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  • Mike Turzai’s Jim Mora moment

     
    Yo! Ever see those Coors Light commercials that use old clips of NFL coaches like Jim Mora and Herm Edwards giving a ranting answer to a reporter's question. Pretty funny. Well, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, had a Mora......
  • Liquor fight heating up

     
    Yo! Who needs a stiff drink? You all will be the time Thursday ends. Politics and posturing started heating up Tuesday, a day after a legislative committee approved a bill that ending Pennsylvania’s 80-year-old monopoly on the sale of wine......
  • Referendum petitioners face opposition at Allentown polls

     
    Activists working to collect signatures in favor of a referendum on city spending today faced opposition from proponents of Mayor Ed Pawlowski's plan to privatize the city's water and sewer system. The proposed referendum, which was announced last month,...
  • Gov. Corbett talks fiscal cliff, health exchanges and pensions during Press Club speech.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett was the last speaker year at today's Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon and political junkies left with both plenty of food for thought and girst for Harrisburg's bottomless speculation mill. Herewith, a summary of some of the Greatest........
  • Newport looks to outsource parking meter services

    As its neighbor Costa Mesa plans to outsource half its workforce, the Newport Beach City Council will consider Tuesday if it should contract out its parking meter operations and enforcement. The city would have to lay off a full-time meter service worker...
  • Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step

    Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel plans to begin curbing the city's spending habits as soon as he takes office Monday. On "Day One," he will put a freeze on just about everything but paychecks and bills coming due. That will help fulfill his pledge to cut $75...
  • Privatization of buses would be a disaster

    In his call for the privatization of Maryland Transit Administration buses, ("End the MTA monopoly," April 14), James A. Dorn several times refers to his disdain for unions and so-called "low-income riders who determine the state of mass transit."...
  • Council looks to contract out services

    The list is long and the jobs are many, but presumably so are the savings. On Friday afternoon, the Costa Mesa city clerk added a last-minute addition to next week's City Council agenda: a notice to all employees in 18 city services that come council...
  • Union Members Protest Mayor DeStefano's Fundraiser While Luxury Cars Pass Them By

    Union Members Protest Mayor DeStefano's Fundraiser While Luxury Cars Pass Them By
    Mayor John DeStefano pulled up in a Prius to his swanky birthday party fundraiser at Anthony's Ocean View. He was greeeted by about 10 people with balloons and noisemakers. From a distance, they might be wishing him well. They were not. DeStefano stopped...
  • Contracted legal duties saves millions

    COSTA MESA - The city has saved millions of dollars since contracting out its city attorney duties to the Jones and Mayer law firm in the 2004-05 fiscal year, data released by city shows. In the five years since Jones and Mayer was hired, Costa Mesa...
  • Broken budget awaits next mayor

    Broken budget awaits next mayor
    The successor to Mayor Richard Daley will inherit a spacious fifth-floor City Hall suite, a wellspring of local and national prestige and a crushing financial mess that could leave Chicago's new leader pondering the wisdom of seeking the job in the...