| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:02 PM
State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor announced Friday that he's picked up two endorsements in his run for Orange County supervisor, from Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer and Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper.
Mansoor, a former Costa Mesa mayor, is...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The Los Angeles Clippers of Orange County?
It's an idea for the franchise's future that deserves consideration, according to a state Assembly candidate who hopes to represent some of Orange County's wealthiest cities.
Karina Onofre, a candidate for...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Coast Community College District Trustee Jim Moreno was re-elected this week to a policymaking board that represents all 72 California community college districts.
He secured the second-highest number of votes in this year's race.
Moreno will serve...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Hit-and-run drivers convicted of vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence could face up to five more years behind bars if a bill proposed by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) makes it through the Legislature.
Assembly Bill 956, which was...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Coast Community College District Trustee Jim Moreno is trying to return to county government, a comfortable place after spending decades in neighboring Los Angeles County's inner workings, he said.
Moreno, whose second term ends in December 2014, is...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:31 PM
The state legislators representing Orange County unanimously asked a state water agency to approve Poseidon Water's permit to build a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, according to a statement by Poseidon Water.
The Thursday letter to Coastal...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Two members of the state Assembly have introduced a bill that would protect California's beach fire rings by overruling a recent decision that places restrictions on them.
The bill by Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) and Assemblywoman...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:51 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:44 PM
After months of consideration, state Assemblyman Allan Mansoor made it official this week: He's running for the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
The longtime Costa Mesa resident and former mayor has been mulling the decision since at least May. If...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:25 PM
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...