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  • Hansen: How many people visit Laguna? Good question

    As with economics and divorce court, any city project hinges on one simple requirement: Give me a number. How big should a new parking structure be? Give me the number of cars. How should we redesign a dusty downtown for more housing and life? Give me a...
  • Around Town: Rand Paul to be in Newport for fundraiser

    Around Town: Rand Paul to be in Newport for fundraiser
    Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul is expected to be in Newport Beach on Friday evening for a fundraiser at the home of Helena and Ron Sechrist. Supporters are being asked to contribute up to $10,400 to a joint fundraising committee composed...
  • I-405 bridges get retrofit

    For the next year, drivers along the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa and Irvine are going to see construction equipment and crews. The California Department of Transportation has begun work on retrofitting two bridges over the freeway: Bear Street in Costa...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Residents meeting to include Ocean Boulevard project update

    A repaving and landscaping project planned for Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar will be the topic of the next Corona del Mar Residents Assn. board meeting, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Nov. 20. Newport Beach Public Works Director Dave Webb will be the guest...
  • OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway

    OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway
    The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa. The decision reaffirmed a December...
  • Corona del Mar Today: D.A. reviews girl's fall from prom bus

    The California Highway Patrol has completed its investigation of a June 7 incident in which a Corona del Mar High School student fell onto the 73 Freeway from a party bus headed to prom, a spokesman confirmed. The District Atty.'s office is reviewing the...
  • Consultant gives all-clear for Fairview project

    A consultant for the city has determined that no significant Native American or other archaeological relics are located within a planned development area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park. The months-long field work and research by Scientific Resource...
  • Newport council explores water taxi pilot project

    Before Newport Beach decides whether to go through with a water taxi pilot project, a Harbor Commission subcommittee suggested that it consider its neighbor to the north. The Marina del Rey WaterBus system would be the most feasible for Newport Beach to...
  • From the Boathouse: We all live in a Virginia submarine

    Ahoy after returning from the Big Apple! My show manager, Brenda Barnes, and I had a great time visiting New York City to attend the radio industry's Talkers New York 2014, held at the India House Club. The gathering was well attended, since the fall...
  • Council set to vote on $140-million budget

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to adopt a $140-million budget that includes about $19 million worth of capital-improvement projects. Funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins in July, marks an increase of 6.3%, or $8.3...
  • Proposed project hopes to lure young professionals to Costa Mesa's Westside

    Proposed project hopes to lure young professionals to Costa Mesa's Westside
    A proposed 176-unit residential development in Costa Mesa that would replace an industrial site faced some public and City Council scrutiny last week. If approved, the Westside Gateway three-story home development would cover a 9-acre site at 671 W....
  • Shalimar Drive barriers discussed

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission and City Council during a joint session Tuesday discussed removing traffic barriers along Shalimar Drive. The barriers, as well as parking restrictions, were put in place years ago in an effort to curb street crime...