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  • Grant to help fund Harbor Blvd. median islands

    A recently awarded federal grant will help fund improvements to portions of Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa. The $528,000 will go toward adding raised median islands along Harbor between Wilson and 19th streets — a nearly one-mile stretch —...
  • Apodaca: Worth the time and effort to keep anti-bullying programs alive

    I've written a few columns about bullying, and the topic never fails to elicit an impassioned response. For the most part, the feedback from parents, educators and others in the community reveals wide agreement that we all have a part to play in...
  • Coast brings back intersession classes

    For the first time in four years, the Coast Community College District will host winter intersession classes and expand spring course options at its three colleges. Intersession, the semester between the fall and spring terms, was eliminated in 2009...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa needs emergency shelter

    Local agencies are putting forth a fantastic effort at addressing many of the homeless issues affecting our community, but Costa Mesa needs some sort of emergency-shelter system. Our community friends can receive at least one meal a day from Save Our...
  • Water district considers rate increase

    The Mesa Water District is scheduled to hold a public hearing and vote Thursday on a proposed rate increase. District officials said the bulk of the five-year, phased-in increase will address costs associated with the repair and replacement of pipes,...
  • Commentary: Why I rejected a legislative pay raise

    A number of my colleagues received a taxpayer-funded pay increase, which took effect Dec. 2, to compensate them for their legislative duties. I did not. I have decided to reject a 5.3% pay increase for legislators, which was granted by the California...
  • Mesa Water board OKs rate hikes

    Mesa Water District board members Thursday approved a series of rate increases, contending that the extra revenue will be needed as district expenses continue to rise and capital improvement projects costing millions take shape. The board voted 4 to 1...
  • Unintended consequence of foundation groups: inequality

    On a typical day at Harbor View Elementary School in Corona del Mar, students use iPads to complete spelling exercises, learn math facts and work on reading activities. The iPads were paid for by the Harbor View Dads group, a fundraising organization...
  • Moorlach aims to make COIN ordinance countywide

    Costa Mesa's Civic Openness in Negotiations, or COIN, ordinance could soon be tested on a bigger stage, Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach said Tuesday. Near the end of this week's board of supervisors meeting, he told colleagues that he hopes to...
  • Mailbag: Truth about dredging and sea water intrusion

    The article "The Fading of the Grand Canal" (April 27) contains a lot of truth. Newport Beach used to dredge it every decade or two. I was a child living on the canal, and I remember watching the work. Workers did it correctly, at high tide only,...
  • Senior center retains counsel

    The Costa Mesa Senior Center has retained an attorney to guide its board through financial negotiations aimed at keeping the troubled organization afloat. City officials and four of the 11 senior center board members began discussing the possibility of...
  • Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy

    Apodaca: Woman keeps fighting spirit in face of tragedy
    Frances Saldaņa is a petite woman with a soft smile and big, kind eyes. But behind her gentle demeanor lies a will of iron that has proved essential to enduring a life of unimaginable tragedy. Saldaņa generously shares her story with anyone willing to...