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October 7, 2010
Name: Allan R. Mansoor Age: 46 Birthplace: Redwood City City of residence: Costa Mesa How long have you lived in the district? most of my life    Occupation: mayor of Costa Mesa and former Deputy Sheriff   Education: associate's degree from Coastline Community College   Previously elected or appointed positions: current Mayor of Costa Mesa   Community organizations you belong to: OC Tax     What do you think are the biggest issues facing the district right now?
NEWS
By S.J. Cahn and Alicia Robinson | November 8, 2006
Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor is assured of a return to the City Council, with running mate Wendy Leece all but assured of joining him on the dais after Tuesday's election. Click here for an election night photo gallery Click here for complete election results and commentary Mansoor was in front with 25.7%, and Leece was just behind him with 24%, with all 70 city precincts and most absentee ballots counted. Leece had an 852-vote lead over the closest competitor, Bruce Garlich, who gained 21.2% of the votes.
NEWS
August 23, 2006
My goodness! Your paper has certainly gone out of its way to do its hatchet job on the mayor of Costa Mesa! Is this what the Return to Reason group is all about? I know several people who have written in on support of the mayor and yet we read nothing in your paper? I am sick of it! Let us hear the issues and the candidates' views. Then the people of Costa Mesa can make their decision in November. JANICE GAMMILL Costa Mesa I recently picked up my Daily Pilot and read the Aug. 11 commentary by Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Linda Dixon ("Why we must stop Mansoor")
NEWS
November 24, 2002
INSIDE THE PILOT LIFE & LEISURE Want to know what wine would go well with the turkey this Thanksgiving? Check out the places we found where you can taste the wine before you buy. ALSO: Karen Wight has a cornbread stuffing recipe to die for and the Newport Beach Public Library suggests culinary mysteries. See Page A5 and A6 COMMUNITY FORUM Allan Mansoor is Costa Mesa's newest council member. He talks with City Editor James Meier about his priorities and what he thinks the voters were trying to say when they elected him. See Page A11 SPORTS Newport Harbor High girls volleyball and Corona del Mar boys water polo took shots at CIF championships Saturday.
NEWS
December 9, 2004
CITY OF COSTA MESA Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, (714) 754-5223 Mayor: Gary Monahan Council: Eric Bever, Linda Dixon, Katrina Foley and Allan Mansoor CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH Newport Beach City Hall, 3300 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92663, (949) 644-3309 Mayor: Tod Ridgeway Council: Leslie Daigle, Steve Bromberg, John Heffernan, Dick Nichols, Steven Rosansky and Don Webb COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT District Office: 1370 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626, (714)
FEATURES
June 1, 2006
CITY OF COSTA MESA Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, (714) 754-5223 Mayor: Allan Mansoor Council: Eric Bever, Linda Dixon, Katrina Foley and Gary Monahan CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH Newport Beach City Hall, 3300 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92663, (949) 644-3309 Mayor: Don Webb Council: Keith Curry, Leslie Daigle, Dick Nichols, Tod Ridgeway, Steve Rosansky and Ed Selich COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT District Office: 1370 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626, (714)
NEWS
May 29, 2002
Westside resident Allan Mansoor, who has emerged lately as an outspoken Costa Mesa City Council critic, formally announced his candidacy for a seat on the dais. Mansoor wants to see the city cleaned up and has not seen that under the leadership of the sitting council, he said. Mansoor said he has no official affiliation with any community group but is in close contact with many members of the Citizens for Improvement of Costa Mesa, a group run by Westside activist Janice Davidson.
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From staff reports | March 17, 2014
Diana Carey, who fought against an unpopular proposal to add toll lanes to the 405 Freeway in Orange County, has been named the 2014 Woman of the Year for state Assembly District 74. Carey, a Westminster councilwoman and the I-405 Freeway Corridor Cities representative for Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Rossmoor and her city, received the honor at a recent ceremony in the state Capitol in Sacramento....
