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  • City Council approves fireworks sale extension

    COSTA MESA — For the uninitiated, Costa Mesa's City Council meeting Tuesday night could have been overwhelming. In about two hours of public comments, seemingly every city hot-button issue in the last year was touched on by residents and business...
  • Judge denies injunction request for now

    At the injunction junction Wednesday afternoon, a judge found that stopping Costa Mesa's outsourcing was not her function. At least not yet. For the time being, Orange County Superior Court Judge Tam Nomoto Schumann has denied a request for a...
  • Community Commentary: Councilmen fed well while on the job

    During the past few City Council meetings, Councilmen Jim Righeimer, Gary Monahan, Eric Bever and Steve Mensinger have all bellyached about having a full plate even though their jobs are part-time. What we didn't know was they were feeding at the public...
  • Council proposes efforts to fill budget gap

    NEWPORT BEACH — The City Council on Tuesday used its second of three planned budget study sessions to discuss laying off workers, outsourcing maintenance and merging the Utilities and General Services departments. Officials are discussing plans...
  • Coroner: Pham had cocaine in system

    COSTA MESA — A city maintenance worker who committed suicide at City Hall on the day he was to receive a layoff notice had cocaine in his system when he died, according to the county coroner's toxicology report. Huy Pham, 29, jumped to his death...
  • Council discusses second lifeguard budget proposal

    Council discusses second lifeguard budget proposal
    NEWPORT BEACH — Fewer permanent lifeguards may be laid off under an alternative budget proposal reviewed at this week's City Council study session. In the latest of an ongoing series of meetings to draft the 2011-12 fiscal budget, council members...
  • Report has new details in City Hall suicide

    COSTA MESA — The just-released police report on a suicide at Costa Mesa City Hall offers a few new details about the death but no further insight into why maintenance worker Huy Pham chose to take his life by jumping from the roof at 77 Fair Drive....
  • 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....
  • DP 103 [Corrected]

    DP 103 [Corrected]
    1.) Jim Righeimer. Costa Mesa's mayor pro tem led an unapologetic charge to restructure the city with layoffs, pension reform and the creation of a proposed city charter, making him the target of organized labor and a hero of reform-minded conservatives...
  • Community Commentary: Council majority wants to pull wool over our eyes

    The Costa Mesa City Council's proposed charter amendment is just another attempt to force its self-interested political agenda on the city. If there is anything we have learned since the council first attempted to lay off half the city's employees, it's...