Foothills Sentry: Irvine Lake Will Be Closed During Conversion to County Ownership

The Foothills Sentry reports that a long-time mecca for fishermen and families seeking outdoor activities, Irvine Lake, has been ravaged by drought and insurance woes that resulted in boats being prohibited. And now, ownership of its recreational rights have dealt yet another blow. According to Irvine Lake Contract CEO David Noyes, fishing may cease as early as Feb. 28.

Stewart: Dana Point Town Center Development Headed to Voters

Dana Point’s city council takes up the Initiative at Tuesday night’s public meeting. Steve Stewart writes that council members have the option of avoiding the cost of an election by adopting the Initiative language as municipal code.