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  • Labor, religious leaders back Proposition 30

    Labor, religious leaders back Proposition 30
    ORANGE — Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers President Kimberly Claytor joined Orange County clergy and organized labor leaders Wednesday to advocate for Proposition 30, which would raise taxes on high-income earners to pay for schools, and other...
  • From The Boathouse: Marina tideland fee hike would hurt the industry

    Ahoy! The waters in Newport Harbor are bubbling with the Newport Beach City Council's desire to raise the rates for a tideland fee for commercial operations, which you can expect will be expanded to the residential properties. Officials say the increase...
  • Commentary: 30 will harm business in name of schools

    Re. "Apodaca: Public education hangs in the balance this election season," (Oct. 7): Ms. Patrice Apodaca's column incorrectly points out that the state ranks 47th in per-student spending. It's actually 35th. Since 1992 per-child spending on public...
  • Bill Clinton to endorse Democrats at UCI rally

    Former President Clinton continues to be a hot commodity in contested congressional races. At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton will participate in a rally at UC Irvine to endorse several Democrats in Southern California races targeted by both major parties as...
  • O.C. party leaders analyze Assembly race

    IRVINE — The head of the Orange County Democratic Party said 74th Assembly District Republicans missed an opportunity in the June 5 primary by not voting for Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle. According to Frank Barbaro, the moderate...
  • Apodaca: District needs to discuss pooled funding

    A column I wrote earlier this month regarding the disparity in fundraising among Newport-Mesa public schools touched a nerve with many readers, so I thought it worth revisiting the topic ("How can public schools compete for donations?" March 4). I...
  • Official: School district budget OK for now

    The school district has avoided furloughs and reducing the school year, but looming budget cuts threaten its stability, according to a top school official. Newport-Mesa Unified can pay its bills and maintain the mandated 3% reserves for the next two...
  • Commentary: State's high tax burden thwarts recovery

    State Controller John Chiang continues to uphold the California Great Seal motto, "Eureka, I have found it!" But what Chiang is finding as controller is that California's economy, as measured by tax revenues, is still tanking. State tax collections for...
  • Mailbag: Disneyland dress code distress is making Mickey 'ashamed'

    Imane Boudlal was given compromises and different positions with Disneyland where she could wear what she wanted ("OC Now: Muslim worker taken off Disney's schedule," Aug. 25). Instead, she refused and did so very visibly in front of her entourage...
  • Mailbag: Where are all the quality candidates?

    My purpose here is to give you my view of one of Costa Mesa's City Council candidates, Jim Righeimer, and to comment on what I view as the continuing downfall of a once great city. I read about the DUI checkpoint debate, which was started by Righeimer...
  • Whitman visits Costa Mesa

    Whitman visits Costa Mesa
    COSTA MESA — Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman stopped off at her campaign office here Monday — one of several stops on the eve of the election. "We're going to win this thing," she told a crowd of about 70 supporters at the...
  • Kashkari faces an uphill battle going into November election

    Kashkari faces an uphill battle going into November election
    A day after defeating his scrappy tea party rival in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, Republican and Laguna Beach resident Neel Kashkari emerged politically scarred and drained of campaign cash for what his own supporters fear is a futile quest to...