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  • Spitzer: Deny hiker treatment option

    A rescued hiker who was arrested after methamphetamine was allegedly found in his car should not enter a program that allows first-time offenders to avoid jail, an Orange County supervisor said Wednesday. County Supervisor Todd Spitzer argued in a news...
  • Apodaca: Prentice has handle on learning disorders

    Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams. Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
  • Judge dissolves injunction that blocked Costa Mesa layoffs

    With the dissolution this week of a preliminary injunction, Costa Mesa is one step closer to clearing the political battlefield that emerged when the City Council agreed to explore outsourcing city services. Orange County Superior Court Judge Luis A....
  • Judge terminates court order blocking Costa Mesa outsourcing

    Judge terminates court order blocking Costa Mesa outsourcing
    An Orange County city that found itself in the eye of a political firestorm after it explored whether to lay off nearly half of its workforce and replace it with private-sector employees is one step closer to repairing a fissure between workers and...
  • Accepting the challenges of politics

    Accepting the challenges of politics
    Fifth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Gary Monahan can't escape politics — not even during his morning commute. As the Costa Mesa councilman walks from his Eastside home to the...
  • Church hosting job fair

    A Costa Mesa church is hosting a job fair this weekend featuring three themes. The Crossing Church, 2115 Newport Blvd., will have its tables themed after business opportunities, career development and educational resources. The job fairs follow the...
  • Newport to discuss dock fees

    In addition to votes likely solidifying an employee pension deal and extending the city's pledge to match Bike Safety Improvement Fund donations, the Newport Beach City Council will consider the following issues at its meeting Tuesday evening: *...
  • Commentary: Let's correct civic center misconceptions

    Re. "Mailbag: CalPERS, council should split Taj Mahal costs,": Daily Pilot reader M. D. Moore is the latest to use the city and the Newport Beach Civic Center as a punching bag, but his Jan. 3 letter was misleading. As such, I feel compelled to address...
  • Teachers push for assault rifle ban

    The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers has twice asked the school district to support tighter gun regulations, but district officials say there are no plans to address the topic while school-safety discussions continue in the wake of the Newtown, Conn.,...
  • Curry: City, employees near agreement on pension reforms

    Curry: City, employees near agreement on pension reforms
    Speaking to the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon, Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry announced a proposed pact that would increase some city employees' pension contributions. "I want to thank our employees who've been real partners...
  • Commentary: Gun control in a 'devolving society'

    Much has been written regarding recent domestic-terrorist activity involving firearms. While one life is no more valuable than another, the media leverages the emotionally charged drama when children are involved. Fortunately, balanced coverage of these...
  • New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward

    New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward
    Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...