The first of two planned public hearings regarding Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer’s proposed City Charter Initiative is scheduled for Tuesday in the City Council chambers. But in their rush to get it on the June election ballot important details, as simple as meeting starting times, are falling through the cracks.
by Kathy Findley • • 6 Comments
The informational meeting regarding the male members of the city council’s scheme to turn Costa Mesa into a Charter City felt like a sales meeting for their proposal. The agenda stated that the presenter would be Interim Communications Director, Bill…
by Chris Prevatt • • 6 Comments
Sometimes the news just seems stranger than fiction. That is the case of the story of how the City of Costa Mesa improved the “Transparency Grade” for their website. In a nutshell, there is this non-profit group that has this wiki website that grades citys, states and other municipalities on the transparency of their websites.
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
I’ve long since give up on the City of Costa Mesa being honest about much of anything. While they claim to be transparent, the only things that are transparent are their lies, distortions, and motivations.
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
On Friday Superior Court Judge Barbara Tam Nomoto Schumann released her written preliminary injunction issued on July 5, 2011 which prohibits the City of Costa Mesa from laying off the employees represented by the Costa Mesa City Employee’s Association.
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The Voice of OC’s Adam Elmaherk provides us with a rundown this morning of what we can look forward to on the agenda’s of the County Board of Supervisors and various cities in Orange County this week.
by Chris Prevatt • • 5 Comments
Expressing concern about a looming layoff date, a Superior Court judge Tuesday afternoon told attorneys she would issue a preliminary injunction precluding the mass layoffs of municipal employees within the City of Costa Mesa.