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Jerry Brown

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  • Trustee urges repeal of state law

    COSTA MESA — A Newport-Mesa school board trustee on Tuesday night urged the community to speak out against a new law that in her words goes against the fiduciary responsibility districts have to taxpayers. Trustee Martha Fluor asked residents to...
  • Editorial: Brown's pension reforms a good starting point

    Gov. Jerry Brown deserves a nod for proposing moderate reforms to California's public pension system. And because his 12-point plan is essentially an opening offer to the legislators and voters who would need to approve his proposals, we'd like to ask the...
  • Fair Board votes to keep Tel Phil

    COSTA MESA — Tel Phil Enterprises will not have to give up operating the weekend swap meet at the Orange County Fairgrounds in 2013, the Orange County Fair Board voted unanimously Thursday. With Dale Dykema and David Ellis absent — Tel Phil'...
  • Community Commentary: Support the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan

    The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta provides a third of Southern California's water supply to more than 25 million people, and it is in crisis. The largest estuary on the Pacific coast and the heart of California's water system, the delta has suffered a...
  • Mailbag: Readers respond to 'School Flight' series

    Editor's note: The following are letters from readers about the Daily Pilot's three-part series, School Flight, which was published Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Congratulations on the wonderful and insightful story on Sunday's front page. Staff...
  • Deadlock vote proves fortunate in the end

    COSTA MESA — The Costa Mesa Redevelopment Agency's deadlock vote in March to pay back more than $1 million into the city's general fund was beneficial in the long run, city officials said this week. Some residents accused agency members — who...
  • State: O.C. Fairgrounds no longer for sale

    COSTA MESA — As the Orange County Fair opened its gates Friday, state officials said they are no longer looking to sell the fairgrounds. Under former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the state Department of General Services, or DGS, was directed in 2009...
  • Santa Ana official named to Fair Board

    COSTA MESA — Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a longtime Santa Ana official to the Orange County Fair Board. Gerardo Mouet, the executive director of Santa Ana's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency since 2004, is the Fair Board's newest...
  • Community Commentary: Fairgrounds preservation society will keep working

    The Orange County Fairgrounds Preservation Society (OCFPS) is elated to finally see an end to efforts to sell the Orange County Fairgrounds. On July 5, the 4th District Court of Appeal rejected an appeal of its decision to stop the most current effort...
  • New O.C. Fair Board member requests audit of last three years

    COSTA MESA — One of the Orange County Fair Board's newest members is calling for a forensic audit of the group's dealings for the last three years and a review of the property's proposed sale. In an Aug. 4 letter to board Chairman David Ellis and...
  • Irvine's council opts to save its redevelopment agency

    IRVINE — The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved an ordinance that saves the Irvine Redevelopment Agency (RDA) from dissolution. The voluntary program opts the RDA into an alternative redevelopment program, thus bypassing any closure...
  • Community Commentary: California needs to change mandatory-minimum sentencing

    Prison reform has dominated California's budgeting discussions. When a state with 10% of the nation's prisoners makes 20% of the nation's prison expenditures, something must be wrong. Or so the argument goes. To save money, Gov. Jerry Brown recently...