Four Orange County Congressional Districts that pundits predict will be competitive races in November’s national election fight to control the House of Representatives have been flooded with 32 candidates as Democrats target the Republican-held seats and gear up for the June primary.
Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff offers insights into this week’s city council meeting. This week, Council members will consider various infrastructure projects from roadway improvement to a sea wall on Balboa Island.
Conservationists opposed to the Banning Ranch development celebrated a major legal victory last week with a California Supreme Court ruling that would require the developer to go back to square one and redo the environmental analysis for the project.
City planning and development should not occur in a vacuum. Televising Planning Commission meetings is an easy way to engage the community plus encourage transparent and easily accessible public information.
Michael Schroeder writes that Newport Beach Keith Curry's idea on lobbyist registration at the city is a solution looking for a problem and takes direct aim at Curry, saying his new found penchant for disclosure is more about targeting opponents.
Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry writes that its time for his city to enact campaign finance reform and calls out his colleagues and local political consultant David Ellis declaring he'll push for a lobbyist registry to help citizens what interests are influencing council votes.