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  • Community Commentary: Let's not be hasty about charter city decision

    Late Tuesday evening, at the tail end of the Costa Mesa City Council meeting, after most observers had left and local reporters had already filed their stories, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer dropped a bombshell ("Chart city request proposed," Nov. 3)....
  • Community Commentary: This City Council makes a charter risky

    I read with interest the Nov. 3 Daily Pilot article by Joseph Serna "Charter city request proposed." It was unsettling to learn that the stated reason Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer wanted to pursue a city charter, rather than remaining a general law...
  • Community Commentary: I'm thankful for our wronged city employees

    There are many things for which I'm thankful, as we approach Thanksgiving Day this year. As always, my wonderful and patient wife of more than 44 years is right at the top of my list. She makes my life special with her love and support in all that we do....
  • Costa Mesa gives new date for employee layoffs

    The earliest that Costa Mesa employees could be laid off as part of widespread outsourcing is Jan. 6 — nearly four months past the initial date when workers were told they could be let go, city officials said Monday. The layoffs are part of a broad...
  • Commentary: There is hope this season for C.M. employees

    It's been a long time since the holidays looked so hopeful in Costa Mesa. Last year at this time, more than 200 city employees were still reeling from receiving their fourth pink slips. The city had already spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on...
  • Rescinding layoffs is called 'great news'

    News that the city officially rescinded almost 70 layoff notices brought good cheer, according to one labor leader. "It's great news for the employees," said Helen Nenadal, president of Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. "It's great news to come up in the...
  • Commentary: Righeimer decisions bad and costly

    I read Lauren Williams' Nov. 28 article, "State court denies Costa Mesa's outsourcing appeal," and was very concerned about some of the comments in the article and their implications. It was reported in Williams' article that the California Supreme Court...
  • Mailbag: Children still need two parents at home

  • DP 103

    DP 103
    1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
  • Top 10 stories to watch in 2013

    10.) School safety: In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shootings, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District is in the process of reviewing ways to improve campus safety. 9.) Westside schools. There is hope that the new superintendent is going to work...
  • Top 10 stories of 2012

    Top 10 stories of 2012
    10.) Fashion Island shooting. A gunman fired off 50 rounds in the parking lot, miraculously not injuring anyone. 9.) Banning Ranch. The Costa Mesa City Council voted to accept developer money for road improvements in anticipation of the residential...
  • New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward

    New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward
    Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...