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Job Layoffs

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  • Mailbag: Coverage of vote was 'superficial'

    Your account of Tuesday night's Costa Mesa City Meeting, ("Council set to OK layoff notices) in Wednesday morning's Daily Pilot, from my perspective as an attendee, seemed rather superficial and certainly did not reflect the contentious tone of the...
  • Almost half of city work force gets pink slips

    COSTA MESA — City officials have crunched the numbers and determined that more than 200 Costa Mesa employees — or 43% of Costa Mesa's municipal workforce — could be laid off through outsourcing. Of the 472 full-time positions, 203...
  • 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...
  • 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....