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  • Fair Board wants profit sharing

    Editor's note: This corrects that the state put the Orange County Fairgrounds up for sale. COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fair Board on Monday voted to introduce a profit-sharing agreement with Sacramento, as part of an eleventh-hour push to...
  • Community Commentary: A letter on city salaries

    EDITOR'S NOTE: City Manager Dave Kiff posted this letter on the city of Newport Beach's website Wednesday evening. City officials in Bell did a very troubling thing, but one outcome of that situation was not troubling — an increased attention to...
  • City to post employee salaries

    COSTA MESA — City officials plan to post employees' salaries online in hopes of making them more readily available for public review. Costa Mesa began discussing whether to post all municipal salaries before the Los Angeles Times began a series on...
  • Mailbag: Total compensation figures needed

      Good story regarding the city of Costa Mesa's decision to post city employee salaries on the city's website ("Salaries for city officials posted on website," Friday). Before the public gets too excited about the salary data, people need to realize...
  • City Life: Time for overdue thank yous

    At Saturday night's Tchaikovsky Spectacular at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Pacific Symphony Orchestra Music Director Carl St. Clair received a proclamation from the Orange County Board of Supervisors for his 20 years of conducting the...
  • The man named Mansoor

    The man named Mansoor
    COSTA MESA — When the taco truck blaring "La Cucaracha" would roll down his street, Allan Mansoor thought less about lunch and more about the song's title, "The Cockroach." He felt the so-called "roach coaches" were proliferating and changing the...
  • Community Commentary: City Council should not 'jump the gun'

    Editor's note: This article appeared first on Councilwoman Wendy Leece's blog, OC Public Square, and is being reprinted with permission. Why are we such a great city? Because for more than 25 years outgoing City Manager Allan Roeder has been the leader,...
  • Commentary: Roeder has truly earned his way to retirement

    When Allan Roeder announced his retirement several weeks ago, it was like a punch in the gut to many of us in Costa Mesa who have admired him and his work for years. Over three dozen years with the city, including the last 25 as city manager, he created...
  • City Life: Sticker shock found in city payroll

    Most of the focus on Costa Mesa's budget cuts has been on the police and fire services. This is to be expected, for these are the two most important city services. But a closer look at the city's payroll reveals many surprising compensation packages,...
  • Costa Mesa city employee jumps to death at City Hall

    Costa Mesa city employee jumps to death at City Hall
    COSTA MESA — Not long after Costa Mesa began issuing layoff notices Thursday afternoon, a 29-year-old city maintenance worker in line to lose his job jumped to his death from the roof of City Hall, police said. Huy Pham, of Fountain Valley, hadn't...
  • School board boosts acting supt.'s pay

    Editor's note: This corrects the amount Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard is receiving per month while he is on leave. COSTA MESA — The school board has decided to make acting Supt. Paul Reed's temporary position more official and increase his salary by about...
  • Group wants people to follow the money

    COSTA MESA — Most in the room wanted to know how it came to this. The NCAA men's basketball Championship Tournament was on TV. Half of the place was roaring as Arizona upset Duke. But what made nearly 100 Costa Mesa residents ignore the Sweet...