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  • Mayor calls for police hiring plan

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer on Tuesday demanded a plan to fill staffing gaps in the city's police department. Speaking near the beginning of a City Council meeting, Righeimer called for weekly meetings with the police department, saying there is no...
  • 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...
  • Mobile home park conversion stalled

    The Costa Mesa City Council got an earful Tuesday evening from mobile home park residents expressing disappointment and frustration over proposed plans to convert the park for seniors to a high-density apartment complex. In the end, the residents got...
  • It's A Gray Area: Drug policy easing is victory for liberty

    With the recent statement by Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. that the federal government will not prosecute people for marijuana offenses as long as they are acting within the laws of their states, it is simply a question of time before the entire "war...
  • It's A Gray Area: Country needs us to set it on right path

    Many things are not going well for us and our country. So where do we go from here? Well, as people sometimes say when playing bridge, let's review the bidding. For every dollar the federal government spends, it is borrowing or printing 20 cents. That...
  • Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup

    Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup
    NEWPORT BEACH — While losing the first race in a best-of-five final of the 47th Governor's Cup, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth, Australia found a way to flip the script against Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Sunday. It might have...
  • 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...
  • Democratic Club kicks off in Costa Mesa

    For the nearly 15,000 registered Democrats in Costa Mesa, there's a new group. The Costa Mesa Democratic Club, which officially formed at the end of June, is having a kickoff party Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Creative Outlet Studios, 2035...
  • Councilman to run for supervisor

    Councilman to run for supervisor
    This post has been updated, as noted below. Huntington Beach Councilman Joe Carchio confirmed Wednesday that he will run for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors next year. The one-time mayor of Huntington Beach is vying for outgoing...
  • Chamber Chairman Brown enters council race

    Chamber Chairman Brown enters council race
    Newport Beach Planning Commissioner Tim Brown announced this week that he will seek the seat held by termed-out Councilwoman Leslie Daigle in 2014. The chairman of the Lobsterfest Foundation has set his sights on the District 4, which covers Harbor Cove,...
  • 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...
  • Democratic club aims for change in Republican town

    Democratic club aims for change in Republican town
    They know it'll be a challenge, but the Costa Mesa Democratic Club wants to paint a red town blue. More than 180 people came to the club's kickoff party Tuesday night at Creative Outlet Studios, a Placentia Avenue facility that will serve as the club'...