Voice of OC on PBS: Costa Mesa’s Labor Talks Ordinance

Costa Mesa’s labor talks transparency ordinance was a key topic of discussion on PBS SoCaL’s local news show this week, and Councilman Jim Righeimer and Voice of OC Editor-in-Chief Norberto Santana were on-hand to weigh-in.

Also joining SoCaL Insider host Rick Reiff are Orange County Register columnist Joseph Perkins and PBS SoCaL reporter David Nazar.

The video is available below.

At 0:55, Righeimer kicks off the show by discussing his lawsuit against the city’s police union.

At 7:42, he explains the COIN ordinance, with Santana weighing in at 9:20.

Other topics include President Barack Obama’s commencement speech to UC Irvine graduates (10:18), problems at Orange County’s largest fire agency (15:57), issues with the Los Angeles Fire Department (17:44) and the passing of baseball Hall of Fame member Tony Gwynn (19:42).