RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Interior Policy

A collection of news and information related to Interior Policy published by this site and its partners.

Top Interior Policy Articles

Displaying items 121-132
  • Suspected robbers, rapist facing trials

    Five men charged with an armed invasion robbery of the Newport Coast home of former subprime mortgage lender Daniel Sadek are due to go on trial Monday. The robbery, which reportedly took place during a weekly high-stakes poker game Sadek hosted, came...
  • Public safety unions' contracts to expire

    Contracts between Newport Beach and the city's public safety unions are set to expire Saturday, and officials said they have not yet agreed on how much workers' retirement benefits should be scaled back. Newport Beach police, firefighters and...
  • Hatch: Leaders agree to pay more into CalPERS

    COSTA MESA — Several of the city's civilian department heads have agreed to pay the maximum amount allowed toward their state pensions, city CEO Tom Hatch announced at Tuesday night's City Council meeting. The news will likely be seen as a...
  • Wu: Charter gives 'men of action' right tools

    Almost 20 years ago, my business mentor taught me that I have to make things happen. If I wait for things to happen, then I'll watch opportunities go right by. He also taught me that he'd rather watch me make mistakes by trying and failing then by fear,...
  • An election unlike any other

    An election unlike any other
    Last in a five-part series about Costa Mesa's political battle. It has been nearly two years since Costa Mesa residents elected Jim Righeimer and his brand of small government. Hostile to organized labor, Righeimer led a four-member City Council majority...
  • Commentary: City needs 'leaders' not 'healers'

    Our upcoming election offers a clear choice for Costa Mesa. Will we empower the union-supported candidates ("the Top 3") or continue with the reform-minded candidates ("the 3Ms)? The stakes are significant. No doubt, we were greatly impacted by the...
  • Council candidates talk city issues

    Council candidates talk city issues
    Seven of the eight Costa Mesa City Council candidates answered questions ranging from their stances on a city charter to recovery homes at a forum Thursday. The Eastside Costa Mesa Neighbors' Group, which organized the event at the Neighborhood Community...
  • Commentary: Average Costa Mesa salary is too high

    The average total compensation for Costa Mesa city employees in 2011 was $146,863. A substantial portion of that amount was for pension contributions. For those of you who are average taxpayers, let that sink it. The median Costa Mesa household (more...
  • Commentary: Candidates' policies are harmful to public safety

    I am a longtime resident and retiree from the Costa Mesa Police Department. Despite the fact that I have been a lifelong Republican, and despite that I believe in fiscal conservatism and balanced budgets, I cannot support the candidacy of the "3Ms": City...
  • Police challenge campaign mailer's claims

    Costa Mesa police officers are challenging the accuracy of critical statements made about them in a campaign mailer produced in support of two City Council candidates. The mailer sent by the campaigns for Councilman Steve Mensinger and Planning...
  • Commentary: The '3Ms' put taxpayers ahead of labor

    The voters of Costa Mesa have a clear choice to propel this great city forward. Planning Commission Chairman Colin McCarthy and City Councilmen Steve Mensinger and Gary Monahan are improving this city in a fiscally responsible manner, seeking to...
  • Measure V opponents raise nearly $500K

    In its efforts to defeat Measure V, organized labor has continued to raise and spend far more than the proponents of the proposed city charter initiative, campaign finance records show. As of Oct. 23, the latest date for which disclosures are available,...