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  • Planners limit long-term stays at motel

    Citing conditions ranging from hoarding and vermin infestation to broken window screens, the Costa Mesa Planning Commission on Monday night unanimously agreed that a Newport Boulevard motel has been operating as a public nuisance.
  • Venezia: SPON spawns new mission

    Venezia: SPON spawns new mission
    Opening my mail the end of March I found a 10-page foldout piece from the city titled "Newport Beach General Plan – a progress report on the general plan use element amendment." The title itself is mind numbing, but residents in Newport should...

    Commentary: Let's help group homes be good neighbors

    Among the top concerns when it comes the quality of life in Costa Mesa neighborhoods are the negative impacts created by operators and residents of some group homes. Excessive noise, traffic, large meetings and smoking are among the complaints received...

    Newport Beach hires Citizens United attorney

    A former U.S. solicitor general who has argued dozens of prominent cases before the Supreme Court has agreed to represent Newport Beach in its bid for judicial intervention in the city's years-long legal battle with sober-living homes. The city this...

    Mailbag: Self-absorption leads to distracted driving

    We frequently read about the controversy between bikers and drivers as they struggle to share the road. I have the perspective from both sides of this controversy and have come to realize that bikers are not wrong, nor are drivers. People are the problem....