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  • 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...
  • Mansoor: 'Intellectually disabled' is a better term

    A bill proposed by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) that would change the term "mentally retarded" to "intellectually disabled" in state codes is headed to the governor's desk for approval. Assembly Bill 2370, or the "Shriver R-Word Act," would...
  • We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa

    We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa
    Third in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * For him, local politics is like the Cold War. Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger equates the City Council with the Reagan administration and the public employee associations with the USSR....
  • Mailbag: Stop stealing campaign signs

    Stealing signs and banners is becoming a very popular activity during elections. These signs are not free; they have cost and value. All these candidates work very hard to expose their names to the public. Signs and banners are very important tools. To...
  • AB 2370 goes into effect Saturday

    California state code will no longer call people "mentally retarded" or refer to "mental retardation" once a new law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Saturday goes into effect. Those terms will be replaced with references to "intellectual disability." Assemblyman...
  • Apodaca: Digital education finally finds foothold

    In many ways, it appears that online education is at last taking hold. Earlier this month, UC Irvine announced it would offer a selection of free online courses through an agreement with Coursera, a company started by two Stanford University professors....
  • Apodaca: Corporations have no place in public education

    How far should we go to save public education? So far as to name a school gym after a corporate sponsor? Let business interests influence textbook content? Put cigarette and junk food ads on the sides of school buses? If you think these ideas sound far-...
  • College district trustees back governor's tax increase

    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Coast Community College District trustees have come out in support of a proposed statewide tax increase aimed at staving off cuts to classes, programs, services and staff. The Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution...
  • Mansoor, Rush debate issues at forum in Laguna Beach

    LAGUNA BEACH — Two State Assembly candidates for the 74th District espoused nearly identical fiscal positions at a forum Friday night, but diverged sharply on social issues. Democrat Bob Rush played well with the left-leaning audience at an event...
  • Mailbag: Patrician values cost GOP, McCain victory

    Stratfor, a private U.S. intelligence company with high-power clients around the globe, disclosed that Sen. John McCain was aware of significant voter fraud during the 2008 presidential campaign. Despite having had evidence that the Democrats had...
  • From The Boathouse: Yes, we still need to prepare for winter

    Ahoy! My recent Alaskan cruise aboard the Princess Cruises' Star Princess has brought boat winterization to the forefront of my mind, especially when we saw chunks of glacier ice float by the ship. We are lucky to live along a portion of the Pacific...
  • Apodaca: Public education hangs in the balance this election season

    Have you ever been in a building when a fire alarm sounds, and everyone pauses and looks around, not wanting to make the first move or appear the panicked fool who rushes to the exit first? Probably just a false alarm; that's usually the case, we think....