Tag Archive for Newport Beach

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.

Steve Young Announces for Newport Beach City Council

This just in from Steve Young: Steve Young filed a “Candidate Intention Statement” with the Newport Beach City Clerk’s office. He is running for City Council in the 3rd District of Newport Beach for the November 2010 election. Don Webb has held the 3rd District Council seat for two terms, the limit of the office…

OC Health March August 31 Targets Congressman Campbell

COMMUNITY “UPRISING” OVER HEALTH REFORM “TOWNHALL” MARCH PLANNED ON OFFICES OF REPUBLICAN JOHN CAMPBELL WHEN:    MONDAY, AUGUST 31 TIME:    11AM TO 1PM PLACE:    610 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE; NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 Congressman John Campbell, (R-48) has refused to listen to the voices of his constituents demanding a public townhall meeting on the issue of public…

Is $17 Billion a Lot of Money? More GOP Doublespeak

  The late Senator Everett Dirksen once said wryly about spending public money, “A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds up to real money.” Red County’s Matt Cunningham is positively shameless when it comes to being critical of anything President Obama does that might be viewed as a positive for the…

More Homophobia in Newport Beach?

Recently, the spotlight was shown on Corona del Mar High School and the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. Unfortunately, that wasn’t for good reasons. But now, a new controversy is brewing in Newport. And this time, it involves the police department. “It was like being back in high school. You’re either in the ‘in’ crowd or…

“Rent” Coming to CDM After All

Jeez. After a prolonged controversy that caused students, parents, and other concerned citizens to question possible anti-queer censorship at Corona del Mar High School, the principal has finally agreed to allow CDM’s drama department to stage a “school version” of the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winning play. A high school production of “Rent,” whose…