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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Report: City needs to protect Fairview Park vernal pools

    Report: City needs to protect Fairview Park vernal pools
    Pedestrians, landscaping, pesticides and man-made improvements pose harm to Fairview Park's ecologically sensitive vernal pools, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has found. In addition, the service concluded after an 11-month review that the city...
  • 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...
  • CdM street a parking lot

    CdM street a parking lot
    When Scott Ehlers moved with his family to Newport Beach, he hoped to find the best home possible to suit their needs. They chose a house on Aralia Street. Ehlers now finds himself among the residents frustrated with parking on the street. One block...
  • Newport man dies in Irvine collision

    An 81-year-old Newport Beach man was killed in a traffic collision Friday morning in Irvine, authorities said. The crash occurred before 7:30 a.m. near University and Michelson drives. Westbound lanes along University Drive, between Michelson and...
  • Council rejects Fairview Park turnaround rehearing

    In basic terms, it was an appeal of an appeal. And the Costa Mesa City Council majority denied it. Councilwoman Sandy Genis' request for a rehearing of a contentious planned turnaround within Fairview Park was turned down on a 3-2 vote Tuesday evening....
  • Man dies after chase with police

    A Costa Mesa man led police on a foot chase Sunday across the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana before he stopped breathing, Santa Ana police said Tuesday. Raymond Runge, 44, died at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana on Monday morning, said Santa Ana Cpl....
  • Police Files

    Costa Mesa Newport Boulevard: Petty theft was reported in the 2000 block at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday. Adams Avenue: Vehicle burglary was reported in the 1300 block at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Joann Street: Possession of more than 1 ounce of marijuana was reported...
  • Authorities ID body found under bridge

    Authorities ID body found under bridge
    Officials Tuesday evening identified the woman whose body was found under an East Coast Highway bridge as Nancy Hammour. Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock said Hammour was 28. Her city of residence was unknown, he said. About 8:45 a.m. Monday...
  • Gunshot killed woman found in Newport

    Gunshot killed woman found in Newport
    The woman found dead under Newport Beach's Bay Bridge this week died of a gunshot wound, an autopsy confirmed Wednesday. Officials had called the death of 28-year-old Nancy Hammour "suspicious" since passersby found her body Monday morning, but...
  • Mailbag: Police need a Plan B for bridge traffic

    The police created pure chaos on Pacific Coast Highway near Dover Drive about 9 a.m. on Labor Day. They blocked off all southbound traffic on the highway from the bridge over the Back Bay for no obvious reason. I saw no wrecked vehicles or obstructions...
  • Triathlon to affect highway traffic

    Parts of Coast Highway will be closed in Newport Beach on Sunday for the 16th Annual Kiwanis Pacific Coast Triathlon. Southbound lanes of the highway near Crystal Cove State Park's Reef Point parking lot will be shut down, according to a news release...