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  • Mailbag: Customers can be proud of Mesa Water

    Mesa Water operates a water district of which our customers and community members can be proud. Our residents and water users expect, deserve and receive safe, high-quality water from an efficient, financially sound and transparent agency. As one of the...
  • One more step in the case for stairs

    One more step in the case for stairs
    A tiny corner of Costa Mesa has been ground zero in a long struggle over a mound of dirt. At the end of Canary Drive, an incline connects the paved suburbia to the occasionally wind-swept grassy bluff at the northeastern edge of Fairview Park. But for...
  • District: New facility achieves 1960s dream

    District: New facility achieves 1960s dream
    They're calling it the "Murph." The Mesa Water Reliability Facility — or MWRF — had its official unveiling during a private event Wednesday afternoon. Costa Mesa politicians and Mesa Water District employees were among the nearly 150 who...
  • Learning about water's power

    What do California, the Incas of Peru, the Chinese emperors and the Egyptian pharaohs have in common? The answer? "Hydraulic societies," where social, political and economic order is based on large-scale distribution of water in arid environments. This,...
  • CdM pipeline project could snarl traffic

    Corona del Mar drivers beware: A major water pipeline improvement project along area roads could create some traffic snarls starting this spring and into summer. "It's big, it's going to be a pain — no question about it," Newport Beach City...
  • Top ratings earn water district lower interest rates

    COSTA MESA — Mesa Consolidated Water District has received top bond ratings from the Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor rating firms, which will allow the district to finance future infrastructure projects at lower interest rates, district...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    TODAY Balboa Home Tour The 14th Annual Balboa Holiday Home Tour is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by the Balboa Island Home Improvement Association. The event features eight homes and special deals from merchants along Marine Avenue. Tickets are $25...
  • Philanthropic duo says it's time to help

    NEWPORT COAST — When local philanthropic couple Jeff and Jackie Bird arrived home after participating in the Haiti relief efforts, they made plans to start a chain reaction that would bring ongoing help to the families devastated by the January 2010...
  • A $6-million source of controversy

    A $6-million source of controversy
    NEWPORT BEACH — At the base of Spyglass Hill, past the mortuary, sits a 20-acre reservoir filled with enough water to supply the city of Newport Beach for seven days. Atop the basin, which was dug in 1958, rests a large, rubbery black cover. It...
  • Community Commentary: Charity works for well-being of many

    Many of us see summer as a time for fun: vacations, the beach, barbecues and the occasional wedding. And, while many of us have access to swimming pools, people in the water-deprived villages of Asia, Africa and South America are literally dying for clean...
  • Community Commentary: There's too much unknown about 'fracking' effects

    An essential element of a viable democracy is that its citizens be accurately informed, and that, once informed, they actively participate in the process of decision making. I fully believe that when the people of this nation have the information they...
  • Community Commentary: Support the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan

    The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta provides a third of Southern California's water supply to more than 25 million people, and it is in crisis. The largest estuary on the Pacific coast and the heart of California's water system, the delta has suffered a...