Thursday, June 11, 2009

CM PRESS # 720

TRAWLER BEING AUCTIONED OFF THIS SATURDAY

The Orange Coast College Foundation will be auctioning off a classic
1930's era salmon fishing trawler at the OCC Sailing Center in Newport
Beach this Saturday, June 13 at 10 a.m. Call for a brochure and full details: Orange Coast College Foundation (714) 432-5126.
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WHO SAYS FLU PANDEMIC UNDERWAY
First flu pandemic since 1968.
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EASTSIDE ORGANIZES BECAUSE WESTSIDE GETS TOO MUCH ATTENTION?

Joe Bell writes the following in his almost-daily Daily Pilot column today:

"On Saturday, I accompanied a friend who lives in Costa Mesa to a picnic sponsored by the East Side Costa Mesa Neighbors Group. Here neighbors were getting acquainted in an effort to back up the officers of this new organization with determined numbers.

"The motivating force here seemed to be that the Westside is getting all the attention, and it is high time that the Eastsiders make themselves heard loud and clear, starting with an organization to carry its banner. I shook hands and listened and wished them well and ate a very good ham-and-cheese sandwich. "



Read Bell's full column HERE.

The CM PRESS is glad to see the Eastside organize, but we hope this isn't going to fragment the ranks of those who want to see all of Costa Mesa improved. The Eastside does have some problems, but they pale in comparison with the problems on the Westside.

We've always maintained that if the Westside is fixed, the rest of the City will also be fixed. It's the key to improving all of Costa Mesa.

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TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH OF US...

SANTA ANA--The OCR reports (Here) that jurors wept over the killing of a 13-year-old boy in Santa Ana by gang members.

NEWPORT BEACH--Another day without any gang shootings in Newport Beach.
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