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  • Commentary: Why I broke ranks from my party and voted for Rush

    When I mailed my ballot to the Registrar of Voters earlier this week it included a vote for Bob Rush for the 74th California Assembly District and was one of the rare times in a half-century of casting ballots that I chose someone other than a...
  • Mailbag: Parting shots. Our readers weigh in on Election Day

    Yes on Measure V Measure V doesn't change current practices. It preserves nearly 60 years of Costa Mesa city laws and policies. State conflict-of-interest and political contribution laws would still apply. Current bidding practices would continue,...
  • Newport, Costa Mesa head to the polls

    Voting in the Newport-Mesa area Tuesday? Here's some information you might need: Newport Beach residents will vote on Measure EE, which would make 38 amendments to the city's charter, ranging from a ban on class-action lawsuits to correcting typos. They...
  • Mansoor, Rohrabacher strong in early returns

    Mansoor, Rohrabacher strong in early returns
    Local Republicans celebrated the electoral victories of state Assemblyman Allan Mansoor and other area GOP candidates Tuesday night in a packed hotel ballroom across from South Coast Plaza. U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher also nabbed another win. The election...
  • Hardy top vote-getter in H.B. City Council race

    Hardy top vote-getter in H.B. City Council race
    Former Mayor Jill Hardy led all candidates for Huntington Beach City Council as of Wednesday morning, with Jim Katapodis and former Mayor Dave Sullivan close behind and incumbent Devin Dwyer a distant fifth. The results, which the Orange County Registrar...
  • Mansoor: 'Intellectually disabled' is a better term

    A bill proposed by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) that would change the term "mentally retarded" to "intellectually disabled" in state codes is headed to the governor's desk for approval. Assembly Bill 2370, or the "Shriver R-Word Act," would...
  • Court: Restricting 'insolent' speakers is unconstitutional

    A federal appellate court found Wednesday that a Costa Mesa ordinance that restricts "insolent" speakers when addressing the City Council is unconstitutional. However, it was appropriately applied in the case of Benito Acosta, who in 2006 vocally opposed...
  • Newport Harbor Republican Women open headquarters

    Newport Harbor Republican Women open headquarters
    Orange County almost went for President Obama during the 2008 general election, but as Republican Party leaders look to swing independents back their way, they can count on a new bastion in Corona del Mar. The Newport Harbor Republican Women celebrated...
  • Costa Mesa branch of NuVision opens

    Costa Mesa branch of NuVision opens
    NuVision Federal Credit Union celebrated the relocation of a Costa Mesa branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The event, hosted by NuVision, the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce and civic leaders, included presentations by special guests. Chris...
  • Election day: Legislative races to watch

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. With independently drawn districts and new voting rules, much uncertainty surrounds the 80 Assembly seats and 20 state Senate seats up for grabs Tuesday. Below is a list of......
  • Primary election night: Winners and losers

     
    California’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests....
  • Mailbag: McCarthy favors a flawed city charter

    I am always disappointed when I read a letter on the Forum page by Costa Mesa City Council candidate and Planning Commission Chairman Colin McCarthy, his most recent being "Candidate is wrong about charter cities (July 10)," and now I see what a...