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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: State is returning too many criminals to our streets

    As an elected official, it is becoming harder and harder to keep our communities safe. The state's misguided "realignment" plan is sending hardened criminals who belong in state prison back to our streets. Despite determined efforts by key law...
  • Money, police and who can talk: Costa Mesa council candidates dig into issues at Feet to the Fire Forum

    Money, police and who can talk: Costa Mesa council candidates dig into issues at Feet to the Fire Forum
    It was another night of Costa Mesa politics: booing, hissing, jeering, cheering, clapping and yelling on topics ranging from development and a city charter to Police Department staffing, 60th-anniversary overspending and an extortion lawsuit. The...
  • Police union, mayor may split cost of airing Costa Mesa candidates forum

    Two of Costa Mesa's fiercest political opponents could join forces in paying to broadcast a City Council candidates' debate after the city of Costa Mesa declined to televise the event in an attempt to remain politically neutral. The Costa Mesa Police...
  • Police: Fugitive nanny gave children medicine to sleep

    Police are looking for a Newport Beach nanny who they say gave two children cold medicine to help them nap and then skipped an August court date on child abuse charges. Elizabeth Norma Sanchez, 41, was a baby-sitter for a Corona del Mar couple, according...