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  • Police arrest drugstore robbery suspects

    Costa Mesa police have arrested three men suspected of robbing a Rexall drugstore, including one man who allegedly threatened the store's employees with a knife and demanded cash and drugs. Roger B. Jones, 48, and Derek Lloyd, 30, both of Perris, and...
  • Submissions wanted for philanthropist awards

    The Orange County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is on the lookout for philanthropists who will be honored at the 2013 National Philanthropy Day Orange County Awards Luncheon. Submissions are due by May 24. This year's theme...
  • Utah, Virginia governors visit California to woo businesses

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell were in California this week on a whirlwind tour to woo Golden State businesses to expand or relocate to their states. At the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa on Thursday, both state...
  • Retiring police could buy their service weapons

    The men and women of the Costa Mesa Police Department are sticking to their guns. At least, that's what they want to do. Up for approval during Tuesday night's City Council session is a resolution that would allow, at the police chief's discretion,...
  • Coast College District considers layoffs

    The Coast Community College District this week will consider laying off dozens of full-time employees as it pulls back from running a career center in Irvine. Some of those termination notices will probably be rescinded by May while others remain in...
  • Commentary: Homeownership should be the goal

    Re. "Harlan: Stop focusing on boosting homeownership," April 14: At first glance, I thought the title of Jeffrey Harlan's latest column was an editing error. I thought the headline would be, "We need to focus on boosting homeownership." As an urban...
  • Orange Coast College hosts job fair

    Orange Coast College hosts job fair
    Huntington Beach resident Shane Allen owns his own swimming pool maintenance business, but he's also enrolled in the welding program at Orange Coast College. "I'm looking for a better opportunity to support my family," said Shane Allen, 40, a father...
  • Sources: Two city administrators placed on leave

    Two Costa Mesa employees who organize special events have been placed on paid administrative leave, city officials confirmed Wednesday. Public Affairs Manager Dan Joyce and Special Events Coordinator Christine Cordon, were put on leave Tuesday pending...
  • City proposes 5% pay cut

    The city of Costa Mesa opened contract negotiations with its largest employee association this week by offering a 5% pay cut, a 5% increase in pension contributions and other sharp reductions in compensation that a workers' representative deemed...
  • Commentary: I see shades of Bell in Costa Mesa

    There are patterns of behavior and events associated with problematic city charters. Considering Costa Mesa's revived city charter efforts, it is important to recognize when these patterns are being repeated so that past mistakes can be avoided. These...
  • City proposes deep benefit cuts

    After a year of full-time employment with the city of Costa Mesa, a worker represented by the current contract for general employees receives 92 hours of paid vacation. But the city recently proposed a two-year labor contract that would slash that...
  • Commentary: Costa Mesa needs 'a return to normal'

    Inhumane. Draconian. Extreme. Those are some of the wild adjectives that the Costa Mesa employees' union recently used to describe the City Council's initial contract offer. Few of Costa Mesa's hard-working and recession-hardened residents would use the...