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  • Mailbag: An open letter from new schools chief

    It is with respect and commitment that I have accepted the responsibility and confidence that you have entrusted in me to serve as the interim superintendent and to facilitate the process for the selection of a new permanent superintendent for the...
  • Commentary: 'Prevailing wages' not relevant to charter debate

    Re "Commentary: I provoked 'near riot' at council meeting," Feb. 18: Kevin Dayton wrote a letter in the Daily Pilot promoting himself as a principal with the self-styled Dayton Policy Institute in Sacramento. He professes to be some kind of authority...
  • Costa Mesa attorneys use union president's testimony

    In a lawsuit filed by a city employee union seeking to block proposed layoffs, Costa Mesa defense attorneys used some recent sworn deposition of the union's president to assert that parts of the lawsuit should be dismissed. Attorneys from the Jones Day...
  • City Life: Unions refuse to change with times

    U.S. banker J.P. Morgan was the perfect bad guy: big, bloated and rarely without a fat Cuban cigar. In 1902, 140,000 members of the United Mine Workers of America toiling in Pennsylvania's coal mines went on strike for higher wages and better conditions....
  • Costa Mesa City Council OKs cuts, approves budget

    Costa Mesa City Council OKs cuts, approves budget
    COSTA MESA — After listening to hours of complaints about cuts to the Police Department and other criticisms, the City Council early Wednesday morning approved about $6 million in cuts and adopted a balanced budget for the fiscal year 2011-12. The...
  • City Life: City, unions should examine other cities' solutions, mistakes

    One of the more dismaying elements of the loud, ugly feud between Costa Mesa's City Council majority and the city's public employee unions is the failure of either side to recognize that many other cities are also having trouble making ends meet. By...
  • Brown appoints O.C. labor leader to Fair Board

    COSTA MESA — Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a labor leader embroiled in Costa Mesa's recent political conflicts to the board of directors that oversees the Orange County Fairgrounds. Nick Berardino, 62, general manager of the Orange County...
  • Community Commentary: 'American exceptionalism' will prevail

    I believe that due to American exceptionalism, the United States is on the verge of another dramatic period of economic growth. Our nation is far from perfect, but we learn from our mistakes, change dramatically and move on. After three years of failed...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar Tuesday's Calendar TUESDAY Melvins Lite Melvins Lite featuring Trevor Dunn (of Mr. Bungle and Fantomas fame) perform at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $15. For more...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar Wednesday's Calendar WEDNESDAY Puro Instinct Puro Instinct headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. John Maus and Geneva Jacuzzi also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more...
  • Trustee urges repeal of state law

    COSTA MESA — A Newport-Mesa school board trustee on Tuesday night urged the community to speak out against a new law that in her words goes against the fiduciary responsibility districts have to taxpayers. Trustee Martha Fluor asked residents to...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar THURSDAY Cover Me Badd Karaoke La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, will host a karaoke night at 10 p.m. Thursdays where guests can sing with the house band for the night, Cover Me Badd. There is no cover and the event is 21 and...