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Righeimer’s Rigmarole

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

COSTA MESA — I’ve got to hand it to Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer, if nothing else, he’s a persistent little man. Yesterday, Costa Mesa’s PR flak Bill Lobdell announced that the trial date for the employee’s lawsuit to stop the wholesale outsourcing of city jobs is set for April 9th and that their high priced…

Costa Mesa City Council: Wasted away again in Margaritaville

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In looking at tonight’s agenda for the Costa Mesa City Council, I find myself wondering if the Four Boys of the Council have been hanging out in secret a bit too much at Monahan’s Pub. In spite of the fact that they have been told by a judge that they cannot contract out to private contractors any jobs currently held by public employees they are still spending the time of City staff, high priced consultants, and the City Council, on the fools errand of outsourcing before determining feasibility, or if it will actually save any money.