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  • 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...
  • Irvine mayor highlights city achievements, anniversary

    IRVINE — Mayor Sukhee Kang's State of the City Address began Irvine's 40th anniversary celebration, praised the city's achievements in 2010 and noted current challenges facing the Orange County Great Park. "A 40th anniversary celebration is only as...
  • Brown's position unclear on fairgrounds

    COSTA MESA — Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to abandon the sale of the 11 state properties that were placed on the market by the previous administration is a good sign for those who want to keep the Orange County Fairgrounds in public hands, a state...
  • FMW files with Court of Appeal over fairgrounds sale

    FOR THE RECORD: This version clarifies the headline and sub-headline. COSTA MESA – Attorneys for a group that wants to purchase the Orange County Fairgrounds from the state argued in a state Court of Appeal filing this week that a lower court drew...
  • State investigates former senator's alleged lobbying

    The California Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating phone calls reportedly made by former State Sen. Dick Ackerman to state legislators on behalf of the Orange County Fair Board in the days when the Orange County Fairgrounds was being...
  • City Life: Sticker shock found in city payroll

    Most of the focus on Costa Mesa's budget cuts has been on the police and fire services. This is to be expected, for these are the two most important city services. But a closer look at the city's payroll reveals many surprising compensation packages,...
  • Proposed bill could keep fairgrounds public

    The window is small, but state lawmakers are working to get a bill on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk by September that would enable revenue-sharing for the Orange County Fairgrounds and possibly keep the property in public hands. With a 9-0 vote Wednesday,...
  • Newport-Mesa could face millions in cuts

    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget has been slashed by nearly $12 million for the next school year, but other cuts won't be determined until the state budget is approved. The district's funding for special programs is...