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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Carnett: Careening out of control down Coast Highway

    I remember it as though it happened yesterday. For me, it's a moment frozen in time. We were hurtling down Dover Drive at 85 miles per hour just two blocks from Pacific Coast Highway when it happened. Blaam! Talk about dumb. We were riding in my...
  • From the Boathouse: Wil Wright's is gone, but a plum space remains

    Ahoy! I remember a time in my youth when I was tossing newspapers while pedaling my Schwinn three-speed bike through the Bayshore Trailer Park. Some of you might remember that the park was located at the northeast corner of Dover Drive and Pacific Coast...
  • Residents worry about traffic, lights from CdM stadium

    Residents living near Corona del Mar High School are becoming increasingly concerned about the effects a newly funded school stadium could have on their quality of life. Increased traffic, parking issues, trash, lighting and vandalism were a few...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Motel operators: 'We need to make our living'

    Motel operators: 'We need to make our living'
    Second story in an occasional series about Costa Mesa's troubled motels. On a typical weekend evening at the Costa Mesa Motor Inn, kids scamper through the labyrinthine courtyard as pairs of neighbors lean on walkway railings, smoking and chatting in...
  • 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...
  • Structure could ease OCC parking woes

    Structure could ease OCC parking woes
    On a typical day at Orange Coast College, students circle the lots in a frenzy, attempting to beat their peers to a parking spot close to their next class. If they're lucky, they might notice another student walking to a car and snag that space once...