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  • Moreno throws hat into ring

    Moreno throws hat into ring
    Coast Community College District Trustee Jim Moreno is trying to return to county government, a comfortable place after spending decades in neighboring Los Angeles County's inner workings, he said. Moreno, whose second term ends in December 2014, is...
  • Michelle Steel launches bid for supervisor

    Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization officially began her campaign this week for a seat on the county's Board of Supervisors. Michelle Steel, a Surfside resident, is running for the District 2 seat during the June 2014...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher's global warming comments spark debate

    Re. "Rohrabacher dismisses global warming, warns of China (Aug. 9): U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who...
  • Commentary: Mayor, faced with intimidation, had no choice but to sue

    Joseph Heller once famously wrote, "Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you." That line could apply to the situation in Costa Mesa, where Mayor Jim Righeimer has filed suit against the Costa Mesa Police Officers Assn. and others....
  • UCI women's soccer picked second in Big West

    The UC Irvine women's soccer team has been picked to share second place in the Big West Conference preseason coaches' poll. The Anteaters, who played No. 12-ranked Texas A&M to a 0-0 tie in an exhibition game on Wednesday, received 62 points to match...
  • Capitelli declares Costa Mesa council run

    Capitelli declares Costa Mesa council run
    A district representative for U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has declared his candidacy for the Costa Mesa City Council. Tony Capitelli, 28, said Monday that he intends to run during the November 2014 general election. He is the first...
  • Walters announces Congress run

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced Tuesday that she plans to run for the 45th Congressional District seat retiring U.S. Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) will vacate next year. Walters, a Republican, currently represents the 37th District in the California...
  • State leaders support desalination plant

    The state legislators representing Orange County unanimously asked a state water agency to approve Poseidon Water's permit to build a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, according to a statement by Poseidon Water. The Thursday letter to Coastal...
  • Commentary: Legislature is working to bypass voters

    Imagine one day you open your mail only to discover a letter notifying you of a new loan taken out in your name without your knowledge. The letter informs you that you will have no say in how the loan money is spent, though it might benefit you in some...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa has forgotten its core strengths

    Re. "Police: Politics harming recruitment," (Aug. 9): Wow, this is reasonably upsetting, especially since Cost Mesa has so much potential to earn funds to pay for its employees and bring the community together at the same time. Costa Mesa is one of the...
  • New law moves charter votes to November

    A state Senate bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday delays when Costa Mesa residents will vote on the charter being drafted by the city's committee. SB 311, introduced by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), mandates that city charters be voted on...
  • Officials postpone business tax review

    The Costa Mesa Finance Advisory Committee on Tuesday voted to postpone its examination of the city's business license tax until more data are collected. A majority of the 10 committee members said they wanted to see results from new city software that...