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Update: Man with gun at UCI called police himself after seeing alert

Update: Man with gun at UCI called police himself after seeing alert

A man with a gun at UC Irvine Tuesday afternoon briefly forced students to shelter in place and caused a lockdown at a ceremony for the...

 

UCI student dies after rave in San Bernardino County

A 22-year-old UC Irvine student who attended the "Beyond Wonderland" rave in San Bernardino County died after collapsing at the event,...

 

Busy weekend for beach rescues at Newport, Huntington

Newport Beach lifeguards over the weekend rescued a record number of beachgoers for this time of year, and Huntington Beach Marine Safety...

90 mph chase through Newport, Costa Mesa ends in man's arrest near Trinity Broadcasting

A driver whom police suspect was on drugs was arrested after a chase through Newport Beach and Costa Mesa that reached 90 mph early Tuesday,...

 

Annual Costa Mesa mayor's dinner to honor 2 businessmen

Costa Mesa's third annual Mayor's Celebration dinner will honor two local businessmen for their contributions to the city.

 

Education

Community members are invited to sing and dance to golden oldies and contemporary tunes at a party from 6 to 10 p.m. today to benefit Sonora...

"Beep, Beep." My alarm is going off. My drowsy eyes wake up to see that it is 4:30 a.m.

Newport-Mesa Unified — along with school districts up and down the state — are grappling with changes to funding for adult...

Dozens of Rea Elementary School students took to the stage Tuesday at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in a performance...

Newport-Mesa parents can learn about district-wide academic programs at a community meeting Wednesday.

Thousands of elementary school students from Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and elsewhere streamed onto the UC Irvine campus...

Politics

Records requests in Costa Mesa at all-time high

Requests for public records in politically charged Costa Mesa have skyrocketed to an all-time high, costing the city thousands of dollars...

State bills threaten to close developmental center

Two state bills target the Fairview Developmental Center for closure so that funding can be diverted to to other community-based...

Sanitary district OKs major Costa Mesa sewer pipeline project

After about 20 minutes of discussion Thursday night, Costa Mesa Sanitary District directors quietly approved the agency's portion of an...

Westside club fined after illegal live shows

A Westside Costa Mesa nightclub that performed illegal remodeling work and held unpermitted concerts for about a month has been fined.

Costa Mesa to celebrate new street-sweeping service Monday

Costa Mesa officials are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the city's new street-sweeping service.

County workers' union head Nick Berardino to retire

Nick Berardino, a longtime Orange County labor leader and general manager of its largest public employee union, announced this week that...

Public Safety

Texting or talking while driving? Police are targeting drivers like you

Newport Beach police and other law enforcement agencies across California will ramp up the enforcement of laws against distracted driving...

3 arrested in Costa Mesa probation sweep

Costa Mesa police arrested three men Tuesday during a sweep designed to ensure that people on probation in the city are obeying the terms of...

After series of burglaries, man may avoid jail time

A serial burglar who led Costa Mesa on a chase through the Mesa Verde neighborhood last year pleaded guilty Thursday to half a dozen...

33 cars, house hit by BBs in Costa Mesa neighborhood

At least 33 cars in a Costa Mesa neighborhood were damaged by a vandal shooting a BB gun early Tuesday, police said.

Police arrest burglary suspects after car chase

Newport Beach police arrested a trio of burglary suspects after a short car chase Wednesday ended with a crash in Laguna Beach, according to...

33 cars, house hit by BBs in Costa Mesa neighborhood

At least 33 cars in a Costa Mesa neighborhood were damaged by a vandal shooting a BB gun early Tuesday, police said.

Business & Real Estate

Home of the Day: A cool coastal vibe in Newport Beach

This newly built coastal residence, with breezy white interiors, oak flooring and sea foam tile, sits a few steps away from the...

Council approves Ganahl move, expansion

Citing Ganahl Lumber's positive contributions to the community, the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday approved the business' request to...

Biz News: Fresh & Easy to sell Costa Mesa store

The Fresh & Easy store in the Costa Mesa Courtyards shopping center at Newport and Harbor boulevards is one of 30 stores in Southern...

Biz News: Yoga, nutrition store opening Saturday

Find Your Zen Yoga & Nutrition Studio will open Saturday in Corona del Mar, offering a new style of interval yoga created by the studio's...

Show can't go on - for now - at new Costa Mesa club

On Friday afternoon, a banjo-toting band called Moonsville Collective showed up a few hours early for its 8 p.m. gig at a new Costa Mesa...

Ruby's in Costa Mesa returns to full service

A quick-service experiment at a revamped Ruby's Diner location in Costa Mesa was recently scrapped and returned to a traditional full-...

Obituaries

Karen Elizabeth Mason
1936 - 2015

Karen Elizabeth Nelson was born February 16, 1936 in Los Angeles, CA to Maury and Kay Nelson.  The younger sister of Maury (Jr.), Karen...

William S. Brown Jr.
April 20, 1942 - February 28, 2015

Born in Los Angeles, Bill is survived by his 2 sisters, Katheryn Wilson and Marilyn Snellstrom-Williams, and 2 brothers James Brown and...

CR "Dick" Brown

CR "Dick" Brown, a Loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, reputable automotive business executive, Christ follower who was best...

Caroline Howard Sammis
September 1, 1962 - March 16, 2015

Caroline Howard Sammis passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday morning, March 16, 2015. She was born with beautiful bright red hair at...

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