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  • 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...
  • Irvine mayor highlights city achievements, anniversary

    IRVINE — Mayor Sukhee Kang's State of the City Address began Irvine's 40th anniversary celebration, praised the city's achievements in 2010 and noted current challenges facing the Orange County Great Park. "A 40th anniversary celebration is only as...
  • Brown's position unclear on fairgrounds

    COSTA MESA — Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to abandon the sale of the 11 state properties that were placed on the market by the previous administration is a good sign for those who want to keep the Orange County Fairgrounds in public hands, a state...
  • FMW files with Court of Appeal over fairgrounds sale

    FOR THE RECORD: This version clarifies the headline and sub-headline. COSTA MESA – Attorneys for a group that wants to purchase the Orange County Fairgrounds from the state argued in a state Court of Appeal filing this week that a lower court drew...
  • State investigates former senator's alleged lobbying

    The California Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating phone calls reportedly made by former State Sen. Dick Ackerman to state legislators on behalf of the Orange County Fair Board in the days when the Orange County Fairgrounds was being...
  • Mailbag: Disneyland dress code distress is making Mickey 'ashamed'

    Imane Boudlal was given compromises and different positions with Disneyland where she could wear what she wanted ("OC Now: Muslim worker taken off Disney's schedule," Aug. 25). Instead, she refused and did so very visibly in front of her entourage...
  • Mailbag: Where are all the quality candidates?

    My purpose here is to give you my view of one of Costa Mesa's City Council candidates, Jim Righeimer, and to comment on what I view as the continuing downfall of a once great city. I read about the DUI checkpoint debate, which was started by Righeimer...
  • Whitman visits Costa Mesa

    Whitman visits Costa Mesa
    COSTA MESA — Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman stopped off at her campaign office here Monday — one of several stops on the eve of the election. "We're going to win this thing," she told a crowd of about 70 supporters at the...
  • Fair sale blocked for now

    SANTA ANA — An Orange County Superior Court judge on Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order blocking the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds to a private developer. A consortium of businesses, led by the operator of the regular swap...
  • City Life: Sticker shock found in city payroll

    Most of the focus on Costa Mesa's budget cuts has been on the police and fire services. This is to be expected, for these are the two most important city services. But a closer look at the city's payroll reveals many surprising compensation packages,...
  • Proposed bill could keep fairgrounds public

    The window is small, but state lawmakers are working to get a bill on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk by September that would enable revenue-sharing for the Orange County Fairgrounds and possibly keep the property in public hands. With a 9-0 vote Wednesday,...