Costa Mesa

Former Costa Mesa Mayor and Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Hammet receives the city's Lifetime Service Award in 2007. (credit: costamesa.gov.)

Pearl Harbor Survivor, Ex-Costa Mesa Mayor Dies At 94

The city’s sports complex is named in Jack Hammett’s honor.

12/13/2014

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Costa Mesa Man Sentenced To Prison In 1979 Murder Of Former Girlfriend

A 62-year-old man was sentenced to prison Friday for the 1979 murder of a Torrance nurse he dated briefly.

CBS Los Angeles–12/12/2014

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‘The Grinch’ Live On Stage At The Segerstrom Dec. 10-14

Actor Stefan Karl, who plays The Grinch, visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about the musical.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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OC Bank Robbery Suspect Threatens To Shoot Wells Fargo Teller Before Making Off With Cash

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a bank robber who threatened to shoot a teller in Costa Mesa on Wednesday.

12/04/2014

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Driver Killed, Teen Injured In Costa Mesa Solo-Car Crash

A fiery single-car crash killed a driver and injured his teenage passenger early Wednesday morning in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2014

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Parents Outraged After Discovering Child Sex Offender Lives Next To School

Parents are outraged after discovering that a convicted child sex offender lives directly adjacent to their kids’ high school campus.

11/21/2014

Glowy Zoey is back with a new costume. (credit: GlowyZoey.com)

Glowy Zoey Is Back With New Halloween Costume

The LED costume became a viral internet hit.

10/22/2014

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Discussion Over ‘Common Core’ Gets Heated In Costa Mesa

A discussion over the controversial new curriculum, known as Common Core, got heated Monday night in Costa Mesa during a special meeting at the Orange County Board of Education.

10/21/2014

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Costa Mesa’s Best Bars

When the local competition is Surf City, USA, and the empire of the Mouse, it’s tough to be a small OC suburb and still hold sway when it comes to being a destination. However, while […]

10/17/2014

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Breast Cancer 5K Fundraiser In Orange County Raises $150K For Research

A huge crowd gathered Sunday from across Southern California for the American Cancer Society’s 5th Annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K,” a non-competitive walk in Costa Mesa.

10/05/2014

The Orange County Fire Authority had five drowning or near drowning calls in the past two days. (credit: CBS)

Recent Rash Of Drownings In Orange County Has Officials Concerned

The drowning of a 15-year-old male in Garden Grove Saturday was the latest in a series of tragedies involving water in Orange County.

09/28/2014

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Hotel Pool Injuries Fatal To Fountain Valley Woman

A Fountain Valley woman died early Saturday morning from injuries she suffered in a hotel pool Friday evening, according to the Orange County Coroner’s Office.

09/27/2014

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3 Injured In Costa Mesa Street Racing Accident

Two adults and a 10-year-old boy were recovering from injuries Tuesday after their vehicle was hit by a SUV involved in a street race.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2014

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Stolen Car Suspect Plows Into Home With Couple Upstairs

A man in a stolen car lost control of the vehicle and careened into a two-story home in Costa Mesa.

09/10/2014

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Driver Crashes Car Into Costa Mesa Home, Flees Scene On Foot

Police Wednesday were looking for a driver who crashed his car into an Orange County home and then ran away.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2014

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