Newport Plans Defense Against Rising Tides

Faced with projections of elevating ocean levels and aging sea barriers, Newport Beach city leaders plan to raise Balboa Island’s seawall by more than a foot.

On The Agenda

Irvine reviews Great Park finances, and Newport Beach decides whether to take a major step toward privatizing its residential trash collection.

Voice of Our Commentators

Here is another roundup of some of the most thought-provoking reader comments of the week.

Voice of OC on PBS SoCal

Editor-in-Chief Norberto Santana Jr. will discuss the latest news about politics and government in Orange County.