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  • Costa Mesa council's attempt to discuss police contract ends quickly

    A closed-session meeting for the Costa Mesa City Council to begin its negotiation process with the city's police union was unexpectedly cut short Friday morning when one council member left after a few minutes on the grounds that the process should...
  • Commentary: Curry has the public, private experience to lead in office

    The new state representatives we elect this November will have the opportunity to represent Orange County for the next 12 years. The legislators we elect will have significant impacts on public policy, the future of our party and the future of our...
  • Kashkari helps open Newport GOP headquarters

    Kashkari helps open Newport GOP headquarters
    Newport Harbor Republican Women celebrated the grand opening of the local Republican campaign headquarters Tuesday with an appearance by the party's gubernatorial nominee, Neel Kashkari. The Newport Beach office will offer candidate information and yard...
  • Venezia: From toilet politics to the rarity: kindness and respect

    Election time has been called the "silly season," and it certainly is in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Take the ceramic toilets that recently popped up in front of Red-E-Rentals on Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa. Some of their lids bear Mayor Jim...
  • Newport candidate forum runs hurry-up offense

    If the USC football team can run an entertaining hurry-up offense to the delight of audiences at the Coliseum, why can't the same approach apply to political candidates in a public forum? All eight candidates running for four seats on the Newport...
  • Mailbag: Colleen Island project only benefits the developer

    Mailbag: Colleen Island project only benefits the developer
    What was made perfectly clear last week to all of us in the annexation area is that the Costa Mesa City Council majority believes its form of representative government is not supposed to work in the best interests of our 50-plus property owners. Rather,...
  • 'Top-two' primary breeds conflict over candidate endorsements

    Another turn in the increasingly testy race to represent the state's 74th Assembly District is forcing local politicians to grapple with a bigger question: What makes an endorsement? As Orange County Republicans find themselves squaring off against...
  • Mailbag: Mixed messages on water conservation

    I recently received an email showing a home water report from Newport Beach. Needless to say, my family and I are water hogs compared to our "average neighbors," and downright gluttons next to our "efficient neighbors." Once I recovered from this...
  • Moorlach drops out of congressional race

    Moorlach drops out of congressional race
    Saying he'd like to focus on finishing out his current job, Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach is dropping his congressional campaign, he announced Monday night. "I was moving forward, having fun, but my team would say, 'How are you doing on...
  • Venezia: Moorlach, Leece illustrate how tough it is to run

    Venezia: Moorlach, Leece illustrate how tough it is to run
    I always ask candidates what made them decide to throw their hat in the ring. Nine times out of 10 they tell me so many people are urging them to run they can't ignore the pleas. How many is "many"? No one's ever given me a number, though I've...
  • Political Landscape: Curry wins backing of Rohrabacher

    As the June 3 primary nears, candidates for the 74th Assembly District continue to battle for votes. U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) endorsed Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry for the seat, which represents Newport, Costa Mesa,...
  • Venezia: There's truth in these rumors

    People love to gossip. After all, a little "dish" now and then keeps things interesting. And when it comes to Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, there's no shortage of political speculation making the rounds. I thought I'd have some fun and explore two...