| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:57 PM
At least 60 people rallied outside Costa Mesa City Hall on Tuesday night, holding signs that read "Crime is up. Got cops?" and "Support police, not political agendas."
The rally, organized by the grass-roots group Costa Mesans for Responsible...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Balboa Peninsula resident Mike Glenn announced Tuesday that he intends to run for Newport Beach City Council in District 1 next year.
Prompted by the recent debate over whether Newport Beach should outsource its trash services to a private company,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council voted early Wednesday to add a turnaround space at Fairview Park as a potential compromise to a proposed parking lot, which had been opposed by residents.
But a vocal group of people attending the nearly seven-hour council...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer on Tuesday demanded a plan to fill staffing gaps in the city's police department.
Speaking near the beginning of a City Council meeting, Righeimer called for weekly meetings with the police department, saying there is no...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:22 PM
A Newport Beach resident has filed a civil action against the city over the alleged mishandling of the permit for the dock that stretches in front of his family's Balboa Island home.
The petition, filed Monday on behalf of former professional basketball...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:28 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council got an earful Tuesday evening from mobile home park residents expressing disappointment and frustration over proposed plans to convert the park for seniors to a high-density apartment complex.
In the end, the residents got...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
NEWPORT BEACH — While losing the first race in a best-of-five final of the 47th Governor's Cup, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth, Australia found a way to flip the script against Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Sunday.
It might have...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Roy Englebrecht is spoiling for a fight — this time in the political arena.
The longtime fight promoter and Newport Beach resident announced plans to run for the city's District 4 council seat, which will be vacated by Councilwoman Leslie Daigle...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:01 AM
For the nearly 15,000 registered Democrats in Costa Mesa, there's a new group.
The Costa Mesa Democratic Club, which officially formed at the end of June, is having a kickoff party Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Creative Outlet Studios, 2035...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:33 PM
This post has been updated, as noted below.
Huntington Beach Councilman Joe Carchio confirmed Wednesday that he will run for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors next year.
The one-time mayor of Huntington Beach is vying for outgoing...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Newport Beach Planning Commissioner Tim Brown announced this week that he will seek the seat held by termed-out Councilwoman Leslie Daigle in 2014.
The chairman of the Lobsterfest Foundation has set his sights on the District 4, which covers Harbor Cove,...