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  • Poll: Most voters don't want Costa Mesa to outsource

    COSTA MESA — A majority of residents oppose a cost-saving plan to lay off nearly half of the city's workers and replace them with contractors, according to a poll that itself has come under fire because outsourcing opponents paid for it. About 59%...
  • Finance officials: High pension estimates are subjective

    COSTA MESA — The ballooning pension cost estimates that City Council members are using to rationalize their dramatic restructuring and layoffs efforts hinge almost entirely on a single, negotiable premise, according to city finance department...
  • Attendees voice outrage at City Council

    Attendees voice outrage at City Council
    COSTA MESA — When the council chamber doors were opened, voices from the outside burst in. From the outside, applause and hoots from inside the chamber echoed out. At City Hall, no matter where you were for Tuesday night's City Council meeting,...
  • No wrongdoing found in 'stink eye' case

    COSTA MESA — Accusations from a city councilman and a resident that police intimidated them during the November 2010 electoral season for supporting then-candidate Jim Righeimer were unfounded, an outside investigation concluded. In a letter to...
  • Costa Mesa official slated for new city manager job

    COSTA MESA — A Costa Mesa department head who recently received a layoff notice from the city is leaving the job to become city manager for Lawndale in Los Angeles County. Steve Mandoki, Costa Mesa's administrative services director, handed Chief...
  • Newport considers laying off 25 workers

    NEWPORT BEACH — In a move to stave off rising pension costs and save money for capital improvement projects, Newport Beach officials may lay off 25 workers and eliminate 30 vacant positions. City Manager Dave Kiff proposed cuts Thursday that...
  • Mailbag: A few things contributed to city's problems

    Who's to blame for Costa Mesa's woes? The bloggers are out in full force, blaming the current City Council for all of the problems with the budget. They are vilifying the current City Council, but there are numerous parties at fault in this scenario....
  • 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...