| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:33 PM
The developers of Banning Ranch won approval from the Newport Beach City Council on Monday night after hours of protests and a surprise announcement of an anonymous donation to the land conservancy.
In a 6-0 vote, the council approved 1,375 homes, a...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 9:00 PM
COSTA MESA — The state put the Orange County Fairgrounds back up for sale Tuesday in a move that flew in the face of City Hall, which has been working to buy the property with the help of a private developer.
Councilwoman Katrina Foley said she...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:04 PM
It's not often that municipal employees go out of their way to publicize their salaries. So when Newport Beach City Manager Dave Kiff wrote an open letter Aug. 4 explaining what he and the City Council earn, Daily Pilot editors were happy to publish it....
| Jun 23, 2010
| 8:40 PM
A Newport Beach planning commissioner has removed his name from consideration for a second term to resolve some half-finished business: the construction of his home.
Commissioner Scott Peotter notified the city this week that he would not seek a...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 7:12 PM
It was a day before their 71st wedding anniversary, in the quiet of their apartment and away from the balloons and ballyhoo. George and Mary Mickaelian were asked a series of the obligatory questions, one of them being where they spent their honeymoon....
| Jul 15, 2010
| 7:51 PM
COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fair opens Friday, bringing with it new and old traditions and celebrating the community it has brought together for 120 years.
On Thursday, excitement filled the air as vendors were busy setting up their booths...
| Jul 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
City Promises Oasis Palms Won't Block Views
Neighbors who live above the new Oasis Center have one less thing to worry about after City Council members agreed not to let King Palm trees grow tall enough to block ocean views.
The trees, worth between...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:40 PM
Chuck Cassity wonders what other laws besides those regarding immigration he can break without fear of prosecution from the government and become rich in the process ("Sounding Off: Selective attention and the law," July 30).
Here are some, Chuck:...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The Laguna Terrace Park is in escrow, according to the mobile home community's association president.
Gary Skeen, who leads the Laguna Terrace Park Assn., confirmed that detail in a phone interview, but said he did not know the buyer. Skeen said he...
| Aug 19, 2012
PGA champion Tiger Woods has sold his condominium in Corona del Mar for $2,213,875.
But like many other residential real estate owners, Woods landed in the rough when it came to selling a place bought before the housing downturn. Public records show he...