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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM

    Tree falls on two homes, four cars in CdM
    A eucalyptus tree fell Wednesday afternoon in Corona del Mar, striking two homes and damaging four cars. No injuries were reported. While the season’s first significant rain fell throughout the day, it was unclear what caused the accident, said...
  • 'It's the start of Christmas'

    'It's the start of Christmas'
    COSTA MESA — Even for the most seasoned trucker, hauling a 14,000-pound Christmas tree down the 5 Freeway is a pretty unusual experience. South Coast Plaza's 96-foot white fir — the same size and species as the one used last year —...
  • Coastal Commission to decide on plans for park

    Citing concerns about endangered bird habitat and wetlands, California Coastal Commission staff members have recommended rejecting Newport Beach's plans for Sunset Ridge Park. The fate of the 20-acre public sports park near the West Coast Highway-...
  • Top 10 stories of 2012

    Top 10 stories of 2012
    10.) Fashion Island shooting. A gunman fired off 50 rounds in the parking lot, miraculously not injuring anyone. 9.) Banning Ranch. The Costa Mesa City Council voted to accept developer money for road improvements in anticipation of the residential...
  • OCTA kills proposed 19th Street Bridge

    The Orange County Transportation Authority board unanimously voted Monday to remove the proposed 19th Street Bridge from the county's master plan, a move that ends decades of debate for the contentious connector over the Santa Ana River. The bridge,...
  • Mailbag: Writer misstated facts about Sandra Genis

  • Construction closes segment of Sand Canyon Avenue

    Motorists planning to travel on Sand Canyon Avenue, just south of the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Irvine, will want to pick an alternate route this week. There will be a construction-related road closure between Oak Canyon and Laguna Canyon roads. The...
  • Commentary: Council opposes OCTA's Alternative 3 for 405 Freeway

    Commentary: Council opposes OCTA's Alternative 3 for 405 Freeway
    Editor's note: The error to which the mayor refers was caused by an editing mistake, which misstated Costa Mesa's position on the proposed San Diego (405) Freeway widening. Re. "OCTA: Focus group favors widening 405," July 28: While I appreciate the...
  • O.C. leaders unite against toll road option for 405 Freeway

    O.C. leaders unite against toll road option for 405 Freeway
    Leaders of the six Orange County cities lining the San Diego (405) Freeway between Costa Mesa and the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway have united in opposition to an Orange County Transportation Authority proposal to add toll roads. "The cities have...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Toy Boat store to stay open, owner says

    A cash mob may have saved Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat, which was scheduled to close this week but instead remains open with brisk business, its owner said. "We thought we would be packing up right now," Lori Curtin said in an interview, squeezed between...
  • OCTA may amend 405 plan in Costa Mesa

    OCTA may amend 405 plan in Costa Mesa
    The Orange County Transportation Authority is working on a second toll-road option for the San Diego (405) Freeway improvement project that would keep the Fairview Road overpass from being torn down. The option, called Alternative "3-A," would have two...
  • Mailbag: Stop toll-lane proposal for the 405 Freeway

    Re. "405 plan may be amended," (Aug. 7): Oh boy, here we go again. Those money-hungry public agencies never give up, from the Orange County Transportation Authority up through the ranks to Sacramento. Your front-page article failed to clearly define...