Tag Archive for Newport Beach

President Obama coming to Newport Beach

Hat tip to our friends at OC Weekly, but welcome news that President Barack Obama is coming to Orange County and Newport Beach for a fundraiser. The President comes to OC on February 16 according to OC Weekly; from the story: “Count Jeff and Nancy Stack among them. Having already given the legal limit of…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang to run for Congress

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Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang is throwing his hat into the ring and will challenge the John Campbell-Dana Rohrabacher GOP fistfight winner for a seat in Congress in 2012.  If the proposed Huntington Beach-Irvine-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach district holds in the proposed redistricting, the top two emerge and a close GOP vote gives Kang an opportunity.  If elected, Kang will…

A Hate Crime in NPB

Hot off the press from the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA). Late Monday, the group called on the Department of Justice to investigate as a hate crime an incident in which a Southern California Muslim taxi driver was assaulted after being asked about his religion.