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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Crash closes most of southbound 405

    Crash closes most of southbound 405
    A crash on the southbound 405 Freeway north of Bristol Street in Costa Mesa on Tuesday afternoon closed most lanes for about an hour, officials said. The California Highway Patrol received a call at about 12:05 p.m. of a multi-vehicle collision,...
  • Herman I. Kimmel

    Herman I. Kimmel
    Herman I. Kimmel Herman I. Kimmel passed away on April 5, 2013. He was born in 1923 and attended local schools in Eagle Rock and Pasadena. He leaves a wife of 34 years, Sharon Baker Kimmel, formerly of Choteau, Montana, and a nephew, David Kimmel of...
  • Costa Mesa to improve roads near JWA

    Costa Mesa will temporarily close roads near John Wayne Airport in June as part of a $5.9-million project to improve streets and sidewalks. The city will hold two public meetings June 5 to inform the public about the construction, which will include...
  • 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...
  • Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes

    Ex-cops lead O.C. volunteers in rescuing prostitutes
    The stocky man with a goatee walks across the darkened parking lot of the motel and bangs on the door to Room 156. Greg Reese rehearses his lines. The door opens. The girl inside is wearing black lingerie and looks like she did in the online ad that...
  • CdM street a parking lot

    CdM street a parking lot
    When Scott Ehlers moved with his family to Newport Beach, he hoped to find the best home possible to suit their needs. They chose a house on Aralia Street. Ehlers now finds himself among the residents frustrated with parking on the street. One block...
  • Newport man dies in Irvine collision

    An 81-year-old Newport Beach man was killed in a traffic collision Friday morning in Irvine, authorities said. The crash occurred before 7:30 a.m. near University and Michelson drives. Westbound lanes along University Drive, between Michelson and...