Letter to the Editor

Our Wish List for Newport Beach for 2020

H – Hope and help for the Homeless

A – Abatement of “luxury” variances

P – Prevention of a six-lane PCH

P – Preservation of public views

Y – Yearlong good communication with residents and city government

N – Nurturing civic participation of residents

E – Establishing election reform

W – Wielding control over climate change problems

Y – (not) Yielding to developers’ demands

E – Establishing guidelines for city growth which do not compromise Newport’s natural beauty

A – Arresting the aggressive pace of “mansionization”

R – Ringing in a new year of peace and  prosperity

By Tom Baker, Lynn Lorenz and Portia Weiss

Newport Beach