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Elections

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  • Mailbag: 'Rodney the Rooster' is waking up Newport Beach

    For the last 10 days Animal Control has been trying to catch Rodney the Rooster (our name for him). He's constantly looking for a place to roost for the night and then he's up at 4:30 a.m. or earlier, greeting the morning with his cock a doodle doos. All...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Toy Boat store to stay open, owner says

    A cash mob may have saved Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat, which was scheduled to close this week but instead remains open with brisk business, its owner said. "We thought we would be packing up right now," Lori Curtin said in an interview, squeezed between...
  • Students delve into politics

    Several local high school students gathered last week to share their summer experience gaining first-hand knowledge of the political system. American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, and its ladies auxiliary unit, hosted a Boys and Girls State Dinner...
  • Mailbag: Stop stealing campaign signs

    Stealing signs and banners is becoming a very popular activity during elections. These signs are not free; they have cost and value. All these candidates work very hard to expose their names to the public. Signs and banners are very important tools. To...
  • Commentary: Canceling candidates forum was right call

    I agree with Costa Mesa United's decision to cancel its candidates' forum, but not for the reason given: that two of its directors are also council candidates. If there was to be any "unfair advantage," it would have been against those of us who are not...
  • '3Ms' lead in campaign donations

    The three members of a political slate backed by a majority of the Costa Mesa City Council is leading in campaign donations, public records show. In overall campaign funding, Planning Commission Chairman Colin McCarthy led with more than $20,000 in his...
  • Candidates hold informal meet and greet

    A candidates forum Thursday evening was more about the game of politics than about youth sports, as it was originally planned. The grass-roots political group Costa Mesans for Responsible Government held a mini rally of sorts at the Neighborhood...
  • State senator challenged by opponent over her residency

    This year’s redrawing of legislative districts has forced several lawmakers to move so they can compete in the November election to stay in office. But one Democratic candidate isn’t buying the claim of Republican state Sen. Mimi Walters that...
  • Forum for Irvine school board hopefuls is set

    Irvine parents are giving voters a chance to vet school board candidates. The Irvine Unified Council Parent Teacher Assn., which serves 32 school site PTAs, is hosting a candidates forum for Irvine Unified School District board of education hopefuls at 7...
  • Harlan: Business tax spike would not hurt city

    Late in the evening July 17, after the Costa Mesa City Council voluntarily handcuffed the community to an unconscionable contract with Newport Banning Ranch LLC, the council quietly tightened its grip by purposeful inaction. This time, the council...
  • Mailbag: Praise for Romney's comments on self-reliance

    The Obama campaign manager refers to Mitt Romney's recent comments as shocking that he has disdainfully written off half of the nation. That comment in itself should be considered shocking. Half of America is on government assistance? Apparently, the...
  • OCTA board postpones 405 expansion decision

    ORANGE — Keeping alive the hopes of toll lane supporters, the Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to postpone its decision on how to expand the San Diego (405) Freeway between Costa Mesa and Seal Beach. With a 12-...