| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Three people were arrested in a Costa Mesa marijuana dispensary raid Thursday, according to medical pot advocates.
Local police and federal Department of Justice officials would confirm only that a federal search warrant was executed at about 11:30 a.m....
| Oct 11, 2010
| 8:48 PM
COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education is poised to adopt a resolution Tuesday opposing the statewide legalization of marijuana.
The school board also is expected to ratify a one-year contract for 1,200 teachers....
| May 22, 2010
More and more Orange County entrepreneurs are starting clean-tech ventures, and F. Henry Habicht II, or Hank, is the man they all want to meet.
Habicht, 57, is a managing partner at Costa Mesa-based Sail, the leading clean-tech investment firm in the...
| Jul 10, 2010
| 8:01 PM
Four years ago, Anam Siddiq was a new student at UC Irvine, nervous about what was in store, eager to make new friends and ready to pursue an education that would prepare her for a career.
Her first few days of school coincided with Ramadan, which...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 6:39 PM
During its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press was given information from the then-office of Mineral Management Services that was not making a lot of sense.
As millions of gallons of crude spewed into the gulf...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 10:47 PM
A former Costa Mesa resident who repeatedly raped a young girl he bought in Vietnam will serve what could be the rest of his life behind bars.
A federal court in Florida on Friday sentenced George Joseph England, 66, to 30 years in prison. England was...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Editor's note: This version clarifies and restores comments made by Munira Syeda, spokeswoman for CAIR's Greater Los Angeles chapter office.
NEWPORT BEACH — The owner of a Newport Beach cigar lounge on Tuesday denied a claim made by a civil rights...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
COSTA MESA — Federal authorities have charged two men who own a Costa Mesa computer company with illegally exporting millions of dollars of computer-related goods to Iran.
Massoud "Matt" Habibion and Mohsen "Max" Motamedian co-own Online Micro LLC,...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:44 PM
Charges were filed this week against a man who years ago set up an illegal Newport Beach law firm, according to an FBI representative.
Harold David Goldstein, 65, of Clayton, Mo., became a fugitive after escaping his halfway house in Los Angeles,...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 6:32 PM
When Costa Mesa police didn't succeed at first, they tried, tried again.
Now, in its second go at receiving federal funding for additional police officers, Costa Mesa is a City Council vote away from accepting a $1.7 million grant to bring five sworn...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Anti-nuclear activists and Sen. Barbara Boxer celebrated Southern California Edison's announcement Friday that the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant will be permanently retired.
The coastal plant near San Clemente once supplied power to about 1.4...