Costa Mesa and Newport Beach


Newport planning commission OKs alcohol sales for gas station market

A 76 gas station near Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach is getting a substantial makeover — a convenience store six times larger than the current one, with a second-story storage area, a Subway sandwich shop and a license to sell beer and wine. But getting the city Planning Commission’s approval wasn’t...

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach


Huntington Beach examining playgrounds for possible fixes

Huntington Beach city staff is evaluating the play equipment at more than 70 parks, including one whose playground condition prompted residents to start an online petition urging the city to fix it. Mayor Mike Posey said in a Facebook post this week that staff will determine the age of the playground...

Laguna Beach


Coast Inn project returns to Laguna Beach council for vote

The Laguna Beach City Council will review a proposal Tuesday to renovate the Coast Inn area with new offerings that include two new restaurants. Plans for the historic hotel at 1401 S. Coast Hwy. and an adjacent liquor store at 1391 S. Coast Hwy. call for various remodeling projects. For the Coast...

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