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  • D.A. considers charges in sign vandalism

    The Orange County district attorney's office is considering misdemeanor charges against a Costa Mesa city employee accused of destroying political campaign signs, officials confirmed Wednesday. The 33-year-old man is also a Costa Mesa resident....
  • Expert: City needs new taxes to cover pensions

    It would take new sales or parcel taxes for the city of Costa Mesa to meet its long-term pension obligations, a Stanford University professor told the City Council on Tuesday night. Joe Nation said the scenario surrounding the difference between the...
  • Committee will review city's pension obligations

    The Costa Mesa City Council approved the creation of a committee earlier this week tasked with overseeing the city's looming pension obligations. The unanimous decision, with Councilwoman Wendy Leece absent, came not without its doubts, however, on a...
  • We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa

    We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa
    Third in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * For him, local politics is like the Cold War. Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger equates the City Council with the Reagan administration and the public employee associations with the USSR....
  • Costa Mesa police chief resigns in protest

    Costa Mesa police chief resigns in protest
    COSTA MESA — Publicly opposing a proposal to reduce the size of the city's Police Department, interim Police Chief Steve Staveley resigned in protest Monday. In an interview with the Daily Pilot and a memo widely circulated at City Hall, Staveley...
  • Costa Mesa City Council OKs cuts, approves budget

    Costa Mesa City Council OKs cuts, approves budget
    COSTA MESA — After listening to hours of complaints about cuts to the Police Department and other criticisms, the City Council early Wednesday morning approved about $6 million in cuts and adopted a balanced budget for the fiscal year 2011-12. The...
  • Costa Mesa budget audit claims $26 million available for services, jobs

    Costa Mesa has about $26 million that could be spent on services and jobs slated for budgetary cuts, according to an audit released Tuesday of the city's financial picture. The Orange County Employees Assn. retained Harvey M. Rose Associates, a San...
  • Costa Mesa police chief resigns

    COSTA MESA — Police Chief Chris Shawkey, who had been placed on paid leave by the former city manager, confirmed Tuesday that he has resigned. Shawkey did not give a reason for his departure, but he had been under fire for travel vouchers...
  • Who made this year's DP 103?

    Who made this year's DP 103?
    No. 1 Jim Righeimer You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
  • New assistant CEO touts his credentials

    COSTA MESA — It's no surprise that any move made by city leaders can get people talking — and worrying. When Costa Mesa CEO Tom Hatch named Rick Francis as his new assistant CEO, starting in early January, many wanted to know why he would...
  • Charter meeting met with cynicism

    COSTA MESA — Residents with pointed skepticism greeted the city officials who gathered to discuss the proposed city charter Wednesday night. Some of them interrupted city CEO Tom Hatch's introduction, accusing the City Council of rushing the...
  • Costa Mesa cancels three outsourcing bids

    COSTA MESA — The city has rescinded three requests for bids from companies to take on city services following a letter from employee groups arguing that the requests violate municipal policy. In an Aug. 1 letter to city Chief Executive Tom Hatch,...