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  • Famed sports agent declares bankruptcy

    Newport Beach sports agent Leigh Steinberg, whose life story partially inspired "Jerry Maguire," has filed for bankruptcy, according to an email he sent to the Daily Pilot. Steinberg, 62, pens a weekly sports column for the Pilot. He said in his...
  • Mailbag: Charter would not free Costa Mesa of obligations

    Some Costa Mesa voters are under the false impression that, if the city were to adopt a charter, it could walk away from its pension obligations or substantially change them. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The Constitution, Article I, Section...
  • Borders to begin liquidating remaining stores

    COSTA MESA — Natalie Goode topped off a shopping trip to South Coast Plaza on Tuesday by leisurely browsing through Borders, cup of coffee in hand. Goode's is a habit still rooted in a changing retail landscape that she and customers like her won't...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Get a little something at Sunday flea market

    Gods and Heros will hold its second Petite Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at its store at 2991 Randolph Ave., Costa Mesa. Merchandise will include vintage and antique furniture, collectibles, clothing, artwork, vinyl and more. Admission is free;...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Don't cut a person who fills the coffers

    Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it gets worse. So today's lesson is called "Expenses vs. Investments 101." In a business, expenses tied to maintaining the viability of the enterprise are commonly referred to as "overhead." Overhead...
  • 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,...
  • Ernie Schneider dies at 66; chief administrative officer of O.C. when it declared bankruptcy

    Ernie Schneider dies at 66; chief administrative officer of O.C. when it declared bankruptcy
    Ernie Schneider, the chief administrative officer of Orange County when it declared bankruptcy in 1994 because of its disastrous investment practices, died Saturday at his home in San Juan Capistrano. He was 66. His death, related to liver and kidney...
  • Robert L. Citron dies at 87; central figure in O.C. bankruptcy

    Robert L. Citron dies at 87; central figure in O.C. bankruptcy
    Robert L. Citron, the Orange County treasurer whose bad bets on exotic Wall Street investments resulted in what at the time was the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, died Wednesday. He was 87. Citron died at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange...
  • Restaurant company files for bankruptcy

    It will be business as usual at Las Brisas Restaurant in Laguna Beach, despite its parent company filing for bankruptcy protection, according to a press statement from Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. Real Mex, which operates almost 200 restaurants across...