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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • OCTA approves new lanes for 405 Freeway

    ORANGE — The Orange County Transportation Authority on Monday approved new lanes for a portion of the 405 Freeway, a decision that scrapped a hotly contested toll road option that area cities have fought for months. The estimated $1.25-billion...
  • Mailbag: Why did Pilot highlight H.B. player on Page 1?

    Re. "Sailors run over by Ross," (Dec. 8): You must have had several photos from Saturday's CIF Championship, so why choose one that would lead the reader to assume that Garrett Hall was run over by Kai Ross? The Daily Pilot is the hometown newspaper...
  • Archaeological concerns fuel Fairview debate

    Archaeological concerns fuel Fairview debate
    To the untrained eye, the area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park near the cliffs offers sweeping ocean views, but the grounds themselves may not look like much. It's a mesa of dirt, brush, trails, mounds and rocks among bicycle tracks, footprints and paw...
  • Commentary: Stop slamming the City Council

    Even before he was elected to the City Council, some Costa Mesa police officers were out to keep Jim Righeimer from being elected. He couldn't be counted on to vote to give away the store to the unions. Righeimer ran on a campaign of representing the...
  • Special ingredient: food

    Special ingredient: food
    Erin Whitcomb had just returned from a friend's 30th birthday celebration when she heard the news. She'd been laid off. Having dedicated 11 years to the PBS station in Seattle, she was devastated. In the throes of an identity crisis, Whitcomb packed...