Tag Archive for Costa Mesa

Watchdog Group Says Rohrabacher Personally Benefits from His Office

  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 story: “Family Affair,” the report by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, D.C., reviewed…

Costa Mesa Fumbles

Fumble

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.

Campaign Against Costa Mesa Charter Begins

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

Last night the Costa Mesa City Council voted to place Righeimer’s Folly, a Charter Initiative to grant unrestrained power to the current Council majority, on the ballot in June. Immediately following the council meeting, the opposition launched its campaign to fight back for the residents of Costa Mesa.

Leprechaun Mayor Monahan: It’s Good to Be The Mayor

Leprechaun Mayor Gary Monahan

Leprechauns are known to be tricky little fellas, but sometimes just being the Mayor of Costa Mesas makes it easier to get what you want. Claims of finnancial crisis didn’t stop our favorite little Leprechaun Mayor Gary Monahan from getting a little strip of green laid out in front of his pub.

Tyranny of the Majority in Costa Mesa

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

On Monday night, Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer and his merry band of thieves robbed the citizens of Costa Mesa of their right to be considered in what could be one of the most important political actions taken by city leaders since incorporation in 1953.