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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • 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...
  • Developers vying for shot at old City Hall land

    Developers vying for shot at old City Hall land
    The morning was chilly, the marine layer still firmly blanketing the Balboa Peninsula. "This is Ground Zero for what people think about as Newport Beach," said longtime resident and developer Bob Olson. The grounds of Newport Beach's now-vacant former...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Community: General plan must address affordable housing

    Anyone who pays attention to the doings of the Costa Mesa City Council knows that our city is busy updating its general plan. The press has covered the many public meetings, creative outreach efforts and road shows aimed at getting Costa Mesa residents...
  • Council supports 130-room hotel

    Council supports 130-room hotel
    There were mostly good feelings all around as the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday took a step toward putting a 130-room hotel at the former City Hall site in Lido Village. And despite R.D. Olson Development winning the evening and the initial...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...