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  • Steinberg: Urgent need To protect high school football players from brain injury

    After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic. I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...
  • Charter process nearing end

    Even God was asked to weigh in on a proposed city charter for Costa Mesa on Tuesday night. During the opening prayer at the City Council meeting, Andrew Richards, a pastor from Rock Harbor Church, asked specifically for guidance on the topic. "We just...
  • Curry, Harper likely headed to run-off

    Curry, Harper likely headed to run-off
    As poll workers Tuesday collected the last trickle of votes in a statewide primary expected to draw one of the lowest turnouts in California's history, frontrunners in several area races appeared to be headed for spots on the November general election...
  • Abuse suspect worked at Hoag

    Abuse suspect worked at Hoag
    A former child-care worker at Hoag Hospital, UC Irvine and two private day-care centers in Irvine and Costa Mesa was arrested this month for allegedly sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl in Los Angeles County, according to authorities. Now police are...
  • Muldoon touts fiscally conservative approach

     Muldoon touts fiscally conservative approach
    Before the Newport Beach City Council election kicks into gear, candidate Kevin Muldoon wants to clear something up. That beloved pub of the same name in Newport Center? Not his. True, he is the general counsel for a company called 5 Bars Inside,...
  • Political Landscape: Leece, Snowden, Dixon back Foley for council

    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Costa Mesa City Council candidate Katrina Foley recently announced a slate of endorsements from public officials past and present. The former councilwoman, and current school board trustee, earned backing...
  • Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

    Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals
    The site of Newport Beach's former City Hall, where a council gavel was last pounded in November 2012, is one step closer to becoming a 130-room hotel. Likened by designers to "the quintessential beach house," plans for the Lido House Hotel received...
  • Editorial: Veterans deserve an O.C. resting place

    Orange County veterans deserve a final resting place closer to home. This is why we support a bill winding its way through the state Assembly that would establish a veterans cemetery at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The Irvine City Council,...
  • Commentary: There's congestion in Measure Y traffic argument

      I am writing to share my intense frustration over the so-called impartial ballot statement approved by the Newport Beach City Council. Measure Y has been placed on the ballot by the City Council to allow residents to vote on increases in traffic and...
  • Fire ring bill stalled in state Senate Appropriations Committee

    An Assembly bill aiming to protect fire rings in Southern California was held back in the state Senate Appropriations Committee and will not be heard again this year. The committee agreed Monday to delay the vote on AB 1102 until Thursday, but the...
  • Lawsuit challenges wording of Newport's Measure Y development question

    Two Newport Beach residents have filed a lawsuit challenging the language of Measure Y, a proposed amendment to the general plan that would decrease development potential in some areas of the city and increase it in others. The language of the measure,...
  • CM4RG event focuses on high-density housing

    By the end of the two-hour Costa Mesans for Responsible Government information fair Thursday night, attendees' opinions about high-density housing was clear. Most of the 50 or more people in the room loudly expressed their dissatisfaction with the...