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500 plants, banned pesticide and poached deer found at illegal marijuana growing operation in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park

Law enforcement seized 500 marijuana plants, 75 pounds of processed marijuana, a banned pesticide and a poached deer in eradicating an illegal marijuana growing operation at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, authorities said.

Costa Mesa moves ahead with plan for temporary 50-bed homeless shelter; long-term site is still undetermined

The Costa Mesa City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday night to move forward with developing a temporary homeless shelter at Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene on Anaheim Avenue. Plans for a longer-term solution remain unsettled, though the city is looking at property on Red Hill Avenue.

Newport-Mesa posting suicide prevention signs at middle and high schools

Suicide prevention signs are going up in restrooms at all Newport-Mesa Unified School District middle and high schools beginning this week.

Parents sue Huntington district after boys were told not to pass out religious fliers at school

A Huntington Beach mother and father are suing the Huntington Beach City School District after their sons initially were told they couldn’t pass out fliers encouraging their classmates to take their Bibles to school.

Costa Mesa council tosses COIN ordinance in favor of new transparency policy

Costa Mesa City Council members flipped the city’s COIN ordinance into a new transparency policy Tuesday night, saying the revised requirements will make negotiations with public employee associations more efficient while continuing to provide a public window into the process.