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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • 'Problem' motels drain resources

    'Problem' motels drain resources
    First story in an occasional series about Costa Mesa's troubled motels. The letter was a desperate plea to the police chief. The owner of a Harbor Boulevard motel admitted his business attracted less-than-reputable guests. "Under such difficult...
  • Motel operators: 'We need to make our living'

    Motel operators: 'We need to make our living'
    Second story in an occasional series about Costa Mesa's troubled motels. On a typical weekend evening at the Costa Mesa Motor Inn, kids scamper through the labyrinthine courtyard as pairs of neighbors lean on walkway railings, smoking and chatting in...
  • Warm stays at the Kon Tiki

    Warm stays at the Kon Tiki
    Third story in an occasional series about Costa Mesa's troubled motels. In the fleeting years that the Markel family lived on Harbor Boulevard, visitors to their tropical-themed Kon Tiki Motel brought their bathing suits — not the police. Just a...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Headline wrongly implies support for a hotel [corrected]

    Re. "Newport hotel wins vast support," (April 24): A front-page article in the Daily Pilot shows a headline that claims Newport residents overwhelmingly support a hotel on the site of the old City Hall. This is very misleading, given that there were...
  • Commentary: Boston overshadows daily life

    Saturday, April 20, 5:55 a.m. I pull into the parking lot for our weekly distance run. Lot empty, but one car — Jake's hybrid. I bet he couldn't sleep. I reach for my water belt, exit my car. There's Jake. I deliver the first of many long grateful-...
  • Planners review public-nuisance law

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission explored an ordinance Monday that would expand the city's ability to fight public nuisances. The proposed law broadly defines nuisances to include properties that operate without licenses or permits, produce...
  • Irvine man killed in crash in front of Costa Mesa hotel

    An Irvine man died and a woman suffered head trauma and fractured ribs after the car they were traveling in crashed into a tree in front of a Costa Mesa hotel Friday night, Costa Mesa police said. The driver was 33-year-old Tyler Cohee, according to the...
  • Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes

    Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes
    The stocky man with a goatee walks across the darkened parking lot of the motel and bangs on the door to Room 156. Greg Reese rehearses his lines. The door opens. The girl inside is wearing black lingerie and looks like she did in the online ad that...
  • Motel scrutiny turns to Alibaba

    Motel scrutiny turns to Alibaba
    Fourth story in an occasional series about Costa Mesa's troubled motels. In its courtyard, the Alibaba Motel has a hanging garden to match its vague theme, which includes a giant, golden-domed facade with turrets and arches. Costa Mesa police Sgt. Vic...
  • Come right in, experience motel living

    Come right in, experience motel living
    Not everyone in Newport Beach lives in luxury. A temporary art installation at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in the city shows how far from it some people live, crammed inside small motel rooms throughout Orange County. The exhibit, which ends...
  • Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims

    Newport Beach police took hotel freebies for favors, lawsuit claims
    A former parking control officer said he was fired from the Newport Beach Police Department for reporting that senior officers were receiving free suites, spa days and alcohol from a high-end hotel in exchange for favors, according to a federal lawsuit....