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  • Biz News: Westin names director of Sales and Marketing

    Biz News: Westin names director of Sales and Marketing
    Hotel sales and marketing professional Trine Ackelman has been named director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. She comes to The Westin after serving as the director of Sales and Marketing at the St. Regis New York....
  • Tiny bird ends Civil War in Costa Mesa

    One year ago, Union and Confederate armies descended upon Costa Mesa's Fairview Park to exchange harmless volleys of musket fire. It was the sixth annual Battle of Costa Mesa, a Civil War reenactment event on May 3 and 4 that drew thousands of...
  • From the Boathouse: Boating season is upon us

    Ahoy! The Newport Sea Base has declared that the figurative ice on the bay in front of the base has been broken and it's time for opening day, which is the tradition of yacht clubs on the East Coast. Since we boat year-round and our harbor does not ice...
  • Volunteers lend care to Upper Newport Bay

    Volunteers gathered Saturday morning in an Earth Day-related project to help clean up and care for native habitat in the Upper Newport Bay, home to several of the region's most productive ecosystems. Among them were volunteers from Newport Beach-based...
  • Costa Mesa woman's mission: Get pesticides out of schools

    Costa Mesa woman's mission: Get pesticides out of schools
    Vanessa Handy's dad navigated transport planes in Vietnam amid toxic clouds of Agent Orange, a wartime herbicide linked to certain cancers. When Handy told her dad that a weed killer routinely used at schools contained one of the chemicals found in...
  • Synthetic turf OKd for 2 sports fields at Newport's Bonita Creek Park

    Synthetic turf OKd for 2 sports fields at Newport's Bonita Creek Park
    Bonita Creek Park will soon be home to Newport Beach's first synthetic turf fields. The city Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission voted 4 to 1 on Tuesday night to sign off on the $2-million project at the park's combined football and soccer field,...
  • Newport weighs when, how to fix Balboa seawalls

    Moving forward with the replacement of aging seawalls surrounding Balboa Island may find its way onto the Newport Beach City Council's list of goals for this year. Mayor Ed Selich said the state of the seawalls around the island and Balboa Peninsula...
  • Wood burning is back at 30 Newport Beach fire rings

    Wood burning is back at 30 Newport Beach fire rings
    The Newport Beach City Council decided Tuesday night to immediately bring wood burning back to some of the city's beach fire rings, again stoking debate over the issue. After about an hour of public comment, the council voted 5 to 2 to approve a plan...
  • Study links small drain pipes to pollution at Newport's 'baby beaches'

    Small drain pipes carrying runoff from Newport Beach streets could be causing high fecal bacteria counts frequently detected in bay waters at so-called "baby beaches," according to a UC Irvine study. Bays often are home to baby beaches because the water...
  • From the Boathouse: Approaching the Vuitton Cup finish line

    Ahoy! Greetings from San Francisco Bay. I am visiting this week to watch the Louis Vuitton Cup final races between the Italian team, Luna Rossa, and the Emirates Team New Zealand. As of my column's deadline, both teams had one win each from the...
  • There's something in the water, but it's OK

    If you start to notice a slight taste difference or smell in your drinking water, there's a reason for it. Mesa Water District officials said their system has temporarily converted from a chloramine disinfection process to chlorine disinfection. The...
  • Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list

    Great Park land removed from Superfund hazardous site list
    More than 1,900 acres of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Irvine have been cleaned up and removed from the list of the nation’s most hazardous sites after more than two decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced...