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  • It's A Gray Area: Set yourself free from government interference

    If you want to have a great and stimulating experience, read David R. Henderson's book "The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey" (Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2002). In this wonderful, insightful and easy-to-read book, the author engages us in...
  • Councilman wants to cease union negotiations

    COSTA MESA — Councilman Eric Bever has called on his fellow council members to cease negotiations with the city's employee unions until after the November election. Bever, who announced his decision to temporarily suspend his participation in...
  • Police air Righeimer's past

    COSTA MESA — The Costa Mesa Police Assn. ratcheted up its rhetoric against City Council candidate Jim Righeimer on Tuesday by launching a website critical of his financial woes in the 1990s and his record as a city planning commissioner. Paid...
  • Police Assn. gives survey

    While civil service pay and pensions are frequent targets for criticism by political candidates in and outside of Costa Mesa, that's not all local police are focusing on when considering who to endorse, according to a questionnaire from the Costa Mesa...
  • Care program survives

    Care program survives
    COSTA MESA — Now that the California budget has been passed, a local child-care program can depend on $286,000 that will help pay for teacher salaries and the rent at three Orange County locations. Childs-pace, carried out daily at the Costa...
  • GOP obliges Leece to vote 'no'

    COSTA MESA — Promising political consequences, the Republican Party of Orange County has warned Councilwoman Wendy Leece to vote along party lines Tuesday when the city employee contracts go before the council, she has stated. Costa Mesa council...
  • Sounding Off: Pragmatism in the voting booth

    Two years ago, John McCain and the Republican establishment took a gamble with our nation's security and future by naming a know-nothing neophyte as his running mate on the GOP's presidential ticket. Perceived political advantage cynically trumped the...
  • Mailbag: Mayor backs Measure V

    At the recent Corona del Mar candidate's debate, candidate Mark Tabbert, talking about Measure V, suggested that it was a good thing that the City Council could raise property taxes without a vote of the people since pensions are a high cost to the city....
  • Community Commentary: Mansoor says farewell as mayor

    Community Commentary: Mansoor says farewell as mayor
    While I was a student at Estancia High School, I never expected that I would become mayor of Costa Mesa. It has been a great honor and a tremendous learning experience, and I am grateful that I was given the opportunity to serve my neighbors. I am...
  • Higher costs for unions

    Some Newport Beach city employees will contribute more to their pension costs, the city announced Tuesday, as City Hall and non-public safety unions agreed on a new contract. Amid looming unfunded pension obligations, the city sought concessions from its...
  • Captain put on leave plans to retire

    After nearly 32 years on the force and being put on leave last month along with the chief of police for an undisclosed reason, Costa Mesa police Capt. Ron Smith plans to retire. Smith told the Daily Pilot on Tuesday that he intends to file for...
  • Mansoor named to panels

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) was assigned to serve on four committees and one sub-committee for the 2011-12 regular session. The former Costa Mesa mayor will serve as co-chairman of the newly formed Assembly Ethics Committee with...