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  • Check It Out: Looking for travel trips? Library can help

    Where will you leave your heart? The timeless classic "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" paints a romantic picture of the city by the bay. Are you looking to get away for the Valentine's and President's Day weekend? Making spring break or summer...
  • Commentary: City of Newport Beach is fiscally sound

    On Tuesday, the City Council approved another balanced budget for the coming fiscal year. This is the latest in a long line of balanced budgets. Even during the depths of the recession, we were able to keep providing good services without dipping into...
  • Officials, owner disagree on running of Sandpiper Motel

    Officials, owner disagree on running of Sandpiper Motel
    Mike Lin knows his motel is not the best lodging choice in Costa Mesa. Customers at the Sandpiper Motel, he said, cannot expect five-star service from a one-star or "no-star" establishment. After all, the Sandpiper is not, unlike the Westin, within...
  • Proposal to tackle Costa Mesa's pension debt to be considered

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday will consider a plan to take a small bite out of its pension debt by making a series of early payments that could save the city $12 million. By paying $25 million to fire department employees' pension fund faster...
  • Smith: We should secure school campuses

    According to gunpolicy.org, a website that covers "international firearm injury, prevention and policy," there are 270 million privately owned firearms in the U.S. The U.S. is the world leader in both the number of privately owned guns and, more telling,...
  • Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel

    The echoes from the gunfire had scarcely subsided at Sandy Hook Elementary School before the hysterical pleadings from the gun haters for ever-tougher gun control laws reached a crescendo. Lamentable, but predictable. It happens every time somebody goes...
  • Teachers push for assault rifle ban

    The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers has twice asked the school district to support tighter gun regulations, but district officials say there are no plans to address the topic while school-safety discussions continue in the wake of the Newtown, Conn.,...
  • Mailbag: Commentary on guns was way off target

    Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel,' Jan. 10: Twenty-seven people dead from gunshots. Twenty were children ages 6 to 7, all of whom had multiple shots to the head. One 6-year-old was hit 11 times, yet writer Chuck Cassity wants more guns...
  • Commentary: Take guns from the hands of shooters

    Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can. To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
  • Curry: City, employees near agreement on pension reforms

    Curry: City, employees near agreement on pension reforms
    Speaking to the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon, Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry announced a proposed pact that would increase some city employees' pension contributions. "I want to thank our employees who've been real partners...
  • Commentary: Gun control in a 'devolving society'

    Much has been written regarding recent domestic-terrorist activity involving firearms. While one life is no more valuable than another, the media leverages the emotionally charged drama when children are involved. Fortunately, balanced coverage of these...
  • God Squad: Was post-Newtown sermon a misfire?

    Q: Upon retirement, my husband and I moved to the sunny South. We began attending services at his family's church. They're quite unlike what we're familiar with, in that the church is conservative and fundamentalist. We agreed to accept this in the...