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  • The DP 103: Our list of 2013's newsmakers

    The DP 103: Our list of 2013's newsmakers
    1.) Tom Gazsi: Costa Mesa's police chief celebrated the 60th anniversary of his department — one he leads with a steady, capable hand, despite the tension between his officers and a majority of the City Council members. 2.) Keith Curry: The...
  • Leece mulling a run for 48th Congressional District

    Leece mulling a run for 48th Congressional District
    Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Wendy Leece confirmed Saturday that she is weighing a run for Congress. Leece, a Republican, is exploring a race for the 48th Congressional District seat held by longtime U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa). Leece...
  • 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...
  • Mansoor declares his run for supervisor

    After months of consideration, state Assemblyman Allan Mansoor made it official this week: He's running for the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The longtime Costa Mesa resident and former mayor has been mulling the decision since at least May. If...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

    74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum
    Working well in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night. The roughly hourlong debate in the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center featured...
  • Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

    Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher
    A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress. Suzanne Joyce Savary, 67, a Newport Beach resident of 15 years, said Tuesday that she plans to run in the June primary race for the 48th...
  • Politicians speak at Tea Party event

    Politicians speak at Tea Party event
    Integrity is essential to public service and is something achieved over a long period of time, a Costa Mesa City Council candidate stressed during a conservative candidates forum Thursday evening. "I believe that the old man who's running for City...