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  • Block grant money discussed

    A portion of Costa Mesa's federal funding that's annually awarded to nonprofit agencies was up for discussion during a City Council's study session Tuesday. Though what to do in the coming fiscal year with the public service grants within the city's to-...
  • Extra money for community center rejected

    A request for more funds has prompted the Irvine City Council to launch an investigation into the construction costs for a community center at Northwood Community Park. Saying the project, which started in 2012, "really represents a first of its kind...
  • Forecast: O.C. to add jobs at a moderate pace

    Hiring in Orange County was more robust than anticipated last year, and gains are expected to continue, according to the 2014 economic forecast released by Cal State Fullerton. An increase of 28,200 jobs is projected for 2013, a 2% increase over 1.4...
  • The Crowd: Raising funds like the Dickens

    The Crowd: Raising funds like the Dickens
    The generous Mart and Margie Hubbard once again invited dedicated donors supporting the Pacific Chorale to a midweek dinner at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach. The Oct. 16 gathering raised an impressive $120,000 in underwriting to cover the...
  • Mesa Water District responds to report, critics

    Amid recent media reports and public scrutiny over developing changes at the Mesa Water District, its board president elaborated on the state of the district in a recent public speech. President Jim Fisler told attendees of a Costa Mesa Chamber of...
  • Leece seeks review of business taxes

    Costa Mesa's business license tax seems poised again for City Council discussion. Following Councilwoman Wendy Leece's request Tuesday afternoon for the Finance Advisory Committee to examine the annual tax, its members decided to wait for council...
  • Commentary: Trepidation about the markets is understandable

    Here we sit at market highs. So why doesn't it feel like it? Why doesn't it feel wonderful and fulfilling and wealth-related? I can't tell you. You see, for each of us this feeling is a little bit different, the scars heal at a little different rate,...
  • Union disputes district claims

    The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers has issued a letter denying the school district's claims that the union was responsible for the elimination of a science enrichment program at Kaiser Elementary School in Costa Mesa. Kimberly Claytor, federation...
  • Pension panel meets with fund official

    A nearly four-hour meeting on Costa Mesa's public pension plans Wednesday brought modest debate to the fore of what's been called an "out-of-control" financial situation for taxpayers. The city's Pension Oversight Committee met with Kerry Worgan, a...
  • City, union inch toward a contract

    Costa Mesa officials announced this week that they are closer to reaching an agreement with the city's largest employee union. But officials on both sides say some significant challenges remain. After the City Council discussed the contracts in closed...
  • Grant to help fund Harbor Blvd. median islands

    A recently awarded federal grant will help fund improvements to portions of Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa. The $528,000 will go toward adding raised median islands along Harbor between Wilson and 19th streets — a nearly one-mile stretch —...
  • Apodaca: Worth the time and effort to keep anti-bullying programs alive

    I've written a few columns about bullying, and the topic never fails to elicit an impassioned response. For the most part, the feedback from parents, educators and others in the community reveals wide agreement that we all have a part to play in...