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  • Irvine City Council overhauls oversight, spending on Great Park

    Capping a raucous eight-hour-plus meeting, the Irvine City Council early Wednesday voted to overhaul the oversight and spending on the beleaguered Orange County Great Park while authorizing an audit of the more than $220 million that so far has been spent...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: 'Eaters aim to measure up

    Men's Basketball Preview: 'Eaters aim to measure up
    Like most of his players, UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner is no longer a fresh-faced novelty. The passion and vision are still there, but with them has come an informed resolve. Coming off a 12-20 campaign that followed a 13-19 debut...
  • Commentary: Reagan was always for starving the beast

    Ronald Reagan understood that Congress is in the business of growing the size of government. Raising taxes to supposedly cut government deficits is the scam that politicians use to increase their ability to borrow more money to spend. As President Reagan...
  • Commentary: A list of things I'd like to see in 2013

    Each new year brings the annual overflow of list articles — every noteworthy thing you remember from the past year, and even more you never really cared about. "Best Books of the Year" to "Worst Celebrity Haircuts," "Top 10 News Stories" to "Top 10...
  • Irvine council takes park reins

    Recently elected Irvine Mayor Steven Choi initiated Tuesday's City Council meeting with New Year greetings, but not much good cheer appeared to be on the minds of council members when three controversial motions passed early Wednesday — each about...
  • Council splits on commission appointments

    A divided Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday made three appointments to the Planning Commission during a meeting that echoed the sharp political differences seen in the November election. The council voted 5 to 0 to reappoint Planning Commissioner...
  • The other side of the majority

    The other side of the majority
    First in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battle. Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Wendy Leece peers down through a pair of spectacles at a pile of notes spread out on the coffee table. "Because we have South...
  • College district names student trustee

    A new student joined the Coast Community College District Board of Trustees on Wednesday night to represent his fellow students throughout the district. Kolby Keo of Orange Coast College took the oath and became student trustee for the panel that governs...
  • 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: *...
  • Vanguard baseball preview: New coach oozing optimism

    As a former all-conference catcher and 1997 team MVP at Vanguard University, first-year baseball coach Rob Pegg has already proved himself in a Lions uniform. And having spent seven seasons as a Vanguard assistant, his first season as head coach brings...
  • Council closes book on dock fee increases

    In closed session, the Newport Beach City Council rejected claims that it had violated open-meeting laws when it increased residential dock fees late last year. And later in Tuesday night's meeting, the council effectively closed the book on the issue...
  • D.A. charges accused sign vandal

    D.A. charges accused sign vandal
    A Costa Mesa city employee suspected of illegally tampering with campaign signs has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism, prosecutors said Wednesday. If convicted, Steven Charles White, 39, of Costa Mesa, faces a sentence ranging from probation to a...