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  • It's A Gray Area: Country needs us to set it on right path

    Many things are not going well for us and our country. So where do we go from here? Well, as people sometimes say when playing bridge, let's review the bidding. For every dollar the federal government spends, it is borrowing or printing 20 cents. That...
  • Walters announces run for Congress [Updated]

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced Tuesday that she plans to run for the 45th Congressional District seat retiring U.S. Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) will vacate next year. Walters, a Republican, currently represents the 37th District in the California...
  • Council pushes back on user fee

    Council pushes back on user fee
    The Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to send a letter to the state objecting to attempts to collect money from area residents who jog or hike along the Back Bay. The letter says the council acknowledges that it's rough going...
  • Effort to recall mayor fizzles

    The Costa Mesa resident behind an effort to recall Mayor Jim Righeimer said Friday that he will not have enough signatures by the deadline to bring his petition to voters. Chris McEvoy needed 15% of the Costa Mesa electorate — or more than 9,000...
  • Council to consider charter panel members

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to look into the selection of members for a committee whose task will be creating a charter in time for either of next year's elections. The charter, essentially a city constitution, would ultimately...
  • College board votes to lay off employees

    Coastline Community College will lay off up to 32 employees this summer after it did not receive grant funding to run an Irvine career center it has operated for years. Coast Community College District's board of trustees voted to issue the layoff...
  • Council to discuss charter

    Should Costa Mesa have a charter? How should such a city constitution be created? A City Council session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 77 Fair Drive, is expected to address these and other questions. A news...
  • ExplorOcean names new chief executive

    Newport Beach nonprofit ExplorOcean announced Monday that its former board chairman will take over as the interactive museum's chief executive. Tom Pollack, a Dana Point resident, will assume the role immediately. He will continue to serve as director of...
  • O.C. supervisors oppose proposed ban on fire rings

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally opposed a call by air-quality regulators to snuff out beach bonfires in much of Southern California. Supervisors urged the South Coast Air Quality Managment District to drop a proposed ban on...
  • Costa Mesa council split on charter

    The talking points, debates and wounds of November were made fresh again at City Hall on Tuesday as the City Council explored new directions to create a city charter. Following the general election's sound defeat of the contested document that would...
  • Mailbag: Headline wrongly implies support for a hotel [corrected]

    Re. "Newport hotel wins vast support," (April 24): A front-page article in the Daily Pilot shows a headline that claims Newport residents overwhelmingly support a hotel on the site of the old City Hall. This is very misleading, given that there were...
  • Commentary: Tell us why we should become a charter city

    It has only been six months since the first proposed Costa Mesa city charter was defeated by 60% of the voters, but on Tuesday the Costa Mesa City Council held a study session with the first question being, "Should Costa Mesa pursue becoming a charter...