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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • Regency loses its crown

    The Hyatt Regency Irvine now goes by a different name: Hotel Irvine. With the new label comes new management. Hotel Irvine marks the third hotel controlled by the Irvine Co. "We are the owner, the brand, the face," said Ralph Grippo, president of...
  • Problem motels could be charged for excessive police calls

    Costa Mesa city officials are considering charging problem motels per police call if they require an excessive amount of attention from law enforcement. The City Council will discuss that possibility at its Tuesday night meeting and could direct staff...
  • Planning Commission reviews motel limits

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission examined a proposal Monday evening that could significantly reduce the number of allowable long-term motel tenants. Because the city has largely met its most recent requirement to provide affordable housing, "it is no...
  • Biz News: Pelican Hill, Island earn Forbes stars

    The Resort at Pelican Hill and the Spa at Pelican Hill recently received five stars in the annual Forbes Travel Guide. This is the 55th year for the ratings and the fifth consecutive year Pelican has earned the distinction. The Forbes Guide was...
  • Planners limit long-term stays at motel

    Planners limit long-term stays at motel
    Citing conditions ranging from hoarding and vermin infestation to broken window screens, the Costa Mesa Planning Commission on Monday night unanimously agreed that a Newport Boulevard motel has been operating as a public nuisance. During a series of...
  • Thwarted suicide nets hotel worker honors

    Thwarted suicide nets hotel worker honors
    When a guest demanded a room at Newport Beach's Island Hotel during the afternoon of Oct. 20, employee Andrew Shoashekan thought she was acting odd. On Thursday, almost exactly two months later, Newport Beach police honored Shoashekan for what he did in...
  • Commentary: A post-marathon indulgence

    Last week, nine of my retired teacher pals lunched at a garden restaurant. We studied the menu, looking for a no-holds-barred, high-calorie lunch. This group doesn't waste a minute worrying about the Mediterranean diet. My former principal called out,...
  • 'Problem motels' less of a problem

    A task force focusing on quality-of-life issues in Costa Mesa says the city has made progress in curbing the number of times police are called to so-called problem motels. In a report released this week, Costa Mesa's Neighborhood Improvement Task...
  • Residents sue to block Upper Newport Bay project

    Two residents have sued Newport Beach in hopes of blocking a residential, commercial and marine development proposed for a section of the Upper Newport Bay. Bert Ohlig and Susan Skinner, who make up the Stop the Dunes Hotel group, sued the city, council...
  • Reel Critics: A 'Grand' hotel, indeed

    Reel Critics: A 'Grand' hotel, indeed
    "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is a crazy roller-coaster ride of a movie with the promise of future cult status. The story masquerades as a parody of Eastern European culture and manners between the two world wars. But Wes Anderson's mile-a-minute plot...
  • The Crowd: A gala for the love of children

    The Crowd: A gala for the love of children
    She sauntered up to the microphone, which was attached to a clear Plexiglas podium on the fashion runway. Her slinky, fitted, coral-colored silk pants under a matching tunic caught the attention of a very well-dressed audience. Kristen James,...
  • Alley owner hopes to pin down success

    Alley owner hopes to pin down success
    On a recent morning at Costa Mesa 55 Tavern + Bowl, half of the 10 bowling lanes were the scenes of cheers, high-fives and laughter. The special occasion was a children's party, and fun was obviously being had despite a good number of brightly colored...