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  • GOP lawmakers back Fish and Game commissioner who killed cougar

     
    Eleven Republican state senators came to the defense of embattled Fish and Game Commission President Daniel Richards on Wednesday after Democratic lawmakers called for him to resign for shooting a mountain lion while on a hunting trip in Idaho....
  • Blank bills key to California budget process approved amid protests [Updated]

     
    In an annual quirk of California government, lawmakers approved 78 budget bills on Thursday -- and they were all blank. The bills function as shells. As negotiations continue and tax revenues are tallied, they will be amended with actual budget......
  • California lawmakers pursue affordable textbooks on Internet

     
    California college students who have been hit by tuition increases may get a financial break from the state after lawmakers approved twin measures Wednesday to make textbooks more affordable -- on the Internet....
  • Sen. Pavley leads in fundraising against GOP contender Todd Zink

     
    Sen. Pavley, a Democrat, leads in fundraising over Republican Zink in the election for the 27th Senate District contest....
  • Audit reveals more loose accounting, this time in oil spill fund

     
    A state audit released on Tuesday provides new evidence on how loose accounting can lead to inaccurate reports, false alarms and even misguided policies. The review examined the Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fund, which collects fees on oil...
  • In last-minute scramble, lawmakers approve timber tax

     
    A tax on timber came back from the dead early Saturday morning, with lawmakers giving their final stamp of approval to the proposal in the final minutes of a legislative session that stretched past midnight....
  • California Legislature sends governor package to cut costs of public pensions

     
    The state Senate late Friday gave final legislative approval to a package of cost-cutting measures for the public pension system in California....
  • A View From the Mesa: Costa Mesa pride is riding high

    My sister was wearing her "I love Costa Mesa" pin on our trip up the Central Coast. "What's so great about Costa Mesa?" a proprietor of one of the region's wineries asked her. That's the wrong question to ask my sister. She leaned across the counter...
  • Final forum has fireworks

    Fireworks erupted at the conclusion of the final forum in the 2010 City Council race when Mayor Pro Tem Toni Iseman castigated Emanuel Patrascu for a quote by him on an election flier, which she said was a lie. Iseman was referring to a flier for which...
  • Mansoor on track to capital

    COSTA MESA — Apparently bouyed by his hardline stances against illegal immigration, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor held a strong lead over his Democratic opponent, according to preliminary election results. A former Orange County Sheriff's deputy,...
  • Three incumbents reelected

    Laguna Beach voters returned three incumbents to the City Council in an election year that reverberated nationally with the public's disenchantment with the status quo. With 26 of Laguna's 26 precincts reported, Kelly Boyd, Elizabeth Pearson and Toni...
  • Assemblyman announces bid for State Senate

    Assemblyman Jim Silva, whose district covers Huntington Beach, has announced that he will run for State Senate in 2012. Silva, who was first elected to the 67th District in 2006, hopes to fill the seat held by Tom Harman, who will be termed out next...