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  • Community Commentary: Common sense needed to help right Costa Mesa

    "Don't be afraid to see what you see." — President Ronald Reagan It is my hope — and more importantly, the community's hope — that our employee associations help restore Costa Mesa's fiscal health and return it to being a model of...
  • Community Commentary: Council should listen to interim chief's opinion

    Given the new City Council majority is moving with maximum haste to dismantle Costa Mesa's public safety infrastructure, it is important to take the time to understand some of the implications for the safety and security of our city. In the interest of...
  • Righeimer: Budget hinges on 'what if'

    Editor's note: This adds the last two paragraphs. COSTA MESA —The city has no plans to buy new vehicles during the next fiscal year, but as Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer sees it, Costa Mesa must replenish its fleet replacement fund even if that...
  • Community Commentary: Reform police pay, pensions

    I must confess at the outset of this piece that I am one of those Costa Mesa taxpayer activists. I'm one of a growing list of residents who are looking deeper at how our city spends money, peeling the layers away from the onion and not liking what we see!...
  • Costa Mesa City Council OKs cuts, approves budget

    Costa Mesa City Council OKs cuts, approves budget
    COSTA MESA — After listening to hours of complaints about cuts to the Police Department and other criticisms, the City Council early Wednesday morning approved about $6 million in cuts and adopted a balanced budget for the fiscal year 2011-12. The...
  • Newport lifeguards agree to scaled-down benefits

    After a maelstrom over their generous compensation packages, Newport Beach lifeguards bowed to pressure from city leaders who sought to scale back their pension benefits. The City Council on Tuesday is slated to approve a new contract with the full-...
  • Newport Beach city attorney announces departure

    NEWPORT BEACH — Citing a reluctance to comply with an outsourcing proposal that would cut his staff, the city attorney announced Tuesday he was parting ways with the city. Both David Hunt and the City Council mutually agreed to the departure,...
  • Breaking down the numbers [CORRECTED]

    COSTA MESA — A simplified breakdown of City Council members' monthly salaries and benefits was posted on the city's website this week. The publication of the information is part of an effort to increase transparency, Costa Mesa city spokesman...
  • Hubbard to stand trial in August on 2 felony counts

    LOS ANGELES — Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard was ordered Wednesday to stand trial in mid-August on criminal charges stemming from his former job as Beverly Hills schools chief. At a pre-trial hearing, L.A. Superior...
  • McCourt must let go of Dodgers

    The Dodgers have been my passion since they moved here in 1958. I went to "Roy Campanella Night" at the Coliseum in 1958 when 93,000 fans lit candles while the Dodgers and Yankees played in honor of the handicapped catcher. My grandfather, along with...
  • City, labor officials debate at a diner

    NEWPORT BEACH — Sitting across from each other with only a carousel of condiments and a bowl of crackers between them, Costa Mesa Councilmen Jim Righeimer and Steve Mensinger faced off against organized labor officials at an unlikely place: Coco's...
  • Community Commentary: Pay council minimum wage without benefits

    Health-care benefits for City Council members have become controversial, one of the few issues that has united both the right and the left (although for different reasons). There are multiple levels of the controversy. The most basic question is whether...