raped her while a video camera was running. All three suspects and the
victim live in San Bernadino County.
Newport Beach police arrested a Costa Mesa man who allegedly stole
construction equipment and sold it at local pawnshops. Andrew Mackie, 34,
was arrested after police were tipped off in mid-June while reviewing
pawn transaction slips.
In court news, Costa Mesa attorney Gay Sandoval has won her public
crusade to see her name on the November ballot for a judge seat. On
Wednesday, Superior Court Judge John Wooley ordered Orange County
Registrar Rosalyn Lever to place Sandoval's name on the ballot for the
seat now held by Judge Ronald Kline, who is facing charges criminal
charges of child molestation and child pornography. -- Daily Pilot
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Trying for a third term
Operators of the troubled Triangle Square think they have finally
found a recipe for success: restaurants. Building on the success of the
Yard House restaurant, the shopping center will likely soon undergo major
renovations to bring in destination restaurants.
The Concerned Costa Mesa Citizens Web site has come under scrutiny in
the weeks after a Human Relations Commission meeting highlighted
allegations of inappropriate use of the site. Residents and observers are
now focused on how to stay true to the site's goal of promoting
discussion and debate among Costa Mesa residents.
City Councilman Gary Monahan will seek a third term, contrary to
previous pledges that he would not run again. The 42-year-old is a
staunch believer in smaller government and protecting property rights.
In a far-reaching plan to boost its entertainment offerings, Orange
County Fair officials increased their talent budget by 16% this year,
bringing it to just over $1 million. The result: big-name acts like Lynrd
Skynrd, Huey Lewis and the News, Heart, and Styx.
-- Lolita Harper covers Costa Mesa. She may be reached at (949)
574-4275 or by e-mail at o7 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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