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  • Harbor issues, outsourcing on Newport's agenda

    The Newport Beach City Council may have one foot out the door of its Newport Boulevard chambers as the group prepares to move to its new digs in Corona del Mar in early December, but it'll be business as usual Tuesday night at the council's regular...
  • Newport Beach looks at outsourcing

    The Newport Beach City Council voted to outsource its printing services and to inch forward in what could eventually be the privatization of its refuse collection services. The shutting down of the city's in-house print shop in favor of a contract...
  • Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District

    Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District
    An independent review panel was appointed Wednesday to recommend an overhaul of ethics rules and construction oversight for the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled rebuilding program. The 10-member commission — which includes former...
  • A new complex riddled with ills that are costly to cure

    A new complex riddled with ills that are costly to cure
    The opening of a new health and science center at Los Angeles Valley College should have been cause for celebration. The complex included the first new classroom building on the campus in more than three decades. There were chemistry and biology labs, a...
  • Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

    Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project
    The effects of decades of neglect were all too visible at the nine far-flung campuses. Roofs leaked. Furniture was decrepit. Seismic protections were outdated. In 2001, leaders of the Los Angeles Community College District decided to take action. With...
  • Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost

    Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost
    The Los Angeles Community College District had launched a $5.7-billion campaign to modernize its nine campuses, and district leaders wanted the world to know. They hired marketing consultant Joan Marshall to help spread the word. She worked closely...
  • Orange construction department rearranging consultant contracts

     
    The construction department for Orange County Public Schools, which has been criticized in numerous audits over the past several years for lax management controls, is revamping the cadre of consultants that help keep the the projects in the $1.3 billion...
  • Balboa Island walls to be raised to hold back rising ocean

     
    To guard against rising sea levels, Newport Beach city officials are expected to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls that would be built around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete......
  • Planning Commission gets new member

    An architect and vice president of one of the nation’s largest engineering and construction firms was appointed Monday as the newest member of the city’s Planning Commission. La CaƱada Flintridge native Rick Gunter will take over the seat...
  • Newport council to look at seawall improvements

    In an effort to guard against rising sea levels, the Newport Beach City Council is set to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete barriers...
  • Proposed trail follows Newmarket Creek

    Proposed trail follows Newmarket Creek
    HAMPTON — On paper, the Newmarket Creek Park and Trail system will wind through the city's Coliseum Central business district, offering visitors a reprieve from the area's commercial atmosphere. Bikers, walkers and kayakers could walk the estimated...
  • Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Earns LEED Gold Certification

    Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Earns LEED Gold Certification
    Helen DeVos Children's Hospital recently received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC's leading rating system for designing and constructing the world's greenest, most energy efficient, and high-...