary: Toll lanes go against the spirit of Measure M funding

    There has been a lot of discussion about whether toll lanes will reduce traffic and travel time on the 405 Freeway, and that is a worthy discussion. Today, I would like to approach it from another perspective — truthful and efficient use of tax...
  • Newport council members defend handling of city finances

    As in most cities, campaign signs have multiplied on lawns and street poles in Newport Beach. Knocks at the door have become expected. A candidates forum seems to occur every few days. Among the pamphlets and speeches, strong critiques of recent...