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  • 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,...
  • 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 this...
  • Stairway advocates' long climb at Fairview Park is nearly over

    Stairway advocates' long climb at Fairview Park is nearly over
    On a sunny afternoon, the wind swayed rows of caution tape in a dusty corner of Costa Mesa, where something as simple and seemingly benign as park access is finally being built after decades of struggling by advocates to win city approval. Bob Graham on...
  • Mailbag: Readers sound off on local elections

    Costa Mesa is safer than candidate implies I voted for Katrina Foley the last time she ran for Costa Mesa City Council, before she quit halfway through her second term. I won't be voting for her again on Tuesday. As a liberal Democrat, she's been a...
  • 3 questions: Where Newport Beach City Council candidates stand on the issues

    Newport Beach City Council One incumbent and seven challengers are running for four spots on the seven-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Within the last two years, which City Council decision do you...
  • Foley wins Costa Mesa City Council seat easily; Righeimer's No. 2 spot is a squeaker

    Foley wins Costa Mesa City Council seat easily; Righeimer's No. 2 spot is a squeaker
    School board trustee Katrina Foley held a commanding lead in the race for two seats on the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday night, with incumbent Mayor Jim Righeimer narrowly taking the second spot. Foley and Righeimer were the apparent front...
  • 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...