Freebie of the week: Hip, hip, hooray. It's National Donut Day. That's right — the first Friday of June is a bona-fide holiday, created by the Salvation Army to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. So get your (soon to be larger) rear to a participating donut shop today.
Participating stores in Costa Mesa include Any Old Time Donuts, 1113 Baker St.; Dippity Donuts, 1854 Newport Blvd.; Famous Subs & Donuts, 845 W. 19th St.; Oh Those Donuts, 1734 Newport Blvd.; and Victor Donut, 1125 Victoria St. Newport Beach locations include Mag's Donuts & Bakery, 1280 Bison St. #81; Citi Donuts, 2727 Newport Blvd. Suite 300; Donut Depot, 1660 Dove St.; Doughboy's Donuts, 4535 W. Coast Hwy.; and Seaside Bakery, 2108 W. Ocean Front.