Tag Archive for Outsourcing

What The Santa Ana City Council Gave Up For Lent

Santa Ana Fire Station on Sycamore between 3rd and 4th Streets (Photo from Bowers Museum Blog)

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. At their meeting last night the Santa Ana City Council decided what the city would have to give up for Lent. On a 6-0 vote the City Council turned to ashes the 128-year history of Santa Ana’s independent Fire Department, outsourcing it to the Orange County Fire Authority.

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.