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Costa Mesa and Newport Beach

 

3 departing Newport councilmen reflect on their service and look ahead

There will be a changing of the guard on the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday, with three of its seven members stepping down to make way for new ones elected last month. Two of the departing councilmen — Keith Curry and Ed Selich — are termed out of office after serving about 20 years combined....

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach

Laguna Beach

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Laguna work/live project could get new court date

Attorneys for business partners behind the proposal say the judge in September 'usurped' the Coastal Commission's role in ruling that the agency erred in approving a permit for the development.

Election 2016

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Some Newport council candidates got more bang for their buck

Candidates running for a seat on the Newport Beach City Council this election season spent heavily to win favor with voters, but higher expenditures did not necessarily guarantee a win. Five candidates, as well as the political action committees that supported them, spent five figures on their...

Public Safety

  • Man suspected of indecent exposure in Fountain Valley alley

    Man suspected of indecent exposure in Fountain Valley alley

    A 53-year-old man was arrested early Sunday in Fountain Valley on suspicion of indecent exposure after police received a report of a man masturbating in an alley, authorities said. Fountain Valley police responded at 7:30 a.m. to a rear alley at 18533 Brookhurst St., where they found a man lying...

  • Arson suspect arrested in fire in flood channel

    A transient suspected of lighting bushes on fire in a flood control channel was arrested Tuesday evening in Costa Mesa. Costa Mesa police and firefighters responded at 6:33 p.m. to a report of a man setting several bushes on fire in a county flood control channel along Bristol Street and fleeing...

  • Man accused of murdering another with a hammer in Costa Mesa pleads not guilty

    Man accused of murdering another with a hammer in Costa Mesa pleads not guilty

    A Costa Mesa man accused of beating another man to death in November with a hammer-hatchet pleaded not guilty to a murder charge Monday in Orange County Superior Court. Ivan Chernev Dimov, 51, also denied a sentencing enhancement allegation of personally using a deadly weapon, according to court...

  • Fire breaks out at Costa Mesa radiator shop

    Costa Mesa firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze at a radiator repair shop Sunday afternoon. Crews responded just after noon to reports of smoke coming from Harbor Radiator at 2129 Harbor Blvd., said fire Capt. Chris Coates. Firefighters forced their way into the business and found flames coming...

  • Pedestrian robbed and beaten by group of men in Costa Mesa

    A man suffered a broken jaw when he was robbed and beaten by a group of men in Costa Mesa early Sunday. The man was walking just after midnight in the 1800 block of Placentia Avenue when a black sedan pulled up next to him, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Mike Manson. Five men got out and demanded...

Business & Real Estate

  • Biz News: Ruby's Diner to celebrate 35th anniversary with burger sale benefiting CHOC

    Biz News: Ruby's Diner to celebrate 35th anniversary with burger sale benefiting CHOC

    Ruby's Diner, founded and based in Newport Beach, will have a sale of its Ruby Burger on Wednesday to celebrate the company's 35th anniversary. The burger and fries will sell for $2.99, with $1 from each sale benefiting the Ruby Dooby Foundation, which will aid Children's Hospital of Orange County's...

  • Biz News: Popbar pops the cork on new location at the Lab

    Biz News: Popbar pops the cork on new location at the Lab

    Popbar, which serves housemade gelato, sorbetto and yogurt pops on a stick, has opened a location in Costa Mesa at the Lab shopping center, 2930 Bristol St. A grand-opening celebration is scheduled for noon Dec. 10, including free pops and a chance to win prizes. Popbar, founded in New York City...

  • Biz News: Top Dog offers pet pics with 'Santa Paws'

    Top Dog Barkery in Huntington Beach will host "Santa Paws" from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday so customers can let their four-legged family members share their Christmas wishes and pose for holiday photos. Admission is free. Top Dog is at 21010 Pacific Coast Hwy. For more information, call (714) 960-3647....

  • Gunwhale microbrewery focuses on 'coastal ales,' bold beers with a strong vibe

    Gunwhale microbrewery focuses on 'coastal ales,' bold beers with a strong vibe

    Gunwhale Ales, a new Costa Mesa-based microbrewery and taproom, is having its grand opening Nov. 19-20. The 3,710-square-foot facility, which includes an outdoor patio, at 2960 Randolph Ave., Unit A, will be open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The weekend festivities will also feature...

  • Biz News: Food Network chef to appear at South Coast Plaza

    Biz News: Food Network chef to appear at South Coast Plaza

    The Walking Co. will host Food Network chef Anne Burrell on Saturday at the footwear retailer's new South Coast Plaza location in Costa Mesa. Burrell, who appears on "Worst Cooks in America," will sign autographs and copies of her cookbook during the event, which will run from 1 to 3 p.m. at the...

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