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  • Commentary: Ending homelessness requires a multipronged approach

    I have been a Costa Mesa resident for eight years. My wife and I purchased a home here because we fell in love with Costa Mesa's character. Maintaining and building this character are central to the message of my campaign for City Council, and it is...
  • County COIN proposal hits roadblock

    A proposed county ordinance aimed at increasing transparency in traditionally closed labor negotiations hit a stumbling block this week when supervisors opted not to finalize its passage. After voting last month to approve a first reading of...
  • Parking plan for Corona del Mar advances

    The Newport Beach Planning Commission voted unanimously this week to pass a Corona del Mar parking management report — specifically eight, short-term recommendations for improving parking in the village business district — to the City...
  • FPPC role in campaign finance will go to vote

    Orange County voters will be asked whether they want the state's Fair Political Practices Commission to enforce local campaign finance rules, a unanimous Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday. The district attorney's office currently has the authority to...
  • The Offspring to kick off concert series

    The Offspring to kick off concert series
    When Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman takes the stage on the OC Fair's opening night Friday, he may play to some audience members for whom he played a vital role in childhood. Not as lead guitarist of the Offspring. As Mr. Wasserman, the head custodian....
  • Commentary: Mensinger is wrong on several counts

    I have read "Costa Mesa is undergoing revolutionary change," by Mayor Pro Tem Mensinger (July 4). Mensinger implies, via a quote from a French politician, that the mayor has been repairing a faulty Costa Mesa. It is very concerning that Mensinger thinks...
  • Commentary: Costa Mesa is finally moving forward — get on board

    "If you are standing still, you are also going backwards. It takes great effort to maintain forward movement." Reed B. Markham, educator Forward movement is a plan to replace the dilapidated Costa Mesa Motor Inn — a major attractant of crime in...
  • Commentary: Newport shows how costly charter cities are

    Having a city charter is like hosting a leech — you have to keep feeding it whether you want to or not. That's my conclusion after analyzing Newport Beach's charter experience. Here's what I found. (This is drawn from the charter history included...
  • J. Edgar Thomson "JET" Rutter March 6, 1931 - May 31, 2014

    J. Edgar Thomson "JET" Rutter <br/> March 6, 1931 - May 31, 2014
    J. Edgar Thomson “JET” Rutter II departed to see the Lord on May 31, 2014,  at age 83,  after a short bout with cancer (it seemed longer.)  J.E.T. Rutter was born in what he liked to call “The People’s Republic of Santa Monica,&...
  • Commentary: Bullying can have lethal consequences

    "I got this really cool hat yesterday, see? Isn't it awesome?" "Yeah, its really awesome. Why is it in your backpack and not on your head, though?" "These kids in my class, who always make fun of me, said it was a stupid hat and that I look gay."...
  • Mayor honors Norma Hertzog with annual award

    Mayor honors Norma Hertzog with annual award
    The Costa Mesa political scene of 1974 has long been over, but on Thursday night, Norma Hertzog couldn't help but have a little fun with the past. Four decades ago, Hertzog had the distinction of being the first female councilmember elected to the...
  • For the Record

    Public prayers: In the May 9 story "Costa Mesa to revisit public prayer policy," it should not have stated that Allan Mansoor was Costa Mesa's mayor in 2004. He was a councilman at that time. Law firm lawsuit: The May 9 story "Lawsuit says firm hired P....