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  • O.C. Now

    Newport Beach City negotiates pension change for guards A new contract for the Newport Beach city lifeguards was approved by a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday night. Among the key provisions in the contract are a 3.5% increase in pension program...
  • Biking the distance

    Salome Hernandez doesn't use high-tech gear. There's no spandex in his closet. No clip-in shoes, no bottles that squirt straight lines of water into his mouth. He's just got his 20-gear Trek road bike and a helmet. That, and the one thing just about...
  • Public is invited to budget talks

    Over the next two weeks, the city of Costa Mesa will be considering a series of actions in adoption of the coming year's budget that will impact everyone in this community. I was encouraged to submit my thoughts on this important subject to the Daily...
  • $10M in cuts on course

    Predominately by renegotiating pensions for its employees and offering them incentives for early retirement, the city of Newport Beach is on track to trim $10 million from its 2010-2011 fiscal year budget deficit. The City Council will make final...
  • Newport selects Johnson for police chief

    Newport Beach will have a new police chief soon. City officials announced Monday that, after a nationwide search, they have picked Long Beach Police Commander Jay R. Johnson to lead the Newport force. The 23-year Long Beach veteran will take over from...
  • Community Commentary: Newport Beach mayor has mid-year update

    As we reach the halfway mark for 2010, I thought it would be a good time to stop and report to the residents of our city on our progress to make Newport Beach an even better place to live. At the beginning of the year, I promised that Newport would end...
  • Police unions strike money-saving deal

    Newport Beach's two police department unions have reached contractual deals with the city that could save it $225,000 over the next two years, pending City Council approval, officials announced Friday. The agreements freeze police department salaries...
  • Don't cut a person who fills the coffers

    Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it gets worse. So today's lesson is called "Expenses vs. Investments 101." In a business, expenses tied to maintaining the viability of the enterprise are commonly referred to as "overhead." Overhead...
  • 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...