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  • 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: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of information law...
  • Apodaca: Admissions policies are not the real problem

    Last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding (sort of) affirmative action in higher education probably won't register a jot here in California, where race-based preferences were banned by voters in 1996. But inequality in education remains a...
  • Apodaca: Optimism and the state budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances. His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...
  • From the Boathouse: Working to slim down mussels

    Ahoy! Good news for boaters is that the new fee increase for vessel registration has been delayed until next year, 2014. I first mentioned AB 2443, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed at the end of September, in my Oct. 5 tip of the week. "The law is to...
  • State budget won't help NMUSD

    Despite $2.7 billion of increased K-12 school spending in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget, Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget guru believes the money will not make it to the Orange Coast. Deputy Supt. Paul Reed cautioned school board...
  • Law eases home food production

    Law eases home food production
    When Caron Ory's father was diagnosed with diabetes and struggled to stop eating sugar, the trained dietitian told him not to worry. "I'll create something for you," she promised. Through two years of research, trial-and-error recipes and taste tests,...
  • Newport lawyer to become a judge

    Gov. Jerry Brown this week announced the appointment of a Newport Beach woman to the Orange County Superior Court bench, according to a news release. Terri K. Flynn-Peister, 38, of Newport Beach previously worked as deputy chief assistant U.S....
  • Governor pardons Newport Beach resident

    Gov. Jerry Brown this week pardoned a Newport Beach man for crimes committed in the 1970s and 1980s and praised him as an example of someone who can turn their life around with philanthropic work. Thomas George Pfleger, 61, received a pardon for three...
  • 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...