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  • 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...
  • Commentary: Fire rings are falling prey to environmental bureaucrats

    According to Chris Epting's In The Pipeline column, "Something fishy going on with fire ring ban," April 4, he learned the hard way what the Air Quality Management District is really all about. Those green, environmentally friendly shoes pinch when you...
  • Fair Board hires interim CEO

    Fair Board hires interim CEO
    After meeting for nearly two hours in closed session, the Orange County Fair Board announced Wednesday that Doug Lofstrom will take over as interim chief executive. Lofstrom, who takes the helm Thursday, replaces interim CEO Jerome Hoban, who...
  • 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...
  • Campus courtroom offered up

    Campus courtroom offered up
    A Costa Mesa law school hopes to ease the stress on the California court system, which has suffered severe budget cuts, by offering its newly christened practice courtroom on campus for official legal proceedings. In response to belt-tightening within...
  • City fights to keep $2.5 million from state

    Costa Mesa officials are pushing back against the state's demand that they return a $2.5 million loan doled out to the city's Redevelopment Agency. Costa Mesa's RDA was dissolved last year along with similar agencies statewide. The closures were part...
  • Apodaca: California's education becoming the Titanic

    Underlying all the many issues in education is one big, persistent problem: income inequality. From preschool to college, from test scores to technology access, socioeconomic status is the single most important determinant of student opportunity and...
  • Michelle Steel launches bid for supervisor

    Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization officially began her campaign this week for a seat on the county's Board of Supervisors. Michelle Steel, a Surfside resident, is running for the District 2 seat during the June 2014...
  • 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...
  • Walters announces run for Congress [Updated]

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced Tuesday that she plans to run for the 45th Congressional District seat retiring U.S. Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) will vacate next year. Walters, a Republican, currently represents the 37th District in the California...
  • Commentary: O.C. is positioned to withstand drought

    Gov. Jerry Brown recently declared a drought state of emergency. His proclamation gives state water officials more flexibility to manage the supply throughout California under drought conditions. This announcement should not come as a surprise to...
  • Fair Board approves veterans exhibit

    Fair Board approves veterans exhibit
    The onset of World War II transformed Costa Mesa's quiet farmland into a military zone preparing for battle. This, it was noted during Thursday's Fair Board meeting, forever changed the area and paved the way for the population growth to come. And...