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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…

Feet To The Fire in Costa Mesa: A.K.A. Righeimer’s Politics of Fear

Feet to the Fire Forum - Costa Mesa

“Should Costa Mesa be run like a business?” All sides in the debate seemed to be in agreement that business principles have a role in the management of any city budget. However that agreement led me to the conclusion that the positions advocated by Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer and Costa Mesa Taxpayers Association President Colin McCarthy are far removed from any sound principles I have ever seen.