Newport Beach street work
set to get underway today
The city of Newport Beach Public Works Department will close lanes
on Jamboree Road between Ford Road and Bison Avenue starting Monday
until Sept. 3 to make street improvements.
The lane closures are expected to restrict traffic to one lane at
times during nonpeak traffic hours. Work hours are from 7 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Multiple lane closures will be allowed between 9 a.m. and 3
p.m. A single lane closure in either direction may occur at any time.
City officials recommend the public consider using alternative
routes and avoiding Jamboree Road whenever possible. Information
signs and message boards have been installed on Jamboree Road and
East Coast Highway suggesting the use of alternate routes including
San Joaquin Hills Road and MacArthur Boulevard.
For more information, call the Public Works Department Hotline at
Costa Mesa wings specialist wants ideas for its 31st flavor
Costa Mesa restaurant Wingnuts, which offers 30 flavors of wings,
is asking people to submit their ideas for a 31st flavor in a contest
benefiting the Boys & Girls Club.
The winning selection will be featured on the menu through
September with proceeds going to the Westside Boys & Girls Club in
Costa Mesa. The winner will receive free food at Wingnuts for a year.
Submissions will be judged based on originality, unique use of
flavor, most outrageous ingredients and best overall flavor. Recipes
should be submitted to Frank Groff Inc. by Monday. They can be
e-mailed to Wingnuts@frankgroffinc.com, faxed to (562) 438-1188 or
mailed to Wingnuts 31st Flavor Contest, c/o Frank Groff Inc., 3730 E.
Broadway, Second Floor, Long Beach, CA 90803.
The top five finalists will bring samples of their flavor
creations to the Costa Mesa Wingnuts, 3030 Harbor Blvd., on Aug. 28
for a cook-off, when the winner will be selected by a panel of
For more information, call (714) 434-7700.