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  • Community Commentary: Don't believe City Hall's spin on finances

    In March, when the City Council majority decided to send layoff notices to nearly half the workforce, they told the public that they had no choice and that the city was on the brink of insolvency. The councilmen's budget projections changed depending on...
  • Serving up a different kind of pie

     Serving up a different kind of pie
    Once home to a Marie Callender's, which served sweet and savory pies for more than 45 years, the brick building at 353 E. 17th St. in Costa Mesa will reopen this fall to serve a whole new kind of doughy goodness: wood-fired pizza. Los Angeles-based...
  • 20 Questions with the founder of Yard House

    Editor's note: The following is a set of 20 questions with Yard House founder Steele Platt. Q: You said you wrote a business plan in 1994 called the Yard House while tending bar in Huntington Beach. The Yard House sold to Darden Restaurants for $585...
  • Portrait of 911 caller emerges

    The private investigator who followed Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer home from a sports bar and called 911 to report him for drunk driving is a Marine veteran, a divorced father and a former police officer who spearheaded a program aimed at...
  • Commentary: McCarthy's anti-union piece missed the mark

    Re. "Commentary: Candidate is wrong about charter cities," July 11: Costa Mesa City Council candidate and Planning Commission Chairman Colin McCarthy's commentary is chock-full of the kind of false and misleading statements and half-truths that give...
  • Cassity: Let's create a nonprofit to cover city's pension costs

    Always wishing to be kept informed about issues that affect America, I signed up to receive periodic email updates from the president of the United States as he campaigns endlessly in an effort to win reelection. I started receiving two or three...
  • Commentary: Shame on writer for exploiting suicide

    Re. "Commentary: Leece is the only good council member," (July 29): It was disappointing to read the Joseph Weber editorial where he attempts to re-ignite the debate over the death of former city worker Huy Pham for political gain. For those that don'...
  • City fight pits ideology against fiscal realities

    City fight pits ideology against fiscal realities
    First in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * The Ruhls are a throwback to simpler times. The sweet smell of fresh-baked coffee cake drifts out their front door. Their tidy Mission Viejo townhome's bathroom is stocked with wholesome...
  • Official may owe on home

    More than $2.1 million is owed on a Newport Beach waterfront home owned by City Councilman Ed Selich that may go to a foreclosure auction. The four-bedroom home on Bayside Drive was listed as "in default under a deed of trust," according to a legal...
  • Harbor Island mansion sells for $27 million, WSJ reports

     Harbor Island mansion sells for $27 million, WSJ reports
    A landmark Harbor Island home sold in bankruptcy court last month, reportedly for $6 million below its asking price. The French Neoclassic mansion, at 18 Harbor Island, sold for $27 million, according to The Wall Street Journal; it was listed at $32.6...
  • Mesa Musings: Ink-stained news still the best

    I know I'm addressing the wrong crowd, but why don't people read newspapers anymore? I became a newspaper enthusiast when I was 10 years old. We were a two-newspaper family during my formative years: There was a morning paper and an afternoon edition. I...
  • Candidates have first debate

    Candidates have first debate
    COSTA MESA — Four City Council candidates who squared off in a debate Wednesday night expressed concerns about the city's ailing budget but differed on ways to improve Costa Mesa's financial picture. For Planning Commission Chairman Jim Righeimer,...