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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Newport hotels may get some taxes 'comped'

    Newport Beach hotels will likely no longer have to pay taxes on complimentary hotel rooms. A majority of City Council members said during a study session Tuesday they wanted to grant hoteliers an exception. Any such exception, however, still faces...
  • Sunset Jazz lands in Newport

    Sunset Jazz lands in Newport
    The award-winning trombonist Wycliffe Gordon will headline Wednesday night's Sunset Jazz show in Newport Beach with a concert paying tribute to Louis Armstrong. The third season of the 11-show summertime jazz series at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel...
  • Hotel stays in Newport Beach are up

    Hotel stays in Newport Beach are up
    Newport Beach's hotel business is on the rise, the city's destination marketing company reported to the City Council last week during its 2013 annual budget submission. "Our industry is thriving," Visit Newport Beach's Gary Sherwin said. "It's actually...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Wild Goose gives customers golden egg

    Reporter's Notebook: Wild Goose gives customers golden egg
    The lovable dive known as the Little Knight left its spot on 17th Street in August, and the Wild Goose Tavern has swooped in. Reporter Jill Cowan and I stopped by for media night Nov. 8. Not just a bar, the tavern boasts a menu of gourmet sausages,...
  • A towering, and sweet, achievement

    A towering, and sweet, achievement
    File this one under "only in California ..." Newport Beach's Island Hotel staff kicked off seasonal festivities by constructing a full-sized gingerbread lifeguard tower, which took shape in the hotel's lobby this weekend — steps away from a tall...
  • The freedom to paint

    The freedom to paint
    The Western frontier — Southern California, in particular — represented a tableau of possibilities and artistic freedom for women who strived to be painters in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. "Many of the artists who came here got...
  • Accused killer, serial rapist to stand trial

    An Orange County man will stand trial Wednesday on charges that he sexually assaulted and killed one woman and assaulted five others, including one in a Costa Mesa motel room, prosecutors said. Waymon Livingston, 29, of Stanton, faces the death penalty...
  • 'Perfection doesn't take the day off' at The Resort at Pelican Hill

     'Perfection doesn't take the day off' at The Resort at Pelican Hill
    Passing through the thick double doors of The Resort at Pelican Hill's employee entrance feels a little like going to school. The broad, windowless corridor has the kind of floor that's good for rolling carts and making shoes squeak. The white walls are...
  • Investigators claim 490 violations at Motor Inn

    Investigators claim 490 violations at Motor Inn
    An investigation conducted earlier this month shows that the Costa Mesa Motor Inn had 490 alleged health and safety violations involving nearly 90% of its rooms. The more specific numbers released Wednesday also show that the Aug. 15 inspection at the...
  • Newport-Mesa marathoners are OK

    Newport-Mesa marathoners are OK
    Melissa Mead ran in the Boston Marathon for the first time Monday. She will remember it more now because of the two bombings near the finish line at the historic race. Mead was among at least 35 runners from the Newport-Mesa area who ran in the world's...
  • Newport to hear proposals for old city hall location

    Newport Beach's City Council this week will consider just how their old municipal center will get new life. Three developers will reveal their proposals for a hotel or residential and commercial complex to replace Newport's recently vacated city hall at...
  • Newport hotel wins vast support

    Residents lined up this week to support construction of a hotel at Newport Beach's old City Hall site on the Balboa Peninsula. More than 20 public speakers told the Newport Beach City Council during a Tuesday afternoon study session that they favor that...