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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.
  • For Thanksgiving, let someone else do the cooking

    Want the tryptophan-induced coma without all the work? Here are a few alternatives to preparing your own Thanksgiving meal. * Lobster or turkey Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., offers a three-course menu with...

    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...

    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....