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  • Costa Mesa declines to film and air Eastside political forum

    Citing concerns about political neutrality, Costa Mesa's public-access television channel will not tape and air an upcoming City Council candidates forum being hosted by a community organization, city officials said Thursday. The Eastside Costa Mesa...
  • Venezia: CM4RG rep says Weitzberg was squeezed out of race

    With the next Feet to the Fire Forum just around the corner for Costa Mesa council candidates, political rumblings are starting to surface. One place I hadn't expected to see crackling controversy is within Costa Mesans for Responsible Government, also...
  • Political Landscape: Council candidates to face off at OCC forum [Updated]

    The next installment of the Feet to the Fire Forum, a series of political candidate debates sponsored by the Daily Pilot and Orange County Register, will take place Sept. 18 in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at Orange Coast College. This go-around will...
  • Congressman Rohrabacher stops in for Tea Party

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) used a recent appearance at the monthly gathering of the Newport Mesa Tea Party to implore like-minded members to help "take back the Senate" from Democratic Party control. "The most important thing for people in the...
  • Mailbag: Stop running commentaries from political candidates

    I am sick and tired of the Daily Pilot printing commentaries written by candidates for public office. The Pilot and, I assume, its sister newspapers are providing free campaign platforms to these candidates. Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry has...
  • Council candidates focus at forum on park, development and charter

    Council candidates focus at forum on park, development and charter
    New development, a proposed city charter, traffic and the future of Fairview Park were among the topics discussed Thursday during a Costa Mesa City Council candidates' forum. The two-hour event, hosted by Mesa Verde Community Inc. and moderated by its...
  • New candidate calls herself fiscally conservative

    New candidate calls herself fiscally conservative
    Befitting her hopes for a fiscally conservative city government, Rita Simpson doesn't plan to spend a lot money in this election. Simpson, a longtime Costa Mesa resident, isn't accepting campaign contributions in her bid for City Council. She isn't...
  • Community group plans forum for council candidates

    Mesa Verde Community Inc. is hosting a Costa Mesa City Council candidate forum Thursday evening. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The nonprofit's president, Darnell Wyrick, is the moderator. Mesa Verde...
  • Costa Mesa councilwomen call toll-lane ballot measure political

    In Costa Mesa, even what should be a kumbaya political moment has a way of becoming contentious. Last week, the City Council unanimously decided to ask voters what they think about a state plan to put toll lanes on the 405 Freeway. The question will...
  • Commentary: Multiple choices in race would benefit the electorate

    Sue Lester's commentary, "A thinner field of candidates would benefit us all," (Aug. 7), has left me concerned. I don't need others to make my decisions. As one who has been active in the city's politics and critical of the current council majority's...
  • Political Landscape: Rohrabacher backs Righeimer for Costa Mesa council

    Political Landscape: Rohrabacher backs Righeimer for Costa Mesa council
    U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has endorsed Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer's bid for reelection to the City Council. "Jim Righeimer has demonstrated that he has the courage needed to stand up to powerful special interests and ask difficult...
  • Newport council hopefuls debate parking, 'dock tax,' more

    Newport council hopefuls debate parking, 'dock tax,' more
    When Newport Beach City Council candidates gathered for their first debate on Thursday morning at the Central Library, they could all agree on at least one thing: Newport Beach is a great place to live. But as the forum focused on hot-button issues such...