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  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • It's Gray Area: How much government is too much government?

    The following question is meant to be practical, not philosophical, and your answer is important. Do you want unlimited government? That would mean that government would effectively take responsibility for deciding and controlling all aspects of our...
  • Traffic-mitigation project in motion

    The Costa Mesa City Council unanimously approved an engineering design contract Tuesday night that will look into traffic mitigation measures for East 19th Street. The $93,995 agreement with CivilSource, an Irvine-based civil engineering firm, will...
  • Harbor commissioner Stapleton to run for council

    Harbor commissioner Stapleton to run for council
    Newport Beach Harbor Commissioner Joseph Stapleton announced Thursday that he will run for City Council. Stapleton, 29, plans to seek the District 1 seat held by termed-out Councilman Mike Henn in the November 2014 election. He is the first to put...
  • Commentary: New supervisor must have highest ethics

    Any potential candidate running to fill John Moorlach's district on the Orange County Board of Supervisors should have a substantially better platform than having "firsthand knowledge of how things get done at that level," (Jim Moreno, Daily Pilot, July...
  • It's A Gray Area: U.S. should not intervene overseas

    One of the first things done when our country was founded in 1787 was establish the United States Department of War. This agency lasted until 1947, when it was re-organized and re-named the U.S. Department of Defense. But given our history since that...
  • Rohrabacher dismisses global warming, warns of China

    Rohrabacher dismisses global warming, warns of China
    U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) referred to President Eisenhower's farewell address Thursday evening in his explanation for why he believes global warming is a "total fraud." In the 1961 speech — famously known for its admonition of an...
  • Police: Politics harming recruitment

    A small pool of qualified rookies and an overheated political climate are making it difficult for the Costa Mesa Police Department to fill a dozen vacancies with desirable candidates, sources familiar with the hiring process say. Police agencies...
  • Commentary: I see shades of Bell in Costa Mesa

    There are patterns of behavior and events associated with problematic city charters. Considering Costa Mesa's revived city charter efforts, it is important to recognize when these patterns are being repeated so that past mistakes can be avoided. These...
  • Briefs: UCI schedule complete

    The UC Irvine men's basketball team's 2013-14 schedule is complete after the field was set for the subregional round of the 2L Sports Classic at UCI on Nov. 22-24. The Anteaters will play Long Island University Brooklyn on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m., then face...
  • 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...