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Fiscal reform advocates take aim at Newport Beach's concrete bunnies
Fiscal reform advocates take aim at Newport Beach's concrete bunnies

Near a busy corner in Newport Beach, at the edge of Civic Center Park, 14 concrete rabbits sit on their haunches in a tight circle, staring at each other through painted pastel eyes. The child-size creatures — known by some in this picturesque beach city as "bunnyhenge" — were added as a playful touch to the massive Civic Center complex, which rises like a white ship from the hillside below, its undulating roof mimicking the waves on the distant horizon. Not everyone finds the long ears and puffy tails endearing. In a town of great wealth, some residents have long taken pride in its spartan government buildings. Residents might own extravagant yachts on the harbor...

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