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Transportation

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  • Mailbag: JWA story not well-balanced enough

    A puff piece published by the Daily Pilot about John Wayne Airport ("New feather in John Wayne's cap," Aug. 22) needed a more objective view. What it did not need was an "atta boy" attitude. John Wayne Airport (JWA) has a well-paid public relations...
  • A little 'PCH' is born

    A little 'PCH' is born
    NEWPORT BEACH — When she grows up, Piper Hunt's parents one day will have to tell her the story behind her birth certificate. It doesn't read like most. Delivered by: Steve Martin. Place of birth: Pacific Coast Highway and Dover Drive in Newport...
  • Mom petitions for kids' safety

    Mom petitions for kids' safety
    COSTA MESA — The vice president of the College Park Elementary School PTA is gathering signatures to petition the City Council to install a blinking yellow light at two intersections where children, she said, are in danger of being hit by cars....
  • Community Commentary: Incident is about union's dislike for me

    Editor's note: This corrects the date and number of commuters in the first paragraph. At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 3,200 commuters sat in an unnecessary traffic jam because the Costa Mesa Police Department decided to run a sobriety check point at a primary...
  • Resident arrested in high-speed chase

    COSTA MESA — A Costa Mesa man was hospitalized in Northern California after he fought off a police K-9 dog that chased him into a forest while evading police, California Highway Patrol officials said Friday. Garrett Frank Merlino, 46, was...
  • Newport Beach man hit on Hollywood Freeway

    A Newport Beach man was hospitalized in stable condition after he was hit by an SUV while running across the Hollywood (101) Freeway in Los Angeles early Sunday morning. The accident happened near Barham Boulevard, southeast of Universal Studios...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Officials still hoping for 'Restaurant Row'

    Corona del Mar Today: Officials still hoping for 'Restaurant Row'
    Imagine driving down MacArthur Boulevard toward Coast Highway and seeing a quaint row of outdoor cafes with fountains and landscaping — and not a snarl of traffic as three lanes squeeze to two on the way into town. "This would be a beautiful...
  • Police: Man shot himself in the chest

    COSTA MESA — A man shot and killed himself in the parking lot of a local gun shop on Newport Boulevard on Sunday, Costa Mesa police confirmed Monday. Ezra Fee, 34, who had a history of run-ins with the law, shot himself in his truck that was parked...
  • Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum

    Don't underestimate the speed of sorghum
    COSTA MESA — Never underestimate the speed of light — or the properties of grass and vegetables. A biofuel made from sorghum and sugar beets helped propel Orange Coast College aviation instructor Richard "Smokey" Young, 50, of Chino Hills,...
  • Mailbag: El Toro could be international airport

    Stephen Stewart's letter provides his partisan beliefs about air traffic in Orange County ("Sounding Off: El Toro airport would have been a loser," Sept. 2). Stewart asserts that since John Wayne Airport (JWA) traffic is down 8% (due to the recession),...
  • Classics fueling this charity event

    Classics fueling this charity event
    John Von Holle and Darryl Nance want everyone to get rich off the Surf City Beach Cruise this weekend. Everyone but themselves, that is. Von Holle, the retired president of the city's Municipal Employees Assn., and Nance, the owner of D&P Classic...
  • 106 years of the Fourth

    106 years of the Fourth
    Bob Mandic has always had a front-row seat to the annual Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade. Growing up on Main Street, Mandic's family would stay home for the holiday to watch the parade from his front yard. When he got into his teens, Mandic said,...