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Civil and Human Rights

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  • Plywood political sign out, then in compliance

    Plywood political sign out, then in compliance
    One late night in September, Costa Mesa activist Chris McEvoy used some plywood to make a statement of his discontent with the mayor and a proposed development in Newport Beach.
  • Costa Mesa Councilwoman-elect Foley ready to serve

    Costa Mesa Councilwoman-elect Foley ready to serve
    For Katrina Foley, with the busy election season now behind her and her name solidly atop the list of eight Costa Mesa City Council candidates, it was a "perfect day for cheesy grits." On Wednesday morning, Foley and her husband headed over to Old...

    Teacher who questioned cat dissections sues school district, claims retaliation

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher is suing Newport-Mesa Unified, alleging that district administrators retaliated against her after she publicly questioned the need for students to dissect cat carcasses in class. Karen Coyne claims...

    Council OKs permissible-conduct law

    An ordinance that would regulate permissible conduct at public meetings in Costa Mesa could have faced a torrent of harsh criticism. But City Council members rendered moot part of the opposition's argument by saying they were willing to remove a...

    Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...