November 22, 2013
Costa Mesa Avocado Street: Garage burglary was reported in the 300 block between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday. Bristol Street: Petty theft was reported in the 3300 block at 12:34 p.m. Thursday. 19th Street: Burglary was reported in the 700 block at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. 19th Street: Public drunkenness was reported in the 700 block at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Bristol Street: Commercial burglary was reported in the 3300 block at 2:37 p.m. Thursday. Pinecreek Drive: Auto theft was reported in the 2800 block between 3 and 5 p.m. Thursday.
February 28, 2014
As a much-needed storm dumped rain over Southern California Friday, officials throughout the Newport-Mesa area said - for the most part - disaster was averted. "We're doing all our normal stuff, and so far, luckily, it's been uneventful," said Sgt. Mike Scalise of the Orange County Sheriff's Department's Harbor Patrol, which watches over Newport Harbor, Dana Point Harbor and Huntington Harbour. "It's sort of our first storm in quite a few years. " Late Friday afternoon he said the storm hadn't caused any major problems at Orange County's harbors.
December 11, 2004
Man robs market, flees with cash A man armed with a handgun robbed the Costa Mesa Tuesday Morning store Thursday evening, police said. The man entered the gift shop in the 200 block of E. 17th Street just before 6 p.m. Thursday, Costa Mesa Police Sgt. Marty Carver said. He demanded cash from the clerk and lifted his shirt to show a handgun tucked in his waistband, Carver said. The clerk complied and the man left with an undisclosed amount of cash, he said.
April 8, 2010
Elsie Pauly died at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian on April 6, 2010 after a short illness. Born in Wahpeton, ND in 1923, she was the youngest of eight children. She is preceded in death by her husband, Leo Pauly and six of her brothers and sisters. Surviving is her sister, Edith Thimjon of Omaha Nebraska. Also surviving Elsie are her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and David Hughes of Newport Coast, CA. Family was most important to Elsie and she dearly loved her three granddaughters and their families: Heather and Jack Flanagan and their children, Hannah and Sean; Melissa and Chris Evans and their daughters, Tatum and Reagan; and Holly and Tom Horning.
May 29, 2003
Dorothy Gerner Dorothy Gerner, a 41-year Costa Mesa resident who dedicated her life to volunteering in her community, died Saturday of cancer. She was 77. Ms. Gerner was active in several local groups, including the Mothers March during the March of Dimes. Her daughter, Kathy Mauro, said Ms. Gerner started the practice of men accompanying the women during that march. Ms. Gerner was best known as a swimming instructor who specialized in teaching disabled children.