| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:17 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Danielle Willson definitely was able to smile a little bit more Friday afternoon at The Tennis Club Newport Beach, and it was easy to understand why.
On Thursday, Willson fell in a tough girls' 14 singles semifinal at The Tennis...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:57 PM
A passenger whose luggage contained an illegal explosive and artillery fuses caused evacuations at parts of John Wayne Airport on Tuesday afternoon, according to law enforcement and airport officials.
The unidentified person was trying to catch a 3:18 p....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Authorities said Wednesday that they have identified the man found with an explosive and artillery fuses in his luggage when he boarded a plane at John Wayne Airport.
Gregory Salyer, 23, from Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday after Transportation...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The 23-year-old Kentucky man who allegedly tried to bring a non-lethal grenade and artillery fuses onto a plane at John Wayne Airport this week could face up to eight years in state prison, according to law enforcement authorities.
Gregory Salyer, a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:15 PM
It seems like all of the nation has been talking about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "Dream" speech and the March on Washington. The big question at such a milestone anniversary is on everyone's minds, whether or not we dare...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:33 PM
With the sound of shorebreak thumping on sand behind them, a group of more than 100 observed Patriot Day in Newport Beach by forming the numbers "911" and holding up American flags in solidarity.
Wednesday's event, headed by Anita Boyd on the sand...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A little more than a year ago, Bob Palazzola was worried that a piece of Costa Mesa history was doomed to meet the business end of a bulldozer.
But on Tuesday morning, the Costa Mesa Historical Society president watched as his once cautiously optimistic...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Raymond Beach Smith, 67, died recently due to complications from a stroke. Ray was born August 23, 1945, the child of Genevieve Wood and William (Bill) Smith.
He was proud to continue the family tradition of being a pilot and waterman. His grandfather,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Some 70 years ago, it was an air base without airplanes or even a runway.
Rather, the Santa Ana Army Air Base, or SAAAB, served as a nearly 1,300-acre basic training camp where thousands upon thousands of young Americans prepared for war.
| Apr 13, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The men and women of the Costa Mesa Police Department are sticking to their guns.
At least, that's what they want to do.
Up for approval during Tuesday night's City Council session is a resolution that would allow, at the police chief's discretion,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements.
For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Costa Mesa (1-3) vs. Savanna (1-2)
When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Glover Stadium, Anaheim.
Key Mustangs: Sr. RB/LB Oronde Crenshaw (44 carries for 259 yards, six total TDs); Sr. QB/DB Oliver Ferris (324 yards passing, three TDs, three INTs); Sr. TE/...