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  • Mailbag: MSU editorial misguided

    Your editorial and editorial cartoon on June 27 were insults to the Jewish community of Orange County, supporters of Israel and freedom of speech and UC Irvine (Forum: "MSU deserves fair hearing," June 27). Evidently the purpose of the editorial and...
  • Beginning to see the light

    News flash! On June 22, the Chicago Sun-Times published an editorial recommending a radical change in our nation's drug policy. The editorial began by saying: "When will we accept that America's war on drugs is over – we lost – and it's time...
  • Candidate withdraws from third district race

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the official nomination period nears, one candidate vying for a City Council seat has dropped out of a race and three other seats appear uncontested. Steve Young, an attorney and three-time congressional candidate, announced...
  • Mailbag: Mixed-use project has superior design

      Mixed-use project has superior design For such an important project, the Daily Pilot failed to get all the important facts ("Housing project protested," July 16). The proposed mixed-use senior housing project at 845 Baker St. is consistent with...
  • Applicants line up for new restaurant openings

    COSTA MESA — As President Barack Obama on Monday accused Senate Republicans of blocking legislation that would extend unemployment benefits to millions of Americans, more than 200 hopeful — and some desperate — job seekers showed up...
  • Sounding Off: Selective attention and the law

    Does anybody know where I can obtain a listing of federal laws that the government has no intention of enforcing? Or of prosecuting? You know, like in the Arizona situation, where the government sued Arizona because the Grand Canyon State tried to...
  • Sounding Off: Obama repeating FDR's economic mistake

    The comments by Chriss Street should not be surprising to anyone ("Community Commentary: Deficit spending a bad move for U.S.," July 25). The comments by Tom Egan are surprising and seem to be more emotional than historical fact ("Sounding Off: Treasurer'...
  • Mailbag: Government could learn from Congress of the '90s

    I would like to add to Mr. Lightfoot's argument about the Roosevelt administration in prolonging the Great Depression. After President Hoover tried to tax America into being prosperous, FDR decided he would even do bigger tax increases in the name of...
  • Group wants people to follow the money

    COSTA MESA — Most in the room wanted to know how it came to this. The NCAA men's basketball Championship Tournament was on TV. Half of the place was roaring as Arizona upset Duke. But what made nearly 100 Costa Mesa residents ignore the Sweet...
  • Comments & Curiosities: One vote to blow them all away

    It happens. Not often, but it happens. A city council makes a decision and next thing you know, kaboom! It's the shot heard round the world. That's what happened recently, right here, in Newport Beach. Last Tuesday, the City Council decided on a 4-3...
  • Rick Warren to speak at Vanguard commencement

    Saddleback Church's founder will speak at Vanguard University's undergraduate commencement ceremony May 7. Pastor Rick Warren is slated to speak at the nonprofit private Pentecostal university at 55 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. Warren has written six...
  • City Life: End the secrecy; give us the truth

    The financial shenanigans under investigation in the city of Bell have caused a scramble to climb aboard the "transparency" train. Government agencies are tripping over themselves to show their constituencies that they have nothing to hide....