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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Candidate forum is less about issues

    NEWPORT BEACH — In the absence of controversial issues, Newport Beach City Council candidates tried to position themselves Wednesday night on their backgrounds and conservative credentials. A candidate forum hosted by the Speak Up Newport...
  • Sounding Off: City expenses must be controlled

    Last December I sat down with my wife, Jennie, and asked her thoughts on a possible campaign for the Newport Beach City Council. Much to my surprise, she approved with one caveat — I had to advocate for our son Eddie's generation. After nine...
  • City: To chip in, or not to?

    COSTA MESA — In an effort to help close the budget deficit, City Hall executives are considering whether to pay for a portion of their medical premiums next year. Costa Mesa covers the medical premiums for its five City Council members and 21...