Doing Things in a Different Way

Gerardo Mouet, Santa Ana’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services director, talks about how his department has rolled with the budget punches in recent years and reinvented itself.

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.