A Tale of Two Very Different City Halls

Laguna Niguel and Newport Beach are building new civic centers, but their approach and philosophy show the difference between a contract city and a full service city.

The Rights and Wrongs of Redevelopment

The Shops at Mission Viejo is a redevelopment success story,
while adjacent Kaleidoscope Courtyards is a redevelopment failure.
The Laguna Hills mall (pictured) never even had the chance. What do
these projects and others say about redevelopment as public
policy?