A Pension Numbers Game in Costa Mesa

City leaders point to a large, unfunded pension liability as
evidence of financial problems, but they’ve been citing a figure
that’s nearly 70 percent larger than the actual amount, according
to CalPERS officials.

Costa Mesa’s Incomplete Budget Picture

The City Council majority continues to stick to rhetoric that an
unprecedented outsourcing plan is need to save the city from
insolvency. But the public has not gotten all the facts.