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  • One job, six days, 682 applicants

    COSTA MESA — The duties aren't glamorous and neither is the pay. An entry-level office specialist — who answers phones, files, copies and faxes — could expect to make between $15.70 and $21.04 an hour at the Costa Mesa Sanitary...
  • Hoag hires new communications officer

    Nina Robinson, a former Irvine Co. employee, has been hired by Hoag Hospital's communication department, a hospital administrator confirmed Tuesday. The hospital plans to release a statement about the new hire in the coming weeks, said spokeswoman Tracy...
  • School district accepting Personnel Commission applications

    The California School Employees Assn. is accepting applications from anyone interested for a single open spot on the Newport-Mesa Unified School District's three-person Personnel Commission. The commission's job is to oversee the hiring and treatment...
  • Courts deny Costa Mesa's petition to remove layoff injunction

    COSTA MESA — An injunction prohibiting the city from outsourcing employee-performed work to private companies will remain in place after the California Court of Appeal in Santa Ana on Thursday threw out the city's petition to have it lifted. The...
  • Mesa Musings: Dr. Bob sure was one cool dude for OCC

    He's the most beloved president in Orange Coast College's 64-year history. Robert B. Moore led the institution for 18 years, from 1964 until his retirement in 1982. His low-key, informal approach, coupled with an extraordinary intellect, played a key...
  • School board to vote on budget, union contract

    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified school board on Tuesday night is slated to vote on a final $255-million budget that maintains programs and employee salaries. Nearly 85%, or $198.8 million, of the budget consists of employee salaries and...
  • School board passes $235-million final budget [Corrected]

    COSTA MESA —The Newport-Mesa Unified school board Tuesday night approved a final budget that uses $11 million in reserves so the district can remain solvent. The trustees unanimously approved the district's 2011-12, $235-million final budget, with...
  • Briefs: Coco opens with win

    Newport Beach resident CoCo Vandeweghe won her first-round match at tennis' U.S. Open on Tuesday, defeating Alberta Brianti of Italy, 7-5, 6-3, in Flushing Meadows, New York. It was the first win for Vandeweghe, 19, in the singles main draw of a Grand...
  • It's A Gray Area: Workers' attitudes can make or break them

    Because Labor Day weekend is upon us, I am passing along to you some insights I have picked up over many years while working to help resolve employment disputes. I hope that they can help you or people close to you in applying for, keeping and being...
  • Employee calls police for help after being locked inside store

    An employee trapped inside a Newport Beach supermarket called police for help to get out of the locked building Thursday night, officials said. The call came in at 10:42 p.m. from the Gelson's at 1660 San Miguel Drive, said Kathy Lowe of the Newport...
  • Costa Mesa moves back possible layoff date

    COSTA MESA — Though originally told they could be laid off by mid-September, the earliest Costa Mesa workers could see their jobs outsourced is Nov. 19, city officials announced Friday. "The city wanted to let the employees know that nothing is...
  • Costa Mesa officials consider counsel to help with layoffs

    COSTA MESA — Outsourcing will dominate Tuesday's City Council meeting, with the city looking to approve two legal services contracts related to possibly replacing city workers. More than six months since the council first approved replacing more...