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Balboa Island celebrates 100 years of 'pure charm'

For residents and loyal visitors who know Balboa Island best, pinpointing the root of its charm is nearly impossible. When people leave Balboa Island, they want to come back, and those who have stayed can't imagine living anywhere else. "There's something about it that when you go over the bridge,...

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High School Football: Garbers' road to Cal

Opinion

  • Commentary: Mesa Water has not made it clear why it's interested in merger

    Commentary: Mesa Water has not made it clear why it's interested in merger

    When Mesa Water District President Shawn Dewane contacted me to consider performing a collaborative study for an optimal government structure, I believed it was worth exploring cost-saving measures and enhanced operational efficiencies. After all, our residents deserve the best from their local...

  • Commentary: Council is unanimously opposed to Fairview Park development

    From the moment I entered the political arena in Costa Mesa, my opponents have chosen to play loose with the facts about me and my intentions, instead of debating the issues. So I guess I shouldn't have been surprised when I was recently approached by a local citizen who quizzed me about the city's...

  • Reader Report: CdM's Trident staff organizes Orlando memorial, pride day

    Reader Report: CdM's Trident staff organizes Orlando memorial, pride day

    The recent murder of 49 people at Pulse, a gay bar in Orlando, Fla., left the entire country in shock. This act of hatred toward the LGBTQ community has made homosexual Americans and many others fear for their lives and for the fate of this country. America has many homophobic people who refuse...

  • Commentary: Slow-growth initiative may put future city revenue at risk

    Many years ago, I had the privilege of working on property tax legislation to bring millions of dollars back to Orange County and 12 other counties in California that were receiving a disproportionate share of property tax dollars in comparison to the amount they were sending to Sacramento. This...

  • Mailbag: Increase in prostitution arrests raises fair questions

    On June 15, a commentary was written by Mayor Steve Mensinger demeaning a resident who spoke in City Council in the public comments forum. This alone should be deemed behavior unbecoming of an elected representative. Yet he furthered this unbecoming action with an attempt at discrediting this resident...

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Life & Arts

Lineup set for Sunset Jazz at Newport series

Lineup set for Sunset Jazz at Newport series

Thousands of jazz enthusiasts are expected during the seventh annual Sunset Jazz at Newport summer series, running July 6 through Sept. 14 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. The series will feature performances by instrumental artists and vocalists on 11 consecutive Wednesday nights. Ken...

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Police Files for June 23

Costa Mesa Senate Street and Puente Avenue: Public drunkenness was reported at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday. Harbor Boulevard: Driving under the influence was reported in the 3100 block at 12:36 a.m. Wednesday. South Coast Drive: Shoplifting was reported in the 900 block at 1:04 p.m. Wednesday. South Coast...

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