| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Authorities have identified the 35-year-old man who died Thursday after his scooter collided with a car in Costa Mesa.
Oscar Alaniz of Orange was traveling south on Superior Avenue about 2:30 p.m. when a 98-year-old woman turned her red 2003 Jaguar...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A crash on the southbound 405 Freeway north of Bristol Street in Costa Mesa on Tuesday afternoon closed most lanes for about an hour, officials said.
The California Highway Patrol received a call at about 12:05 p.m. of a multi-vehicle collision,...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle on Tuesday blasted the recent sentencing of a driver who killed a popular doctor in a September hit-and-run accident.
Michael Jason Lopez, 40, of Anaheim was sentenced this month after pleading guilty to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:57 AM
This post has been corrected, as noted below.
The 17-year-old driver of a van involved in a collision that killed a motorcyclist over the weekend did not have a driver's license or learner's permit, police said Tuesday.
Costa Mesa police and fire...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A car crashed into a tree, split in half and then burst into flames on one of Newport Beach's widest and busiest streets Monday evening, claiming the lives of five teenagers and leaving questions about what caused one of the worst wrecks in city history,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:58 PM
An 81-year-old Newport Beach man was killed in a traffic collision Friday morning in Irvine, authorities said.
The crash occurred before 7:30 a.m. near University and Michelson drives. Westbound lanes along University Drive, between Michelson and...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Huntington Beach police are looking for a hit-and-run driver they believe was involved in an early-morning crash that killed a pedestrian from Costa Mesa.
The Orange County coroner's office identified the victim as 28-year-old Matthew Aguilar....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:56 AM
An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:57 AM
An Irvine man was hit by a car and killed while bicycling in Newport Beach on Wednesday night, authorities said.
Officers responded to reports of an accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle at San Joaquin Hills Road and Marguerite Avenue shortly...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The Orange County coroner's office has identified a man killed in a two-car collision on East Coast Highway.
Steve Needis, 58, of Costa Mesa, was killed in the crash that led to the closing of the highway Wednesday morning, authorities said.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For the second time this month, the Orange County Model Engineers group has reported major vandalism at its ridable train setup in Costa Mesa's Fairview Park.
Six park tables at Goathill Junction, which is what the nearly 40-acre rail attraction is...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:10 PM
With all due respect to the person who lost his life at Promontory Point Drive and East Coast Highway ("Driver dies in East Coast Highway crash," Nov. 13), I take issue with having to shut down the highway for four hours when in fact no intersection was...