Tag Archive for City of Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa’s Mr. Sunshine Bill Lobdell

William "Bill" Lobdell (Facebook Photo)

Back in March the residents of Costa Mesa were promised by CEO Tom Hatch that communications consultant Bill Lobdell would “create a communications structure that will put Costa Mesa on a path to being the nation’s most transparent government.”

Why I started blogging for TheLiberalOC

Kathy Findley

I have lived in Costa Mesa for 33 years.  I consider myself a local even though I wasn’t born here.  In my neighborhood, we care about each other.  Those of us who have had friction, have learned to get along.  As a matter of fact, my landlord is my ex husband’s father and he is…

Mensinger: Complaining of Outside Influences in Costa Mesa

Councilman Steve Mensinger (Appointed) - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

COSTA MESA — Appointed City Councilman Steve Mensinger has a problem with people who don’t live in Costa Mesa voicing their opinions about the plans he and his buddies on the Costa Mesa Junta (Council) have to outsource city services to the lowest bidder. Mensinger, has this wild notion that the unions representing city employees…

Left and Right Stand Together in Costa Mesa

Tuesday night my daughter and I attended the Costa Mesa City Council meeting. I have never seen such solidarity over any issue concerning Costa Mesa in the entire time I have lived here. One after another, citizens stood before the City Council and voiced their outrage regarding the outsourcing of city services.