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  • Board moves against Fitzpatrick

    Four directors of the Costa Mesa Sanitary District unanimously voted Thursday night to pursue litigation against Director Jim Fitzpatrick, contending that his prior simultaneous service on the district and the city's Planning Commission were...
  • Wu: What a year it was and will be

    The thing I cannot believe is how fast this political year went. It seems like just yesterday when Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle was the favorite for our newly redistricted 74th Assembly seat until spoiler Democrat Robert Rush jumped into...
  • DP 103

    DP 103
    1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
  • Wu: My impressions of council candidates Weitzberg, Stephens

    Last week, I wrote about my initial observations in meeting the Costa Mesa City Council candidates: Planning Commissioner Colin McCarthy and appointed incumbent Steve Mensinger. This time, let's take a look at a couple of their competitors: first-time...
  • City fight pits ideology against fiscal realities

    City fight pits ideology against fiscal realities
    First in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * The Ruhls are a throwback to simpler times. The sweet smell of fresh-baked coffee cake drifts out their front door. Their tidy Mission Viejo townhome's bathroom is stocked with wholesome...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'The heroes are the people who actually serve'

     'The heroes are the people who actually serve'
    Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
  • AB 2370 goes into effect Saturday

    California state code will no longer call people "mentally retarded" or refer to "mental retardation" once a new law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Saturday goes into effect. Those terms will be replaced with references to "intellectual disability." Assemblyman...
  • Smith: Talking the issues with candidate Bob Rush

    Friday's mail brought the first campaign literature from the three 74th Assembly District candidates. Of the three — Leslie Daigle, Allan Mansoor and Bob Rush — Rush was the only one not to use the word "reform" in his mailer. It's not...