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  • Commentary: Don't just hang up a flag; help the veterans

    I am sure veterans had to sleep on the side of the road during combat. Who would have thought they'd have to do the same back in their hometown? The country has veterans who are homeless, unemployed and suffering mental illnesses. Veterans can have...
  • Apodaca: Liberal arts education has merit

    Many readers have told me that they connected with my last column, in which I discussed the growing recognition that we've become too infatuated with "elite" colleges and that we shouldn't undervalue the many other excellent institutions with lesser...
  • Biz News: Medical office complex planned in Newport

    Biz News: Medical office complex planned in Newport
      Construction is planned to begin this summer on a nearly 64,000-square-foot medical office campus in the Santa Ana Heights area of Newport Beach. Real Estate Development Associates, an investment company that acquires and develops industrial and...
  • Biz News: Mariners to host job fair

    Mariners Church in Irvine is hosting a job fair April 22 that is expected to draw more than 50 employers. The free event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers said attendees will have the opportunity to interview and potentially gain employment in...
  • O.C. Museum of Art cuts chief curator, 4 other jobs

    In preparation for its move from Newport Beach to Costa Mesa, the Orange County Museum of Art has eliminated five staff positions, including its chief curator. Dan Cameron, chief curator since 2011, was notified of the decision on March 26, as were...
  • Dock fee reduction on agenda for Newport Beach City Council

    A proposal to reduce dock fees for residential pier owners by 2 cents per square foot will go before the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. The resolution also would revise the residential pier permit to protect piers from unlawful seizure and...
  • Newport cuts residential dock fees by up to half

    Residential dock fees in Newport Beach are being substantially reduced – some by as much as half – under a plan the City Council approved Tuesday night. After heated debate among council members, they voted 4 to 1 to reduce annual fees for...
  • Newport Beach, Australia? Town says no thanks to a name change

    Newport Beach, Australia? Town says no thanks to a name change
    Fixing a city's marketing shortfalls could be as easy as renaming it "Newport Beach." At least that's what one former mayoral candidate suggested that his Australian city do to shake off high unemployment rates and increase tourism. "Hervey Bay is a...
  • Costa Mesa council considers nearly $25M union contract today

    A nearly $25 million employment contract with Costa Mesa's municipal employee union will go for City Council review Tuesday. The roughly 200-member Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. ratified the contract last month, but the deal still faces two public...
  • Costa Mesa OKs $24.7 million employee contract

    The Costa Mesa City Council signed off on an employment contract with the city's largest employee union Tuesday, ending more than a year of negotiations. Under the $24.7-million pact with the Costa Mesa City Employees Assn., new hires will come in under...
  • Workers present counterproposal

    Costa Mesa's municipal employee union presented a contract counteroffer Thursday that includes changes in pay, a reduction in sick time accrual and an increase in the employees' pension contributions. The proposed two-year Costa Mesa City Employees...
  • Mailbag: Benefits of theater program incalculable

    Regarding your Sept. 12 story "Sports Stadiums or a Theater?": Many people love a good high school football game. There is no question that kids benefit from athletics. But high school drama programs are just as important. Our son met his wife in the...