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  • Political Landscape: O.C. Bar rates judicial candidates

    Though the Newport Beach-based Orange County Bar Assn. does not formally endorse judicial candidates, it does evaluate them and issue ratings voters can use as a guide in making their choices. The four ratings reflect whether the bar finds a candidate...
  • Duffy maker may challenge Hill for Newport Beach City Council

    Under mounting pressure from friends, electric boat builder Marshall "Duffy" Duffield is considering a run for a seat on the Newport Beach City Council. If he chooses to compete in the November election, Duffield would face Mayor Rush Hill in District...
  • Commentary: How the red states turned blue

    There was a time when progressive people who wanted vast social change were unhappy with the two major political parties of the day, the Democrats and the Whigs. Neither party would take a firm stand against slavery, an institution which an ever growing...
  • Venezia: Forum had clear winners and losers

    On April 17, the Costa Mesa Community Center was once again ground zero for the Feet to the Fire gang of Daily Pilot Editor John Canalis, OC Register columnist Jack Wu, Voice of OC Editor Norberto Santana Jr. and special guest Daily Pilot City Editor...
  • Steinberg: NBA moves to terminate Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers

    The Donald Sterling-Los Angeles Clippers trauma, which has transfixed the nation, took a dramatic step toward resolution on Monday. The NBA has officially charged Donald Sterling under Article 14 Section (a) of the NBA Constitution. The league stated...
  • Venezia: Political soft blows just keep coming

    Venezia: Political soft blows just keep coming
    Last week I poked some fun by reading between the lines of political mailers I'd received over the past few weeks. I found especially entertaining the recent mailers from 74th Assembly District candidates Keith Curry and Emanuel Patrascu. Of course...
  • Supervisors opt for continuity

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors was facing a changing of the guard Tuesday, with the body expected to choose a new chair and vice chair for the year. Instead, citing a need for continuity in contract negotiations with the county's biggest labor...
  • Mansoor gets mayors' endorsements

    State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor announced Friday that he's picked up two endorsements in his run for Orange County supervisor, from Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer and Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper. Mansoor, a former Costa Mesa mayor, is...
  • Ramos says he will run for council

    Ramos says he will run for council
    A longtime Costa Mesa resident and relative newcomer to the city's political scene announced Tuesday his candidacy for City Council. Lee Ramos, 70, has lived in Costa Mesa for 67 years and witnessed the growth of the city, once known for farming and a...
  • Fight Club owner plans to run for Newport council

     Fight Club owner plans to run for Newport council
    Roy Englebrecht is spoiling for a fight — this time in the political arena. The longtime fight promoter and Newport Beach resident announced plans to run for the city's District 4 council seat, which will be vacated by Councilwoman Leslie Daigle...
  • Newport-Mesa to vote again on donation

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board will vote Tuesday night for the second time on whether to accept a $96,000 donation. Costa Mesa's City Council approved sending that money to the school district earlier this year as the first installment...
  • Accused vandal no longer works for city

    A Costa Mesa employee accused of vandalizing campaign signs during the November election no longer works for the city, officials said. As of Friday, senior maintenance worker Steven Charles White "is no longer employed by the city of Costa Mesa," city...