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  • Melone enters Costa Mesa City Council race

    Melone enters Costa Mesa City Council race
    Al Melone, a Costa Mesa resident who unsuccessfully ran for City Council in 2012, will run again in November, this time on an anti-growth platform. In an interview Monday, the retired certified public accountant said his No. 1 campaign issue will be...
  • Political Landscape: Lincoln Club supports Dixon in council bid

    The Lincoln Club of Orange County has thrown its support behind businesswoman Diane Dixon's bid for the Newport Beach City Council, according to a news release. She is running to replace Councilman Mike Henn in the District 1 council seat after he is...
  • 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...
  • Council candidates focus at forum on park, development and charter

    Council candidates focus at forum on park, development and charter
    New development, a proposed city charter, traffic and the future of Fairview Park were among the topics discussed Thursday during a Costa Mesa City Council candidates' forum. The two-hour event, hosted by Mesa Verde Community Inc. and moderated by its...
  • Mailbag: Stop running commentaries from political candidates

    I am sick and tired of the Daily Pilot printing commentaries written by candidates for public office. The Pilot and, I assume, its sister newspapers are providing free campaign platforms to these candidates. Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry has...
  • Political Landscape: Council candidates to face off at OCC forum [Updated]

    The next installment of the Feet to the Fire Forum, a series of political candidate debates sponsored by the Daily Pilot and Orange County Register, will take place Sept. 18 in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at Orange Coast College. This go-around will...
  • Community group plans forum for council candidates

    Mesa Verde Community Inc. is hosting a Costa Mesa City Council candidate forum Thursday evening. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The nonprofit's president, Darnell Wyrick, is the moderator. Mesa Verde...
  • Political Landscape: Leece, Snowden, Dixon back Foley for council

    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Costa Mesa City Council candidate Katrina Foley recently announced a slate of endorsements from public officials past and present. The former councilwoman, and current school board trustee, earned backing...
  • Commentary: Expect unions to play a big role in the election

    As of Dec. 31, the Newport Beach Firefighters Assn. Political Action Committee had $76,115.67 on hand. By the end of summer, it should have more than $90,000 at its disposal. The Newport Beach Police Employees Assn. Political Action Committee had $89,...
  • Political Landscape: Rohrabacher backs Righeimer for Costa Mesa council

    Political Landscape: Rohrabacher backs Righeimer for Costa Mesa council
    U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has endorsed Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer's bid for reelection to the City Council. "Jim Righeimer has demonstrated that he has the courage needed to stand up to powerful special interests and ask difficult...