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Ethics

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  • Sanitary Board to discuss member's potential conflict

    While the rest of his board colleagues went over last-minute updates and comments during Thursday's Costa Mesa Sanitary District meeting, Jim Fitzpatrick held a thousand-yard stare. When the meeting adjourned, he was the first one up. He said nothing and...
  • On Faith: Has man earned our confidence?

    Editor's note: This is the first installment of The Daily Pilot's new "On Faith" column, which will appear frequently on the Sunday Forum page. The column, written by a rotating panel of local religious and spiritual leaders or commentators, supplements...
  • City could change pot collective's rules

    COSTA MESA — In their latest attempt to navigate through conflicting federal, state and local laws, city officials are proposing a change to the ban of marijuana dispensaries. In a 4-1 vote, the Planning Commission recommended amending the city's...
  • Chamber law folded into Measure V

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of two stories on Newport Beach's Measure V. * NEWPORT BEACH — If voters here approve Measure V, they would not only modernize the city's charter, but also repeal an obscure law that limits the amount of funds...
  • Newport residents protest Lido rehab home

    NEWPORT BEACH — As far as demonstrations here go, this qualified as mass protest: At least 70 Lido Isle residents, most of them with grey hair, crowded the City Council Chambers on Tuesday night. They were there to lay into city officials over a...
  • GOP questioning Leece's vote

    GOP questioning Leece's vote
    COSTA MESA — The Republican Party of Orange County's ethics committee held a hearing Thursday afternoon to discuss whether Councilwoman Wendy Leece broke a promise by voting for new terms and contracts for city employees this week. Leece did not...
  • The God Squad: Medical ethics issue sparks questions

    Q: I have a question regarding prolonging life. My mom had a stroke and the doctor insisted she'd have pain without a feeding tube. I don't believe this is true. In any case, do I have a moral obligation to have a feeding tube inserted when there's no...
  • Colleges column: Giving a final tip of the cap

    Colleges column: Giving a final tip of the cap
    Who better than Francis Larson to wax philosophical about the 2010 UC Irvine baseball season? UCI Coach Mike Gillespie says the senior catcher is the only player he has ever had who can tell you the difference between Socrates and Plato. "This is how...
  • Reel Critics: Perfect odd couple in 'Get Him to the Greek'

    "Get Him to the Greek" marks Russell Brand's return as legendary rock god Aldous Snow from "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." While this new comedy isn't quite as hilarious as that 2008 hit, the stars make it worth a look. Jonah Hill is Aaron Green, a...
  • House officials under inquiry

    A Congressional ethics body is investigating whether campaign contributions to Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) and seven other congressmen influenced their votes on last year's financial regulatory reform bill. Campbell's spokesman confirmed Thursday that...
  • The Bell Curve: Fighting useless fronts of morality, legality

    So the military brass has found a battle they think they can win back home. While they fight real wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, they have enlisted a corps of copy machines as their choice of weapons at home. There they have printed and are circulating...
  • Mansoor named to panels

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) was assigned to serve on four committees and one sub-committee for the 2011-12 regular session. The former Costa Mesa mayor will serve as co-chairman of the newly formed Assembly Ethics Committee with...