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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Mansoor, Steel trade conservative credentials

    Mansoor, Steel trade conservative credentials
    Two candidates for county supervisor met in Costa Mesa on Thursday evening to debate issues ranging from taxation to immigration law. State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) and state Board of Equalization Vice Chairwoman Michelle Steel spoke...
  • Democrat enters Assembly race

    Democrat enters Assembly race
    A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74. Anila Ali, a native of Pakistan who moved to Irvine in 1996, said she hopes to draw on her background as an immigrant and her roles as a mother and...
  • Letters From the Editor: 2014's Feet to the Fire Forum series should sizzle

    When Orange County Register columnist Barbara Venezia and I met four years ago at the Balboa Yacht Club, we began an unlikely friendship. I say unlikely because we worked for competing papers. And she, to put it mildly, was as outgoing as her red hair...
  • Commentary: How the GOP can win over Latinos

    Latinos, who needs them? If you're the Republican Party in California, you do. But there is a big difference among needing, tolerating and identifying with. At the moment, California is a one-party state, big "D" Democrat. The Republican Party is the...
  • 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...
  • Newport Beach hires Citizens United attorney

    A former U.S. solicitor general who has argued dozens of prominent cases before the Supreme Court has agreed to represent Newport Beach in its bid for judicial intervention in the city's years-long legal battle with sober-living homes. The city this...
  • 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...