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  • Charter could cost city funding

    New California legislation could cut off some state funding for Costa Mesa based on language the city's Charter Committee has voted to include in a new draft charter. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 7 into law over the weekend, turning the tables on...
  • Carnett: Moving in with the neighbours, eh?

    "I can't tell you Aussies and Kiwis apart," I once confessed to a New Zealander. I'm pretty sure I insulted him. "There are huge differences, mate," the Kiwi corrected, "just as there are big differences between Americans and Canadians. If I said...
  • Ramos says he will run for council

    Ramos says he will run for council
    A longtime Costa Mesa resident and relative newcomer to the city's political scene announced Tuesday his candidacy for City Council. Lee Ramos, 70, has lived in Costa Mesa for 67 years and witnessed the growth of the city, once known for farming and a...
  • Mailbag: Do not fly Old Glory upside down

    Re. "Patriotism flies high,": I was charmed by your Nov. 10 cover story about Thomas G. Riker, the 95-year-old veteran who has flown the American flag every day for about 40 years. It was also nice to hear the positive comments that so many neighbors had...
  • Foley may run for council

    Saying she's concerned about public safety and quality-of-life issues in Costa Mesa, Katrina Foley told the Daily Pilot on Friday night that she is strongly considering a run for City Council. The 46-year-old Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustee...
  • Mayor Curry to run for Assembly

    Mayor Curry to run for Assembly
    Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for state Assembly in 2014. "It was a spontaneous decision," he said. "My wife and I were having dinner [last weekend] and she said, 'You ought to do it. The timing is good.'"...
  • Moorlach to run for Congress

    Moorlach to run for Congress
    Supervisor John Moorlach, who gained political recognition in 1994 when he raised concerns about the vulnerability of Orange County's investment pool during his campaign for county treasurer, announced Wednesday that he plans to run for Congress. The...
  • Newport candidate is accepting bitcoin donations

    When Newport Beach City Council candidate Michael Glenn thinks of freedom, that includes the freedom to choose how to donate, be it with dollars, pesos or bitcoin. Glenn claims to be the first local politician to accept campaign donations in the...
  • Yelsey selected to lead Newport-Mesa school board

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees unanimously elected Karen Yelsey as president during an organizational meeting Tuesday night. The board also voted to begin the twice-monthly meetings an hour earlier, starting at 6 p.m. in January....
  • Hornbuckle to lead Coast Community College board

    Coast Community College District Trustee Mary Hornbuckle will replace Lorraine Prinsky as board president for 2014. Hornbuckle, who served as vice president this year, was unanimously elected at the trustees' organizational meeting Wednesday night....
  • Van Tran to run for Board of Equalization

    Van Tran to run for Board of Equalization
    Former state Assemblyman Van Tran announced Monday that he will run for a seat on the California Board of Equalization. Michelle Steel, a Surfside resident who currently holds the District 4 seat that Tran seeks, will be termed-out next year. She is...
  • It's A Gray Area: Drug policy easing is victory for liberty

    With the recent statement by Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. that the federal government will not prosecute people for marijuana offenses as long as they are acting within the laws of their states, it is simply a question of time before the entire "war...