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  • Mailbag: Politicians mischaracterize the police association's role

    Over the past four years, we have heard the terms "public employee unions" and "union bosses" ad nauseam. Our local politicians and their most fervent supporters have deftly used these terms to suggest that Costa Mesa Police Department employees are cogs...
  • Sting nets two drivers outside courthouse

    Orange County sheriff's deputies this week arrested two people for allegedly driving on suspended licenses after leaving the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach. The drivers had been charged with, but not convicted of, driving under the influence...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Candidates square off at CdM forum

    Seven candidates vying for Newport Beach City Council seats met Thursday morning at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club for a 90-minute candidates' forum sponsored by the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee. Corona del Mar...
  • California Elementary School reopens after bomb threat

    Officials briefly evacuated an elementary school in Costa Mesa after an anonymous bomb threat was called in Wednesday morning, according to police. Fire and police personnel started ushering students and adults off campus at California Elementary...
  • Commentary: Drones can help control coyote population

    Paparazzi are utilizing aerial drones to invade the privacy of celebrities, and our state Legislature is considering legislation to address this matter. The Los Angeles Police Department has expressed an interest in possibly using aerial drones in police...
  • Costa Mesa reserve police get higher hourly pay than some full-timers

    At Costa Mesa's Police Department, a part-time reserve officer can now earn more per hour than a starting full-time officer. After a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday, a starting reserve will earn $38 an hour, up from $33. The beginning pay for a...
  • Commentary: Crime-suppression team is having an effect

    Over the last two budget cycles, the City Council has helped us re-create a dedicated Crime Suppression Unit (CSU) to work on specific crimes in Newport Beach. As I often tell our residents and business owners that Newport Beach is a very safe city, one...
  • Man held in Costa Mesa knife attack

    Costa Mesa police said they arrested a man who slashed at another man with a knife during an attempted robbery over the weekend. Jose Espinoza, 19, of Costa Mesa is suspected of pulling the blade on a 36-year-old man shortly after midnight Saturday in...
  • Concealed-weapons permit holders concentrated in Huntington and Newport, records show

    In the six months since Orange County began issuing concealed-weapons permits under a relaxed standard, the number of people licensed to carry guns is close to doubling, and thousands more are awaiting approval. More than 700 new permits have been...
  • Fountain Valley High classes canceled after explosives threat, police say

    Fountain Valley High classes canceled after explosives threat, police say
    An investigation was underway Wednesday after an email from a student’s account apparently threatened violence on campus, police said. The school received an email around 10 p.m. Tuesday that allegedly stated there would be explosives hidden on...
  • Ease traffic, hire more cops, Costa Mesa residents say

    Too many palm trees. No electronic billboards. Too much development and traffic. "Feelings of insecurity" on East 19th Street. "Listen to the people." These were a few of the sentiments shared during Wednesday's meeting regarding the updating of Costa...
  • Dedicated officers return to Mesa, Estancia high schools

    Costa Mesa and Estancia high schools will have specific police officers dedicated to each campus this school year for the first time since 2012. The Costa Mesa Police Department revived its school resource officer, or SRO, program in February. It was...