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  • 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...
  • Commentary: Charter government suits Costa Mesa's personality

    Democracy and sausage-making have often been "linked" (sorry) as really ugly processes that produce good things. But having just passed through one of the nastiest local election cycles I can remember, I'm not feeling the parity between the two anymore....
  • Community & Clubs: A tuneful Christmas celebration

    Christmas has inspired great music from many of the world's great composers. So, as angels heralded the first Christmas, the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant will present a program of great selections performed by the choir, the Da Capo Orchestra,...
  • Council withdraws layoff notices

    The Costa Mesa City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to allow city staff to begin rescinding the remaining 70 layoff notices that, when first called for in March 2011, amounted to 213, or about half the city's workforce. Jim Righeimer, who was...
  • A Word, Please: Break the boredom with a quick test

    As the holiday season drags on and workplace productivity grinds to a halt, you may find yourself running out of ways to waste time at the office. And once paper-clip sculptures, baiting Donald Trump on Twitter and gossiping about a certain co-worker's...
  • Police: Politics harming recruitment

    A small pool of qualified rookies and an overheated political climate are making it difficult for the Costa Mesa Police Department to fill a dozen vacancies with desirable candidates, sources familiar with the hiring process say. Police agencies...
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....
  • Are employee associations unions?

    Against a backdrop of skirmishes between Costa Mesa's organized labor and its conservative council majority is a kind of war on words. On one side is Mayor Jim Righeimer and his supporters, who in an effort to save the city money say they're fighting...