Costa Mesa

State investigates colony of big-headed ants

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) – State agricultural inspectors have identified a colony of big-headed ants – an invasive species – in a Costa Mesa yard and are searching for other colonies in the area. The […]


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2 children found dead in OC hotel room

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Two children have been found dead in an Orange County hotel room after police say an apparently suicidal woman made remarks that led authorities to them. Santa Ana police Cpl. […]



Explosion kills man at Costa Mesa home

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Police say a Costa Mesa man has died in an explosion at his home that’s prompted the evacuation of 16 neighbors. Authorities say the 52-year-old man was killed by some sort of explosive device around 8 p.m. Sunday.


OC man arrested for having bomb-making materials

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man they say stockpiled bomb-making material and guns in a Costa Mesa business park where he lived, thanks to an anonymous tip.


Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon anchor Finally, some fall weather so let’s get out there and enjoy it! Who doesn’t like the harmonica? On Saturday, October 20, in Costa Mesa, the top four harmonica blues […]


Advocates say cities passing rules targeting homeless (video)

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) – Army veteran Don Matyja was getting by on the streets of Costa Mesa until he got ticketed for smoking in the park. Matyja had trouble paying the fine and now […]


Costa Mesa Olympians honored

COSTA MESA (CNS) – Five athletes who competed in the London Olympics and have ties to Costa Mesa will be honored by city officials today. The athletes will receive honorary street signs bearing their names […]


Costa Mesa councilman victim of bogus drunken driving complaint

COSTA MESA (CNS) – Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer, who says he was the victim of a bogus drunken driving complaint meant to embarrass him during labor negotiations with a police union, plans to […]


Costa Mesa layoffs

(CNS) – A panel of appellate court justices in Santa Ana today affirmed a lower court‘s ruling halting Costa Mesa officials from outsourcing  city jobs to private companies, a move that has sparked a legal […]



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