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  • 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,...
  • Mailbag: Measure EE opponents made too much noise

    While Newport Beach residents can now celebrate the passage of Measure EE on election night, another element of this ought to be given due consideration by the citizens of our beautiful city. Is there an unfair, misleading and destructive minority that is...
  • 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...
  • Apodaca: A documentary for Dusty

    Apodaca: A documentary for Dusty
    Imagine for a moment that you can't walk or reach out to embrace your loved ones, and that every breath you take, each beat of your heart, requires a herculean effort from your weakening body. That is life for my neighbor Dusty Brandom and millions of...
  • Thousands attend Crossroads of the West Gun show in Costa Mesa

    Thousands attend Crossroads of the West Gun show in Costa Mesa
    A sign taped to ticket booths at the Crossroads of the West Gun Show proclaimed, "Your wife called...she said you could buy anything you want." And buy they did. Eager to have the pick of the litter, enthusiasts began lining up as early as 3 a.m. at...
  • Commentary: Edits to gun commentary confused readers

  • Newport teen to ride in inauguration

    Newport teen to ride in inauguration
    This week, Ellery Sever has been riding a black horse through frigid temperatures in Culver, Ind., while "Video Killed the Radio Star" and "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)" blast on loudspeakers. Sever, 18, of Newport Beach, is preparing to ride in...
  • Sitting out the inauguration

     Sitting out the inauguration
    For the Kerr family of Newport Beach, presidential inaugurations run in the blood. Robert Kerr attended Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration parade in 1965. His son, Alexander Kerr, was at Barack Obama's on Monday. They both went as part of the Culver...
  • Commentary: My experience at the Democratic National Convention

    Editor's note: The author is a sophomore at Newport Harbor High School. She is in Junior Statesmen of America, a nationwide program for teenagers interested in politics. She applied to be part of the group to go to the Democratic National Convention in...