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  • 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...
  • Irvine City Council disagrees with grand jury findings

    IRVINE — The City Council on Tuesday night approved a letter addressed to the Orange County Grand Jury that disagreed with the jury's findings that Irvine council members are among the highest paid countywide. The countywide compensation study...
  • Leece seeks council cutbacks

    COSTA MESA — Councilwoman Wendy Leece wants her peers to join her in reducing the City Council's salaries and benefits. The largely symbolic gesture proposed for Tuesday's council meeting would net little in savings, but Leece hopes it will show...
  • Community Commentary: Collective bargaining not a bargain for Costa Mesa residents

    Collective bargaining. Sounds innocuous, doesn't it? After all, it's just a term for when a bunch of nice people get together, form a union or association, and then lend each other their group authority and the weight of their numbers to extract...
  • Costa Mesa releases compensation report

    COSTA MESA — Open-government advocates described the city's Tuesday release of a 27-page document listing compensation packages for all City Hall employees as among the most detailed reports they've ever seen. "They're to be congratulated," said...