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  • Mailbag: Fourth of July rattles Costa Mesa resident

    It is nearly midnight on the Fourth of July in West Costa Mesa and the illegal fireworks have been exploding since midmorning. The huge booms and rattles of firecrackers are punctuated by errant bottle rockets that land around my neighborhood. The...
  • Romney visits Costa Mesa

    Romney visits Costa Mesa
    Mitt Romney criticized President Obama's health-care reforms and other regulations that some small businesses find burdensome during a campaign stop Monday at a Costa Mesa manufacturing plant. The presumptive Republican nominee, who met with business...
  • Steinberg: Time for a change

    "How many deaths will it take till they know, that too many people have died?" — Bob Dylan "Blowing in the wind" Professional football was shocked by the news that Kansas City linebacker Javon Belcher had shot his fiancĂ©e nine times, before...
  • Man found with explosives pleads not guilty

    Man found with explosives pleads not guilty
    A Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges that he posessed the makings of explosives. Baylor Maggenti, 66, had materials commonly used to make pipe bombs, prosecutors said. He has been charged with felony counts of intent to...
  • Smith: Debate should focus on life control

    The notion that cancer is a good way to die provoked only one e-mail that disagreed. All of the others I received privately had no problem with the concept. In case you missed it, I declared last week that if it is age appropriate, cancer is a good way...
  • Commentary: Arguments against dock fees not sound

    As many residents are aware, I served on both the council ad hoc committee that reviewed tidelands rents for commercial users and the council working group that reviewed tidelands' rents for residential piers. I have been intimately involved for more than...
  • Secret Service: Newport's cost concerns are misdirected

    A Secret Service official said Newport Beach city administrators are asking the wrong people to pay for police protection at presidential campaign events. It's the service that is responsible for the candidates' security, not the campaigns, spokesman Max...
  • Cassity: Sorry, but we did build that

    In a speech he gave in Roanoke, Va., on July 13, President Obama said, "… If you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. … If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. … If you've got a business,...
  • Commentary: Media allows religion to distort discourse

    After reading the Feb. 19 commentaries in the Daily Pilot titled "Obama wages war against Catholic Church" and "Readers should give Muslim column a chance," I am bewildered by the current lack of factual honesty in our public discourse. The first piece...
  • Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous

    Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous
    Re. "Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store (Aug. 2): Your article proclaiming that Chick-fil-A supporters came out "en masse" to support the company after its president said he believes in the religious definition of marriage is so disingenuous and...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Former county treasurer is one to talk

    Re: "Libertarianism is our American roots," Community Commentary, Dec. 22: This letter is in response to the publication of Chriss Street's letter concerning libertarianism and Washington "fat cats." My first response is, really? With Street's financial...