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  • Commentary: Charter will let Costa Mesa better govern itself

    Re. "Commentary: Proposed charter comes with great risk. Benefits? Unknown," July 15:
  • County COIN proposal hits roadblock

    A proposed county ordinance aimed at increasing transparency in traditionally closed labor negotiations hit a stumbling block this week when supervisors opted not to finalize its passage. After voting last month to approve a first reading of...

    Council moves toward new motel standards

    Council moves toward new motel standards
    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday approved the first reading of an ordinance that would require motels to seek new permits and maintain new standards if they wish to house long-term tenants. While supporters argued that the rules would help make...

    Little League: Hopkins delivers win for Costa Mesa National

    Little League: Hopkins delivers win for Costa Mesa National
    Behind the outfield fence, someone flew a huge white kite during the top of the first inning of the Mayor's Cup. The kite became a distraction for the first couple of hitters. When the third hitter stepped into the batter's box, the home plate umpire...

    Council sends charter proposal to voters

    Costa Mesa will once again debate, analyze and vote on a proposed city charter. The City Council split 3-2 Wednesday on approving the document for the November general election. Councilwomen Sandy Genis and Wendy Leece dissented. The charter sets...