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  • Fitness Files: Noise around us has reached harmful levels

    Last week, I ran through my neighborhood streets to a cacophony — garbage truck's rattle and squeal, construction project's boom and smack, leaf blower's loud whine, tree trimmer's shrill buzz, lawnmower's drone, diesel engines' rattle, car's hum, motorcycle's peel, passenger jets' distant roar and sirens' screams.
  • Commentary: Consider possible safety ramifications of Measure Y

    As a District 4 resident representative on the 2006 General Plan Advisory Committee, I worked with the Newport Beach City Council to ensure that the final buildout development allotments at Newport Center did not generate traffic to exceed the six-lane...

    Around Town: Citizen of Year banquet is Friday in Newport

    Around Town: Citizen of Year banquet is Friday in Newport
    Jack and Nancy Skinner will be honored as Citizens of the Year at a Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce banquet Friday night at the Balboa Bay Resort. The event, which begins at 6 p.m., will include a no-host cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres, a...

    Commentary: Measure Y would prevent traffic spikes in our neighborhoods

    By Tony Petros My name is Tony Petros. I am a Newport Beach city councilman, but my occupation is a transportation planner. For the past 30 years, I have worked on mobility projects as close as Costa Mesa and as far away as the Middle East. Along the...

    The Harbor Report: This week's tour of the harbor

    I made three rather interesting stops while making my way around the harbor this week. My first stop was at the new North Sails loft, located within the MacGregor Yachts facility on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa. I went there to meet with my friend...