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  • Commentary: Righeimer, council let city down on public safety

    "Make Costa Mesa better for families" has been my guiding principle during my years on the Planning Commission, City Council and Newport-Mesa school board. Nothing is as important to families than knowing that they are safe and secure in their own homes....
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

    Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think this...
  • Do you know this man? Police seek help identifying body found off Balboa

    Do you know this man? Police seek help identifying body found off Balboa
    Authorities are asking for help identifying a man whose body was found off Newport Beach this month. Newport Beach police pulled the body to shore after they were called to the beach around 1:30 a.m. Oct. 11. The body was found just offshore near 32nd...
  • Suspect in 2 Irvine burglaries arrested

    Suspect in 2 Irvine burglaries arrested
    Irvine police said a bystander who noted a suspicious car's license plate helped them track down a burglary suspect this week. An Irvine resident heard glass breaking around 1 p.m. Wednesday and saw a car near a neighbor's home, police said in a news...
  • Driver suspected of DUI in crash that killed bicyclist

    A Fountain Valley man was hit and killed by a motorist suspected of driving under the influence on Sunday in Newport Beach, police said. Authorities said Neil Storm Stephany, 23, of Huntington Beach was traveling west on East Coast Highway in a Toyota...
  • Diverse views among Costa Mesa council hopefuls

    Diverse views among Costa Mesa council hopefuls
    This Nov. 4, two seats are open on Costa Mesa's five-member City Council, and of the men and women vying for the coveted spots, two are already well-known, though politically opposite: Mayor Jim Righeimer, who is up for reelection, and school board...
  • Motels' calls to police are down

    Motels' calls to police are down
    For a second time this year, Costa Mesa officials are lauding the success of a law aimed at curbing the amount of police attention required at city motels and hotels, saying that it has contributed to a "dramatic decrease" in police calls from the...
  • Woman says coyote menaced her, daughter, dogs on Crystal Cove trail

    Woman says coyote menaced her, daughter, dogs on Crystal Cove trail
    A Corona del Mar woman and her daughter said a coyote pursued them and their dogs for a quarter-mile on a Crystal Cove State Park trail Tuesday evening. "It was crazy," said Lisa Goon. "It would not leave us alone. It was surreal." The incident...
  • Arraignment delayed for tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal

    Arraignment delayed for tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal
    The arraignment for a private tutor suspected of being at the center of a Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal was delayed Wednesday. Timothy Lance Lai, 29, had been scheduled for a court date while in custody at Orange County Jail, but he posted...
  • Suspect arrested in Irvine school burglary

    Police arrested an Irvine man on suspicion of breaking into an elementary school classroom Tuesday and said he could be tied to recent burglaries at a half-dozen schools. Around 5 a.m., a security guard at Canyon View Elementary School in Irvine noticed...
  • Arraignment today for tutor in cheating scandal

    Arraignment today for tutor in cheating scandal
    The private tutor who is believed to be at the center of an elaborate, years-long cheating scheme at Corona del Mar High School is set to be arraigned Wednesday in Santa Ana. After eluding authorities for 10 months, Newport Beach detectives arrested...
  • Council candidates solidify stances on Costa Mesa issues

    Council candidates solidify stances on Costa Mesa issues
    It was a packed house at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center on Thursday night for the third and final forum for the City Council candidates, who answered questions on issues including the proposed city charter, development and Fairview Park's...