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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 &...
  • Costa Mesa to Newport: Kill the bridge

    Costa Mesa officials hope their peers in Newport Beach will join them in opposing a proposed bridge that would link Costa Mesa's 19th Street with Huntington Beach. In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Costa Mesa City Council upped the ante on its nearly 20-...
  • Newport council to make appointments

    City officials are shaking up the Newport Beach Aviation Committee and other citizens groups with long-standing community members. Beginning at its regular meeting Tuesday, City Council members will begin replacing appointees, some of whom have served...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Stop the 'south county Lexus' lanes

    The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has devised an audacious scheme, and its spin-off, "alternatives 3 and 3-A," would use billions of Measure M2 freeway congestion-improvement tax dollars to construct toll lanes on the San Diego (405)...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: OCTA'S 405 compromise doesn't cut it

    Recently, I attended another of the Orange County Transportation Authority's Stakeholder Working Group meetings to discuss the latest proposals to widen the San Diego (405) Freeway from the San Gabriel (605) Freeway to the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway....
  • Triathlon to affect Coast Highway lanes, Crystal Cove

    The 15th annual Pacific Coast Triathlon is planned for Crystal Cove State Park on Sunday morning. Drivers can expect a portion of the southbound lanes on East Coast Highway to be closed from early in the morning until about 11 a.m. Organizers didn't...
  • Mailbag: Respect the rights of grandparents

    Thank you for publishing the story, "Documentary explores grandparent visitation rights," (Sept. 8) about a little-known issue that seems to be a growing problem affecting many families in Orange County and beyond. I am a doting grandparent who enjoys a...
  • Mock accident warns of all-too-real dangers

    Mock accident warns of all-too-real dangers
    A mock 911 call interrupted classes at Newport Harbor High School on Monday morning. Students filed out of class about 10:30 to see a simulated alcohol-related accident: two smashed cars, one overturned, with three of their classmates sprawled out on...
  • Crash closes most of southbound 405

    Crash closes most of southbound 405
    A crash on the southbound 405 Freeway north of Bristol Street in Costa Mesa on Tuesday afternoon closed most lanes for about an hour, officials said. The California Highway Patrol received a call at about 12:05 p.m. of a multi-vehicle collision,...