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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gamebusters and Gamestoppers

    (Plays of 30 yards or more) 42 – Quest Truxton (Newport Harbor) kickoff return 41 – Quest Truxton (Newport Harbor) kickoff return 33 – Quest Truxton (Newport Harbor) touchdown pass from Cole Norris 42 – Cole Martin (Corona...
  • Newport moves forward with trash outsourcing

    The Newport Beach City Council directed city staff about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday night to move forward with negotiating a contract to outsource the city's trash service. A roughly two-hour discussion before the 4-3 vote highlighted two main opposing...
  • Commentary: A lesson on important figures from the past

    Usually when reading letters that I don't agree with, I just let them slide and do not give them much thought. However, when one is personally attacked, then a response is in order. Recently, I wrote a piece (Mailbag: "

    Dozens rally in support of police

    Dozens rally in support of police
    At least 60 people rallied outside Costa Mesa City Hall on Tuesday night, holding signs that read "Crime is up. Got cops?" and "Support police, not political agendas." The rally, organized by the grass-roots group Costa Mesans for Responsible...
  • Businessman to run for Newport council

    Businessman to run for Newport council
    Balboa Peninsula resident Mike Glenn announced Tuesday that he intends to run for Newport Beach City Council in District 1 next year. Prompted by the recent debate over whether Newport Beach should outsource its trash services to a private company,...
  • Turnaround at Fairview Park approved

    Turnaround at Fairview Park approved
    The Costa Mesa City Council voted early Wednesday to add a turnaround space at Fairview Park as a potential compromise to a proposed parking lot, which had been opposed by residents. But a vocal group of people attending the nearly seven-hour council...
  • Mayor calls for police hiring plan

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer on Tuesday demanded a plan to fill staffing gaps in the city's police department. Speaking near the beginning of a City Council meeting, Righeimer called for weekly meetings with the police department, saying there is no...
  • Legal action taken in pier dispute

    A Newport Beach resident has filed a civil action against the city over the alleged mishandling of the permit for the dock that stretches in front of his family's Balboa Island home. The petition, filed Monday on behalf of former professional basketball...
  • Commentary: Blog toes the official line