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  • Costa Mesa to celebrate new street-sweeping service Monday

    Costa Mesa officials are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the city's new street-sweeping service. The ceremony, which also includes a tree planting, starts at 4 p.m. in Brentwood Park, 265 E. Brentwood St. The city recently outsourced...
  • Fire rings supporters ask for injunction

    A nonprofit group hoping to preserve wood-burning fire rings wants the Orange County Superior Court to stop the city of Newport Beach from removing them until a lawsuit on the matter is resolved. The Friends of the Fire Rings announced its request for...
  • Cleaner-burning bonfires?

    Cleaner-burning bonfires?
    Imagine it: After a long day at the beach, the sun begins to set. The air cools, darkness falls and soon it's time for hot dogs and s'mores. But instead of lighting up firewood piled in a concrete ring — and sending up a thick column of smoke in...
  • Gas fire rings could be coming to Newport

    Gas fire rings could be coming to Newport
    Newport Beach residents may soon be one step closer to roasting marshmallows beachside over natural gas-burning fire rings. City staff plans to recommend at Tuesday's City Council meeting that council members approve city participation in a pilot...
  • Commentary: Offshore fracking poses environmental risks

    A new study of hazardous hydraulic fracturing chemicals used in offshore oil wells in Southern California reveals the dangers of fracking to wildlife and human health, according to the Associated Press. My organization's analysis of chemicals used in...
  • Newport council compromises on fire rings

    Newport Beach City Council members dealt with the most recent round in the ongoing fire ring debate Tuesday by striking not a match but a compromise. Aware of mounting health concerns related to wood smoke, council members voted unanimously to reduce...
  • Local businessman named in Ponzi scheme lawsuit

    A local businessman who was paid tens of thousands of dollars by Costa Mesa to act as a consultant during the city's 60th anniversary celebration is suspected of participating in a Ponzi scheme that cheated a Newport Beach man out of millions, according...
  • Commentary: We cannot afford leaders who deny climate change

    During my 30 years of teaching management at the American Management Assns. and USC, I often exposed students to a business challenge referred to as "marketing myopia." I started with the story of the buggy-whip manufacturers, along with the railroads,...
  • AQMD panel opposes Assembly bill

    Regional air quality officials Friday voted to oppose a proposed state law aimed at upending regulations that restrict the placement of fire rings on Southern California's beaches. Members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District's Legislative...
  • My Pet World: Dog's barking game is getting old

    Question: My dog has trained me very well. Recently, Lady began to bark at the door for no apparent reason. Each time, I get up and go to the door, thinking there's some reason for her agitation. Now, I feel like a jumping bean. I think Lady barks just to...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Organic fertilizer is good for you, plants and Earth

    Organic or synthetic? Most of the confusion I see regarding organic fertilizer falls into two groups. Most questions have to do with trying to understand what the differences are, usually with an underlying question, "Why should I use organic fertilizer?...
  • Community Commentary: There's too much unknown about 'fracking' effects

    An essential element of a viable democracy is that its citizens be accurately informed, and that, once informed, they actively participate in the process of decision making. I fully believe that when the people of this nation have the information they...