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  • Monahan: Solorio 'abandoned us'

    COSTA MESA — With a public purchase for the Orange County Fairgrounds being discussed in Sacramento and the merits of a private sale being argued in court Friday, Costa Mesa Mayor Gary Monahan added his two cents this week and sent out a thanks-for-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lobdell: Stay vigilant on fair happenings

    You've got to grudgingly admire Facilities Management West's moxie. The winning bidder to buy the 150-acre Orange County Fairgrounds property in Costa Mesa (at a bargain basement $20 million down and $80 million paid over 40 years) has gone for what...
  • Lobdell: Newport-Mesa's edition of 'Jeopardy!'

    It's time for the inaugural year-end version of "Newport-Mesa Jeopardy!" And here's your host, Alex Trebek! Alex: Let's get right to it. The categories are: All's Fair, Schooled, Newport Traditions, Politics As Usual, What's in a Name? and Headaches....
  • Comments & Curiosities: Is it fair for me to know so much?

    It is done. You made it. I am so proud of you. Another round of holiday-induced rapture has come to a close. Was everything picture-perfect? I knew it would be. And now it is time to move on, start over and get on with it with a new year, a new day, a...
  • Gov. Brown to review fairgrounds case

    COSTA MESA — The state department in charge of selling the Orange County Fairgrounds has asked an appellate court to reschedule a Feb. 8 lawsuit hearing to give Gov. Jerry Brown time to review the case. Brown took office Monday. His predecessor,...
  • Courts move fairgrounds lawsuit hearing date

    COSTA MESA — The state appellate court has agreed to extend the Orange County Fairgrounds hearing to give Gov. Jerry Brown time to review the case, according to court records. The hearing date has not been set yet, but it's no longer taking place...
  • Mansoor criticizes Brown's plan

    COSTA MESA — Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) on Tuesday expressed dismay with the lack of pension reform in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cutbacks. This week, Brown unveiled a plan to cut $12.5 billion in spending and get closer to...
  • Newport library could lose $300,000

    If approved by legislators in March, proposed state budget cuts could eliminate more than $300,000 in funding for the Newport Beach Public Library, jeopardizing multiple programs, a library official said Wednesday. Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed fiscal...
  • It's A Gray Area: Honest appraisals in our times of need

    Recently I heard KFI AM's Bill Handel say that Southern California Edison is attempting to increase its rates by 7% so that, among other things, it can cover the economic losses sustained by the pension plans of its retirees. Now wait a minute! Almost...