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  • Mailbag: Public safety mailer is 'propaganda'

    I have to imagine there are a number of public safety employees in Newport Beach, both police and fire, who are embarrassed by the ridiculous mass mailer recently sent to residents by the Newport Beach police and firefighter associations. The mass...
  • If Snoopy stays at City Hall, more could be on the way

    COSTA MESA — Snoopy's new digs may be bigger than that one-story doghouse. As Costa Mesa couple Jim and Linda Jordan battle Wells Fargo in court over the deed to their home on Santa Ana Avenue, city officials have assured them that if the battle is...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar Tuesday's Calendar TUESDAY Melvins Lite Melvins Lite featuring Trevor Dunn (of Mr. Bungle and Fantomas fame) perform at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $15. For more...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar Wednesday's Calendar WEDNESDAY Puro Instinct Puro Instinct headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. John Maus and Geneva Jacuzzi also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more...
  • Trustee urges repeal of state law

    COSTA MESA — A Newport-Mesa school board trustee on Tuesday night urged the community to speak out against a new law that in her words goes against the fiduciary responsibility districts have to taxpayers. Trustee Martha Fluor asked residents to...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar THURSDAY Cover Me Badd Karaoke La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, will host a karaoke night at 10 p.m. Thursdays where guests can sing with the house band for the night, Cover Me Badd. There is no cover and the event is 21 and...
  • Community Commentary: Hiring a P.I. to look into kids is indecent

    Has it really come to this? Union officials hiring a private investigator to track down high school students at their homes and interrogate them about missing "Cancel the Layoffs" signs? As U.S. Army counsel Joseph Welch famously told Sen. Joseph...
  • Missing signs causing uproar

    COSTA MESA — Politics boiled over into other areas of city life this week, as the Orange County Employees Assn. found itself having to explain why a private investigator was questioning parents of high school football players about missing...
  • City Council meeting fray takes personal tone

    COSTA MESA — Even by recent standards, the City Council meeting on Tuesday took an unusually personal tone as critics attacked the council majority, with council members responding in kind. Like steam looking for a vent, residents opposed to Costa...
  • Community Commentary: Collective bargaining not a bargain for Costa Mesa residents

    Collective bargaining. Sounds innocuous, doesn't it? After all, it's just a term for when a bunch of nice people get together, form a union or association, and then lend each other their group authority and the weight of their numbers to extract...
  • It's A Gray Area: When it comes to our failings, pick a card

    Yes, our great country has some problems. But there is nothing going on today that could not be addressed and resolved by good proactive leadership. In this case, I define leadership as identifying and addressing a problem area from a human and economic...
  • Mailbag: Employee group is polarizing the community

    My neighbors and I are outraged by the actions of the Orange County Employees Assn. The straw has broken the camel's back. Enough is enough. We read that the city's employee union hired a private detective to interrogate minors without their parents...