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  • City: To chip in, or not to?

    COSTA MESA — In an effort to help close the budget deficit, City Hall executives are considering whether to pay for a portion of their medical premiums next year. Costa Mesa covers the medical premiums for its five City Council members and 21...
  • Community Commentary: Incident is about union's dislike for me

    Editor's note: This corrects the date and number of commuters in the first paragraph. At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 3,200 commuters sat in an unnecessary traffic jam because the Costa Mesa Police Department decided to run a sobriety check point at a primary...
  • Double take: Rohrabacher endorses 2 men in same Newport race

    "The Gipper's" reputation, apparently, wasn't good enough. At least not to convince Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) that he should exclusively endorse a fellow Ronald Reagan devotee in this fall's Newport Beach City Council election. In April,...
  • Councilman wants to cease union negotiations

    COSTA MESA — Councilman Eric Bever has called on his fellow council members to cease negotiations with the city's employee unions until after the November election. Bever, who announced his decision to temporarily suspend his participation in...
  • Little Arabia hosts opponents

    ANAHEIM — Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor parlayed problems with his microphone into a joke about communications problems with the Middle East during a Wednesday night forum, quipping that maybe he could sponosor a bill to improve sound systems, if...
  • Righeimer attorney warns of legal action

    COSTA MESA — City Council candidate Jim Righeimer's personal attorney has sent letters to the Costa Mesa Police Assn. and a local blogger, warning that he will seek legal "remedies" against them if they print falsehoods about his client's past....
  • Debate tackles topics of the day

    COSTA MESA — Thursday night's Feet to the Fire Forum, a candidates' debate organized by Orange County media, began with an issue right out of recent headlines: Planning Commissioner Jim Righeimer's decision to get out of his car during a DUI...
  • Debate addresses school facilities, programs

    Debate addresses school facilities, programs
    Editor's note: This adds the names of the other candidates in the photo caption. COSTA MESA — A popular after-school program, sports fields and quality of education were discussed Wednesday night at a candidate forum hosted by a local nonprofit....
  • Police air Righeimer's past

    COSTA MESA — The Costa Mesa Police Assn. ratcheted up its rhetoric against City Council candidate Jim Righeimer on Tuesday by launching a website critical of his financial woes in the 1990s and his record as a city planning commissioner. Paid...
  • Community Commentary: Fiscal future lies with the unions

    The Orange County Register's Watchdog column recently stated that, based on the State Auditor Controller's report, every city in Orange County generated a profit, except for one: Costa Mesa. "Facts are stubborn things," the saying goes. Fiscally...
  • Mailbag: Next time, talk to watch commander

    Well congratulations to Jimmy Righeimer. Once again he found a way to get a free political ad from the Daily Pilot ("Incident about union's dislike for me," Sept. 26). I'm still amazed that for so long he wrote columns for your paper that were nothing...
  • District to oppose Prop. 19

    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education is poised to adopt a resolution Tuesday opposing the statewide legalization of marijuana. The school board also is expected to ratify a one-year contract for 1,200 teachers....