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  • Voices organize against Costa Mesa layoff efforts

    COSTA MESA — A community campaign to halt potential layoffs to nearly half of the city's workforce shows no sign of slowing, as organized labor continues to pump money into an effort that spans TV, print and online media. "We're just making sure...
  • Costa Mesa disputes ad campaign

    COSTA MESA — City Hall is fighting back against an organized labor ad campaign critical of its employee outsourcing plan with a "Fact Check" campaign of its own. "We are trying to make sure the public gets the facts about the Costa Mesa budget...
  • Brick targets mayor's bar

    COSTA MESA — With a handwritten note, a brick and a throw, criticism of Costa Mesa Mayor Gary Monahan escalated to more than just words when someone vandalized his bar after closing Saturday. "This wasn't directed at the bar, it was directed at...
  • Irvine Co. drops 75 jobs

    The Irvine Co. has eliminated about 75 positions through a combination of layoffs and the closing of open positions, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Monday. The layoffs were mainly in the corporate administration and included areas...
  • City employees union condemns weekend vandalism

    The union representing some Costa Mesa city employees condemned this weekend's vandalism at Skosh Monahan's bar. Early Saturday morning, someone reportedly threw a brick through the Newport Boulevard Irish pub's front-door window with a threatening...
  • The debate goes on

    COSTA MESA — At one point during the Feet to the Fire forum discussion on Monday night, Orange County Employees Assn. General Manager Nick Berardino questioned the heart and wisdom of having city employees work on proposals to contract out their own...
  • Costa Mesa officials agree to union audit of finances

    In the latest development in the Costa Mesa outsourcing debate, city officials announced Wednesday they will cooperate with an outside audit commissioned by the Orange County Employees Assn. City Chief Executive Tom Hatch said he will open the books so...
  • Apodaca: Time to rescue the lifeguards

    Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff's proposal to cut the lifeguard staff is so wrongheaded it almost makes me nostalgic for the silly debate over a statue of Ronald Reagan that consumed the city just a few months ago. Kiff's proposed budget for the...
  • Community Commentary: What is our city's mission?

    Our fair city of Costa Mesa has been roiled with controversy over the past few weeks about our serious budget deficit and the actions our City Council is taking in an attempt to correct it. I thought I'd look into the facts about this situation, in an...
  • Flores felt compelled to act

    COSTA MESA — As City Councilman Steve Mensinger strolled across the football field at Estancia High School's Jim Scott Stadium on the morning of April 23, English teacher Joel Flores said he saw an opportunity. Flores, 38, isn't a member of any...
  • 41 more layoff notices issued

    COSTA MESA — The employment picture in Costa Mesa grew fuzzier Thursday, with city leaders initiating the second phase of its proposed outsourcing plan and issuing 41 new layoff notices because of employee seniority rights. With the latest batch of...
  • Employee association files complaint against Costa Mesa

    In an effort to block the possible layoffs of 213 city employees, the Costa Mesa Employees Assn. has filed a complaint with the Orange County Superior Court, according to a news release issued by the group Monday. The complaint includes a request for...