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  • Costa Mesa OKs $24.7 million employee contract

    The Costa Mesa City Council signed off on an employment contract with the city's largest employee union Tuesday, ending more than a year of negotiations. Under the $24.7-million pact with the Costa Mesa City Employees Assn., new hires will come in under...
  • Costa Mesa council considers nearly $25M union contract today

    A nearly $25 million employment contract with Costa Mesa's municipal employee union will go for City Council review Tuesday. The roughly 200-member Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. ratified the contract last month, but the deal still faces two public...
  • Council withdraws layoff notices

    The Costa Mesa City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to allow city staff to begin rescinding the remaining 70 layoff notices that, when first called for in March 2011, amounted to 213, or about half the city's workforce. Jim Righeimer, who was...
  • Commentary: Council should have made Leece mayor pro tem

    Tuesday night was the Costa Mesa City Council's first meeting with the newly elected and re-elected members. In light of Measure V's sound defeat and Councilman Gary Monahan's skin-of-the-teeth re-election — not to mention the mere 125-vote...
  • Mailbag: Council majority made the right pick

    Re. "Commentary: Council should have made Leece mayor pro tem," (Dec. 6): I've long admired Perry Valantine and his public service to Costa Mesa. But in chastising the council majority for not selecting Wendy Leece as mayor pro tem, I think he completely...
  • Harlan: Goodwill hunting in Costa Mesa

    In every city the built environment can be read as a narrative. Spaces, places and objects dotting the physical landscape tell stories that may evolve over time, but constantly reflect a community's core values. Iconic features — such as a...
  • Commentary: There is hope this season for C.M. employees

    It's been a long time since the holidays looked so hopeful in Costa Mesa. Last year at this time, more than 200 city employees were still reeling from receiving their fourth pink slips. The city had already spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on...
  • Rescinding layoffs is called 'great news'

    News that the city officially rescinded almost 70 layoff notices brought good cheer, according to one labor leader. "It's great news for the employees," said Helen Nenadal, president of Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. "It's great news to come up in the...
  • Commentary: Righeimer decisions bad and costly

    I read Lauren Williams' Nov. 28 article, "State court denies Costa Mesa's outsourcing appeal," and was very concerned about some of the comments in the article and their implications. It was reported in Williams' article that the California Supreme Court...
  • Mailbag: Children still need two parents at home

  • DP 103

    DP 103
    1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
  • Top 10 stories to watch in 2013

    10.) School safety: In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shootings, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District is in the process of reviewing ways to improve campus safety. 9.) Westside schools. There is hope that the new superintendent is going to work...