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  • Editorial: Rising oceans could wash away revenue

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry — who brought his presidential campaign to Corona del Mar last week — may not believe in global warming, but perhaps a new study about the effects climate change could have on the economy could get him to reconsider the...
  • Community Commentary: Obama's jobs bill deserves a layoff

    Did you know that the so-called jobs bill adds the unemployed to the list of "protected classes" who can sue any employer for discrimination based on the applicant's perception that their unemployed status led to their not being hired? How crazy is that?...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that. With...
  • 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: 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...
  • 12-year-old has 'chance of a lifetime' to meet Obama

    12-year-old has 'chance of a lifetime' to meet Obama
    When Alex Posa, 12, was asked if he wanted to meet the president, he didn't hesitate to say yes. The experience didn't disappoint. "I was pretty excited," Alex said. "I couldn't wipe the smile off my face for the next week." The Ensign Intermediate...
  • 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...
  • 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...