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  • 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...
  • Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback

    Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback
    The men had just finished their thick steaks and were starting to smoke cigars while artichoke hearts warmed on the grill. A plate of mooncakes awaited them nearby. On a sunny afternoon in the backyard of his home in the hills of Orange, Van Tran...
  • High School Football: GAMEBUSTERS

    (Plays of 30 yards or more) •80 – Chance Siemonsma (Newport Harbor) touchdown run •59 – Will Burns (Sage Hill) pass from C.J. McCord •53 – Dalton O'Daly (Estancia) touchdown pass from Connor Brown •52 –...
  • Charter could cost city funding

    New California legislation could cut off some state funding for Costa Mesa based on language the city's Charter Committee has voted to include in a new draft charter. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 7 into law over the weekend, turning the tables on...
  • 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...
  • Movie classics? Depends on your taste

     Movie classics? Depends on your taste
    The schedule for Kristen Tett's Cinema Classics series at Triangle Square Cinemas doesn't look like the syllabus for a film studies class, exactly. This year's offerings run the gamut from critical darlings (the first two "Godfather" movies, "Vertigo") to...
  • 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...
  • Pension panel member resigns

    A member of Costa Mesa's Pension Oversight Committee recently resigned his seat, citing difficulties with his other commitments. Shawn Dewane left the council-appointed position in late May because of a scheduling conflict, according to committee's...
  • Fire ring debate continues with public meetings

    Southern California residents will have yet another chance to air their thoughts about beach fire rings, at public meetings later this month in Newport Beach and El Segundo. The meetings are set for 5:30 p.m. June 13 at the Hyatt Regency hotel, 1107...
  • Council selects charter committee members

    The Costa Mesa City Council selected 13 members Tuesday night for a committee that will draft a charter, which is essentially a city constitution, over the next several months. The group is tentatively scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. the second and fourth...
  • Council contracts security firm to run city jail

    The Costa Mesa City Council voted late Tuesday night to outsource its jail after a judge earlier in the day denied a request to block that move. The council's 4-1 decision, with Councilwoman Wendy Leece dissenting, approved a contract with G4S...
  • It's A Gray Area: It's time to take back America's moral high ground

    President Obama has recently renewed his plans to try to close our military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and has also promulgated new guidelines for our government's use of drones to assassinate people in places like Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen....