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  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher's global warming comments spark debate

    Re. "Rohrabacher dismisses global warming, warns of China (Aug. 9): U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who...
  • Commentary: Mayor, faced with intimidation, had no choice but to sue

    Joseph Heller once famously wrote, "Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you." That line could apply to the situation in Costa Mesa, where Mayor Jim Righeimer has filed suit against the Costa Mesa Police Officers Assn. and others....
  • UCI women's soccer picked second in Big West

    The UC Irvine women's soccer team has been picked to share second place in the Big West Conference preseason coaches' poll. The Anteaters, who played No. 12-ranked Texas A&M to a 0-0 tie in an exhibition game on Wednesday, received 62 points to match...
  • Capitelli declares Costa Mesa council run

    Capitelli declares Costa Mesa council run
    A district representative for U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has declared his candidacy for the Costa Mesa City Council. Tony Capitelli, 28, said Monday that he intends to run during the November 2014 general election. He is the first...
  • Walters picks up more endorsements

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced more endorsements this week in her campaign for the 45th Congressional District. The election is set for next June. Walters, whose 37th District includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and portions of Huntington Beach and...
  • Briefs: McDonnell shines

    Former UC Irvine All-American Dan McDonnell had a match-high three aces to help the United States men's volleyball team earn a 25-14, 25-10, 25-20 victory over Trinidad and Tobego in the second round of pool play late Tuesday at the Pan American Cup in...
  • Commentary: Stop slamming the City Council

    Even before he was elected to the City Council, some Costa Mesa police officers were out to keep Jim Righeimer from being elected. He couldn't be counted on to vote to give away the store to the unions. Righeimer ran on a campaign of representing the...
  • Archaeological concerns fuel Fairview debate

    Archaeological concerns fuel Fairview debate
    To the untrained eye, the area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park near the cliffs offers sweeping ocean views, but the grounds themselves may not look like much. It's a mesa of dirt, brush, trails, mounds and rocks among bicycle tracks, footprints and paw...
  • Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback

    Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback
    The men had just finished their thick steaks and were starting to smoke cigars while artichoke hearts warmed on the grill. A plate of mooncakes awaited them nearby. On a sunny afternoon in the backyard of his home in the hills of Orange, Van Tran...
  • It's A Gray Area: Federal pensions no longer make any sense

    There is a lot of misinformation and mystery about the compensation Congress receives. So I did some research at http://www.About.com and called the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives at (202) 225-7000. Senators and representatives...
  • Briefs: Team USA falls

    The U.S. men's national team that includes three starters who are former or current players at UC Irvine, lost to host Mexico, 21-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-22, 17-15, in the pool-play finale of the Pan American Cup in Mexico City on Wednesday. The loss...
  • Briefs: UCI picked eighth

    UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo. The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...