| Jul 15, 2010
| 6:44 PM
COSTA MESA — A growing number of artists and hip retailers, as well as at least two city councilwomen, want Costa Mesa to reconsider its decision to allow construction of low-income senior housing near what is supposed to be a burgeoning arts...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 5:40 PM
COSTA MESA — In-N-Out Burger's proposal to open a second location here is still on the grill.
The Irvine-based fast-food chain with a cult-like following has a proposed location that would sit directly off the San Diego (405) Freeway at 3211...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 6:48 PM
COSTA MESA — They came from near and far, some carrying umbrellas to shield themselves from the sun, others with their children in tow, still others in motorized wheelchairs, phone headsets strapped to their ears.
They came by the thousands...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:10 PM
Former Corona del Mar High School cheerleading coach Wendy Rice was one of three people killed in a fiery car crash south of Bishop that left about a dozen other victims hospitalized, authorities said Tuesday. She was 35.
About 8:24 p.m. Monday, a...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 9:48 PM
COSTA MESA — A man shot and killed himself in the parking lot of a local gun shop on Newport Boulevard on Sunday, Costa Mesa police confirmed Monday.
Ezra Fee, 34, who had a history of run-ins with the law, shot himself in his truck that was parked...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 9:02 PM
COSTA MESA — Never underestimate the speed of light — or the properties of grass and vegetables.
A biofuel made from sorghum and sugar beets helped propel Orange Coast College aviation instructor Richard "Smokey" Young, 50, of Chino Hills,...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 10:49 PM
Stephen Stewart's letter provides his partisan beliefs about air traffic in Orange County ("Sounding Off: El Toro airport would have been a loser," Sept. 2).
Stewart asserts that since John Wayne Airport (JWA) traffic is down 8% (due to the recession),...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:31 PM
I was coming home at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday after a very long day at work. I had had a 7:30 a.m. Leadership Team Meeting, followed by a full day of teaching, followed by Back-to-School Night at Buena Terra School in Buena Park, where I teach.
I had no...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:30 PM
Proposed renovations at the Newport Beach Country Club include a "boutique hotel" and spa open to non-members, as well as improvements to aging golf and tennis facilities.
Property owner Golf Realty Fund aims to reduce the tennis courts from 24 to 10,...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:31 PM
COSTA MESA — The vice president of the College Park Elementary School PTA is gathering signatures to petition the City Council to install a blinking yellow light at two intersections where children, she said, are in danger of being hit by cars....
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:51 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the date and number of commuters in the first paragraph.
At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 3,200 commuters sat in an unnecessary traffic jam because the Costa Mesa Police Department decided to run a sobriety check point at a primary...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 5:53 PM
Imagine driving down MacArthur Boulevard toward Coast Highway and seeing a quaint row of outdoor cafes with fountains and landscaping — and not a snarl of traffic as three lanes squeeze to two on the way into town.
"This would be a beautiful...