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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Apodaca: Public education hangs in the balance this election season

    Have you ever been in a building when a fire alarm sounds, and everyone pauses and looks around, not wanting to make the first move or appear the panicked fool who rushes to the exit first? Probably just a false alarm; that's usually the case, we think....
  • Commentary: Average Costa Mesa salary is too high

    The average total compensation for Costa Mesa city employees in 2011 was $146,863. A substantial portion of that amount was for pension contributions. For those of you who are average taxpayers, let that sink it. The median Costa Mesa household (more...
  • Commentary: Unions are trying to squash Measure V

    There are 34 cities in Orange County. Using data from their audited basic financial statements, one can obtain the net unrestricted assets for governmental activities and divide it by the city's population. The result is a benchmark that can be used for...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Candidate is wrong about charter cities

    City Council candidate John Stephens, who, with Newport-Mesa Unified School District Trustee Katrina Foley, initiated legal action against the city of Costa Mesa to prevent voters from voting on a proposed city charter in June, now advises Costa Mesa...
  • 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...
  • Official: School district budget OK for now

    The school district has avoided furloughs and reducing the school year, but looming budget cuts threaten its stability, according to a top school official. Newport-Mesa Unified can pay its bills and maintain the mandated 3% reserves for the next two...
  • 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,...