A message from One Metro West: One Metro West is approved by City Council Members! Thank you to all our Costa Mesa neighbors for your support in advocating for our North of the 405 Neighborhood. We are thrilled that the City Council Members approved housing for 1,057 residents, including 106 affordable homes. We are so honored to be a part of the Costa Mesa community and are excited about its future. We are only just…

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Coming soon to a city near you: Symphony on the Go! is a mobile community concert experience that will tour throughout Orange County. This brightly-wrapped traveling stage on wheels will be hard to miss, with colorful images of Pacific Symphony musicians and Music Director Carl St.Clair. Symphony on the Go! provides a comfortable and safe performing stage for the Symphony’s musicians, who look forward to performing in front of live audiences again. At a time when people have…

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South Coast Plaza’s restaurants anticipate a busy Mother’s Day weekend and reservations are advised. All restaurants will be open, but here is a sampling of special offerings expressly for Mother’s Day. There are also dining packages to enjoy at home. KNIFE PLEAT Knife Pleat offers Mother’s Day tea on Sunday, May 9th. Guests will begin the classic tea service with scones, clotted cream and house-made marmalades. Finger sandwiches on assorted breads include Persian cucumber, egg…

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Five restaurants will offer dine-in and takeout Easter menus on Sunday, April 4. Other restaurants in the SCP collection will be open with standard hours and à la carte menus. A “make and take” Easter cooking class is available at Sur La Table that combines a hands-on class with a take-home dinner.   EASTER DINE-IN & TAKEOUT   THE CAPITAL GRILLE For limited dine-in/outdoor seating, the Capital Grille will serve a three-course brunch with choices,…

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Shifts More Personnel Towards Business Development Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bancorp reported fourth-quarter net income jumped to $3.7 million from $440,000 in the same period a year ago. “Our strong fourth-quarter operating results reflect the continuation of improved financial performance resulting from our efforts to lower our cost of deposits, reduce our cost structure, and improve our ability to attract new operating companies to the Bank,” CEO Brad Dinsmore said in a statement. In 2020,…

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