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  • Newport Chamber of Commerce discusses economic outlook

    The upcoming election and federal tax reforms were hot topics Friday morning at the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's Economic Forecast for 2013 breakfast. "This is very topical — the connection between politics and the economy," said Casey...
  • Clinton stumps at UC Irvine

    Clinton stumps at UC Irvine
    President Bill Clinton endorsed a slate of Democratic congressional candidates in a rally Tuesday night at UC Irvine. More than 4,000 attended the "California's Voice" event at the Bren Events Center, where the two-term president campaigned for 26th...
  • Cassity: Some reasons to vote for Obama (not really)

    Every living adult American (and some of the dead ones in and around Chicago) who embraces their civic duties will soon face a major decision: How should we vote Nov. 6? As local issues have been covered ad nauseum by me and others of late, I'll focus my...
  • Mailbag: Praise for Romney's comments on self-reliance

    The Obama campaign manager refers to Mitt Romney's recent comments as shocking that he has disdainfully written off half of the nation. That comment in itself should be considered shocking. Half of America is on government assistance? Apparently, the...
  • Mailbag: Fire pits are a 'public health hazard'

    Re. "Wu: Fire rings are a political boomerang," Oct. 14: Jack Wu, haven't you read the letters? How can you invoke the words of Albert Einstein while you ignore the words of highly credentialed wood-smoke toxicology experts? I have a feeling you are...
  • Mailbag: Some reasons to stop reading Cassity's column

    Re. "Cassity: Some reasons to vote for Obama (not really)," (Oct. 26): The latest in a series of farcical columns by Chuck Cassity is nothing short of a free political advertisement, facilitated by the Daily Pilot, on behalf of Mitt Romney. I am...
  • Mailbag: Parting shots. Our readers weigh in on Election Day

    Yes on Measure V Measure V doesn't change current practices. It preserves nearly 60 years of Costa Mesa city laws and policies. State conflict-of-interest and political contribution laws would still apply. Current bidding practices would continue,...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • It's A Gray Area: We should be skeptical of our government

    People in our country mostly seem to possess an innate faith in government. Probably that has evolved because, while our governments generally are unnecessarily expensive, wasteful and intrusive, they have not been overtly corrupt like so many others...
  • Apodaca: Making the case for preschool

    When my older son turned 3, I decided he should go to preschool. My reasons were simple: We were living in Los Angeles, and I had a busy career as a reporter. My son played with a few neighbor kids, but it was obvious he was ready for something more,...
  • Harlan: Marking time with the new house

    For my family, 2013 will be remembered as the year the new house was built. Literally, The New House, a precision-built, pre-fabricated home created by RSI Development, is being assembled nextdoor as I write this. Poof! — as RSI's marketing...