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  • Venezia: CM4RG rep says Weitzberg was squeezed out of race

    With the next Feet to the Fire Forum just around the corner for Costa Mesa council candidates, political rumblings are starting to surface. One place I hadn't expected to see crackling controversy is within Costa Mesans for Responsible Government, also...
  • 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...
  • Mayor Curry to run for Assembly

    Mayor Curry to run for Assembly
    Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for state Assembly in 2014. "It was a spontaneous decision," he said. "My wife and I were having dinner [last weekend] and she said, 'You ought to do it. The timing is good.'"...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Lincoln Club rescinds endorsement of Curry

    An influential conservative group in Orange County has pulled its endorsement of an Assembly candidate, saying he broke a pledge to reject political donations from public employees unions. The Lincoln Club of Orange County no longer lists Newport...
  • Political Landscape: O.C. Bar rates judicial candidates

    Though the Newport Beach-based Orange County Bar Assn. does not formally endorse judicial candidates, it does evaluate them and issue ratings voters can use as a guide in making their choices. The four ratings reflect whether the bar finds a candidate...
  • Duffy maker may challenge Hill for Newport Beach City Council

    Under mounting pressure from friends, electric boat builder Marshall "Duffy" Duffield is considering a run for a seat on the Newport Beach City Council. If he chooses to compete in the November election, Duffield would face Mayor Rush Hill in District...
  • 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...