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Jill Cowan | December 4, 2013
Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for state Assembly in 2014. "It was a spontaneous decision," he said. "My wife and I were having dinner [last weekend] and she said, 'You ought to do it. The timing is good.'" Curry, a Republican, wants to represent the 74th District, a recently redrawn swath that encompasses all or parts of Newport, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Irvine and Laguna Beach. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) currently occupies the seat but is running for the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
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By Geoff West | April 25, 2013
Costa Mesa, according to recent statistics, has 60% renters and 40% home owners — a ratio that has bothered many elected officials for years. On April 13, Daily Pilot columnist Jeffrey Harlan wrote a piece, " Stop focusing on boosting home ownership in which he — a professional land planner — provided us with statistics to support his contention that our city leaders should "Instead of worrying about whether someone owns a home, let's...
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By Jill Cowan | April 11, 2013
Two legislators have asked the California State Lands Commission to put off deciding whether to allow the city of Newport Beach to establish a special harbor fund. The officials want the state to hold off until they can further investigate how that money may be used and a lawsuit filed in February against the city seeking to block the new dock fees is resolved. In a letter addressed to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who sits on the commission, state Sen. Mimi Walters (R-Irvine) and Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa)
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By Brittany Woolsey | October 6, 2012
The smell of warm chili filled the air Saturday afternoon as Costa Mesa citizens and politicians gathered for the annual Halecrest Community Chili Cook-Off. About 15 chili-cooking groups competed at the free event, which included food, music and vendors. A variety of chili, from spicy to Hawaiian-influenced, was served for free at the cook-off. Local politicians took advantage of the event by serving their own chili and spreading the word about their campaigns for the upcoming elections.
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By Brittany Woolsey | September 21, 2012
Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant who was the keynote speaker. Martin and his partner were attacked and injured while serving in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in December 2002. As a result, they spent two months in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where Martin said he had the honor of being the first wounded veteran visited by President George W. Bush.
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By Joseph Serna, joseph.serna@latimes.com | August 15, 2011
The battle between two Republican congressmen for a local seat in 2012 will not happen, according to the state's new legislative maps finalized Monday by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) said he plans to run next year for the new 48th Congressional District, a coastal bloc that includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and parts of Huntington Beach. The 12-term congressman will not have to face off against Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine)
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By Joseph Serna, joseph.serna@latimes.com | October 23, 2010
WESTMINSTER — Supporters of Costa Mesa mayor and Republican state assembly candidate Allan Mansoor and his opponent, Phu Nguyen, clashed in Little Saigon in Westminster on Saturday as both camps vie for the Vietnamese vote in the 68 t h district. Nguyen and about 30 of his supporters waved signs and American and South Vietnam flags outside of Mansoor's campaign office in Little Saigon, calling for his camp to stop the mudslinging. "We're sending a message to (Mansoor's)
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By Joseph Serna, joseph.serna@latimes.com | October 9, 2010
Costa Mesa Mayor and state assembly hopeful Allan Mansoor responded to criticisms from his opponent Phu Nguyen on Saturday that he's led the city into a financial ditch much like the state's current fiscal woes. "My opponent will not make responsible cuts or address much-needed pension reform," Mansoor said. Nguyen, the democratic candidate for the 68 t h District assembly seat, took a shot at his Republican opponent Friday, drawing parallels between the California state budget passed earlier in the day and Costa Mesa's budget shortfalls.
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October 7, 2010
Name: Allan R. Mansoor Age: 46 Birthplace: Redwood City City of residence: Costa Mesa How long have you lived in the district? most of my life    Occupation: mayor of Costa Mesa and former Deputy Sheriff   Education: associate's degree from Coastline Community College   Previously elected or appointed positions: current Mayor of Costa Mesa   Community organizations you belong to: OC Tax     What do you think are the biggest issues facing the district right now?
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