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Daily Pilot to launch countywide publication

The Daily Pilot plans to launch a new weekly publication May 3 that will be included with all Sunday editions of the Los Angeles Times...

 

Costa Mesa start-up works to make phone batteries universal

Sitting in his company's offices at a Costa Mesa business park, Kero Basilios assembled three attachments onto an iPhone 6: a transparent...

 

Newport council to take up jetpack law Tuesday

For thrill seekers who haven't yet fulfilled their desire to fly high above Newport Harbor with the help of a water-propelled jetpack, there...

Newport Fire Department holds emergency preparedness drills

What would a 7.2-magnitude earthquake on the Newport-Inglewood fault be like in Newport Beach, and how would residents respond?

 

Garden show at South Coast Plaza closes Sunday

Home and garden enthusiasts looking for inspiration may still visit the 26th annual Southern California Spring Garden Show "At Home in the...

 

Meeting will focus on OCC development

Orange Coast College officials are hosting a public meeting Monday to review the campus' proposals for new facilities, including a parking...

Education

No matter how many university brochures or online pictures they flip through, students can't always picture their futures at college until...

Davis Magnet School hosted a free environmental education fair for the community Monday, with activities and informational booths manned...

The students of Costa Mesa High School have always been able to explore classes in art, dance, theater and music. But the school's art...

If Alexa Polar makes it in Hollywood, she may have a barbershop with a nearly identical name to thank for it.

In response to student need for general education classes, Orange Coast College is adding classes to its summer offerings.

Online registration for the Costa Mesa Community Run is open through Thursday.

Politics

Proposed archway idea withdrawn

A Westside Costa Mesa businessman has withdrawn his application to build an archway sign and promote his properties as the "Mesa Arts"...

Split council approves City Hall upgrades

Costa Mesa City Council members strayed from their usual voting alliances Tuesday in approving more than $1 million worth of City Hall...

Costa Mesa plans to go drought-tolerant

Costa Mesa is starting to replace ornamental turf on city property with drought-tolerant landscaping, according to a news release.

Judge dismisses sober-living lawsuit against city

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Costa Mesa on Tuesday, ruling that the city's law placing new limitations on sober-living...

Board bans drones on fairgrounds

The Orange County Fair Board voted unanimously Thursday to ban the use of drones and other remote-controlled airborne devices from being...

Arts committee seeking public art submissions

Costa Mesa's Cultural Arts Committee is inviting artists at least 18 years old to participate in a new beautification project that will...

Public Safety

Judge delays rulings on matters in murder trial pending decision on his status

An Orange County judge presiding over the case of a Costa Mesa man accused of two killings said Friday that he will not rule on...

2 motorcyclists injured in Newport Coast crash

Two motorcyclists were injured in a late-night crash in Newport Coast on Wednesday, authorities said.

City employee interrupts burglary in Irvine; 3 arrested

Irvine police said they arrested two men and a woman after a city employee scared them off in the middle of a burglary Thursday.

Man sought in Irvine bank robbery

Police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed an Irvine bank Wednesday evening, according to authorities.

Suspect arrested for second time in Irvine package thefts

Police said they arrested for the second time this month a man they believe cruised through Irvine neighborhoods and stole packages from the...

Man suspected of stealing copper piping arrested after chase

Officers chased and arrested a man suspected of stealing copper piping from a vacant building, according to the Costa Mesa Police...

Business & Real Estate

Biz News: Allergan plans 557 layoffs at Irvine base

Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, plans to lay off 557 workers at its Irvine headquarters effective June 4, according to a notice filed...

Irvine farm land leaves water for the drinking

On a recent afternoon, the Santa Ana winds swept through a sunny, 200-acre swath of Irvine where a quiet experiment is occurring that...

Newport woman sues Southwest Airlines over death of husband stricken on plane

Lawyers representing a Newport Beach widow filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, alleging that members of a...

Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Ed Fawcett

The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce is hosting a retirement luncheon next week for its former president and CEO, Ed Fawcett.

Super-agent Scott Boras looks to deal his Newport Coast home

Scott Boras, the high-profile sports agent who has represented such Major League Baseball stars as Alex Rodriguez and Jered Weaver, has...

Obituaries

Beverly Joy Mosier
April 4, 1928 - April 14, 2015

Bob & the entire Mosier Clan invite all who wish to celebrate the life of Beverly Joy Mosier to join them Friday May 1st, noon, at 2242 Mesa...

Richard T. Hopcraft

Richard T. “Rick” Hopcraft, 73, of Costa Mesa, died on April 8, at his home in Costa Mesa, of complications from heart disease...

Thaddeus (Trip) Montgomery
November 27, 1966 - April 9, 2015

Trip was "All In" for his family and students. He was an example of love to everyone he came into contact with.

Gilbert "Gibby" Francis Lukosky

Gilbert Francis Lukosky, “Gibby” to his friends, passed away on April 14, 2015 after losing his battle with Lymphoma cancer.&...

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