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  • 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...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Costumes beget delicious treats

    Freebie of the Week: Kids eat free on Halloween at several local restaurants, including Zov's Bistro, 21123 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach, where all kids dressed in costume will receive a kid's meal with purchase of an adult entrée. Call (949) 760-...
  • Lobdell: City on course for financial ruin

    I've learned the hard way to listen to John Moorlach. In 1994, when he was running for Orange County treasurer-tax collector, Moorlach walked into my office at the Daily Pilot with a foot-high stack of documents. "It's all here," said Moorlach, then a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. grads 'embarrassed' by ex-classmate's anti-gay initiative

    O.C. grads 'embarrassed' by ex-classmate's anti-gay initiative
    Although the Orange County lawyer who submitted a proposed ballot measure calling for the killing of gay people appears to have gone underground, hundreds of his former classmates have stepped forward to denounce him. More than 350 Costa Mesa High...