Sometimes I get the feeling that all I write about is Costa Mesa. Unfortunately, that has become a reality. It isn’t so much out of obsession as it is due to the abundance of material to write about. With that said, here’s the latest from the Fascist Republic of Costa Mesa.
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
Back in March the residents of Costa Mesa were promised by CEO Tom Hatch that communications consultant Bill Lobdell would “create a communications structure that will put Costa Mesa on a path to being the nation’s most transparent government.”
by Kathy Findley • • 9 Comments
As if there were any doubt that the city council have not been listening to what the citizens of our city have been telling them week after week, the latest memo from Tom Hatch(et) should remove any notion that they have one shred of interest in what the city wants.
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
I’m not sure that pointing out the excess of ceremonial badges is a distraction from the budget issues facing Costa Mesa. Rather, it seems to focus a “ruby” red laser on the arrogance and privileged attitude of these so called budget eagles. And given Mensinger’s personal record of allegedly throwing his weight and Reserve Sheriff’s Badge around…
by Kathy Findley • • 4 Comments
…even as they spoke, Mensinger smirked and texted away. Or maybe he was smirking and emailing. For all we know he was playing “Angry Birds.”
by Chris Prevatt • • 5 Comments
There is a fine line between the responsibility of a government entity to ensure that the public is informed about the facts related to a matter of public business and promoting a political ideology. In Costa Mesa, that line has been dramatically crossed.
by Kathy Findley • • 29 Comments
I met with Joel Flores at the Costa Mesa Coalition meeting this evening and had a chance to talk with him about how things are going since his confrontation with Councilman Stephen Mensinger.