Tag Archive for Geoff West

Foley Removed as Costa Mesa Mayor

Through outright political gamesmanship, Costa Mesa’s Katrina Foley was removed as mayor a year before she planned to run for the seat outright in a citywide election.  Sandy Genis, thought to be the swing vote on an anti-Jim Righeimer majority, has swung back and is now Mayor of Costa Mesa. From Costa Mesa’s Geoff West…

Thanks Geoff West; May Your Cauldron Always Bubble

The OC blogsphere is losing a good one with Costa Mes’a Geoff West deciding to “retire” his wonderful Bubbling Caldron blog. From his “final” post: “It is with very strong mixed emotions, and a lot of consultation and contemplation, that I’ve decided to stop blogging.  The site will remain open for your reference and, maybe,…

Costa Mesa Places City Clerk on Administrative Leave

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 to Geoff West’s Bubbling Caldron blog. Here’s the statement from Costa Mesa CEO, Tom Hatch:…

Costa Mesa Council – Still Crazy After 8 months

Eight months ago today the City of Costa Mesa issued layoff notices to almost half their employees in support of the crazy agenda of Council members Righeimer and Mensinger. We’ve tried to lay off the Costa Mesa City Council for the past several weeks, mainly because their efforts are tied up in court. But…