2nd District Orange County Supervisor's seat.
Campbell, a Republican, is one of 10 GOP hopefuls who will face
off in a special primary Oct. 4. A total of 17 candidates will appear
on the ballot.
Moorlach, also a Republican, said he singled out Campbell because
they have similar backgrounds in accounting and because both are
Tickets still available for women's conference
About 50 tickets are still available for the Orange County
Conference for Women, a first-of-it's-kind event set for Wednesday at
the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. The daylong conference, the
brainchild of Newport Beach City Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, begins
at 8:30 a.m. and includes sessions on women in the community and in
careers, panel discussions, and a luncheon featuring a speech by
Olympic medalist and ESPN commentator Ann Meyers Drysdale.
Tickets are $90. To register, visit o7www.ocwomen.orgf7 or call
Month-long focus is on preparing for crises
September is National Preparedness Month, an initiative sponsored
by the American Red Cross and the U.S. Department of Homeland
Security. Throughout the month, the Costa Mesa Citizen Corps will
promote residents' involvement in emergency preparedness.
The coalition is responsible for all of the city's volunteer
organizations, including the Costa Mesa Community Emergency Response
The Red Cross and the Homeland Security Department encourage
everyone to make an emergency supply kit, to create a family
emergency plan, to be informed, and to get involved in their
Anyone interested in how to be prepared in the event of an
emergency should visit the Homeland Security website,
Symphony group to host reception
Overture, Pacific Symphony's young professionals group, is hosting
an opening night reception Sept. 29 at the Center Club in Costa Mesa.
The reception, which kicks off the symphony's 2005-06 classic
season, starts at 6 p.m. and includes cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a
The event costs $100 per person and includes tickets to that
evening's Pacific Symphony concert featuring violinist Joshua Bell.
For those who already have concert tickets, reception-only tickets
are available for $60.
Tickets are available by calling (714) 876-2375.