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  • Study warns of pension problems but workers' group decries backers' conservatism

    A study by a Tustin-based think tank recently ranked Costa Mesa near the top of California cities facing financial strain for their pension obligations, but an association representing public employees dismissed the report, asserting that the study was performed by an organization with a conservative bias.
  • Commentary: Campaign hit pieces distort taxpayer-friendly record

    One of the major reasons that good citizens do not run for public office is that they don't like the negativity seen in most campaigns. A more troubling concern is when the mudslinging is inaccurate. I got involved in public service after Orange County...

    Fired schools official questions pension data

    Fired schools official questions pension data
    A recently fired school administrator is alleging discrepancies in the way the Newport-Mesa Unified School District reports salaries to the state pension system. It is the first time that John Caldecott has spoken publicly about the details of an...

    Police chief's pension is near $185,000, Costa Mesa officials say

    Police chief's pension is near $185,000, Costa Mesa officials say
    Costa Mesa's outgoing police chief will receive an annual pension of about $185,000 on top of a $167,812 salary when he starts a new job at the Port of Los Angeles, city officials said. Chief Tom Gazsi is retiring from the Costa Mesa Police Department...

    Newport votes to pay off pension liability faster

    The Newport Beach council voted Tuesday to pay off the city's unfunded pension liability 11 years faster than it would have under its current 30-year plan. The city's finance committee, made up of councilmen Keith Curry, Mike Henn and Tony Petros, had...