Anaheim and Costa Mesa lead the news this morning with the renewed inclusion of Anaheim as a high-speed rail destination, and more revelations about Tuesday’s canceled special meeting on the proposed Charter in Costa Mesa.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 5 Comments
Everyone has blown a deadline at one time or another, but for Costa Mesa city clerk Julie Folcik, a blown deadline could have serious consequences. She’s been placed on adminstrative leave pending an investigative into a “serious professional failure” according…
by Kathy Findley • • 8 Comments
I just learned a little while ago that Judge Franz Miller ruled today against the City of Costa Mesa in their effort to force the OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley to place Righeimer’s Charter on the ballot in June. As outlined in his preliminary ruling released yesterday, Miller found that the City had not established any irreparable harm if the measure were delayed until the November election.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 2 Comments
The Daily Pilot reports that Huntington Beach Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is one of the members of Congress who personally benefits — financially — by holding his office beyond his Congressional salary through extended benefits to family members. From the…
by Kathy Findley • • 23 Comments
One year ago today, the city of Costa Mesa issued 213 layoff notices to general and fire department employees. At approximately 3:30 in the afternoon Huy Pham, a 29 year-old maintenance worker, climbed the stairs to the roof of City Hall and jumped to his death.
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Tuesday was a bad day for the Costa Mesa City Council’s “Gang of Four.” In terms that Pop Warner booster and Councilman Stephen Mensinger might better understand, they fumbled on fourth down at the five-yard line.
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Costa Mesans for Responsible Government will present a panel discussion on the impact of the proposed City Charter Initiative. Somehow the 15th of March, the Ides of March, seems to be an appropriate date to mark the beginning of the fight against Righeimer’s Power Grab.