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  • Mailbag: Want to improve the city? Fix the schools first

    Re: "Costa Mesa's latest budget surplus: $6 million," (Oct. 8): Now the city needs to decide what to do with the surplus. For the past four years, City Hall has concentrated on improving the city's "hard" infrastructure — streets, alleys,...
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

    Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think this...
  • Stairway advocates' long climb at Fairview Park is nearly over

    Stairway advocates' long climb at Fairview Park is nearly over
    On a sunny afternoon, the wind swayed rows of caution tape in a dusty corner of Costa Mesa, where something as simple and seemingly benign as park access is finally being built after decades of struggling by advocates to win city approval. Bob Graham on...
  • Mailbag: Readers sound off on local elections

    Costa Mesa is safer than candidate implies I voted for Katrina Foley the last time she ran for Costa Mesa City Council, before she quit halfway through her second term. I won't be voting for her again on Tuesday. As a liberal Democrat, she's been a...
  • 3 questions: Where Newport Beach City Council candidates stand on the issues

    Newport Beach City Council One incumbent and seven challengers are running for four spots on the seven-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Within the last two years, which City Council decision do you...
  • Biz News: Bosch opens eBike U.S. headquarters in Irvine

    Bosch officially opened the U.S. headquarters for its electric bicycle systems this month in Irvine. Bosch, based in Germany, launched its eBike unit in 2009 and introduced its pedal-assist motor drive on bikes at the Eurobike trade show in 2010. The...
  • Foley wins Costa Mesa City Council seat easily; Righeimer's No. 2 spot is a squeaker

    Foley wins Costa Mesa City Council seat easily; Righeimer's No. 2 spot is a squeaker
    School board trustee Katrina Foley held a commanding lead in the race for two seats on the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday night, with incumbent Mayor Jim Righeimer narrowly taking the second spot. Foley and Righeimer were the apparent front...
  • Sports field renovation plans move forward for Corona del Mar High

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees took another step forward with plans to renovate aging athletic facilities at Corona del Mar High School. It was standing room only in the Costa Mesa boardroom Tuesday night as trustees directed staff to put...
  • Newport votes to pay off pension liability faster

    The Newport Beach council voted Tuesday to pay off the city's unfunded pension liability 11 years faster than it would have under its current 30-year plan. The city's finance committee, made up of councilmen Keith Curry, Mike Henn and Tony Petros, had...
  • ExplorOcean expansion plan raises questions about Fun Zone's future

    ExplorOcean expansion plan raises questions about Fun Zone's future
    Nearly a decade has passed since ExplorOcean bought a harbor-facing stretch of land dubbed the Balboa Fun Zone, exchanging the kitschy Scary Dark Ride and bumper cars for a learning center focused on science education. The Fun Zone has operated in...
  • Commentary: It's time to stop overspending in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach Councilman Mike Henn's recent commentary about the city's finances is worthy of a response ["Commentary: Prepayment of debt would trigger financial penalties," Sept. 15]. His condescending reference to education and ignorance is...
  • Commentary: Toll lanes go against the spirit of Measure M funding

    There has been a lot of discussion about whether toll lanes will reduce traffic and travel time on the 405 Freeway, and that is a worthy discussion. Today, I would like to approach it from another perspective — truthful and efficient use of tax...