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  • Mailbag: Moorlach helped preserve airport settlement agreement

    Columnist Barbara Venezia ("Venezia: It looks like a sparring match between Moorlach and Wagner," Feb. 27) poses the question, "Who'll get your vote?" for state Senate. That question is easy for me to answer: John Moorlach. As president of AirFair, I...
  • Diverse set of candidates vie for vacant 37th state Senate district seat

    The head seat in the Sacramento office for the 37th state Senate district might be empty now, but at least four candidates are vying for the spot to represent a swath of Orange County ranging from artsy Laguna Beach, eclectic Costa Mesa and surfer-vibe...
  • Venezia: It looks like a sparring match between Moorlach and Wagner

    Things are heating up in the March 17 special election for the 37th state Senate District. Vying for this seat are former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach, Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine), a district representative for U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher...
  • Commentary: A Democratic option in the 37th District Senate race

    I became fired up when I received my sample ballot in the mail and saw that we had only Republicans running in the special election for the 37th District. I joined the race as a write-in candidate because I want to give Democrats and all other voters a...
  • Political Landscape: Moorlach to hold grand opening of campaign headquarters

     Former Supervisor John Moorlach, who is running for the state Senate's 37th District in a special election to replace Mimi Walters, will hold a grand opening at his Newport Beach campaign headquarters Sunday. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon at 2252...
  • Venezia: Peotter brings an unpleasantness to Newport government

    Last week the Newport Beach City Council voted to reduce dock fees, delivering on a campaign promise by "Team Newport" — newly elected council members Marshall Duffield, Kevin Muldoon, Scott Peotter and Diane Dixon. On Feb. 13, Peotter sent out an...
  • Political Landscape: Righeimer declines to discuss Israel trip

    Political Landscape: Righeimer declines to discuss Israel trip
    Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer recently returned from Israel, but he has not commented on whether he traveled with Republican leaders on a controversial trip sponsored by two conservative groups. Members of the Republican National Committee went...
  • Political Landscape: New endorsements in state Senate race

    Two candidates for the 37th state Senate district race have received new endorsements. State Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) has been endorsed by Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring, Councilwoman Kris Murray and former council members Harry Sidhu and...
  • Political Landscape: A liberal walked into a conservative's bar ...

    Dan Chmielewski sat alone, glass of red wine in hand, around 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Skosh Monahan's, awaiting the other invited guests. The Irvine resident, public relations man and self-identified liberal was, by his own estimation, in "enemy territory."...
  • New candidate in race for state Senate

    A Laguna Niguel woman has entered the race for the state Senate seat representing the 37th District, according to county registrar data. Naz Namazi, 47, joins two other Republicans in vying for the seat vacated by Mimi Walters, who was elected last year...
  • Moorlach announces run for state Senate

    Moorlach announces run for state Senate
    Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach announced Wednesday that he intends to run for the state Senate. Moorlach, who had been mulling the decision for the past several weeks, is seeking the 37th Senate District seat vacated by Mimi Walters (R-...
  • New Newport Councilwoman Dixon listens to residents' needs

    New Newport Councilwoman Dixon listens to residents' needs
    For newly elected Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon, an interest in politics is a family affair. With two journalists for parents, a sister who just finished a stint on the Costa Mesa City Council and an upbringing that centered on local...