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  • Lobdell: Leece is no traitor

    I don't buy that Wendy Leece — who practically bleeds red, white and blue elephants — is a traitor to the local Republican Party. The Costa Mesa councilwoman got sideways with GOP leaders last month for allegedly breaking a promise to get...
  • 400 Claim Jumper workers get pink slips

    IRVINE — Irvine-based Claim Jumper restaurants, which recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, has closed several of its locations and is in the process of laying off 400 workers in Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties. Claim...
  • High-profile real estate agent files for bankruptcy

    When John McMonigle posted a question on his Facebook page about how people would be spending the weekend in Orange County, he mostly got responses like going to the beach or attending children's sporting events. But someone posted this reply, which was...
  • Apodaca: Now is the time to pay attention

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget outlook is going from bad to worse, and if there's ever a time to make your voice heard, now is it. The budget crisis in Sacramento means that even the best-case scenario for education is bleak. The...
  • City Life: He's made amends

    In 1993, I started a small wholesale business based in Costa Mesa. The goal was not to become the dominant player in the market, but to have more control over my schedule so that I could spend more time with my kids, who were 3 and 1. In 1996, an odd...
  • 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...
  • O.C. Bargainista: 'Rock' on with free lunchtime concert

    Freebie of the Week: Are you ready to rock? The touring cast of the "Rock of Ages" musical, onstage from March 1 to 6 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will give a free lunchtime concert at 1 p.m. Feb. 24 on the ground floor of South Coast Plaza's...
  • Mailbag: Bicyclists, motorists make for a dangerous mix

    The Newport Beach Citizens Bicycle Safety Committee should include at least one member who does not ride a bicycle on the streets of Newport Beach for recreation or commuting. After all, we non-bicyclists contribute monies, through our taxes, which pay...
  • Shore House Cafe closes

    The Shore House Cafe in Newport Beach has closed, according to sources. The Balboa Peninsula restaurant on Balboa Boulevard and Main Street was first spotted featuring a "for lease" sign on its doors in early June, according to the Orange County...
  • 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...