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  • Sparkling for charity

    Sparkling for charity
    It all started with a hobby. Gorjana Reidel, a Newport Beach resident, would design jewelry for friends and in 2003, she was surprised to have a Newport Coast boutique offer to sell her pieces. Now her namesake brand, gorjana sells to celebrities such...
  • Appeals court rules against school district in construction bids

    Irvine Unified School District broke the law when it awarded $6.9 million in contracts to construction companies without giving the lowest-priced bidders full review, a state court of appeal ruled. The California Public Contract Code requires that public...
  • Community Commentary: We want quality company at fair center

    The bedrock of the O.C. Fair & Event Center (OCFEC) has been those partners who assist the fair organization to deliver on its promise to serve our community's interests. After 120 years, one undeniable truth exists: It does take a village to serve the...
  • Leaf blowers receive city ban

    NEWPORT BEACH — Residents and gardeners will no longer be able to use gas-powered leaf blowers once an ordinance a divided City Council tentatively approved Tuesday takes effect. After lengthy discussion and the failure of a motion to also ban...
  • It's A Gray Area: Governments need to outsource services

    My Aug. 12, 2007, column recommended that all governments pass sunset laws requiring each of their agencies to receive a positive vote every six or seven years from their legislatures in order to be funded again. The government would abolish the agency if...
  • Apodaca: Will layoffs keep council awake at night?

    In my long career as a journalist — much of it spent as a business reporter — I covered many stories involving job losses. These stories inevitably contained lots of figures: the number of employees cut, percentage of workforce terminated,...
  • Flying through the nearby seas once again

    The Catalina Flyer resumes daily service from Newport Beach to Santa Catalina Island on April 1 with machinery that should give passengers a quieter and smoother ride, the catamaran's owner announced Friday. The 600-seat passenger boat made in 1988,...
  • Costa Mesa Outsourcing Debate: Privatization plan only part of solution

    Editor's note: The Daily Pilot has decided to publish opposing commentaries on Costa Mesa's outsourcing plans. Wednesday's print edition features arguments against the proposal from Geoff West, publisher of A Bubbling Cauldron, a local blog. Thursday's...
  • Community Commentary: Long-term growth, value of city is important

    A number of Costa Mesans — council members, planning commissioners, residents and bloggers — have commented recently on what ails our city and how to fix it. City Hall, it seems, is where change needs to take place in order to improve...
  • Fashion with a personal touch

    NEWPORT BEACH — Dressing casually can be as challenging as dressing professionally, especially given the array of clothing choices available at South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and other area centers. "I don't have time to spend hours at a mall or...
  • Barrett-Jackson set to come back in June

    COSTA MESA — The Barrett-Jackson car auction will be back in town June 24 to 26, company officials said Friday. The renowned car auction sees car enthusiasts pay millions for some of the oldest and newest cars in the world. It made its inaugural...
  • JWA vendor hopeful raises its offering price

    The company looking to unseat the main concessionaire at John Wayne Airport has offered the airport $10 million more in rent compared with its first proposal. Delaware North Cos. of New York is hoping to sway the Orange County Board of Supervisors,...