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  • Model trains will keep steaming along

    In a surprise vote, the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday night agreed to extend the Orange County Model Engineers' operating license by five years, a move that keeps the popular train rides in Fairview Park rolling along for a while longer. The...
  • Probation crackdown nets 9 arrests

    Costa Mesa police arrested nine people Tuesday during a seven-hour probation sweep through the city. Five arrests were made at the same motel, according to a Police Department news release. Police said they picked up three people on probation and two...
  • Commentary: It's time to improve troubled motels

    We as a city are doing everything in our power to turn our problem motels into good neighbors. For far too long, we've allowed a dozen motels along Newport and Harbor boulevards to operate in a manner at odds with the community good. The motels —...
  • '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-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...
  • 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...