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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...
  • 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. 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...
  • 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,...
  • Diocese of Orange gets $20 million for Crystal Cathedral renovation

    Diocese of Orange gets $20 million for Crystal Cathedral renovation
    An anonymous donor has given the Diocese of Orange $20 million to help transform Robert Schuller's Crystal Cathedral into the county's center of Catholic life — the largest cash gift it has received. The money, given to the Orange Catholic...
  • Longtime trustee of Pimco mutual funds appears to have lost his job

    William J. Popejoy apparently has lost his longtime position as a trustee of the nearly $2-trillion Pimco mutual funds in Newport Beach, but the usually outspoken financial executive wasn't talking about what happened. And no one else was, either....