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  • Advocacy group claims city violated Brown Act

    COSTA MESA — Advocates for government transparency have asserted that some of the city's advisory panels violated the state's open meetings law. The small committees, called "working groups," are supposed to make their recommendations in public...
  • 41 more layoff notices issued

    COSTA MESA — The employment picture in Costa Mesa grew fuzzier Thursday, with city leaders initiating the second phase of its proposed outsourcing plan and issuing 41 new layoff notices because of employee seniority rights. With the latest batch of...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
  • Community Commentary: We all just want a safe, clean place to live

    M.H. Millard, in his May 12 commentary ("Unions, city must find a responsible balance") begins with a head fake espousing labor harmony to get your heads nodding in agreement, then does a nifty behind-the-back crossover dribble and starts to blame the...
  • Job fair targets veterans

    COSTA MESA — The Honor a Hero: Hire a Vet, Orange County Veterans Employment Committee's job fair, will return to Costa Mesa for its fourth installment with about 40 employers May 26. The event, which last year attracted about 550 job seekers &#...
  • Political tension cancels event

    COSTA MESA — Tensions in the city are so high that police and firefighters can't have a meet-and-greet event with the community without the fear it could become politically divisive, city officials said this week. With hundreds of city jobs hanging...
  • Employee association files complaint against Costa Mesa

    In an effort to block the possible layoffs of 213 city employees, the Costa Mesa Employees Assn. has filed a complaint with the Orange County Superior Court, according to a news release issued by the group Monday. The complaint includes a request for...
  • Garrison has plans to step out on his own terms

    Garrison has plans to step out on his own terms
    COSTA MESA — When Tom Garrison left the Navy, he had to decide between becoming a physician, or a teacher. After teaching marine science at Orange Coast College over 42 years, Garrison is preparing to end his career right where it started without...
  • Mailbag: Influx of Newport pets will overwhelm H.B. shelter

    Newport Beach Animal Control has contracted with the Orange County Humane Society shelter on Newland Street in Huntington Beach ("Newport OKs contract to use shelter," April 28). With an already overcrowded shelter with Costa Mesa's and Westminster's...
  • TSA discovers handgun in employee bag at JWA

    Authorities at John Wayne Airport stopped an American Airlines employee when they found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag during a security check Monday, a spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration said. The airline worker was preparing...
  • Costa Mesa projects a $3.3-million deficit

    COSTA MESA — A projected $3.3-million deficit in the city's preliminary budget for fiscal year 2011-12 must be closed without having to dip into reserves or else the City Council won't approve the spending plan, Costa Mesa leaders said Wednesday....
  • The Crowd: Performance artist speaks at event

    Chris Burden received his master's in fine art from UC Irvine in 1971. For his thesis, he locked himself in a school locker for five days with 5 gallons of water suspended above him. This was the start of Burden's career as a performance artist,...