| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:49 PM
This Friday is the 13th, a date known for bad luck, but no one really knows how it all started. Various theories of how this began date back to the 1800s.
Friday the 13th means nothing to sailors, because sailors are not the least bit...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:31 PM
The California Department of Boating and Waterways is now a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
This repositioning will negatively affect boaters, boating infrastructure, on-the-water law enforcement, and boating education. The...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Winston William Hodge
Winston William Hodge was born in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada on March 24, 1940. His family moved to Montreal when he was six months old, and they lived there until he was sixteen, when they came to California and settled in...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:26 PM
At a ceremony in Sacramento on Monday, Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) honored a Newport Beach resident with his district's Woman of the Year award for her philanthropy in Orange County.
Melinda "Mindy" Stearns, an Emmy-nominated actress, began her...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:10 PM
On a windswept bluff with rippling ponds behind them, local officials Wednesday afternoon celebrated the latest phase of a multiyear revitalization effort for Fairview Park.
The Wetlands & Riparian Habitat takes up 37 acres of the 208-acre Costa Mesa...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The co-chairwoman of PBS SoCal's board of trustees received an award earlier this week for her leadership and advocacy.
Jo Ellen Chatham of the Costa Mesa-based station received the David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award on Monday from the Assn. of...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:27 AM
An off-duty Costa Mesa police officer was killed Tuesday night after his car crashed into a concrete pillar beneath the 55 Freeway, KTLA reported.
The officer apparently was the only person in the vehicle, which crashed near the intersection of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:06 PM
The 19th annual Gentlemen's Smoker and Lobster Clambake welcomed 150 handsome men in blue blazers and khaki trousers for a summer beach event beyond compare. It was the major men's fundraiser for the Balboa Bay Club's annual 1221 Scholarship Fund...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:19 AM
A bomb squad combing a Costa Mesa home where police say a man blew himself up in an apparent suicide have found three additional explosive devices inside, authorities said Monday.
Sixteen homes near the 3100 block of Bermuda Drive have been evacuated as...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The man who apparently blew himself up with explosives in his Costa Mesa home wrote a rambling, 17,000-word essay that warned of dangers at his home, according to a source close to the investigation.
“I am at 3152 Bermuda Dr., Costa Mesa, CA, USA....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Max and Jake Caliger were in for a treat at the Newport Beach Film Festival opening Thursday.
The Newport Beach residents, who are 12 and 13 years old, respectively, arrived early at the Edwards Big Newport 6 to see their favorite band, Green Day....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The glory of summer on the Newport Coast was celebrated recently at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as over 200 guests converged for the annual "White Party." Benefiting the Newport Harbor Sailing Foundation (founded in 1997), the annual summer tradition...