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  • Fight Club owner plans to run for Newport council

     Fight Club owner plans to run for Newport council
    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...
  • Democratic Club kicks off in Costa Mesa

    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...
  • Councilman to run for supervisor

    Councilman to run for supervisor
    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...
  • Chamber Chairman Brown enters council race

    Chamber Chairman Brown enters council race
    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,...
  • Officials postpone business tax review

    The Costa Mesa Finance Advisory Committee on Tuesday voted to postpone its examination of the city's business license tax until more data are collected. A majority of the 10 committee members said they wanted to see results from new city software that...
  • Democratic club aims for change in Republican town

    Democratic club aims for change in Republican town
    They know it'll be a challenge, but the Costa Mesa Democratic Club wants to paint a red town blue. More than 180 people came to the club's kickoff party Tuesday night at Creative Outlet Studios, a Placentia Avenue facility that will serve as the club'...
  • State leaders support desalination plant

    The state legislators representing Orange County unanimously asked a state water agency to approve Poseidon Water's permit to build a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, according to a statement by Poseidon Water. The Thursday letter to Coastal...
  • It's Gray Area: How much government is too much government?

    The following question is meant to be practical, not philosophical, and your answer is important. Do you want unlimited government? That would mean that government would effectively take responsibility for deciding and controlling all aspects of our...
  • Traffic-mitigation project in motion

    The Costa Mesa City Council unanimously approved an engineering design contract Tuesday night that will look into traffic mitigation measures for East 19th Street. The $93,995 agreement with CivilSource, an Irvine-based civil engineering firm, will...
  • Harbor commissioner Stapleton to run for council

    Harbor commissioner Stapleton to run for council
    Newport Beach Harbor Commissioner Joseph Stapleton announced Thursday that he will run for City Council. Stapleton, 29, plans to seek the District 1 seat held by termed-out Councilman Mike Henn in the November 2014 election. He is the first to put...
  • Commentary: New supervisor must have highest ethics

    Any potential candidate running to fill John Moorlach's district on the Orange County Board of Supervisors should have a substantially better platform than having "firsthand knowledge of how things get done at that level," (Jim Moreno, Daily Pilot, July...
  • It's A Gray Area: U.S. should not intervene overseas

    One of the first things done when our country was founded in 1787 was establish the United States Department of War. This agency lasted until 1947, when it was re-organized and re-named the U.S. Department of Defense. But given our history since that...