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  • Mailbag: Residents should write Costa Mesa's charter

    On Tuesday night (actually, at 1:30 Wednesday morning) the Costa Mesa City Council voted 3 to 1 (Councilwoman Wendy Leece voting no; Mayor Gary Monahan absent) to submit a proposed city charter to the voters. They voted to use the draft charter that...
  • Community Commentary: Costa Mesa government counters negativity with rescue

    It's been almost a year since the current Costa Mesa City Council took the reins of city government and managed to turn it upside down with bogus claims of financial catastrophe, pension calamity and rumors of municipal bankruptcy. The past 11 months...
  • Costa Mesa ends fiscal year with $3.8M surplus

    COSTA MESA — The city finished the 2010-11 fiscal year $3.8 million in the black, thanks to better-than-expected sales tax receipts and cuts to city programs and staffing levels, city officials said. Going into budget discussions over the summer,...
  • Community Commentary: Mayor's piece riddled with errors

    Two weeks ago, as I was riding back to the firehouse from an emergency response call, a man pulled up on the passenger side of the truck, signaling me to roll down my window. When I did, he delivered the international symbol of ultimate displeasure,...
  • Agenda debate suggests a highly divided City Council

    COSTA MESA — Earlier this month Councilman Eric Bever suggested the city stop lone council members from putting items on the agenda. Doing so, however, would have further isolated Councilwoman Wendy Leece, the only person on the council opposed...
  • Costa Mesa officials consider counsel to help with layoffs

    COSTA MESA — Outsourcing will dominate Tuesday's City Council meeting, with the city looking to approve two legal services contracts related to possibly replacing city workers. More than six months since the council first approved replacing more...
  • Community Commentary: Council cannot justify legal, PR costs

    The hypocrisy that has become the hallmark of the Costa Mesa City Council majority was reinforced repeatedly at Tuesday's council meeting. While continuing to cry poor about the city's financial condition, the majority voted to authorize unlimited...
  • City Council OKs contracts with two law firms

    COSTA MESA — The City Council on Tuesday approved contracting with one law firm to see the city through its workforce outsourcing effort, and a second law firm to defend those contentious outsourcing plans in court. In a 3-1 vote, the council...
  • Community Commentary: Union should be working with the city [Corrected]

    Several months ago, I wrote a piece about the Orange County Employees' Assn.'s fierce and unrelenting attack on our great city. At the time, I encouraged the union to become part of the solution and stop the petty bickering and name-calling. After all,...
  • College board votes to reduce its pay

    The Coast Community College District trustees cut their own pay while asking district employees to do the same as part of an effort to tackle a $3-million budget deficit next fiscal year. The five trustees unanimously voted Tuesday to cut their monthly...
  • Costa Mesa to keep its Fire Department

    Costa Mesa will keep its Fire Department instead of contracting out with county. Just before midnight Tuesday with a 5-0 vote — nearly six hours into its regular meeting — the City Council motioned to rescind the layoff notices issued to 78...
  • Davis collects No. 400

    FULLERTON — After watching his team roll the metaphorical boulder up the hill against scrappy Montana Tech on Wednesday, Vanguard University women's basketball coach Russ Davis ultimately was able to celebrate a milestone. The Lions, ranked No....