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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...
  • Commentary: Seeing the treasures of life on a run

    I've listed the health benefits of running in my commentaries before, but there's more. My son's readying his apartment for a new roommate, his fiancee! " "I need a chest of drawers," he told me. "Joann and Marj are getting rid of furniture," I...
  • Teeming with traffic?

    Teeming with traffic?
    A popular cycling route alongside the Upper Bay that helps connect Newport Beach to Irvine has come under scrutiny. In response to concerns from a community group about safety on Back Bay Drive, the city's Bicycle Master Plan Oversight Committee is...
  • Commentary: Close Back Bay Drive to vehicular traffic

    On Friday, the Daily Pilot reported the death of a female cyclist on Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach ("Bicyclist dies after being struck by car"). The accident occurred where Adams, a three-lane, 45-mph road, transitions from having a bike lane to no...
  • Silver lining in Dover Drive project

    For residents near Dover Drive, the ongoing construction on their street has a silver lining. Though they have suffered through delays in the sewer replacement project, new medians and landscaping are being planned for the street when the replacement is...
  • Work marks start of big toll system change

    Work marks start of big toll system change
    As drivers whizzed north on the San Joaquin Hills (73) toll road Thursday, some veered right toward the cash tollbooths at the Catalina View Mainline Toll Plaza rather than continue through the FasTrak lanes. They discovered that where seven...
  • Council OKs small-lot ordinance

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday gave a second and final approval for easing standards for small-lot developments. The 3-2 vote on the Small-Lot Subdivision Ordinance — with Councilwomen Sandy Genis and Wendy Leece dissenting — came...
  • Mailbag: More like the 'Bermuda Triangle' of parking

    I read with interest the story about the new bowling alley at The Triangle ("Alley owner hopes to pin down success," March 13). While it sounds like a fun spot, my family and I will not be visiting it, or any of the stores, restaurants, bars or movie...
  • Council explores Sunset Ridge parking

    As construction of Sunset Ridge Park gets underway, one question has been worrying city staff: Where will visitors park? A possible solution emerged Tuesday, when staff explained during a Newport Beach City Council study session that a 64-space pay...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Two opposing views on CdM sports complex proposal

    New facility warrants community support Track coach Bill Sumner's vision for improved athletic facilities at Corona del Mar High School needs the community's strong support ("A sporting mission," Feb. 28). CdM's exceptional students and faculty are...
  • CdM High sports complex brings up traffic worries

    In front of a sometimes hostile crowd, Newport-Mesa Unified School District officials laid out two possible plans to revamp outdoor sports facilities at Corona del Mar High School. School administrators convened the Wednesday night meeting at the...