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  • Teachers push for assault rifle ban

    The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers has twice asked the school district to support tighter gun regulations, but district officials say there are no plans to address the topic while school-safety discussions continue in the wake of the Newtown, Conn.,...
  • Curry: City, employees near agreement on pension reforms

    Curry: City, employees near agreement on pension reforms
    Speaking to the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon, Newport Beach Mayor Keith Curry announced a proposed pact that would increase some city employees' pension contributions. "I want to thank our employees who've been real partners...
  • Commentary: Gun control in a 'devolving society'

    Much has been written regarding recent domestic-terrorist activity involving firearms. While one life is no more valuable than another, the media leverages the emotionally charged drama when children are involved. Fortunately, balanced coverage of these...
  • Newport to discuss dock fees

    In addition to votes likely solidifying an employee pension deal and extending the city's pledge to match Bike Safety Improvement Fund donations, the Newport Beach City Council will consider the following issues at its meeting Tuesday evening: *...
  • Commentary: Charter would not free Costa Mesa from state

    Costa Mesa voters overwhelmingly voted against the proposed charter on the November 2012 ballot. However, Mayor Jim Righeimer says he will try again in the June 2014 primary election. He proposes to appoint a committee to draft a charter, which the...
  • Recall effort of Righeimer moves forward

    It was a small beginning for a large, uphill effort to recall Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer. The door was open at Chris McEvoy's Westside house on Wednesday night for the dozen or so supporters who came in to join or inquire about his endeavor to...
  • Costa Mesa law enforcement employee honored by C.A.P.E.

    A Costa Mesa employee was awarded for her years of service in law enforcement and named the 2012 Property Officer of the Year, the city announced Friday. Barbara Carpenter, who works as a property and evidence supervisor for the police department,...
  • Rescinding layoffs is called 'great news'

    News that the city officially rescinded almost 70 layoff notices brought good cheer, according to one labor leader. "It's great news for the employees," said Helen Nenadal, president of Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. "It's great news to come up in the...
  • Commentary: Righeimer decisions bad and costly

    I read Lauren Williams' Nov. 28 article, "State court denies Costa Mesa's outsourcing appeal," and was very concerned about some of the comments in the article and their implications. It was reported in Williams' article that the California Supreme Court...
  • New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward

    New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward
    Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...
  • Accused sign vandal pleads not guilty

    A former Costa Mesa city employee accused of vandalizing campaign signs pleaded not guilty Monday. Steven White, 39, of Costa Mesa, entered his plea on one misdemeanor count of vandalism in Orange County Superior Court in Newport Beach, according to a...
  • Closed-door contract talks planned

    In a closed session before its meeting Tuesday evening, the Costa Mesa City Council will continue working toward a starting point in the first set of contract negotiations to take place since the passage of the city's new transparency ordinance. The...