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  • Commentary: Newport gets kudos for water conservation but must do more

    Remarkably, Newport Beach's water use between 2007 and 2013 was reduced an admirable 29% from 257 gallons per day per person to 190 gallons per day.
  • Corona del Mar Today: Cowbird trap back in Upper Buck Gully

      A cowbird trap is again in Upper Buck Gully, all part of a five-year restoration plan. The traps usually are placed March 15 and will be removed Tuesday, following the birds' nesting season. The first year of the restoration plan, the trap was in...

    Wasting water can cost you $500

    Wasting water can cost you $500
    While state water regulators approved fines of up to $500 per day to encourage California residents to turn off the tap, several local Orange County water agencies don't have plans to dole out the punishment just yet. However, that doesn't mean that...

    Local water supply 'surpasses standards'

    As part of a pilot program this year, the Mesa Water District recently released its annual water quality report online. The 2014 report details testing and safety standards for the district's water in 2013. It also breaks down how much of any given...

    Mailbag: Costa Mesa should add to reserve funds

    After reading Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer's commentary, "City is gaining on its most serious issues" (May 28), I had to comment on some omissions. Righeimer likes to take credit for the improved city budget, but he fails to mention that an improved...