| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:40 PM
Southbound Newport Boulevard will be closed from 19th to 18th streets until about 10 p.m. Tuesday because of a three-car crash, Costa Mesa police said.
Police said the three-car pileup has blocked the southbound lanes, and they will divert traffic...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:59 PM
A eucalyptus tree fell Wednesday afternoon in Corona del Mar, striking two homes and damaging four cars. No injuries were reported.
While the season’s first significant rain fell throughout the day, it was unclear what caused the accident, said...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:11 PM
A speeding teenage driver caused a fatal collision last year that killed a former Corona del Mar High School cheerleading coach along with three others, according to a recently released California Highway Patrol investigation report.
Wendy Rice perished...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:39 PM
A car crash in Newport Beach sent two people to the hospital Monday morning, authorities said.
The crash at 23rd Street and Irvine Avenue about 8 a.m. involved a Porsche and an older-model station wagon, said Newport Beach Police Department spokeswoman...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Despite a visit by Israeli President Shimon Peres, former Costa Mesa Police Chief Dave Snowden was not at his current post at the Beverly Hills Police Department on Friday morning.
Instead, he was back at Costa Mesa police headquarters, standing on the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Four people were hospitalized Thursday after a driver allegedly ran a red light in Costa Mesa, triggering a crash that launched one vehicle into the air.
"I saw it go tumble, tumble all over the place," said John Durio of Newport Beach, who was on his...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:32 PM
A memorial service for a Costa Mesa police detective killed in a car crash is scheduled for Friday.
The service for Det. Mike Delgadillo is set for 11 a.m. at the Saint Thomas More Catholic Parish, 51 Marketplace, Irvine. Delgadillo, 57, died Wednesday...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:52 PM
A truck struck and killed a bicyclist about 10:35 a.m. Friday at Bayside Drive and East Coast Highway, a Newport Beach fire official confirmed.
The woman, who was not immediately identified, was in her 20s or 30s, said Battalion Chief Jeff Boyles.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:24 PM
A cyclist killed in a weekend hit-and-run accident in Newport Coast was remembered Monday as an empathetic physician who practiced at Newport Family Medicine on Superior Avenue.
Dr. Catherine "Kit" Campion Ritz, 57, of Irvine was described by her...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The Orange County district attorney's office announced charges Wednesday against a man accused of hitting a Newport Beach doctor with a truck and fleeing the scene.
Michael Jason Lopez, 39, of Anaheim faces one felony count of hit-and-run causing death...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:30 PM
As the Newport Beach community mourned two cyclists killed within two days, concerns about cycling safety have resurfaced with fresh intensity. But while city officials and advocates said infrastructure improvements are important, changes must start...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Re. "State report: Newport rates high in bike accidents," (Sept. 22):
As a motorist, I would like to make a few comments. Since one of the cyclists killed last week was my beloved doctor of 30 years, this is a subject near to my heart, but in no way is...