The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, located a mere minutes from commuter-friendly John Wayne Airport in Irvine. Address: 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Phone: (949) 729-1234. Discounted lodging rates are available to SCWC*LA conferees. Conference dates are September 24—26, 2010. Be sure to book your room by no later than Sept. 1st to ensure the super-discounted SCWC rate. Just mention the writers’ conference.