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  • City workers begin operating Costa Mesa Senior Center

    City workers begin operating Costa Mesa Senior Center
    Seven city staffers welcomed seniors with breakfast and coffee at the Costa Mesa Senior Center early Wednesday. It was a takeover, but a friendly one by all appearances. The tensions that some had anticipated when city staffers moved in didn't...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Not your dad's library — but same benefits

    As more content is available on the Internet, many people think that the library is a relic of the past, a storehouse for books only. What they do not realize is that as the Web has evolved, so have libraries. And libraries combine the power of data...
  • Former senator cleared in fairground sale case

    The Orange County district attorney has cleared a former state senator of accusations that he inappropriately lobbied legislators during a 2009 attempt to privatize the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. In a letter Tuesday, prosecutors said...
  • Rule change has local breweries in a bubbly mood

    Rule change has local breweries in a bubbly mood
    Orange County could be barreling toward a craft beer boom thanks to a recent obscure, bureaucratic rule change, local brewers and officials said. The change, which essentially moves oversight of beer-making facilities from a county agency to the state's...
  • Drug disposal sites set up

    Police departments across Orange County will collect expired and unneeded prescription medications Saturday. Irvine, Newport Beach and Costa Mesa police will all host collections from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who wants to dispose of unused...
  • Candidate forum is less about issues

    NEWPORT BEACH — In the absence of controversial issues, Newport Beach City Council candidates tried to position themselves Wednesday night on their backgrounds and conservative credentials. A candidate forum hosted by the Speak Up Newport...
  • Reno v. Hill heats up

    NEWPORT BEACH — The GOP elephant looks like it might stomp on former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo's head. That symbolism would be simple enough, but Ed Reno's latest mailer asks reader to make a couple leaps. If elected to Newport Beach City...
  • Bailey-Findley, city come to agreement

    Bailey-Findley, city come to agreement
    COSTA MESA — Is she or isn't she working for the city of Costa Mesa? There seems to have been some confusion about the employment status of Becky Bailey-Findley, whom Costa Mesa hired as a consultant to help with its negotiations to buy the...
  • Lobdell: New council era has shaky start

    Well, the political honeymoon didn't last long in Costa Mesa. Costa Mesa Councilwoman Wendy Leece has asked the city attorney for help in pursuing a Brown Act violation against three of her council colleagues. The Brown Act is state law designed to...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant prices Newport Coast home at $7.6 million

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant prices Newport Coast home at $7.6 million
    As the Lakers continue to tweak their system this preseason, star player Kobe Bryant has made a tweak of his own, adjusting the price on his Newport Coast home to slightly under $7.6 million. The gated residence, built in Mediterranean style in 1997,...
  • Art Museum's guards aren't just security experts -- they're also artists

    Art Museum's guards aren't just security experts -- they're also artists
    They call themselves "the paid stalkers." The duty of the Laguna Art Museum security guards is to make sure that precious works of art remain untouched by visitors' hands and even more damaging things like chewing gum. They spend eight hours a day...