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  • Commentary: Consultant is obfuscating Newport financial data

    While Newport Beach's issuance of debt for the Civic Center and park occurred in November 2010, before I was even on the council, political consultant Dave Ellis' slate of City Council candidates (who never said a peep for four years) now question whether we have prudently managed our finances.
  • Commentary: City charter could lead to costly elections, lawsuits

    We all agree that there is a major problem with the underfunded public pension obligations in Costa Mesa and that something needs to be done. We do not all agree on the solution, and some have sought to make corrections through the proposed charter,...

    Council candidates solidify stances on Costa Mesa issues

    Council candidates solidify stances on Costa Mesa issues
    It was a packed house at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center on Thursday night for the third and final forum for the City Council candidates, who answered questions on issues including the proposed city charter, development and Fairview Park's...

    Commentary: It's time to stop overspending in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach Councilman Mike Henn's recent commentary about the city's finances is worthy of a response ["Commentary: Prepayment of debt would trigger financial penalties," Sept. 15]. His condescending reference to education and ignorance is...

    Commentary: Transparency ordinance is shining a light on negotiations

    In late 2007, on the eve of the Great Recession, while Costa Mesa residents were asleep in bed, the Costa Mesa City Council voted to approve a new labor agreement that gave the city's general employees an additional $1.3 million annually in salary and...