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  • 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...
  • Fair Board proposes revenue-sharing deal

    COSTA MESA — With one deal to buy the Orange County Fairgrounds held up in court, the Fair Board announced at its Thursday meeting that it would pitch a revenue-sharing deal to Gov. Jerry Brown, which would keep the property in public hands....
  • Irvine councilman launches transparency blog

    Irvine City Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway last week launched a new website designed to give locals a glimpse into the inner workings of city government. "It's a way for me to encourage the people of Irvine to get more involved with their local government...
  • Apodaca: We must preserve public education

    By many measures, 2011 was a momentous year. Osama bin Laden was finally tracked down and killed. The Arab Spring uprisings toppled ruthless regimes. The Eurozone's unity was sorely tested. The Occupy protest movement swept across America. Closer to...
  • Mailbag: H.B. residents don't want 19th Street bridge either

    I have been a resident of Huntington Beach for more than 30 years and am still fighting this 19th Street bridge. Why in the world are Supervisor John Moorlach and Huntington Beach Mayor Don Hansen still trying to force this unwanted bridge down the...
  • Apodaca: If Hubbard should leave, Reed is more than capable

    I'm going to go out on a limb — not a particularly long one — and predict that Jeffrey Hubbard won't be Newport-Mesa Unified School District's superintendent much longer. Of course, if Hubbard is convicted it would be a fait accomplis. He...
  • Group wants Ellis off Fair Board

    COSTA MESA — It seems all the dust hasn't settled from the state's failed attempt to sell the Orange County Fairgrounds and the Fair Board's effort to buy it in 2009. The Orange County Fair Preservation Society, a grass-roots group of residents and...
  • 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...
  • Pension fight docks in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach's public employee unions and city officials normally keep quiet about contract disputes — a more restrained, "Newport" way of doing business. Not this time around. As police, firefighter and lifeguard contracts expire at the end of...
  • Mailbag: Public safety mailer is 'propaganda'

    I have to imagine there are a number of public safety employees in Newport Beach, both police and fire, who are embarrassed by the ridiculous mass mailer recently sent to residents by the Newport Beach police and firefighter associations. The mass...