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  • Members' dues for clubhouse would increase

    Newport Beach Country Club members will be facing a membership increase, but the extra money won't all be going to the proposed golf clubhouse renovation. According to David Wooten, president and chief executive of both the club and Balboa Bay Club &...
  • Vote seeks to attain road from state

    Seeking to control West Coast Highway's landscaping, the Newport Beach City Council voted Tuesday to keep trying to acquire the road from the state. It may take special legislation, city leaders said, to get enough state funds to compensate for the city'...
  • Commentary: Banning Ranch warrants protection from development

    Commentary: Banning Ranch warrants protection from development
    What is Banning Ranch? Banning Ranch, the last large, open land in private hands on the Southern California coast, is in danger of irrevocable damage. This wild 400 acres sits along the Santa Ana River on the west and Superior Avenue on the east, near...
  • H.B. mayor to OCTA: Spike 19th Street bridge

    Huntington Beach Mayor Don Hansen said he has found a way around the decades-long assumption that Newport Beach has to agree if the county were to remove from its master plan a proposed bridge linking Surf City and Costa Mesa: Ask. Hansen suggests that...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Council will decide whether to remove fire rings

    The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will decide whether the city should remove 60 beach fire rings because of health and safety concerns — the same night that thousands of visitors at Big Corona State Beach will be marking the Persian New Year...
  • OCTA removes 19th Street Bridge from plan

    ORANGE — The Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors voted Monday to strike the proposed 19th Street Bridge from the county's master plan. The move effectively ends decades of studies and controversy about the potential bridge...
  • Officials challenge Pilot column

    The Newport Beach City Council will have a chance to vote publicly at its regular meeting Tuesday on whether to sue the Orange County Transportation Authority, after some dispute over whether or not it has already done so. The confusion centers in part...
  • 19th Street Bridge talks revived

    Elected officials have restarted talks about the 19th Street Bridge, a perennially controversial proposal that would connect Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. County Supervisor John Moorlach quietly revived discussions among council members — one...
  • Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM

    Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM
    A eucalyptus tree fell Wednesday afternoon in Corona del Mar, striking two homes and damaging four cars. No injuries were reported. While the season’s first significant rain fell throughout the day, it was unclear what caused the accident, said...
  • Commentary: Council opposes OCTA's Alternative 3 for 405 Freeway

    Commentary: Council opposes OCTA's Alternative 3 for 405 Freeway
    Editor's note: The error to which the mayor refers was caused by an editing mistake, which misstated Costa Mesa's position on the proposed San Diego (405) Freeway widening. Re. "OCTA: Focus group favors widening 405," July 28: While I appreciate the...
  • O.C. leaders unite against toll road option for 405 Freeway

    O.C. leaders unite against toll road option for 405 Freeway
    Leaders of the six Orange County cities lining the San Diego (405) Freeway between Costa Mesa and the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway have united in opposition to an Orange County Transportation Authority proposal to add toll roads. "The cities have...
  • OCTA responds to city leaders' criticism

    OCTA responds to city leaders' criticism
    The Orange County Transportation Authority told the leaders of Costa Mesa and five other Orange County cities bordering the San Diego (405) Freeway that their concerns over the freeway's proposed improvement will be taken into consideration, according...