May 27, 2011
Government offices will be closed and services canceled Monday in observance of Memorial Day. All post offices will be closed, and there will be no collection or delivery of postal items. FedEx and UPS stores will also be closed. The Department of Motor Vehicles offices will be closed, as will banks and courts. All public libraries will be closed. The Orange County public libraries will also be using the holiday to conduct maintenance on its online catalog, so service may be spotty.
July 15, 2009
Two companies with offices in Newport Beach purporting themselves to be loan modification services are facing legal action from the office of the attorney general as part of a crackdown on mortgage relief scams. The Federal Trade Commission is targeting 178 companies nationwide and 14 in California including Home Relief Services LLC and RMR Group Loss Mitigation LLC, who both have offices in Newport Beach and have allegedly swindled thousands of homeowners seeking mortgage relief out of thousands of dollars each.
September 17, 2010
This day and age it is easy to make corporate America the scapegoat for all our problems. One does not have to look far to see examples of greed and misuse of power. Every once in a while, though, you come across a shining star in the darkness. Meeting Martin Pickett from Cla-Val was like finding that star. Martin, currently the president and chief executive, has been part of the Cla-Val team for more than 30 years. Martin, the Cla-Val management team, and the owners of Cla-Val are unanimous in their commitment for excellence in their people, their products, their industry worldwide, and the community of Costa Mesa.
February 16, 2004
WEATHER Like clouds? Good news! See Page A2 FILM FESTIVAL A film is screening today for those who can't wait till April. See Page A3 SPORTS Four boys', three girls' teams will represent Newport-Mesa in CIF basketball playoffs. See Page A5 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE PRESIDENTS DAY CLOSURES Monday, Feb. 16 -- Beaches Open Police departments Open City offices Closed County offices Closed Superior courts Closed Post offices Closed DMV offices Closed Schools (through Feb. 23)
December 20, 2001
A Newport Beach architectural firm has designed one of the first new buildings under construction at the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Robbins Jorgensen Christopher designed the 34,000-square-foot, $5.1-million fitness center that will feature two enclosed racquetball courts, a weight room featuring free weights and machines, an exercise room, aerobics studio, gymnasium with retractable bleachers, health education center...
December 20, 2007
Costa Mesa police facilities should be back to normal today after remodeling had moved officers to alternative sites Thursday. Offices were vacated for a remodel that has lasted three days, disrupting phones, computers and Internet service for police. Calls were often forwarded to off-site locations; only the front desk was open at the station. Large blankets of paper could be seen blocking the interior of the offices much of the day Wednesday and Thursday, separating access from remodel work.
November 18, 2004
Here are a few of the items the commission will consider tonight. GRANNY-UNIT ADJUSTMENT The Planning Commission will consider changing the Santa Ana Heights Specific Plan to give planning director Patricia Temple authority to approve second units, known as granny units. Temple already has the authority over granny units for the rest of the city. But the Santa Ana Heights Specific Plan gives that authority to the commission. Planning staff members recommend making the Santa Ana Heights plan match the rest of the city.
February 28, 2002
Edge Electronics Inc. celebrated the one-year anniversary of its West Coast Divisional Sales Office on Feb. 7 in Newport Beach. The office is at 1101 Dove St. and is led by Gloria Chavez, the second woman to head an Edge Electronics regional sales office. The Plato, Texas-based Alcatel USA, the world's largest manufacturer of telecommunications products, mentors Edge. Edge offers products that include audio and video equipment, crystals, connectors, amplifiers, memory products, transformers and other circuits.
December 23, 2004
With the help of the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa communities, the chiropractic office of Jake Pivaroff and neighboring offices have collected and sent over 200 pounds of goods to an Orange County Army National Guard unit. Pivaroff, a Vietnam War veteran, said his offices have collected seven crates of socks, stationary, pens and pencils, which will arrive at their destination by Tuesday." Troops from the unit will head to Kosovo after the first of the year.
January 28, 2011
Dexus Property Group, an Australian company with offices in Newport Beach, said Thursday that it had bought the massive headquarters of furniture retailer Living Spaces in La Mirada for $26.25 million. Living Spaces uses the 278,000-square-foot building as a warehouse and retail sales center for its line of furniture and other home items. It is one of seven stores operated by the regional company and also houses the company's executive offices. Dexus didn't reveal the name of the seller, but real estate data provider CoStar Group identified the previous owner as LBA Realty of Irvine.