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  • 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...
  • Fair Board evicts swap meet operator

    COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fair Board on Thursday voted to evict the weekend swap meet after 42 years at the fairgrounds. Members of the Fair Board majority said declining revenue and repeated clashes with the company that owns the event...
  • Sen. Harman wants to veto senior rights bill

    In late August, state Sen. Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) missed a vote on a bill that would stiffen penalties against people who defraud senior citizens and tighten banking regulations. Harman's absence had no bearing on the outcome, as Senate Democrats...
  • Not something you want to see in your inbox

    COSTA MESA — A bill introduced by state Sen.Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week seeks to bring crime-victim notification into the 21st century. Senate Bill 852 takes effect immediately, and enables the...
  • Harman blasts Gov. Brown over parks bill veto

    State Sen. Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) this week blamed partisanship on Gov. Jerry Brown's choice to veto one of his bills that could let private companies operate cash-strapped state parks. The state budget crisis has forced the state to temporarily close...
  • Fair Board votes to keep Tel Phil

    COSTA MESA — Tel Phil Enterprises will not have to give up operating the weekend swap meet at the Orange County Fairgrounds in 2013, the Orange County Fair Board voted unanimously Thursday. With Dale Dykema and David Ellis absent — Tel Phil'...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Readers respond to 'School Flight' series

    Editor's note: The following are letters from readers about the Daily Pilot's three-part series, School Flight, which was published Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Congratulations on the wonderful and insightful story on Sunday's front page. Staff...
  • 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...
  • Whitehead: Parks Dept. even worse than I thought

    Ahoy! In last week's column, I commented on how the California Department of Boating and Waterways (Cal Boating) becoming a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation was simply a money grab for Cal Boating's dedicated funds. The parks department...
  • Commentary: Timber tax will drive up costs for all of us

    In Sacramento, bad ideas never die. In the run-up to the budget vote in June, many Capitol watchers breathed a small sigh of relief when a new 1% tax on wood products miraculously vanished from the list of budget bills awaiting legislative votes....
  • Cassity: Capitol mismanages all it touches

    I'd like to know if the majority of the politicians we elect to go to Sacramento and fix things are incompetent or just addled when we vote them in. Or is there something in the air up there that makes them act that way once they arrive? Since Gov. Gray...