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  • Five seek seats with water district

    COSTA MESA — On Tuesday, after voters have waded through the options for state, county and city offices, low down on the ballot they'll cast their choice for two division seats on the Mesa Consolidated Water District Board of Directors. The race...
  • Costa Mesa could ban more massage parlors

    The Costa Mesa City Council is scheduled to vote today on a moratorium banning new massage businesses from setting up shop and any existing studios from expanding. If approved, the move would extend the existing moratorium the City Council approved last...
  • Council delays budget vote

    Given a list of 19 cost-cutting proposals — which include a classic-car auction, suspending use of take-home vehicles and removing fans and heaters from office spaces — the Costa Mesa City Council voted Tuesday to delay a decision on its...
  • Sign-wavers still OK

    Costa Mesa may not restart enforcement of its anti-solicitation ordinance, despite a recent court ruling that allows another city to do so. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week sided with Redondo Beach in the city's quest to arrest anyone waving a...
  • 'Solidarity' against ordinance [update: 12:15 p.m. July 28]

    Editor's note: The forum has been pushed back to 7 p.m. Thursday, according to Naui Huitzilopochtli. COSTA MESA — An organization that has been involved in lawsuits over the city's immigration and anti-solicitation ordinances will hold a community...
  • Community commentary: Enterprise zones bring state money

    The California Legislature created enterprise zones in 1984 to attract employers to economically distressed communities. That effort paid off, with the program creating jobs, reducing poverty and stimulating economic activity. Unfortunately, the...
  • Segerstrom Center's financial picture troubled

    Carrying debt during turbulent economic times continues to cloud the financial picture for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, which on Tuesday saw Standard & Poor's Financial Services downgrade the investment outlook on its $232.5 million...
  • Leaf blowers receive city ban

    NEWPORT BEACH — Residents and gardeners will no longer be able to use gas-powered leaf blowers once an ordinance a divided City Council tentatively approved Tuesday takes effect. After lengthy discussion and the failure of a motion to also ban...
  • Woman charged with more identity theft

    A Costa Mesa woman accused of being the mastermind of an identity theft ring, and who was out on bail, has been charged with stealing more identities while awaiting trial on the first case, prosecutors announced Thursday. Georgia Lichia Su, 41, is...
  • Corona del Mar Today: D.A.R.E. program faces budgetary truth

    A drug abuse prevention program could be the latest victim of city budget cuts, according to letters sent to local elementary school principals. "The recent economic downturn has resulted in budget reductions for the Newport Beach Police Department," the...
  • The Harbor Report: Rapid recession hit boating industry hard

    This column is the last of a three-part series reviewing the history of boatbuilding in Costa Mesa. "I never noticed an industry fall so fast and so complete," Roger MacGregor, founder of MacGregor Yacht Co., recalled. The year was 1980 and the screws...
  • O.C. Bargainista: Wash your car and feel good

    Freebie of the Week: Cross a task off your to-do list and support the community, too. Stop by Carsmetics Expert Accident Repair's grand opening at 2861 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and get a free car wash courtesy of Estancia...