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  • 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...
  • 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: 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...