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  • Officials turn out for Triangle ribbon cutting

    Officials turn out for Triangle ribbon cutting
    The Saddle Ranch Chop House and El Corazón de Costa Mesa, two new restaurants at The Triangle, held small ribbon-cutting ceremonies earlier this week. Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce employees, city officials and others posed for the grand-opening photos...
  • Mansoor: 'Intellectually disabled' is a better term

    A bill proposed by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) that would change the term "mentally retarded" to "intellectually disabled" in state codes is headed to the governor's desk for approval. Assembly Bill 2370, or the "Shriver R-Word Act," would...
  • Speaking limits ruled 'unconstitutional'

    A section of a Costa Mesa law that limits what speakers can say at City Council meetings is unconstitutional, federal justices have ruled. The law's ban on "personal, impertinent, profane, insolent or slanderous remarks" during public comment periods...
  • Dock fee opponents seek state review

    State legislators may soon be asked to referee the ongoing scuffle between the city of Newport Beach and residential dock owners. Opponents of the dock fee increases are calling for a review of the way the city spends revenues generated in its...
  • Court: Restricting 'insolent' speakers is unconstitutional

    A federal appellate court found Wednesday that a Costa Mesa ordinance that restricts "insolent" speakers when addressing the City Council is unconstitutional. However, it was appropriately applied in the case of Benito Acosta, who in 2006 vocally opposed...
  • Newport Harbor Republican Women open headquarters

    Newport Harbor Republican Women open headquarters
    Orange County almost went for President Obama during the 2008 general election, but as Republican Party leaders look to swing independents back their way, they can count on a new bastion in Corona del Mar. The Newport Harbor Republican Women celebrated...
  • Mansoor mulls run for supervisor's seat

     Mansoor mulls run for supervisor's seat
    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) said Friday that he is considering running for the Orange County Board of Supervisors. If elected in June 2014, the former Costa Mesa mayor and longtime city resident would succeed Supervisor John Moorlach in...
  • Dual-serving coastal commissioner resigns under fire

    California Coastal Commissioner William Burke — who vocally supported dousing beach bonfires in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach — has resigned amid pressure from two state legislators. Burke is chairman of the South Coast Air Quality...
  • Hit-and-run bill yanked

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) has shelved a bill inspired by the death of a Newport Beach doctor that would have upped the penalty in fatal hit-and-run cases. Assembly Bill 956 would have mandated an extra five years behind bars for hit-and-...
  • Costa Mesa branch of NuVision opens

    Costa Mesa branch of NuVision opens
    NuVision Federal Credit Union celebrated the relocation of a Costa Mesa branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The event, hosted by NuVision, the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce and civic leaders, included presentations by special guests. Chris...
  • O.C. supervisors to weigh in on fire rings

    O.C. supervisors to weigh in on fire rings
    Residents fighting a proposed ban on beach bonfires could find the Orange County Board of Supervisors in their corner. A staff report for Tuesday's meeting recommends that the supervisors vote to formally oppose the ban, which, if approved, could snuff...
  • 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...