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  • Sanitation district audit flags rates

    The Costa Mesa Sanitary District's contract for solid waste and recycling services is acceptable, but there is room for improvement, particularly when it comes to rates, according to an independent audit presented Tuesday to the district's board.
  • A Word, Please: Sometimes less is fewer

    The difference between "less" and "fewer" was one of the first issues to come on my radar as a beginning copy editor. Unfortunately, I learned it wrong, as I found out a few years later. Even more unfortunately, I then proceeded to learn it wrong again....

    Council OKs plan to outsource jail, street sweeping

    In a marathon meeting that concluded after 3 a.m. Wednesday, the Costa Mesa City Council pushed through plans to outsource the city jail and street-sweeping services to private companies. "Today is a momentous day, a great day," said Mayor Pro Tem Jim...

    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...

    All About Food: A week free from doing dishes

    All About Food: A week free from doing dishes
    Orange County Restaurant Week is celebrating its fifth delicious year with prix fixe menus from every corner of the county. Between Sunday and March 2, about 100 restaurants will feature specially priced menus. Lunch will be $10, $15 or $20. Dinner will...