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  • County GOP gives $50,000 to PAC supporting 4 Newport council candidates

    In the final stretch toward Election Day on Tuesday, the Republican Party of Orange County has funneled about $50,000 into a political action committee that's supporting the Newport Beach City Council slate known as "Team Newport," according to recent...
  • Commentary: Union endorsements are telling in Newport race

    When it comes to endorsements, the employee associations usually stay with what they know, instead of what might be. And they usually will go with the candidates who will best serve their interests. The Newport Beach Police Management Assn....
  • Costa Mesa's conservative mayor on mailer with Democrats

    Costa Mesa's conservative mayor on mailer with Democrats
    Costa Mesa voters saw an odd pairing of political candidates in their mailboxes this week when they received a flier promoting conservative Mayor Jim Righeimer with a slate of heavy-hitting Democrats up for election. Gov. Jerry Brown topped the list,...
  • Mailbag: Hill, Brown, Toerge are sensible choices in Newport Beach

    As an accountant, I am fairly cognizant of the numbers and financial issues being brought up in the City Council election in Newport Beach. And quite frankly, I am very concerned about some of the statements being made and how they reflect on the...
  • Mailbag: Readers sound off on local elections

    Costa Mesa is safer than candidate implies I voted for Katrina Foley the last time she ran for Costa Mesa City Council, before she quit halfway through her second term. I won't be voting for her again on Tuesday. As a liberal Democrat, she's been a...
  • City Council candidates get variety of support

    Mayor Jim Righeimer continues to lead the pack of Costa Mesa City Council candidates this fall in terms of fundraising, with the conservative politician gathering about $150,000 so far. Righeimer, first elected in 2010, is among the eight candidates...
  • New candidate in race for state Senate

    A Laguna Niguel woman has entered the race for the state Senate seat representing the 37th District, according to county registrar data. Naz Namazi, 47, joins two other Republicans in vying for the seat vacated by Mimi Walters, who was elected last year...
  • Steel a big winner over Mansoor in supervisor race

    Michelle Steel cruised to victory Tuesday in her race against Assemblyman Allan Mansoor for the District 2 seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Mansoor, of Costa Mesa, and Steel, of Surfside, were vying for the spot currently held by termed-...
  • Foley wins Costa Mesa City Council seat easily; Righeimer's No. 2 spot is a squeaker

    Foley wins Costa Mesa City Council seat easily; Righeimer's No. 2 spot is a squeaker
    School board trustee Katrina Foley held a commanding lead in the race for two seats on the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday night, with incumbent Mayor Jim Righeimer narrowly taking the second spot. Foley and Righeimer were the apparent front...
  • 'Team Newport' candidates sweep City Council election as mayor is ousted

    Newport Beach voters shook up the City Council during Tuesday’s election, tossing out Mayor Rush Hill and giving a slate of candidates known as “Team Newport” a sweep of the four available seats. Marshall “Duffy” Duffield,...
  • Newport council newcomers ready to take seats

    Newport Beach's four new City Council members will be sworn in during Tuesday's council meeting. Scott Peotter (District 6), Marshall "Duffy" Duffield (District 3), Diane Dixon (District 1) and Kevin Muldoon (District 4), collectively dubbed "Team...
  • Agran out, Republican majority gains strength on Irvine council

    Agran out, Republican majority gains strength on Irvine council
    Irvine Mayor Steven Choi won his bid for reelection and the Republican majority of the City Council gained strength as longtime Democratic council member Larry Agran was ousted from public office, according to the unofficial results of Tuesday's election....