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  • Film festival winners

    Film festival winners
    Ballots from the 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival have been turned in and accounted for. While the selection committee reviewed more than 2,000 submissions, viewers watched over 400 films from 50 countries. Each movie competed for honors in three...
  • Civic center lends itself to debate

    Civic center lends itself to debate
    When the expensive new civic center opened in Newport Beach last year, some claimed it as a symbol of an irresponsible government out of touch with the people it represented. Councilman Keith Curry served as mayor at the time. He has embraced the...
  • Council holds off on possible post office move

    Council holds off on possible post office move
    The Newport Beach City Council isn't ready to send off its Mariner's Mile post office just yet. Council members unanimously voted to delay a decision Tuesday on whether to rezone the property where the Bay Station Post Office stands, so staff can...
  • Developer plans walkable neighborhood in Newport Beach

    Developer plans walkable neighborhood in Newport Beach
    Newport Beach, one of Southern California's most affluent cities, is about to transform an industrial area near John Wayne Airport into a distinctly urban community of homes and shops. Uptown Newport Village will replace a pair of aging industrial...
  • Scott Peotter enters council race

    Scott Peotter enters council race
    Two former planning commissioners will face off in the race for the Newport Beach City Council seat for District 6. Scott Peotter, who served on the commission from 2006 to 2010, announced his bid Tuesday for the seat, which is currently held by Nancy...
  • Council to consider converting community center to library

    Council to consider converting community center to library
    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposal to transform the city's Neighborhood Community Center into a large central library. City staff are recommending that the council approve spending $75,000 to $100,000 to hire an architect to...
  • Replacement foliage, trees to be chosen

    A replacement for the Irvine Avenue eucalyptus trees will likely be chosen Wednesday night at a joint meeting between the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa parks commissions. City arborists and landscape architects recommend a mix of date palms, African...
  • City tells investor to stop work on Neutra building

    City tells investor to stop work on Neutra building
    Newport Beach city officials recently ordered a real instate investor to stop gutting the interior of an office building designed by celebrated modernist architect Richard Neutra. It is the latest dispute concerning the Mariners Medical Arts building,...
  • Irvine Co. opens village-like communities

    The design behind the Village of Cypress, the latest in the Irvine Co. village-concept communities in Irvine, is something between a comfortable neighborhood and resort-style living, company officials said. The first of 1,677 brand-new apartments and...
  • OCMA's annual art and architecture tour returns

    OCMA's annual art and architecture tour returns
    NEWPORT BEACH — When Paul and Angelique Julian purchased their 2,650-square-foot mid-century home in Dover Shores, they knew that they had found the perfect place to raise a family. However, the early 1960s home on Nautilus Lane needed a...
  • Costa Mesa's past comes to life

    Costa Mesa's past comes to life
    Starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 6, Allyson Jones Wong strapped herself into a safety harness and climbed atop a boomlift. Working nonstop until the light ebbed at 5 p.m. almost every day, she overlooked exhaustion and illness. Her sole focus: to paint. "I was...
  • Commentary: JWA continues to threaten our quality of life

    During the 1950s, Southern California culture was ablaze with anything considered chic, sophisticated and novel. Artists, designers and architects were pushing boundaries in style, design, architecture and invention. World War II was over, and the...