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  • Coast district to add 15 to faculty

    After years of cost cutting and stagnant hiring, the Coast Community College District will hire 15 full-time faculty members in the next school year. Board trustees have discussed increasing full-time faculty since September, when they tasked Chancellor...
  • Commentary: Newport outsourcing hurts workers, everyone else

    Not too long ago, this nation fought the bloodiest of all its wars to abolish the inhumane institution of "involuntary servitude," also known as slavery. In its day, the protagonists for slavery justified this heinous practice as a necessary key to...
  • Mesa Water OKs labor pact

    Board members for the Mesa Water District approved a new labor agreement this week that will have the district's union membership contributing to its pensions. The contract for the 32-member employee association stipulates that by December 2017, the...
  • Mailbag: Turn off field lights by 8 p.m.

    I read with interest "Neighbors complain about field use," (Feb. 14). Residents of the Monticello and Newport Landing homes in Costa Mesa complain about the noise and lights from the Vanguard University sports complex continuing daily until 10 p.m. I...
  • Union objects to COO over elections

    Leaders of Orange County's largest labor union are calling for the reassignment of the county's chief operating officer, who they say can't objectively oversee a department recently moved under his purview. Chief Operating Officer Mark Denny, who...
  • Special Report: 60th party cost nearly $400,000, documents show

    Costa Mesa's 60th anniversary celebration has so far cost close to $400,000, significantly more than the initial $315,000 estimate to produce the event, according to a year's worth of public records reviewed by the Daily Pilot. The total cost —...
  • Finance officials: High pension estimates are subjective

    COSTA MESA — The ballooning pension cost estimates that City Council members are using to rationalize their dramatic restructuring and layoffs efforts hinge almost entirely on a single, negotiable premise, according to city finance department...
  • Apodaca: 100 years of fiery heroism

    Apodaca: 100 years of fiery heroism
    In the wee morning hours of Jan. 11, 1975, a police officer noticed smoke billowing from a block-long building on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. Firefighters were on the scene within three minutes, but it was already too late. The row of...
  • Attendees voice outrage at City Council

    Attendees voice outrage at City Council
    COSTA MESA — When the council chamber doors were opened, voices from the outside burst in. From the outside, applause and hoots from inside the chamber echoed out. At City Hall, no matter where you were for Tuesday night's City Council meeting,...
  • Costa Mesa ambulance plan flatlines

    COSTA MESA — City leaders' idea to add private paramedics to the county's roster doesn't have a pulse, at least for now, City Councilman Jim Righeimer said Wednesday. "We don't need one more request for proposals right now," Righeimer said. "It'...
  • Mailbag: No 'debate' when it comes to outsourcing

    Re: the Councilman Steve Mensinger/blogger Geoff West debate on outsourcing ("Costa Mesa Outsourcing Debate," March 29): That's a debate on outsourcing? I read Mensinger's well-reasoned piece on outsourcing, and it was full of facts and figures, just as...
  • Costa Mesa official slated for new city manager job

    COSTA MESA — A Costa Mesa department head who recently received a layoff notice from the city is leaving the job to become city manager for Lawndale in Los Angeles County. Steve Mandoki, Costa Mesa's administrative services director, handed Chief...