New report finds U.S. cities with biggest population declines: California dominates the listGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Long Beach Police Seek Public Assistance in Recent Homicide CaseRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
USGS: Magnitude 3.5 earthquake strikes Orange County, minor shaking felt across Southern CaliforniaGolden Gate MediaNewsBreak Contributor
John hasn’t been seen since December 10, 1988, in California. His last contact was a pay phone callAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Santa Ana man facing murder and gang charges after fatally stabbing a victimNewSantaAnaNewsBreak Contributor
Costa Mesa Woman's Fight Ends After Tragic Plunge into Huntington Beach Wetlands
In a tragic unraveling of events, a woman's battle for life came to a somber end after her vehicle plunged into the depths of Huntington Beach's wetlands. The 29-year-old Costa Mesa native grappled with critical injuries following the harrowing November 20 crash, only to succumb to them over a week later last Friday, according to the Huntington Beach Police Department.
Light Earthquake and Aftershocks Rattle Northern Orange County, No Damage Reported
• A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was reported in the Orange County area, one mile east of Fullerton, on Monday evening. • The earthquake had a depth of about 6.6 miles and the shaking was considered "light."
2 killed in crash on Santa Ana Freeway
A man driving a Honda Accord was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence after a two-vehicle crash that killed two passengers on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway and backed up the morning commute for miles.
John hasn’t been seen since December 10, 1988, in California. His last contact was a pay phone call
The case of John Henry Geppert III, often called by his nickname "Jack," remains a perplexing mystery in the annals of unsolved disappearances. Born on October 24, 1961, Jack was a 27-year-old man at the time of his vanishing on December 10, 1988, in Los Angeles, California. This long-form article delves into the intriguing yet tragic story of Jack's disappearance, exploring the known facts, theories, and the enduring impact on his family and community.
California's Seismic Vigilance: Earthquake Preparedness Amidst Tectonic Threats
On a recent Monday evening, the steady hum of daily life in northern Orange County was disrupted by the Earth's sudden jolt. A 3.5 magnitude earthquake, centering about a mile east of Fullerton, rippled through the area at 8:09 p.m., followed by a 2.3 magnitude aftershock twenty minutes later. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the shaking as light, with a depth of 6.6 miles and no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Attractions such as Disneyland responded with caution, briefly shutting down rides, while local authorities reminded residents of the 'Drop, Cover, and Hold On' safety protocol.
Calls from police impersonators increasing in Orange County community
A local police department is warning residents to be extra vigilant after a series of calls from people pretending to be law enforcement officials. According to an Instagram post from the Cypress Police Department, several people have reported getting WhatsApp phone calls from out-of-country numbers. “The callers are utilizing the Cypress Police Department patch as […]
Two male burglars stole wallets from a Fountain Valley gym locker and then went on a shopping spree
On 09/14/23, at approximately 3:12 p.m., two male suspects entered Crunch Fitness in Fountain Valley. They burglarized a locker and stole multiple personal items, including credit cards. At around 3:54 p.m., the suspects completed multiple fraudulent transactions in Huntington Beach, totaling approximately $2,000. Suspect #1: Male, 20-35 years old, thin...
Surfer Dangerously Flings Board at Shoulder Hopper in Huntington Beach (Clip)
Huntington Beach is a bit of an enigma in the world of surfing. From a cultural, historical standpoint, it holds weight. It’s home to the US Open of Surfing; it churns out some of the region’s greatest surfers (Kanoa Igarashi, Brett Simpson, etc.); its been dubbed with the universal moniker, “Surf ...
Earthquake strikes near Disneyland, temporarily closing some rides
A minor earthquake temporarily closed some rides at Disneyland on Monday night.
Black Friday Best Buy thief arrested by the Irvine Police
On Black Friday, a man tried to create his own deals by stealing $1,700 worth of merchandise from Best Buy, in Irvine. Employees followed him as he walked out of the store with the stolen merchandise, and he took off running. The Irvine Police Department’s Directed Enforcement Team officers caught...
California grants $2.8M to the OCDA to help stop drunk and drugged drivers
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) announced today that it has received $2.8 million in grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to serve as the statewide traffic safety training agency as part of an ongoing effort to reduce drugged and drunk driving across California. The grant programs run through September 2024.
The Tustin Police made a huge drug bust after a hit and run collision
Over the weekend, Tustin police officers responded to a hit and run traffic collision. During their investigation, the officers suspected their person of interest in the collision was also involved in selling drugs on Tustin city streets.
Nomad Finds Solitude and Health in Orange County through Truck Camping
Post-Thanksgiving, a lone traveler demonstrated the simplicity of truck camping in Orange County, not far from the buzz of Southern California cities. The traveler recorded their journey on YouTube, highlighting the joys of minimal living and solitude. Having relatives close by and being surrounded by wildlife added to the appeal of the simple camper setup amidst the city environment.
Experience the Magic of Christmas at Costa Mesa's Enchanting Holiday Event
Mark your calendars for an enchanting evening that promises to bring the magic of the holiday season to life. The Magic of Christmas event is set to take place on Wed, Dec 06, from 5pm to 7pm at 2115 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA, 92627 . This is a free event open to all, but remember to register beforehand to ensure a seamless experience.
Santa Ana man facing murder and gang charges after fatally stabbing a victim
Ricky Raymond Rocha , a 19-year-old, was charged last Thursday with a gang-related fatal stabbing of Javier Rivera , 51, of Cathedral City, in Santa Ana. Rocha is facing charges of murder with a special-circumstances allegation of murder for a gang and a felony count of participating in criminal street gang as well as sentencing enhancements for gang activity and personal use of a deadly weapon.
US officials want ships to anchor farther from California undersea pipelines, citing 2021 oil spill
Federal officials on Tuesday recommended increasing the distance from undersea pipelines that vessels are allowed to anchor in Southern California, citing a 2021 oil spill they said was caused by ships whose anchors were dragged across a pipeline after a storm.The leak occurred in a ruptured pipeline owned by Houston-based Amplify Energy. National Transportation Safety Board officials concluded damage to the pipeline had been caused months earlier when a cold front brought high winds and seas to the Southern California coast, causing two container vessels that were anchored offshore to drag their anchors across the area where the pipeline...
Suspicious death in Long Beach determined to be homicide
The death of a 59-year-old man who may have been involved in an altercation last week in Long Beach has been ruled a homicide, and Monday police began seeking the public’s help for information about the killing. According to police, Anthony Mercy of Long Beach was found dead in...
The gas price fluctuate between $4.39 and $4.99 in Costa Mesa as of 2023-12-05. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
FBI dive teams conduct specialized training at Lake Mission Viejo, with focus on collecting evidence
Lake Mission Viejo served as the backdrop for FBI crisis response teams taking part in hands-on training, focusing on crime scene investigations and evidence recovery.
These tustin, CA based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around tustin..