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  • It's A Gray Area: Government is not the road out of poverty

    The road to success for communities struggling with poverty is generally not hard to find, or even to travel. All it requires is a firm reliance upon yourself instead of government. To drive that point home, candidly ask yourself what government has...
  • Same-sex marriages performed in O.C.

    Same-sex marriages performed in O.C.
    This article has been corrected. See note below. Jan Mabie and Beth Syverson sat outside the courthouse in Santa Ana about 6:30 a.m. Monday, waiting for a marriage license. By 8 a.m., Mabie, dressed in a green shirt and slacks, and Syverson, who...
  • Men plead guilty in real estate scam

    Men plead guilty in real estate scam
    A Costa Mesa man and three Irvine men were convicted of defrauding hundreds of victims in a multistate real estate scam, authorities said Thursday. Justin Dennis Koelle, 23, of Costa Mesa, and Jacob John Cunningham, 26, and John D. Silva, 28, both of...
  • Costa Mesa to file RDA suit

    Costa Mesa officials announced Tuesday that, after unanimous approval from the council, the city will sue to recover millions of dollars taken from its dissolved redevelopment agency. Officials and attorneys could not confirm many details of the...
  • Dock fee opponents seek state review

    State legislators may soon be asked to referee the ongoing scuffle between the city of Newport Beach and residential dock owners. Opponents of the dock fee increases are calling for a review of the way the city spends revenues generated in its...
  • It's A Gray Area: Control is always better than prohibition

    My wonderful mother studied one year at Occidental College before she went on to UC Berkeley, so maybe that was the reason she never liked the term "oxymoron." But that brings to my mind that the biggest oxymoron in our lives today is the term "controlled...
  • It's A Gray Area: A bigger House is more representative

    Here is an idea that was suggested to me on the campaign trail — and the more I think about it, the more it makes sense. See if it does to you. Article I Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution specifies that each member of the House of Representatives...
  • Police participate in countywide curfew sweep

    About 11 p.m. Thursday, Costa Mesa police Sgt. Pat Wessel and Officer Jason Chamness eyed two teens skateboarding down the alley that borders the Placentia Avenue fire station on the Westside. As the officers pulled up, the smell of pot emanated from...
  • Newport to ask judge to close recovery homes

    Newport Beach's city attorney said Monday that the city plans to ask a judge this week to close seven recovery homes found to be operating outside of the law. The proposal comes after an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that...
  • Jury says sex offender should remain in hospital

    After 24 minutes of deliberation, an Orange County jury decided Wednesday that a Costa Mesa sex offender is dangerous and should remain in a state hospital, according to a court official. Jurors began deliberating about whether to release Cary Jay...
  • D.A. seeks more possible victims of tennis coach

    D.A. seeks more possible victims of tennis coach
    After charging an Irvine tennis coach with eight felony counts of lewd acts with a child under 14, prosecutors are asking for more victims to come forward, the Orange County district attorney's office announced Monday. Prosecutors allege Jarrid Thomas...
  • Commentary: Supes are dismissive of Grand Jury reports

    On June 30, 1982, in a letter to the Board of Supervisors , the '81-'82 Orange County Grand Jury referred to the "clanging chains" of that "bureaucracy" in reference to a broken promise made to this jury by the board concerning their lack of response to...