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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Council looks to slow traffic

    Newport Beach council members directed staff Tuesday to take steps to reclassify a short stretch of Tustin Avenue in order to lower the speed limit by 5 mph. Members also agreed to explore with the community additional measures to slow traffic, which...
  • Mailbag: Users can coexist on the Back Bay Trail

    As a frequent recreational biker, I have ridden the Back Bay Trail many times since I was a young child. Newport Beach Councilman Tony Petros' letter of April 29 ("Commentary: Let's focus on safety of Back Bay Drive, not restricting use") is on the...
  • 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...
  • Costa Mesa seeks solutions for cut-through traffic

    Costa Mesa seeks solutions for cut-through traffic
    If there's one thing a majority of Eastside Costa Mesa residents can agree on, it's their mutual dislike of cut-through traffic. That's why the city's traffic engineering team on Wednesday night showed about 75 residents at Kaiser Elementary School some...
  • 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...
  • 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...