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  • Mayor calls for police hiring plan

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer on Tuesday demanded a plan to fill staffing gaps in the city's police department. Speaking near the beginning of a City Council meeting, Righeimer called for weekly meetings with the police department, saying there is no...
  • Legal action taken in pier dispute

    A Newport Beach resident has filed a civil action against the city over the alleged mishandling of the permit for the dock that stretches in front of his family's Balboa Island home. The petition, filed Monday on behalf of former professional basketball...
  • Walters announces Congress run

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced Tuesday that she plans to run for the 45th Congressional District seat retiring U.S. Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) will vacate next year. Walters, a Republican, currently represents the 37th District in the California...
  • Council pushes back on user fee

    Council pushes back on user fee
    The Newport Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to send a letter to the state objecting to attempts to collect money from area residents who jog or hike along the Back Bay. The letter says the council acknowledges that it's rough going...
  • It's A Gray Area: It's time to take back America's moral high ground

    President Obama has recently renewed his plans to try to close our military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and has also promulgated new guidelines for our government's use of drones to assassinate people in places like Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen....
  • Newport-Mesa to vote again on donation

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District board will vote Tuesday night for the second time on whether to accept a $96,000 donation. Costa Mesa's City Council approved sending that money to the school district earlier this year as the first installment...
  • Pension panel member resigns

    A member of Costa Mesa's Pension Oversight Committee recently resigned his seat, citing difficulties with his other commitments. Shawn Dewane left the council-appointed position in late May because of a scheduling conflict, according to committee's...
  • Fire ring debate continues with public meetings

    Southern California residents will have yet another chance to air their thoughts about beach fire rings, at public meetings later this month in Newport Beach and El Segundo. The meetings are set for 5:30 p.m. June 13 at the Hyatt Regency hotel, 1107...
  • Council selects charter committee members

    The Costa Mesa City Council selected 13 members Tuesday night for a committee that will draft a charter, which is essentially a city constitution, over the next several months. The group is tentatively scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. the second and fourth...
  • Council contracts security firm to run city jail

    The Costa Mesa City Council voted late Tuesday night to outsource its jail after a judge earlier in the day denied a request to block that move. The council's 4-1 decision, with Councilwoman Wendy Leece dissenting, approved a contract with G4S...
  • Movie classics? Depends on your taste

     Movie classics? Depends on your taste
    The schedule for Kristen Tett's Cinema Classics series at Triangle Square Cinemas doesn't look like the syllabus for a film studies class, exactly. This year's offerings run the gamut from critical darlings (the first two "Godfather" movies, "Vertigo") to...
  • City, school district agree on gift, split on who to thank

    City and school officials in Costa Mesa certainly agree on the merits of a $100,000 grant for athletic facilities at two local high schools. They just can't quite agree on the delivery method — even after the money's supposedly arrived. The...