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  • 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....
  • Shalimar Drive barriers discussed

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission and City Council during a joint session Tuesday discussed removing traffic barriers along Shalimar Drive. The barriers, as well as parking restrictions, were put in place years ago in an effort to curb street crime...
  • Commentary: Development is improving the Westside

    Re: "Costa Mesa deserves more-thoughtful development," (June 4): Silly season is upon us. However, it might better be termed the season of irony. My friend, City Council candidate Harold Weitzberg, made several conflicting suggestions in this recent...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Mariner's Mile project requires council advocacy

    Mariner's Mile is a place we have all enjoyed for years. The beautiful spot on Coast Highway offers food, drink and merchandise. But why has it been so neglected by the current City Council? We've all endured seemingly endless months of congestion with...
  • East 17th Street construction will slow traffic

    People driving on East 17th Street in Costa Mesa over the next few months should expect slightly more traffic than usual, city officials said this week. Construction to add decorative crosswalks, sidewalks, medians and parkway trees has been underway...
  • 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...
  • Police Files

    COSTA MESA East Mesa Verde Drive: Vehicle burglary was reported in the 1500 block at 9:08 a.m. Friday. Pomona Avenue: A stolen vehicle was reported in the 1700 block at 9:29 a.m. Friday. Location Unknown: A sexual assault was reported at 10:46 a.m....
  • 405 closure not expected to hamper fair

    A planned closure of the 405 Freeway this summer is not expected to affect the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa, officials say. As part of the $277-million West County Connectors project by the California Department of Transportation and the Orange...