| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:42 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Planes flying out of John Wayne Airport emit potentially harmful particles, but at levels lower than federal clean-air standards, according to a study released Monday.
Commissioned by the city, the $60,000 study looked at air...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Combating the worst outbreak of West Nile virus ever recorded in Orange County, officials Tuesday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease.
From 3 a.m....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Reduced dependence on imported water is the goal of local districts, which must continue to supply customers in a parched state.
South Coast Water District, which serves South Laguna, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente, made a move...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Aging pipes and pesky roots have Laguna Beach officials seeking more stringent guidelines to control costs and guard against potential sewage spills.
Ten years ago Laguna Beach was at the forefront of keeping its sewer pipes clean. The city made some...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Officials from Laguna Beach's two water districts are intent on moving forward with a proposed desalination plant in Dana Point.
The Laguna Beach County Water District commissioners and board of directors voted Tuesday to consult with South Coast...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:05 PM
As if we didn't have enough to worry about with fires, floods, hurricanes and earthquakes, now we have worry about arsenic in apple juice, grape juice and rice.
Consumer Reports has been warning us about the high levels of arsenic in juice for several...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The City Council on Tuesday rejected a proposed ban on electronic cigarettes.
City Manager John Pietig recommended adding e-cigarettes to the city's ordinance restricting the use in public of tobacco and other plants or weeds that are smoked. The...