| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:13 PM
WASHINGTON — California House Republicans on Wednesday split over a measure to end the government shutdown and lift the U.S. borrowing authority, highlighting divisions within GOP ranks over the strategy for reining in federal spending.
| Oct 19, 2013
Re. "Commentary: Costa Mesa can easily attract police recruits," (Oct. 12): Less than a month after Costa Mesa Police Chief Tom Gazsi is ordered to meet every Thursday afternoon with Mayor Jim Righeimer to discuss hiring Costa Mesa's much-needed police...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Laguna is in pretty good shape, according to city officials who spoke at the Chamber of Commerce State of the City luncheon, held Tuesday at Montage Laguna Beach.
Mayor Kelly Boyd was the star, with a supporting cast of council members, heads of city...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:42 PM
In her race for Orange County supervisor, Michelle Steel has gotten another endorsement: the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn.
"Michelle has a long history of fighting government bureaucracy and standing up for taxpayers," Jon Coupal, president of Howard...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:05 PM
WASHINGTON — Ever heard of David Valadao? Exactly.
The soft-spoken freshman congressman may be little known outside his district in California’s Central Valley, even to many of his House Republican colleagues. But he is emerging as a...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record.
In a letter, the 12...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to bar Chinese poultry from federal school lunch and other nutrition programs because of China's poor record on food safety.
On Wednesday, 12 Democratic representatives and two Republicans called for...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 11:25 PM
COSTA MESA — Most in the room wanted to know how it came to this.
The NCAA men's basketball Championship Tournament was on TV. Half of the place was roaring as Arizona upset Duke.
But what made nearly 100 Costa Mesa residents ignore the Sweet...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Famed rocker Sammy Hagar has been on the road talking about his new, rip-roaring rock 'n' roll memoir, "Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock." He's had a lot of onstage and backstage encounters in his career, but the most bizarre encounter of all may have...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:49 PM
FRIDAY: Local band Velicious performs at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show starts at 9:30 p.m. and cover is $5 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.gallagherspub.com....
| May 16, 2011
| 9:04 PM
Two foreign policy experts at UC Irvine have questioned the wisdom of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's sponsorship of a House bill that would end U.S. financial aid to Pakistan.
But the Republican Costa Mesa congressman stood by his proposal, saying he feels that...