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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Speed limits are largely out of local officials' hands

    In the wake of a grisly crash that killed five Irvine teens on Memorial Day, Newport Beach city officials said their hands are tied in efforts to slow down drivers through the more sprawling parts of town. "We can't simply change the speed limits...
  • Officials challenge Pilot column

    The Newport Beach City Council will have a chance to vote publicly at its regular meeting Tuesday on whether to sue the Orange County Transportation Authority, after some dispute over whether or not it has already done so. The confusion centers in part...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Newport mayor reads to kids

    Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner read to a group of about 20 toddlers, preschoolers and babies Wednesday morning at the Corona del Mar library branch as part of a celebration of National Library Week. She discussed favorite animals and the importance of...
  • OCTA committee rejects 19th Street Bridge appeal

    An Orange County Transportation Authority committee rejected an appeal Monday regarding its decision to eliminate long-term plans for a bridge across the Santa Ana River connecting Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. The OCTA board deleted decades-old plans...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Group approves curvy, palm-filled entryway plans

    Corona del Mar's revamped entryway at MacArthur Boulevard and East Coast Highway could feature a curvy, extra-wide sidewalk; date palm trees; low, curving walls that double as seating; and "programmable" sidewalk space that could be used for art and music...
  • Community Commentary: Bridge will do no good for Costa Mesa

    To bridge or not to bridge? Is that the question? No, first we need to know where we want to go, then we can decide whether a bridge over the Santa Ana River at West 19th Street will take us there, or to some other place we definitely don't want to go....
  • Attendees cry foul to 19th Street Bridge proposal

    HUNTINGTON BEACH — So how did 19th Street Bridge proponent and Newport Beach City Councilman Steve Rosansky sum up a meeting where 600 fervent opponents showed up in no mood to hear alternatives? "Not my idea" were the three words that the termed-...
  • Revitalization in Newport Beach

    Lido Village Renewal What: Architectural and other design guidelines for property owners who are remodeling or building new structures. Also, the guidelines apply to future public improvements such as sidewalks, street landscaping, streetlights and...
  • Members' dues for clubhouse would increase

    Newport Beach Country Club members will be facing a membership increase, but the extra money won't all be going to the proposed golf clubhouse renovation. According to David Wooten, president and chief executive of both the club and Balboa Bay Club &...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Five Crowns managers serve up lunch for staff

    Five Crowns managers recently cooked and served staff a holiday lunch as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition that this year featured essays read by Corona del Mar schoolchildren. "It's just a nice way to say thank you to everyone," said Steve Kim,...
  • Corona del Mar event attracts flash mob

    CORONA DEL MAR — The 33rd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk drew thousands of people Sunday, including animal-rights activists, stilt-walkers and Santa Claus. The walk began and 11 a.m. and stretched along East Coast Highway throughout the...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Upper Buck Gully trail project construction underway

    Work has begun on the Upper Buck Gully trail project, with crews clearing the trails on the looped path that begins at Fifth and Poppy avenues. City officials toured the site Thursday, where workers are preparing to install footings for four bridges...