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  • Leece seeks review of business taxes

    Costa Mesa's business license tax seems poised again for City Council discussion. Following Councilwoman Wendy Leece's request Tuesday afternoon for the Finance Advisory Committee to examine the annual tax, its members decided to wait for council...
  • Commentary: Trepidation about the markets is understandable

    Here we sit at market highs. So why doesn't it feel like it? Why doesn't it feel wonderful and fulfilling and wealth-related? I can't tell you. You see, for each of us this feeling is a little bit different, the scars heal at a little different rate,...
  • The Crowd: Community works for KidWorks

    The Crowd: Community works for KidWorks
    The first annual KidWorks Classic Golf Tournament took over the greens at Aliso Viejo Country Club this week, raising more than $90,000 for the educational enrichment programs of an Orange County organization that impacts the lives of underprivileged...
  • City fights to keep $2.5 million from state

    Costa Mesa officials are pushing back against the state's demand that they return a $2.5 million loan doled out to the city's Redevelopment Agency. Costa Mesa's RDA was dissolved last year along with similar agencies statewide. The closures were part...
  • Commentary: Newport built a civic center of which we can be proud

    With completion of the Newport Beach Civic Center, the city of Newport Beach has a civic landmark in which it can take pride. The move from the ugly, crumbling, crowded City Hall that served this city for so many years has finally taken place. In the...
  • Block grant money discussed

    A portion of Costa Mesa's federal funding that's annually awarded to nonprofit agencies was up for discussion during a City Council's study session Tuesday. Though what to do in the coming fiscal year with the public service grants within the city's to-...
  • Extra money for community center rejected

    A request for more funds has prompted the Irvine City Council to launch an investigation into the construction costs for a community center at Northwood Community Park. Saying the project, which started in 2012, "really represents a first of its kind...
  • Commentary: Feds, city came together on dredging project

    Re. "Newport completes lower-bay dredging," Feb. 15: An article by reporter Jill Cowan in the Daily Pilot highlights the completion of the Lower Bay (Newport Harbor) dredging. As I stated in the article, it was a "long, hard road to complete the big...
  • Commentary: I have my doubts about outsourcing

    I read the Feb. 9 Daily Pilot article, "Mayor pushing on with his plan," and the Feb. 7 Orange County Register editorial, "Outsourcing back in for Costa Mesa," that the Pilot article referred to, and I have several comments. The Pilot's report of Costa...
  • Trying to stop bleeding at Great Park

    The Orange County Great Park board of directors has approved a five-year business plan that supporters say will put an end to the financial hemorrhaging in the annual budget. Although directors Larry Agran and Beth Krom each suggested alternatives,...
  • OCC to get technology upgrade

    After a power failure that crippled Orange Coast College's computer system over the winter break, the college is upgrading years-old technology using millions of dollars in bond money. OCC will spend slightly less than $1 million on classroom...
  • Apodaca: We must move past blame to save education

    California is a wondrous place. From the magnificence of the Sierra Nevada to the bounties of the Central Valley to the splendor of the coastline, we are blessed with unrivaled richness and beauty. Silicon Valley has changed the way we live, and...