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  • City Life: City, unions should examine other cities' solutions, mistakes

    One of the more dismaying elements of the loud, ugly feud between Costa Mesa's City Council majority and the city's public employee unions is the failure of either side to recognize that many other cities are also having trouble making ends meet. By...
  • Judge rules no layoffs for Costa Mesa — for now

    SANTA ANA — Costa Mesa cannot lay off city employees by outsourcing their jobs to private companies until the city goes through proper legal steps, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An...
  • Trustee urges repeal of state law

    COSTA MESA — A Newport-Mesa school board trustee on Tuesday night urged the community to speak out against a new law that in her words goes against the fiduciary responsibility districts have to taxpayers. Trustee Martha Fluor asked residents to...
  • City, labor officials debate at a diner

    NEWPORT BEACH — Sitting across from each other with only a carousel of condiments and a bowl of crackers between them, Costa Mesa Councilmen Jim Righeimer and Steve Mensinger faced off against organized labor officials at an unlikely place: Coco's...
  • Judge signs written ruling halting Costa Mesa layoffs [Corrected]

    COSTA MESA — An Orange County Superior Court judge has signed an injunction halting the sweeping layoffs planned for Costa Mesa City Hall until after a court case on the matter is heard. The Friday ruling comes after Judge Tam Nomoto Schumann's...
  • Costa Mesa council expands fire outsourcing to other public agencies [Corrected]

    COSTA MESA — The city will entertain offers from other public agencies that want to partner with or absorb the Fire Department while City Hall continues to discuss contracting with the Orange County Fire Authority. Suggesting that the OCFA's...
  • Leece seeks council cutbacks

    COSTA MESA — Councilwoman Wendy Leece wants her peers to join her in reducing the City Council's salaries and benefits. The largely symbolic gesture proposed for Tuesday's council meeting would net little in savings, but Leece hopes it will show...
  • 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...