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  • Community: General plan must address affordable housing

    Anyone who pays attention to the doings of the Costa Mesa City Council knows that our city is busy updating its general plan. The press has covered the many public meetings, creative outreach efforts and road shows aimed at getting Costa Mesa residents...
  • Sports stadiums or theater?

    After more than an hour of heated debate Tuesday night, Newport-Mesa school officials failed to decide how to allocate $15.8 million of one-time facilities money among the district's high schools. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of...
  • Workers present counterproposal

    Costa Mesa's municipal employee union presented a contract counteroffer Thursday that includes changes in pay, a reduction in sick time accrual and an increase in the employees' pension contributions. The proposed two-year Costa Mesa City Employees...
  • Costa Mesa ends fiscal year with surplus

    Costa Mesa's General Fund finished the previous fiscal year with at least a $7-million surplus, according to a news release. The announcement, released late Tuesday night and mentioned during the City Council meeting, cited preliminary audited numbers...
  • School board funds stadiums for Mesa, CdM

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board room erupted in applause and cheering after trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to fund the stadium projects at Costa Mesa and Corona del Mar high schools. Mesa and CdM will each receive $7.4 million for...
  • OCC to get technology upgrade

    After a power failure that crippled Orange Coast College's computer system over the winter break, the college is upgrading years-old technology using millions of dollars in bond money. OCC will spend slightly less than $1 million on classroom...
  • 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...