| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Despite protests that the city of Newport Beach spent too much on its newly erected Civic Center, city officials are saying some respite may be in sight, especially in terms of energy savings.
The City Council recently received a one-time check for...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:53 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Previously approved LED signage for Metro Pointe is heading back to Costa Mesa City Hall for further review next week.
On Dec. 16, Councilwoman Sandy Genis appealed the Planning Commission's earlier approval, and now the matter is scheduled to go before...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:01 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:13 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The revamped Balboa Village Theatre may resemble "a little more of a start-up" than a lavish performing arts center because of uncertainty over funding, the chief executive of its foundation said Monday.
Steve Beazley, who was tapped in September to lead...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Orange Coast College has undergone many transformations in its 65-year history — buildings have been demolished and remodeled and others have been built in their place — mostly without significant controversy.
However, as the college...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:16 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:24 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
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...
| May 26, 2012
| 6:33 PM
The Big Corona Beach concessions stand won't be open by Memorial Day weekend as planned, but city staff scrambled and arranged for Wahoo's food trucks to be on hand from Saturday through Monday.
Wahoo's owners, who also own the Rooster Cafe in Costa...