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The Costa Mesa Taxpayers Assn. on Wednesday announced its endorsement of the "3Ms" slate of City Council candidates and Measure V, the proposed city charter. The fiscally conservative, grass-roots organization endorsed Councilmen Steve Mensinger and Gary...
Tags: Dana Rohrabacher, Local Elections, Politics, Elections
California state code will no longer call people "mentally retarded" or refer to "mental retardation" once a new law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Saturday goes into effect. Those terms will be replaced with references to "intellectual disability." Assemblyman...
Tags: Special Olympics, Jerry Brown
First in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battle. Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Wendy Leece peers down through a pair of spectacles at a pile of notes spread out on the coffee table. "Because we have South...
Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
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...
Tags: Local Elections, Politics, Mountains, Landforms, Polls
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...
Tags: John Campbell
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...
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...
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...
First in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * The Ruhls are a throwback to simpler times. The sweet smell of fresh-baked coffee cake drifts out their front door. Their tidy Mission Viejo townhome's bathroom is stocked with wholesome...
PolitiCalCalifornia lawmakers shelve bills limiting their gifts, providing tax breaks for Olympians...
The Costa Mesa Planning Commission voted this week to appoint a Parks and Recreation commissioner to its vacant seat. Jeff Mathews was recommended with a 3-1 vote Monday, with Commissioner Edward Salcedo dissenting on grounds that he wanted the...
Tags: Tea Party Movement, Politics, Elections
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