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  • Council approves tax-free bond to renovate Bethel Towers

     Council approves tax-free bond to renovate Bethel Towers
    Bethel Towers in Costa Mesa will likely continue to serve low-income seniors for the next 55 years, thanks to a $37-million, tax-free bond issued to an Irvine-based developer Tuesday. The California Statewide Communities Development Authority required...
  • Wu: Dock tax opponents form a well-funded PAC

    I've been hearing rumblings about this for years, and in the midst of the 2012 tax season, I started getting the telephone calls asking me to write about it. But because of timing of it, and the amount of research I needed to do on it, it kind of fell...
  • Commentary: Rent hikes at Bethel Towers will hurt seniors

    The Daily Pilot's front-page story (Re. "Council approves tax-free bond to renovate Bethel Towers," July 7) about the $37-million tax-free bond raises many questions. It stated that, thanks to this deal approved by the City Council, Costa Mesa's low-...
  • For The Record

    Housing: In the July 7 article "Council approves tax-free bond to renovate Bethel Towers" it should have said 20% of the apartments will be dedicated to very low-income residents. The rest will be dedicated to low-income tenants. Low-income in Orange...
  • Harlan: Don't ignore current residents for sake of new ones

    Over the past two weeks, Costa Mesa's seniors earned two important, but relatively silent, victories. First, the City Council approved issuing $37 million in tax-free bonds for the renovation of the 269-unit Bethel Towers for low-income seniors. Second,...
  • Forecast: O.C. can expect modest job growth

    As taxation and other costs go up in California, one place is looking better and better: Walla Walla. Moving to the eastern Washington town of some 32,000 — where you can rent a mansion for $2,500 a month, have a short commute and not pay state...
  • Commentary: State's high tax burden thwarts recovery

    State Controller John Chiang continues to uphold the California Great Seal motto, "Eureka, I have found it!" But what Chiang is finding as controller is that California's economy, as measured by tax revenues, is still tanking. State tax collections for...
  • Mailbag: Deaths should 'touch the conscience' of us all

    The insightful letter by Tom Peterson in today's Daily Pilot ("Mailbag: Costa Mesa homeless deserve dignity," Jan. 23) pricked my conscience and reminded me I should comment also. In my more than 23 years of association with homeless people in my work at...
  • Mailbag: An ode to our fire rings

    On the shores of the wonderful pacific Sit fire pits we enjoy every day, Hot dogs, marshmallows and songs fill the air Memories of beach parties and children at play. Some would like to tear the rings out To make way for sand flattened —...
  • Several highlights at Lott Trophy luncheon

    Several highlights at Lott Trophy luncheon
    NEWPORT BEACH — A special moment took place at The Pacific Club Thursday during the annual Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list luncheon. Lott opened an envelope that revealed the recipient of a $5,000 check that put the IMPACT Foundation over the $1...
  • Council to consider funding housing for homeless

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to consider approving a loan of up to $500,000 to help pay for permanent housing for the city's homeless population. If approved by the council and the city's Housing Authority, which replaced the...
  • Candidates support resident needs above business

    COSTA MESA — Five candidates for Costa Mesa City Council told Eastside residents Thursday night that they would put their needs ahead of businesses but would also focus on trying to attract revenue to close the city's $9.5-million budget gap. The...