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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...
  • Pipeline work to slow traffic on Coast Highway

    Pipeline work to slow traffic on Coast Highway
    Construction on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach is expected to snarl traffic along Mariner's Mile as the first phase of an Orange County Sanitation District project ramps up in coming days. New stripes delineating traffic lanes were scheduled to...
  • Didn't pay that toll road fee? You've got more time

    A grace period has been extended for drivers who use Orange County toll roads without paying, according to a news release. First-time violators can avoid a fine if they pay their missed toll within 30 days of receiving a notice. The grace period was...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Bike lane near Corona del Mar High is almost complete

    Corona del Mar Today: Bike lane near Corona del Mar High is almost complete
    A new bike lane being built near Corona del Mar High School and Our Lady Queen of Angels neared completion last week, according to Newport Beach staff. "Thanks to a remarkable effort by city staff and the contractor, the major construction component...
  • Commentary: Mariner's Mile project requires council advocacy

    Mariner's Mile is a place we have all enjoyed for years. The beautiful spot on Coast Highway offers food, drink and merchandise. But why has it been so neglected by the current City Council? We've all endured seemingly endless months of congestion with...
  • East 17th Street construction will slow traffic

    People driving on East 17th Street in Costa Mesa over the next few months should expect slightly more traffic than usual, city officials said this week. Construction to add decorative crosswalks, sidewalks, medians and parkway trees has been underway...
  • Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes

    Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes
    The stocky man with a goatee walks across the darkened parking lot of the motel and bangs on the door to Room 156. Greg Reese rehearses his lines. The door opens. The girl inside is wearing black lingerie and looks like she did in the online ad that...
  • Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming

    Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming
    It happened in Los Angeles — twice — and now Orange County can brace for its own “Carmageddon“: The 405 Freeway will be closed in both directions for 20 hours. The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Aug. 17, and last...