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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Corona del Mar Today: Whole Foods opens at Fashion Island

    Corona del Mar Today: Whole Foods opens at Fashion Island
    A Whole Foods Market grocery opened its doors Wednesday morning at Fashion Island, drawing hundreds of customers who lined up for a chance to be among the first to explore the 32,000-square-foot shop. "I'm just really excited about having [it] close by,"...
  • OCTA board postpones 405 expansion decision

    ORANGE — Keeping alive the hopes of toll lane supporters, the Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to postpone its decision on how to expand the San Diego (405) Freeway between Costa Mesa and Seal Beach. With a 12-...
  • Commentary: In light of cyclist deaths, invest in safety

    Pets over people? That's the picture I came away with after attending the Bicycle Safety Committee meeting Monday evening at the Newport Beach Central Library. There were well over 100 in attendance, some of whom gave very moving testimonies...
  • Commentary: Cycling is unsafe in the village

    With the idea of improving bicycle safety and encouraging bicycle riding, the city of Newport Beach has added bicycle "sharrow" markings and other signage to East Coast Highway, between MacArthur Boulevard and Poppy Avenue, and on Bayside Drive through...
  • Mailbag: Remembering Merle's Drive-in

    Re. Carnett: OCC's early dorm residents quite the party animals (May 15): Come on now. Jim Carnett writes an article of history in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa and doesn't even know the name of one of America's greatest drive-in restaurants? Merle's...
  • Council: MacArthur Boulevard plan requires study

    Newport Beach City Council members agreed that a traffic study could make or break plans for a beautification project at the MacArthur Boulevard entry to Corona del Mar — but whether the study would begin in July or wait until next spring remains...
  • Newport appears in 'Hangover 3' trailer

    Newport appears in 'Hangover 3' trailer
    What do giraffes dream of when they take a little giraffe snooze? Tough to say, but it probably has little to do with meeting the Campus Drive 73 Freeway overpass face-first. About five months after shooting for "The Hangover Part 3" closed down a 3-...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Paddleboarders must know the rules

    My family and I have sailed and motored large and small boats in Newport and nearby harbors for many, many years ("Paddleboarding lanes, military flyovers fizzle," Sept. 27). We know paddleboarding is fun and wonderful exercise. However, if paddleboarders...
  • Mailbag: 'Builder Bob' does as he wishes on island

    Hi, "I'm Builder Bob." Soon I'll be building a home on your street. I am taking over your street. When I schedule material deliveries, the trucks will block your street for up to four or five hours. Of course I tell everyone that I didn't know that...
  • Freeway closure is for film production

    The upcoming closure of the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway isn't for roadwork. It's for film production, officials said. The August agenda of the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor board shows members were slated to discuss the state road closure,...