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  • Commentary: Mesa Water has been doing things right

    You may have heard that the governor has declared a drought emergency for California. The idea of running out of water can be a scary thought, but it's important for our customers to not be afraid. Mesa Water District is prepared. The condition of...
  • Apodaca: Trying to fix the glaring inequality in education

    In a single week last October, 11 colleges sent representatives to Newport Harbor High School, providing a diverse geographic and academic sampling for students to peruse. The visitors hailed from prestigious four-year schools, such as Pomona College,...
  • Mailbag: Fencing plan for Adams is a good compromise

    I am in receipt of a letter sent to the Daily Pilot by Adams Elementary School librarian Deborah Lucas regarding the issue of fencing at the school ("Commentary: Adams Elementary fence belongs on perimeter," Feb. 21). I would like to respond: I...
  • Commentary: School guards aren't just people off the streets

    Recent comments by certain Newport-Mesa Unified School District board members concerning school resource personnel and security guards reflect little knowledge of the laws and qualifications necessary in providing proper school safety. Throughout our...
  • Girls' water polo: Mustangs fall in wild-card round

    Costa Mesa High girls' water polo coach Tim Postiff and senior Devon Christensen both used the word "youth" after the game. The Mustangs' youth provides hope for the future, but it also was their undoing Tuesday evening in a CIF Southern Section Division...
  • Mailbag: Turn off field lights by 8 p.m.

    I read with interest "Neighbors complain about field use," (Feb. 14). Residents of the Monticello and Newport Landing homes in Costa Mesa complain about the noise and lights from the Vanguard University sports complex continuing daily until 10 p.m. I...
  • Commentary: We need more lighted athletic fields

    Costa Mesa and Newport Beach lack a sufficient number of good-quality athletic fields. Several people have said at Costa Mesa Fairview Advisory Committee meetings that we have plenty of ball fields. But if both cities had enough, we wouldn't see all...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Ready for a triple-size library?

    Things may be happening on the library front. The city is considering exchanging the Costa Mesa/Donald Dungan Library (7,500 square feet) with the Neighborhood Community Center building, which would make the library three times as big. The meeting room...
  • Public Service Announcement: Want to apply for the school board? Here's how

    Because of the retirement of board member David Brooks, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District's governing board has a vacancy. The vacancy will be filled by provisional appointment after an application and public interview process. The successful...
  • Mesa Water OKs labor pact

    Board members for the Mesa Water District approved a new labor agreement this week that will have the district's union membership contributing to its pensions. The contract for the 32-member employee association stipulates that by December 2017, the...
  • Mailbag: City should investigate field issue

    Tucked under the issues of increased density and the financing of the 60th anniversary celebrations, an important and revealing problem appeared at the Feb. 5 council meeting. Resident Roger Chadderdon rose to complain that his Costa Mesa men's softball...
  • Board vote opens union negotiations

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District officials opened negotiations with the teachers' union this week. The school board Tuesday unanimously voted to start talks with the Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers, which sent an initial proposal in a November...