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  • Costa Mesa gives new date for employee layoffs

    The earliest that Costa Mesa employees could be laid off as part of widespread outsourcing is Jan. 6 — nearly four months past the initial date when workers were told they could be let go, city officials said Monday. The layoffs are part of a broad...
  • 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    News that the city officially rescinded almost 70 layoff notices brought good cheer, according to one labor leader.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...
  • Court upholds Costa Mesa injunction

    An injunction prohibiting the city of Costa Mesa from outsourcing services to the private sector will remain in place until an employee lawsuit is resolved, a three-judge panel ruled Friday. William Bedsworth, Eileen Moore and Richard Aronson from the...
  • City fight pits ideology against fiscal realities

    City fight pits ideology against fiscal realities
    First in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * The Ruhls are a throwback to simpler times. The sweet smell of fresh-baked coffee cake drifts out their front door. Their tidy Mission Viejo townhome's bathroom is stocked with wholesome...
  • Pension obligation estimates differ greatly

    Second in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * Costa Mesa's estimated pension costs could climb by about $3 million over the next five years, according to a recent estimate released by the city. That figure stands in stark contrast with...
  • We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa

    We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa
    Third in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * For him, local politics is like the Cold War. Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger equates the City Council with the Reagan administration and the public employee associations with the USSR....
  • Costa Mesa employee lawsuit delayed

    The trial date for a lawsuit seeking to block a City Council decision to lay off Costa Mesa workers and replace them with contractors has been delayed. The trial set for April 9 in Orange County Superior Court was rescheduled for July 24, according to...
  • Cuts stop before touching faculty at CCCD

    Coast Community College District instructors won't have to take furloughs like other district employees, the Board of Trustees said this week. "We were able to commit to no layoffs for any employees next year," said Trustee Jerry Patterson. "That's...
  • Pink slip issue argued before Court of Appeal

    SANTA ANA — An attorney for pink-slipped Costa Mesa employees urged a three-judge panel Wednesday to keep in place a court-ordered injunction that prevents the city from starting to implement a plan to outsource some workers' jobs. But attorneys...
  • An election unlike any other

    An election unlike any other
    Last in a five-part series about Costa Mesa's political battle. It has been nearly two years since Costa Mesa residents elected Jim Righeimer and his brand of small government. Hostile to organized labor, Righeimer led a four-member City Council majority...