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  • Political Landscape: A liberal walked into a conservative's bar ...

    Dan Chmielewski sat alone, glass of red wine in hand, around 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Skosh Monahan's, awaiting the other invited guests. The Irvine resident, public relations man and self-identified liberal was, by his own estimation, in "enemy territory."...
  • Barbara's Bits & Bites: Mixing food and politics in Costa Mesa

    One reason I enjoy this food column is I get to discover and rediscover fun places to eat locally. It also gives me a break from writing about politics, but this week the two crossed paths. You can't mention Skosh Monahan's Steakhouse and Irish Pub,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Giving thanks, A to Z (CdM-style)

    A... Arthur Pescan. This Corona del Mar High School junior seems to do it all — cross country, the school musical, class president, mock trial, standing up to an angry crowd to support a new school sports complex. A school board trustee once said...
  • Police management union endorses Hill, Toerge, Brown, Dixon

    The Newport Beach Police Management Assn., the union representing sergeants and lieutenants, has announced a slate of City Council endorsements in an open letter to the community. "The [association] does not normally make political endorsements,"...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Nancy Gardner finds life after the council 'freeing'

    Corona del Mar Today: Nancy Gardner finds life after the council 'freeing'
    Nancy Gardner has spent the last eight years representing Corona del Mar residents on the Newport Beach City Council. Eight years of 7:30 a.m. Business Improvement District meetings, Corona del Mar Residents Assn. meetings, committee meetings, study...
  • 2 P.I.s illegally tracked and reported on Costa Mesa councilmen, D.A. charges

    2 P.I.s illegally tracked and reported on Costa Mesa councilmen, D.A. charges
    Two private investigators illegally tracked one Costa Mesa councilman using GPS and called in a fake DUI report on another in 2012 when they were hired to surveil the politicians before an election, according to charges announced Thursday by the Orange...
  • Costa Mesa's Wendy Leece gearing up for life after public office

    Costa Mesa's Wendy Leece gearing up for life after public office
    After accolades upon accolades had poured in, outgoing Costa Mesa Councilwoman Wendy Leece, wearing a new dress she recently bought at South Coast Plaza, faced the audience in front of the speaker's podium. She had received compliments that evening from...
  • New Newport Councilwoman Dixon listens to residents' needs

    New Newport Councilwoman Dixon listens to residents' needs
    For newly elected Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon, an interest in politics is a family affair. With two journalists for parents, a sister who just finished a stint on the Costa Mesa City Council and an upbringing that centered on local...
  • Exiting O.C. Supervisor Moorlach weighs state Senate run

    After eight years on the Orange County Board of Supervisors, and more than a decade before that as the county treasurer, John Moorlach now finds himself in the midst of emptying out his office. But where exactly the Costa Mesa resident will be unpacking...
  • Costa Mesa's police chief calls for unity as he ends tenure

    Costa Mesa's police chief calls for unity as he ends tenure
    In his last days on the job, Costa Mesa's outgoing police chief warned that the city needs a new sense of unity if it wants to rebuild a Police Department that has scrambled to hire officers but still struggles with attrition and nagging vacancies. "A...
  • Commentary: Team Newport signals a taxpayer-minded era

    With great anticipation and a sense of renewal, I attended the Dec. 9 Newport Beach City Council meeting. Diane Dixon, Duffy Duffield, Kevin Muldoon and Scott Peotter ("Team Newport") were sworn in to serve four-year terms. It was the culmination of 2½...
  • Moorlach announces run for state Senate

    Moorlach announces run for state Senate
    Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach announced Wednesday that he intends to run for the state Senate. Moorlach, who had been mulling the decision for the past several weeks, is seeking the 37th Senate District seat vacated by Mimi Walters (R-...