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  • Apodaca: Schools have a tough road ahead

    As we head into the dog days of summer, thoughts of pressing school matters are probably far from the minds of students and their families. Not so for officials of Newport-Mesa Unified School District, who continue to wrestle with the very real...
  • FMW denied its fairgrounds appeal

    The California Court of Appeal rejected a Newport Beach developer's request on Wednesday to rehear its case for why the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds should proceed. A three-judge panel dismissed Facilities Management West's claims that by...
  • Community Commentary: Internet sales-tax revenue will be boon for state

    In an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the California Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
  • Community Commentary: Recent fairground ruling was encouraging

    I read with disdain former O.C. Fair Chief Executive-turned-Facilities Management West spokeswoman Becky Bailey-Findley's piece, "FMW had big plans for Fourth at the Fairgrounds" (Forum, July 5). The irony of that piece being printed on the same day...
  • 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...