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Ethics

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  • Apodaca: Teachers walk a blurry line in sharing opinions

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher has reportedly sued the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, alleging that administrators retaliated against her because she raised objections to cat dissections in science classes. While this case...
  • Mailbag: Readers sound off on local elections

    Costa Mesa is safer than candidate implies I voted for Katrina Foley the last time she ran for Costa Mesa City Council, before she quit halfway through her second term. I won't be voting for her again on Tuesday. As a liberal Democrat, she's been a...
  • Irvine council gets a civics lesson

    What was to be a discussion about political campaign ethics at Tuesday's Irvine City Council meeting turned into a lecture on sensible procedure, with a student chastising the panel. UC Irvine student Luis Aleman, a 19-year old sophomore double-majoring...
  • The Harbor Report: Calling for comments on story boards

    Summer is slowly coming to an end, and yet the harbor is as active as if it were June. This weekend, you will notice the 36th annual Lido Boat Show in Lido Village. I had a chance to walk around the show this week, and a couple of thoughts came to mind....
  • Ramos says he will run for council

    Ramos says he will run for council
    A longtime Costa Mesa resident and relative newcomer to the city's political scene announced Tuesday his candidacy for City Council. Lee Ramos, 70, has lived in Costa Mesa for 67 years and witnessed the growth of the city, once known for farming and a...
  • Bockrath in middle of it all for Sailors

    Bockrath in middle of it all for Sailors
    Carolyn Bockrath has come a long way during her career with the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team, but the distance that could best represent her progress might be a mile exactly. Players need to run a seven-minute mile as part of varsity...
  • The God Squad: Who determines the end of life?

    Q: I recently read an article about a man in a hospital who was so incapacitated that his body was useless. Staff disconnected one of the machines that was preventing the man from speaking and asked him if he wanted to continue living like that. He said...
  • Commentary: Cities must stand strong against toll lanes

    Why is the Orange County Transportation Authority pushing so madly for toll roads on our freeways? Why does OCTA believe toll roads should be paid for with monies duly voted for specific purposes that do not include toll roads? Why is OCTA so strongly...
  • He's gay, he's a surfer - get over it

    He's gay, he's a surfer - get over it
    All it takes is one look at Thomas Castets for people to arrive at a conclusion — he must have a girlfriend. The sun-kissed surfer is then forced to drop somewhat of a bomb on them. "People just assume I'm straight," Castets, 36, said. "So every...
  • Ethics panel clears councilman Henn

    The state's political ethics watchdog found that Newport Beach councilman Mike Henn did not violate California's conflict-of-interest law when he championed the revitalization of Lido Village while acting as the city's mayor in 2011. The letter,...
  • Mailbag: City should investigate field issue

    Tucked under the issues of increased density and the financing of the 60th anniversary celebrations, an important and revealing problem appeared at the Feb. 5 council meeting. Resident Roger Chadderdon rose to complain that his Costa Mesa men's softball...
  • Apodaca: CdM cheaters must face, accept consequences

    Everyone is talking about the Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal. Since the news broke in December that a group of students, colluding with a private tutor, allegedly used a computer hacking device to alter grades and access tests, a day hasn't...