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  • 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...
  • How nearby desalination plant will affect Newport-Mesa

    As they await what could be a final green light for a controversial desalination plant in neighboring Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Costa Mesa water providers have found themselves navigating something of a Catch-22. On one hand, local water...
  • State leaders support desalination plant

    The state legislators representing Orange County unanimously asked a state water agency to approve Poseidon Water's permit to build a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, according to a statement by Poseidon Water. The Thursday letter to Coastal...
  • Mailbag: Mansoor voted wrong way on fracking bill

    I recently read that our assemblyman, Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), voted against Assembly Bill 1323, which would have ordered a temporary halt to fracking in California. I was disappointed that he chose to help kill this modest attempt to allow further...
  • 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...
  • 19th Street Bridge talks revived

    Elected officials have restarted talks about the 19th Street Bridge, a perennially controversial proposal that would connect Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. County Supervisor John Moorlach quietly revived discussions among council members — one...