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  • Actress Geena Davis to speak in Newport

    Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner plans to welcome actress Geena Davis and female politicians to town later this month for a fundraising event benefiting a women's commission. Gardner and Davis will be joined by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Lakewood), Orange...
  • Republican, Democrat named to Fair Board

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday appointed to the Orange County Fair Board an attorney who worked to stop the proposed sale of the fairgrounds and a businessman whose company provided trash service to Newport Beach. Attorney Ashleigh Aitken, 36, a Democrat...
  • Cassity: Charter would give us more control

    On the heels of my most recent column, which shined a Klieg light on Sacramento's wretched excesses of late, I've been looking around for ways to continue beating that figurative drum to the potential benefit of our citizenry. Regardless of one's...
  • Commentary: Cities, workers can hash out good pension plans

    Recently the Concordia Center for Public Policy hosted a program on managing pension costs. Rapidly escalating pension expenses have dominated the news and forced the issue to the top of every local government agenda. The rapid increase in pension...
  • Commentary: Fire rings are falling prey to environmental bureaucrats

    According to Chris Epting's In The Pipeline column, "Something fishy going on with fire ring ban," April 4, he learned the hard way what the Air Quality Management District is really all about. Those green, environmentally friendly shoes pinch when you...
  • Fair Board hires interim CEO

    Fair Board hires interim CEO
    After meeting for nearly two hours in closed session, the Orange County Fair Board announced Wednesday that Doug Lofstrom will take over as interim chief executive. Lofstrom, who takes the helm Thursday, replaces interim CEO Jerome Hoban, who...
  • Campus courtroom offered up

    Campus courtroom offered up
    A Costa Mesa law school hopes to ease the stress on the California court system, which has suffered severe budget cuts, by offering its newly christened practice courtroom on campus for official legal proceedings. In response to belt-tightening within...
  • City fights to keep $2.5 million from state

    Costa Mesa officials are pushing back against the state's demand that they return a $2.5 million loan doled out to the city's Redevelopment Agency. Costa Mesa's RDA was dissolved last year along with similar agencies statewide. The closures were part...
  • Apodaca: California's education becoming the Titanic

    Underlying all the many issues in education is one big, persistent problem: income inequality. From preschool to college, from test scores to technology access, socioeconomic status is the single most important determinant of student opportunity and...
  • Michelle Steel launches bid for supervisor

    Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization officially began her campaign this week for a seat on the county's Board of Supervisors. Michelle Steel, a Surfside resident, is running for the District 2 seat during the June 2014...
  • State budget won't help NMUSD

    Despite $2.7 billion of increased K-12 school spending in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget, Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget guru believes the money will not make it to the Orange Coast. Deputy Supt. Paul Reed cautioned school board...
  • Law eases home food production

    Law eases home food production
    When Caron Ory's father was diagnosed with diabetes and struggled to stop eating sugar, the trained dietitian told him not to worry. "I'll create something for you," she promised. Through two years of research, trial-and-error recipes and taste tests,...