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Allan R. Mansoor

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  • 'Top-two' primary breeds conflict over candidate endorsements

    Another turn in the increasingly testy race to represent the state's 74th Assembly District is forcing local politicians to grapple with a bigger question: What makes an endorsement? As Orange County Republicans find themselves squaring off against...
  • Bill to require rehabs to report deaths moves forward

    A bill that would require drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities to report their residents' deaths has passed both houses of the state Legislature and faces Gov. Jerry Brown for final approval. Assembly Bill 2374, introduced by Assemblyman Allan...
  • 60 years helping girls become strong women

    60 years helping girls become strong women
    When Girls Inc. of Orange County started out six decades ago, the programming resembled home economics courses that focused on sewing, the techniques of proper housekeeping or throwing a successful dinner party. Then known as the Harbor Area Girls Club,...
  • Costa Mesa councilwomen call city's toll lane ballot measure political

    Costa Mesa councilwomen call city's toll lane ballot measure political
    In Costa Mesa, even what should be a kumbaya political moment has a way of becoming contentious. The City Council unanimously decided last week to ask voters what they think about a state plan to put toll lanes on the 405 Freeway. The question will...
  • Political Landscape: Leece, Snowden, Dixon back Foley for council

    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Costa Mesa City Council candidate Katrina Foley recently announced a slate of endorsements from public officials past and present. The former councilwoman, and current school board trustee, earned backing...
  • Huntington mayor raises more than Assembly opponent

    Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper has announced that, after a slow start to campaigning, he raised about $9,000 more than his opponent in the race for a state Assembly seat during the most recent filing period. "From [primary] election night on, I...
  • Huntington mayor raises more than Assembly opponent, who questions expense report

    After a slow start to campaigning, Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper has announced that he raised about $9,000 more than his opponent in the race for a state Assembly seat during the most recent filing period. "From [primary] election night on, I...
  • Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans

    Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans
    With the steady hum of morning traffic behind them, public officials from cities along Orange County's 405 Freeway corridor gathered in Costa Mesa on Thursday to decry a state proposal to add toll lanes to the busy thoroughfare. Led by Assemblyman Allan...
  • In the Pipeline: 405 toll plan another government abuse

    So here we go again. An unelected state government bureaucracy decides on its own to financially punish citizens without so much as a vote. No, the Air Quality Management District has not returned to try to ban our fire pits again after suffering a huge...
  • Political Landscape: Lincoln Club supports Dixon in council bid

    The Lincoln Club of Orange County has thrown its support behind businesswoman Diane Dixon's bid for the Newport Beach City Council, according to a news release. She is running to replace Councilman Mike Henn in the District 1 council seat after he is...
  • Political Landscape: Primary results certified, now it's on to November

    The Orange County Registrar of Voters officially certified the primary election results Tuesday. About 24% of the county's electorate voted in the June 3 election — a 6% decline from the 30.1% turnout during the 2010 primary. This year,...
  • For the Record

    Public prayers: In the May 9 story "Costa Mesa to revisit public prayer policy," it should not have stated that Allan Mansoor was Costa Mesa's mayor in 2004. He was a councilman at that time. Law firm lawsuit: The May 9 story "Lawsuit says firm hired P....