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  • Brown lawns are beautiful, water district tells customers

    Brown lawns are beautiful, water district tells customers
    The Irvine Ranch Water District is asking its customers to let their grass go brown as one of several suggestions to save water amid California's ongoing drought.. The district, which serves 370,000 residents in Irvine, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa,...
  • Rearview Mirror: O.C. Week in Review

    Sunday, 05.24.15 Turning sewage into drinking water gains appeal It's a technology with the potential to ease California's colossal thirst and insulate millions from the parched whims of Mother Nature, experts say. But there's just one problem —...
  • Local water providers tighten their belts in wake of state mandate

    Local water providers tighten their belts in wake of state mandate
    As the wholesale agency that typically provides Southern California with about half its water supply tightens the spigot with a 15% cut in regional deliveries, one of its large customers, the Municipal Water District of Orange County, is calling for a 15%...
  • OC employees' group celebrates governor's inauguration

    OC employees' group celebrates governor's inauguration
    Members of the Orange County Employees Assn., which represents Costa Mesa municipal workers, recently traveled to the state Capitol in Sacramento to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown's inauguration. On Monday, the workers brought their wagon and served 4,...
  • In Irvine visit, governor praises veterans cemetery effort

    In Irvine visit, governor praises veterans cemetery effort
    Gov. Jerry Brown made a quick appearance in Irvine on Tuesday to laud what he emphasized is a bipartisan effort to build a state veterans cemetery at the Orange County Great Park, a former military air base. "In war we come together because we have to...
  • Newport, Irvine residents named to Superior Court

    Newport, Irvine residents named to Superior Court
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday announced the appointment of a Newport Beach attorney to the Orange County Superior Court. Martha K. Gooding, 59, is filling a vacancy left by Judge David Thompson, whom Brown appointed to the state Court of Appeal last...
  • Commentary: Minimum-wage hike will hurt job market

    On Sept. 25, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 10, which raises the minimum hourly wage in California to $10. This bill is an example of good-intentioned legislation that will cause more harm than good. Those who supported this bill think it will...
  • Charter Committee fine-tunes language

    As of now, Costa Mesa's proposed city charter does not have language clarifying how the City Council can personally interact with city staffers over administrative affairs. The decision to leave it out came after a 5-4 vote Wednesday night by the...
  • Commentary: We must act to protect Proposition 13

    The sheer volume of legislation flowing through the state Capitol at any given time can be overwhelming — Gov. Jerry Brown signed 800 bills into law this year alone. But if there's one issue Californians should know about if they own or plan on...
  • Fair Board seeks exclusion from state bill

    The Orange County Fair Board on Thursday directed its management to contact a state senator to see whether the fairgrounds can be excluded in his legislation to change the operation and funding of state-owned fairgrounds. Senate Bill 741, whose lead...
  • New law moves charter votes to November

    A state Senate bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday delays when Costa Mesa residents will vote on the charter being drafted by the city's committee. SB 311, introduced by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), mandates that city charters be voted on...
  • Commentary: Realignment is not good for communities

    "The most dangerous social experiment of our generation." That is how Newport Beach Police Chief Jay Johnson describes the state "realignment" program to release state prisoners to local jails and supervised community release. Faced with court-mandated...