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  • Park lighting debate splits council

    Let there be light — or not? A proposal to add lighting to existing and planned parking lots at Fairview Park is coming up for Costa Mesa City Council approval Tuesday — and, potentially, additional debate — as part of the city's $131....
  • A little bit country

    A little bit country
    When Kathy Anderson graduated from college, she left her parents' house for good. Turns out, though, she didn't move very far. Anderson, 62, spent the rest of her life in a little house next to her childhood home on her family's 1.24-acre property...
  • Apodaca: Optimism and the state budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances. His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...
  • Schools will consider installing solar panels

    Newport-Mesa school officials this week voted to explore installing solar panels at school sites to save on their energy bill. The district will pay an independent contractor up to $45,000 to evaluate whether the up-front investment could pay off in...
  • District: New facility achieves 1960s dream

    District: New facility achieves 1960s dream
    They're calling it the "Murph." The Mesa Water Reliability Facility — or MWRF — had its official unveiling during a private event Wednesday afternoon. Costa Mesa politicians and Mesa Water District employees were among the nearly 150 who...
  • The Harbor Report: Thoughts after a sailing tragedy

    I have an abundance of what I think is important information to share with you this week. Most of you have read about the tragedy that took place in the Islands Race this last weekend, when one soul was lost while competing in a sailboat race around our...
  • Commentary: Public safety starts with better street lights

    In the face of increasing property crime rates and the growing encroachment of coyotes in Costa Mesa, it is important that our residential street lights provide adequate illumination at night. In my neighborhood I have observed that over that past two...
  • Apodaca: Irvine Unified casts a ray of inventiveness

    Say you're an educator and you had an opportunity to save money, do something beneficial for the environment and provide an excellent teaching opportunity for students. It would be a no-brainer, right? So why isn't every school district in California...
  • Mesa Water District responds to report, critics

    Amid recent media reports and public scrutiny over developing changes at the Mesa Water District, its board president elaborated on the state of the district in a recent public speech. President Jim Fisler told attendees of a Costa Mesa Chamber of...
  • The Harbor Report: Riding the sun with Riding Currents

    This last week, I was able to catch up with Billy Dutton of Riding Currents, a group dedicated to promoting renewable energy, raising awareness about plastics in the ocean and recognizing the advancement of renewable energy and its application to...
  • Irvine council clashes on routine items

    Although typically considered routine, the consent calendar contained three items that caused a hubbub at Irvine's City Council meeting Tuesday. Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Lalloway voiced his lack of support for creating a plaque honoring Planning...
  • Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation

    Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation
    Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root. There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...