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  • City puts COIN to work

    With one employee union contract set to expire in March, Costa Mesa has its first chance to implement some of the provisions of its Civic Openness in Negotiations, or COIN, ordinance, aimed at creating greater transparency in the city's dealings with...
  • Committee will review city's pension obligations

    The Costa Mesa City Council approved the creation of a committee earlier this week tasked with overseeing the city's looming pension obligations. The unanimous decision, with Councilwoman Wendy Leece absent, came not without its doubts, however, on a...
  • Police association interviewed about 911 call

    Members of the association that represents Costa Mesa police officers said Thursday that they have been interviewed by district attorney investigators looking into a 911 call that falsely reported that a councilman was driving drunk. Private...
  • 'Perfection doesn't take the day off' at The Resort at Pelican Hill

     'Perfection doesn't take the day off' at The Resort at Pelican Hill
    Passing through the thick double doors of The Resort at Pelican Hill's employee entrance feels a little like going to school. The broad, windowless corridor has the kind of floor that's good for rolling carts and making shoes squeak. The white walls are...
  • Harlan: City can take lead on pension reform

    Pension reform is not exactly a hot topic at my dinner table. In fact, I can assure you that the words have never been mentioned at any family meal. Tuesday evening's Cost Mesa City Council study session about the city's unfunded public pension...
  • Villa Nova bids arrivederci to Newport

    Villa Nova bids arrivederci to Newport
    Andy Crean never really thought of himself as the owner of Newport Beach's historic Villa Nova restaurant. "I considered myself almost like a custodian," he said Tuesday of the Mariner's Mile hot spot he took over 20 years ago. "It's like a landmark....
  • The Harbor Report: A new sheriff (or two) in town

    The Harbor Report: A new sheriff (or two) in town
    Time to catch up on some harbor news this week. It's been recently announced that Harbormaster Lt. Tom Slayton will be retiring this month. While talking to him on the phone, I found myself stumbling to pronounce his full name, and he said, "You can...
  • Newport on the right path, Kiff says

    Keep Newport Beach looking good, City Manager Dave Kiff said Thursday morning, and the high quality of life residents have come to expect will follow. Maintaining "that feeling you get when you drive into town," he said, keeps "property values up and...
  • Malkani named law firm director

    A Costa Mesa-based law firm announced Wednesday that it has a new executive director. Tony Malkani will lead Rutan & Tucker, one of California's largest full-service public agency and business law firms, according to a news release. Malkani replaces...
  • A Word, Please: Smartypants scores one for grammar

    You know how grammar buffs can be a little, well, difficult to be around? Judgmental? Quick to correct? And you know how even when they're being quiet you can almost hear the unspoken criticisms seeping through their pores? Well, this grammar buff is...
  • Righeimer: I'll propose calling off the layoffs

    Righeimer: I'll propose calling off the layoffs
    Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer said Monday that he plans to propose canceling the layoffs of some 200 city employees during Tuesday's City Council meeting. He expressed a desire to work alongside the employee associations to see where...
  • Righeimer proposes rescinding layoffs

    The driving force behind Costa Mesa's sweeping austerity measure to lay off city workers called for guidance Tuesday night in rescinding the move. Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer asked city CEO Tom Hatch at the City Council meeting about the next steps...