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  • Firefighters have to work at extricating man hurt in crash

    Firefighters cut off the doors and peeled back the roof of an SUV to rescue a man stuck inside after a crash Tuesday in Costa Mesa Around 7:30 a.m., a Toyota Tacoma truck traveling south on Newport Boulevard broadsided a Honda Pilot SUV at Wilson...
  • Harbor patrol mistakenly aids yacht theft

    The Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol inadvertently helped a man steal a $3-million yacht from its Newport Beach dock last week — after he radioed for help when he got stuck. The suspect didn't get far though. A day after the theft,...
  • Council OKs permissible-conduct law

    An ordinance that would regulate permissible conduct at public meetings in Costa Mesa could have faced a torrent of harsh criticism. But City Council members rendered moot part of the opposition's argument by saying they were willing to remove a...
  • Abortion protests return to Dover Shores

    Abortion protests return to Dover Shores
    A group of anti-abortion protesters returned to a Newport Beach neighborhood twice this week, prompting complaints from residents that police aren't doing enough to shield them from the demonstrations. Neighbors along Antigua Way in the Dover Shores...
  • Driver pins pedestrian between cars

    A sedan driven by an 81-year-old Santa Ana woman sped through a Costa Mesa parking lot Wednesday afternoon and crashed into a pedestrian, pinning him against another car, police said. About 1 p.m., witnesses watched from the lot in front of Mitsuwa...
  • Police arrest 3 in alleged boating confrontation

    Newport Beach police arrested two men and a teenage boy after one of them pulled a knife on a pair of boaters who complained about their drunken behavior, authorities said Thursday. Shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday, a husband and wife in a Duffy boat near...
  • The God Squad: Stepdaughter's demands strain charity

    Q: My stepdaughter has been in and out of trouble for 13 years. Of the 18 years I've known her, she's deceived everyone she comes in contact with. She gave up all three of her children to their father 13 years ago. She's bounced from one man to another...
  • City may surveil public places

    Over the protests of opponents who called the idea Orwellian, the Costa Mesa City Council this week took a preliminary step toward placing security cameras in Fairview Park and other public places. The devices could monitor the Corporation Yard across...
  • Driver critical after early-morning crash

    Driver critical after early-morning crash
    A 26-year-old Costa Mesa resident was in critical condition after losing control of his car and crashing into a concrete bus bench early Friday, according to police. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., police responded to reports of a collision near Adams Avenue...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Secret gardener converts empty tree wells into mini gardens

    Corona del Mar Today: Secret gardener converts empty tree wells into mini gardens
    Editor's note: Former columnist Amy Senk, who publishes the Corona del Mar Today blog, has returned to the Sunday Daily Pilot. Read her work daily at coronadelmartoday.com. * A Corona del Mar man has cultivated several sunflower and corn crops in...
  • Car hits two people, driver arrested

    An alleged drunk driver crashed into two people who were setting off fireworks in Costa Mesa just before 9 p.m. Friday, police said. Authorities did not immediately release any information on the identity of the two victims but said a woman's car hit...
  • Police Files for July 5

    Baker Street: Public drunkenness was reported in the 800 block at 1:37 a.m. Friday. Avenue of the Arts: Grand theft was reported in the 3400 block at 8:43 and 10:23 a.m. Friday. Tustin Street: Battery was reported in the 1000 block at 1:07 p.m....