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  • Lobdell: Hubbard should be placed on leave

    For two years during the 1990s, the Newport-Mesa school board borrowed $47 million annually and put it into the Orange County Investment Pool as way of generating revenue. The borrowing-money-to-make-money scheme collapsed when the investment pool...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Give me a free preview of 'Hair'

    Freebie of the Week: To celebrate the dawning of the Age of Aquarius at the newly named Segerstrom Center for the Arts (formerly the Orange County Performing Arts Center), the cast of the musical "Hair" will give a free performance at 1 p.m. Jan. 27 in...
  • It's A Gray Area: Honest appraisals in our times of need

    Recently I heard KFI AM's Bill Handel say that Southern California Edison is attempting to increase its rates by 7% so that, among other things, it can cover the economic losses sustained by the pension plans of its retirees. Now wait a minute! Almost...
  • Sun buys AVP

    Newport Beach resident Donald Sun has bought the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and vowed to restore it to a schedule that included as many as 31 events in 2008, the Los Angeles Times has reported. Sun, 37, a graduate of University High...
  • Apodaca: We must preserve public education

    By many measures, 2011 was a momentous year. Osama bin Laden was finally tracked down and killed. The Arab Spring uprisings toppled ruthless regimes. The Eurozone's unity was sorely tested. The Occupy protest movement swept across America. Closer to...
  • Community Commentary: Council majority wants to pull wool over our eyes

    The Costa Mesa City Council's proposed charter amendment is just another attempt to force its self-interested political agenda on the city. If there is anything we have learned since the council first attempted to lay off half the city's employees, it's...
  • Famed sports agent declares bankruptcy

    Newport Beach sports agent Leigh Steinberg, whose life story partially inspired "Jerry Maguire," has filed for bankruptcy, according to an email he sent to the Daily Pilot. Steinberg, 62, pens a weekly sports column for the Pilot. He said in his...
  • Mailbag: Charter would not free Costa Mesa of obligations

    Some Costa Mesa voters are under the false impression that, if the city were to adopt a charter, it could walk away from its pension obligations or substantially change them. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The Constitution, Article I, Section...
  • Apodaca: If Hubbard should leave, Reed is more than capable

    I'm going to go out on a limb — not a particularly long one — and predict that Jeffrey Hubbard won't be Newport-Mesa Unified School District's superintendent much longer. Of course, if Hubbard is convicted it would be a fait accomplis. He...
  • Community Commentary: Costa Mesa government counters negativity with rescue

    It's been almost a year since the current Costa Mesa City Council took the reins of city government and managed to turn it upside down with bogus claims of financial catastrophe, pension calamity and rumors of municipal bankruptcy. The past 11 months...
  • Costa Mesa ends fiscal year with $3.8M surplus

    COSTA MESA — The city finished the 2010-11 fiscal year $3.8 million in the black, thanks to better-than-expected sales tax receipts and cuts to city programs and staffing levels, city officials said. Going into budget discussions over the summer,...
  • Costa Mesa budget audit claims $26 million available for services, jobs

    Costa Mesa has about $26 million that could be spent on services and jobs slated for budgetary cuts, according to an audit released Tuesday of the city's financial picture. The Orange County Employees Assn. retained Harvey M. Rose Associates, a San...