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  • AQMD: Beach bonfires increase pollution

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District, the agency that could effectively ban beach fire rings throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties, released preliminary results Wednesday showing increased levels of particulate matter in the air around the...
  • Mailbag: Newport is overspending on Civic Center

    The cost of Newport Beach's City Hall just keeps on rising. We will now need an additional $6.5 million to finish the project; we are now up to $139 million. After financing this project over the next 30 years, it could very well exceed $237 million....
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....
  • Fairview escapes Medicaid cutoff

    Fairview Developmental Center will continue to receive Medicaid funding as long as the hospital improves conditions, according to a news release issued by the California Department of Developmental Services. The California Department of Public Health...
  • Center could lose funding

    The Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa stands to lose its Medicaid funding for failing to comply with federal standards outlined by the state health department during an investigation conducted last year. The state-run hospital, which houses...
  • Mailbag: Letter on fire rings misstated facts about Newport

    In the Saturday edition of the Daily Pilot and in the Jan. 16, 2014, Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the issue of the...
  • It's a Gray Area: There's an easy fix for immigration

    One of the easiest problem areas to resolve is our failed immigration system. In fact, had the politicians really wanted to fix this system, they would have done it decades ago. The problem is that they don't want to. Why? Because some powerful...
  • Panel delays vote on fire rings

    SAN DIEGO — Newport Beach residents holding their breath about the fate of the city's beach fire rings will have to wait a bit longer to exhale. The state Coastal Commission decided Wednesday to delay a decision on whether the city can remove 60...
  • Irvine council tackles gun control

    Although Irvine's City Council didn't get to it until almost seven hours after the meeting started, 17 public speakers waited to weigh in on local gun-control measures. Tuesday's meeting started at 3 p.m., two hours earlier than usual, but the...
  • Colleges receive mental health grant

    Coast Community College District's Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach campuses were awarded a $250,000 mental health grant to help identify and counsel struggling students. Orange Coast College, in partnership with Golden West College, was given the highest...
  • Mailbag: Bicyclists, motorists make for a dangerous mix

    The Newport Beach Citizens Bicycle Safety Committee should include at least one member who does not ride a bicycle on the streets of Newport Beach for recreation or commuting. After all, we non-bicyclists contribute monies, through our taxes, which pay...
  • The Crowd: A heartfelt night at the BBC

    The Crowd: A heartfelt night at the BBC
    It was a night of heartfelt giving at Newport's Balboa Bay Club & Resort. The American Heart Assn.sponsored the 2012 Heart and Stroke Ball, and the crowd of some 400 guests gave and did so generously, as more than $550,000 was raised. The black tie...