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Just as its first meeting in the city's new council chambers was set to begin at 7 p.m. across town Tuesday evening, instead of its scheduled time of 6:30 p.m., the Newport Beach City Council voted to increase fees for residential piers in the face of...
Re. "Commentary: Newport has duty to charge fair market rates," (Dec. 4): Councilman Mike Henn was exactly right when he said, "More changes will be made before a final decision is made." He was referring to the City Council consideration of the...
The Costa Mesa City Council has approved a contract with Newport Banning Ranch LLC that gives the city nearly $4.4 million to help offset a projected influx of traffic — if and when the Newport Beach development comes to fruition. The city has...
The 1,235 homes, hotel and 75,000 square feet of commercial development proposed at Banning Ranch will generate nearly 15,000 car trips a day ("$4.4-million contract approved," July 19). Under current plans, about two-thirds, or about 10,000 cars a day,...
Although two major reports on housing issued this week contained mixed news, the overall outlook is still nothing to cheer about. A report on Monday from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development shows sales of new...
NEWPORT BEACH — Economic predictions for the coming year are heavy with "doom and gloom," but Orange County is faring better than many areas and loans are available for small-business owners, according to experts speaking at the Newport Beach...
Nearly 15,000 pairs of phony Paul Frank pajamas worth nearly $100,000 were found and confiscated at the Los Angeles-Long Beach Port, federal authorities announced Tuesday. The seizure of the pajamas imprinted with cuddly characters such as Blue Julius,...
Editor's note: Veteran Newport Beach real estate executive Tom Iovenitti, who used to pen a column for View magazine, has agreed to contribute columns to the Coastal Real Estate section. This is his first. Remember me? I'm still around, still actively...
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COSTA MESA — Orange County can expect mild job growth this year and next, according to Chapman University's mid-year economic forecast Thursday. Consumer spending should increase but struggles in the housing sector could continue to mean sluggish...
Freebie of the Week: Need a little culture in your life, but don't have two nickels to rub together? Head over to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center before 8 p.m. Friday for a chance to sit in the...
Sun SentinelSouth Floridians on Social Security may have to get used to another low cost of living raise. Retirees may get an even smaller raise in their Social Security checks in 2014 than they got this year. So far, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban...
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Glenbrook High School District 225 has approved contracts with three unions, the superintendent and its other staff, increasing their salaries on average between 1.96 percent and 3.4 percent in coming years. All raises take effect July 1, said Karen...
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