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  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Put your columnist on trash service monopolies

    For Jack Wu's next column, he might address the entire concept of "monopoly government services," i.e., why do I have to use the government's garbageman? Why can't I hire my own? I hire my own gardener. My own mechanic. My own home remodeler. My own...
  • 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...
  • Cuts stop before touching faculty at CCCD

    Coast Community College District instructors won't have to take furloughs like other district employees, the Board of Trustees said this week. "We were able to commit to no layoffs for any employees next year," said Trustee Jerry Patterson. "That's...
  • Pink slip issue argued before Court of Appeal

    SANTA ANA — An attorney for pink-slipped Costa Mesa employees urged a three-judge panel Wednesday to keep in place a court-ordered injunction that prevents the city from starting to implement a plan to outsource some workers' jobs. But attorneys...
  • More layoffs proposed for Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa is looking to lay off four employees and eliminate 11 vacant positions to balance next year's proposed budget. Though the city ended last fiscal year with a $3.8-million surplus and projected in March to end this fiscal year with an extra...
  • Mailbag: Catamaran took him around the globe

    Mailbag: Catamaran took him around the globe
    John Conser of Costa Mesa, a designer and builder of the Conser 47 catamaran, greeted David Pollitt, proud owner of the Conser 47, Shearwater, upon David's completion of a three-year, solo circumnavigation around the world. "Congratulations, David, on...
  • Commentary: Council agenda is harming public services

    Re: "More layoffs planned for Costa Mesa" (June 13): Reports on Costa Mesa councilmen's decisions, in this case the "need" for more layoffs, usually tuck in an obligatory quote from Orange County Employees Assn. spokeswoman Jennifer Muir. What needs...
  • 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...
  • 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....