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  • Costa Mesa budget moves toward approval

    More than a year's worth of policy decisions are coming full circle Tuesday when the Costa Mesa City Council will likely approve a budget that is heavy with infrastructure spending. What started as a budget surplus and became a deficit is now...
  • Costa Mesa council approves balanced budget

    The Costa Mesa City Council has approved its second consecutive fiscal year budget, a $132-million balanced financial blueprint of the council majority's priorities of smaller government and greater infrastructure spending. Boasting a $20-million...
  • City Council addresses bike parking

    It will soon be illegal to secure your bicycle to any public buildings, light poles or traffic signals in several of Costa Mesa's parks, according to an ordinance approved by the City Council Tuesday night. The ordinance takes aim at what the city's...
  • Commentary: Court decision illustrates charter dangers

    On Monday, the California Supreme Court ruled in a split decision that Vista's charter permitted the city to pay nonprevailing wages to build two fire stations ("Ruling: Charter can set wages," July 3). The court's decision illustrates three of the...
  • Mailbag: McCarthy favors a flawed city charter

    I am always disappointed when I read a letter on the Forum page by Costa Mesa City Council candidate and Planning Commission Chairman Colin McCarthy, his most recent being "Candidate is wrong about charter cities (July 10)," and now I see what a...
  • Business license fee increases to be proposed

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday will discuss a new fee structure for the city's business license tax. The council is expected to narrow down its options — a final decision isn't anticipated — and move closer to putting the proposed tax...
  • Righeimer: I'll propose calling off the layoffs

    Righeimer: I'll propose calling off the layoffs
    Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer said Monday that he plans to propose canceling the layoffs of some 200 city employees during Tuesday's City Council meeting. He expressed a desire to work alongside the employee associations to see where...
  • Righeimer proposes rescinding layoffs

    The driving force behind Costa Mesa's sweeping austerity measure to lay off city workers called for guidance Tuesday night in rescinding the move. Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer asked city CEO Tom Hatch at the City Council meeting about the next steps...
  • 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...