Tag Archive for Outsourcing

Morning News Bits – January 31, 2012

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Here are some of the stories our friends are covering that we are following at TheLiberalOC. John Williams Still locked out & spiked his pension, Anaheim to revisit hotel development subsidies, Costa Mesa’s Outsourcing Leagal fees top $400K, and Correa’s Buffa Rule passes state Senate

Costa Mesa Isn’t Broke After All

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Well the numbers are in for the fiscal year ending June 2011 and it turns out Costa Mesa had a $3.8 million surplus. City officials had predicted a shortfall of $1.4 million earlier this year. But what’s a $5.2 million difference among friends?

Costa Mesa Council – Still Crazy After 8 months

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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…

Righeimer’s Rigmarole

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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…