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Allan R. Mansoor

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  • Dual-serving coastal commissioner resigns under fire

    California Coastal Commissioner William Burke — who vocally supported dousing beach bonfires in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach — has resigned amid pressure from two state legislators. Burke is chairman of the South Coast Air Quality...
  • Hit-and-run bill yanked

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) has shelved a bill inspired by the death of a Newport Beach doctor that would have upped the penalty in fatal hit-and-run cases. Assembly Bill 956 would have mandated an extra five years behind bars for hit-and-...
  • In The Pipeline: Anti fire-ring AQMD member's odd resignation

    In The Pipeline: Anti fire-ring AQMD member's odd resignation
    The bonfire fight has never been hotter (or weirder) then it is right now. On April 12, I went to visit Assemblyman Allan Mansoor in his Costa Mesa office. I have been in touch with a number of local elected officials about the looming draconian ban...
  • O.C. supervisors to weigh in on fire rings

    O.C. supervisors to weigh in on fire rings
    Residents fighting a proposed ban on beach bonfires could find the Orange County Board of Supervisors in their corner. A staff report for Tuesday's meeting recommends that the supervisors vote to formally oppose the ban, which, if approved, could snuff...
  • O.C. supervisors oppose proposed ban on fire rings

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally opposed a call by air-quality regulators to snuff out beach bonfires in much of Southern California. Supervisors urged the South Coast Air Quality Managment District to drop a proposed ban on...
  • Mailbag: Headline wrongly implies support for a hotel [corrected]

    Re. "Newport hotel wins vast support," (April 24): A front-page article in the Daily Pilot shows a headline that claims Newport residents overwhelmingly support a hotel on the site of the old City Hall. This is very misleading, given that there were...
  • Daigle criticizes 'light' sentence for driver who killed doctor

    Daigle criticizes 'light' sentence for driver who killed doctor
    Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle on Tuesday blasted the recent sentencing of a driver who killed a popular doctor in a September hit-and-run accident. Michael Jason Lopez, 40, of Anaheim was sentenced this month after pleading guilty to...
  • Legislators seek to put off harbor fund

    Two legislators have asked the California State Lands Commission to put off deciding whether to allow the city of Newport Beach to establish a special harbor fund. The officials want the state to hold off until they can further investigate how that...
  • State of Newport assessed

    For the city of Newport Beach, the economic situation seems on par with the country as a whole: small yet steady steps toward a slow recovery. City Finance Director Dan Matusiewicz shared that summation at the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce's monthly...
  • State Lands Commissions delays Newport decision

    The California State Lands Commission has agreed to postpone its decision on whether Newport Beach can create a special harbor fund. The city's request was on the consent agenda for the commission's April 26 meeting, but will now be heard June 21,...
  • Newport, Huntington clash over fire rings

    Newport, Huntington clash over fire rings
    DIAMOND BAR — An ongoing fight over beach bonfires pitted the interests of two neighboring cities against each other Thursday morning, as Huntington Beach residents asked South Coast Air Quality Management District staff members to put the kibosh on...
  • Mansoor welcomes constituents to Costa Mesa office

    Constituents and political allies packed Assemblyman Allan Mansoor's Costa Mesa office with questions and donations as part of an open house Wednesday night. The event invited new and old constituents to meet Mansoor and leave donations for Orange...