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  • College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11

    College commemoration offers lessons of 9/11
    Josh McKinsey stood in the entryway to the Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center with his eyes fixed on 13-year-old television footage from Sept. 11, 2001. The 23-year-old student watched as two Boeing 767s slammed into the north and south towers...
  • Commentary: Bluffs incident shows effectiveness of police unit

    A city can offer stunning vistas, an array of things to see and do, playgrounds for its children and jobs for their parents. But if it doesn't offer the people who live and work there a feeling of safety and security, everything else is meaningless....
  • Abuse suspect worked at Hoag

    Abuse suspect worked at Hoag
    A former child-care worker at Hoag Hospital, UC Irvine and two private day-care centers in Irvine and Costa Mesa was arrested this month for allegedly sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl in Los Angeles County, according to authorities. Now police are...
  • 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...
  • Schools lose security patrol

    Schools in Costa Mesa are back to using a stopgap security measure now that a police officer assigned to the city's high school campuses has moved on to work in the private sector. Since last month, Estancia and Costa Mesa high schools no longer have...
  • CMPD to mark 60 years of service

    Officers at the Costa Mesa Police Department each wear a piece of history on their shoulders. The insignia, which includes the words "Costa Mesa Police" flanking colorful stitching of the city's seal, has hardly changed in 60 years, according to CMPD Lt....
  • Newport police will lend hand during memorial

    Newport Beach police will take over patrols in Laguna Beach on Friday while their neighboring officers attend a memorial for one of their fallen brethren. Members of Laguna's Police Department will be attending the service for motorcycle Officer Jon...
  • Alabama slaying suspect had run-ins in O.C.

    Alabama slaying suspect had run-ins in O.C.
    A bloody slaying in June captured the attention of a rural swath of northwestern Alabama, but the crime went largely unnoticed in Costa Mesa, even though events in the city could help determine the accused killer's fate. About 55,000 residents live in...
  • Second man held in killing of woman found under bridge

    A second man has been charged in the killing of a 28-year-old Santa Ana woman whose body was found under the Newport Bay Bridge on Labor Day. The Orange County district attorney's office last week named Irvin Tellez, 25, a construction worker, as a co-...
  • Robbery suspects found at Mariners Church

    Robbery suspects found at Mariners Church
    Authorities on Sunday arrested two men suspected in an armed robbery who were tracked to an Irvine church that borders Newport Beach. Timothy Lavert Bates, 25, and Albert Fletcher Brown Jr., 26, were arrested about 1 p.m. at Mariners Church, 5001...
  • Commentary: Stop slamming the City Council

    Even before he was elected to the City Council, some Costa Mesa police officers were out to keep Jim Righeimer from being elected. He couldn't be counted on to vote to give away the store to the unions. Righeimer ran on a campaign of representing the...