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  • Commentary: Political caricatures speak to the need for adults in charge

    I know I must be running against young people, because they seem to love cartoons. Perhaps you saw me riding the high-speed train. The same train I strongly opposed in a March Daily Pilot opinion piece, where I laid out the problems with the current...
  • Mailbag: Candidate Curry's ideas are out of date

    Re. "Commentary: Political caricatures speak to the need for adults in charge," (May 28): Political campaigns are about ideas, experience, effectiveness and vision. They are also tests — of hard work, discipline and determination. Voters are the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Political Landscape: Leece, Snowden, Dixon back Foley for council

    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Costa Mesa City Council candidate Katrina Foley recently announced a slate of endorsements from public officials past and present. The former councilwoman, and current school board trustee, earned backing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Venezia: Buckle up as campaigns get interesting

    Political twists and turns are coming fast and furious these days in the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa council races — and beyond. The Aug. 8 filing deadline saw the exit of two candidates. Newport's Michael Glenn dropped his bid for the Balboa...
  • 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...
  • 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...