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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cassity: Taxing the 'rich' could mean your job

    Taxes. Now there's a word that's sure to get the blood flowing. Although perennially a subject for discussion, it seems that it's become more a part of our national and state and even local discourse over the past few months. So, always interested in...
  • Commentary: It's time to turn off San Onofre

    Talk about a game-changer. Do you know the Barack Obama campaign tracked the buying, subscription and leisure habits of 29,000 voters as far back as 2008? Most presidential campaigns track about 1,500 voters for six to 12 months. It turns out this is...
  • Reel Critics: '2016' forgot to include real debate

    Reel Critics: '2016' forgot to include real debate
    Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza is the darling of right wing think tanks. He worked at the Hoover Institution, the Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute. His books and essays feature arguments tailor made for Bill O'Reilly and Fox...
  • Chemerinsky, Eastman to debate health-care act

    Two Orange County law school deans will debate the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday. In celebration of Constitution Day, the founding dean of UC Irvine's law school, Erwin Chemerinsky, will debate John Eastman, former dean of the Chapman University...
  • Romney addresses video gaffe in Costa Mesa

    Mitt Romney's presidential bid, already pushing back against suggestions that he was losing ground to President Obama, confronted more difficulty Monday when a secretly taped video showed him describing nearly half the nation's population as "dependent on...
  • Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama

    Giuliani takes a few swipes at Obama
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and tore into President Obama on Thursday night at a California Republican Party fundraiser. The reception at the private Pacific Club in Newport Beach aimed to...
  • 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...
  • City of Newport sends Obama campaign $35K invoice for CdM visit

    City of Newport sends Obama campaign $35K invoice for CdM visit
    The city of Newport Beach spent $35,043.04 on police officers when President Obama stopped in Corona del Mar in February for a campaign breakfast, and revenue officials have sent his campaign an invoice to recoup the costs. City Manager Dave Kiff said...