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  • A View From the Mesa: Costa Mesa pride is riding high

    My sister was wearing her "I love Costa Mesa" pin on our trip up the Central Coast. "What's so great about Costa Mesa?" a proprietor of one of the region's wineries asked her. That's the wrong question to ask my sister. She leaned across the counter...
  • Ruling blocks fairgrounds sale

    Ruling blocks fairgrounds sale
    COSTA MESA — An appellate court ruling Tuesday blocked the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds to a private investment group. The decision all but kills the state's deal to sell its 150-acre property to Newport Beach-based Facilities Management...
  • Court bolsters its fairgrounds sale opinion

    The California Court of Appeal in Santa Ana released its opinion on the Orange County Fairgrounds sale to the public Wednesday, cementing its ruling last week that the sale to a private company is invalid. In the published opinion dated June 7, the court...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mayor calls for investigation of new Fair Board member

    COSTA MESA — Just three months ago, the Orange County Employees Assn. applauded a California government watchdog group that suggested Mayor Gary Monahan and another council member violated the state's open-meeting law by sitting on a two-member...
  • 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...