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  • Commentary: Candidates' policies are harmful to public safety

    I am a longtime resident and retiree from the Costa Mesa Police Department. Despite the fact that I have been a lifelong Republican, and despite that I believe in fiscal conservatism and balanced budgets, I cannot support the candidacy of the "3Ms": City...
  • Police challenge campaign mailer's claims

    Costa Mesa police officers are challenging the accuracy of critical statements made about them in a campaign mailer produced in support of two City Council candidates. The mailer sent by the campaigns for Councilman Steve Mensinger and Planning...
  • Commentary: The '3Ms' put taxpayers ahead of labor

    The voters of Costa Mesa have a clear choice to propel this great city forward. Planning Commission Chairman Colin McCarthy and City Councilmen Steve Mensinger and Gary Monahan are improving this city in a fiscally responsible manner, seeking to...
  • Measure V opponents raise nearly $500K

    In its efforts to defeat Measure V, organized labor has continued to raise and spend far more than the proponents of the proposed city charter initiative, campaign finance records show. As of Oct. 23, the latest date for which disclosures are available,...
  • Commentary: Campaign flier misstated facts about police

    On Oct. 25, veteran police officer Jess Gilman retired, leaving a huge void in our local schools — a void that cannot be filled because the City Council refuses to allow the police chief to staff the Police Department adequately. As a result,...
  • Costa Mesa fight heads into the final round

    For the "City of the Arts," the most talked-about ticket hasn't been to a Segerstrom stage; it's been to the political theater spreading from the Council Chambers off Fair Drive and beyond. Costa Mesa — population 111,000 — faces an...
  • Tony Petros prepares to take office

    Tony Petros prepares to take office
    Tony Petros waited a long time to make his break into politics. The 52-year-old businessman and incoming Newport Beach District 2 City Councilman said his wife, Kristen Caspers Petros, didn't want him to take the plunge — so he didn't. "Her father...
  • Daigle, Mansoor questioned on pensions

    Many candidates across the country tout public employee pension reform as one of the keys to fixing state and local government finances. That includes two contenders for the 74th Assembly District who are advocating from an unusual perspective: Both...
  • Commentary: Daigle can build consensus in Sacramento

    Having served as education advisor to Gov. Ronald Reagan, I've been asked why I am supporting Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle for state Assembly, especially given the multitude of shameless political attacks her opponents have leveled at her....
  • Federal money added to affordable housing fund

    Costa Mesa's nest egg to eventually buy local problem motels doubled Tuesday when the city's housing authority approved setting aside $660,000 in federal money. Described as seed money by Neighborhood Improvement Manager Muriel Ullman, the allocation can...
  • Colombian treasures at Bowers

    Colombian treasures at Bowers
    The gold crucifix and rosary studded with Colombian emeralds is known as "The Atocha Cross." In 1986 — 364 years after the Nuestra SeƱora de Atocha ("Our Lady of Atocha") went down during a hurricane in the waters off what is now Key West, Fla. &#...
  • Police union agrees to greater pension contributions

    The police officers' union has agreed to a new two-year contract that would increase pension contributions while getting pay raises and better health benefits, Newport Beach officials announced. The City Council, however, still has to formally approve...