July 3, 2013
The following are the locations where various groups are selling fireworks to raise money, according to permits filed with the city of Costa Mesa. Stands are allowed to sell fireworks from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. until Wednesday. On Thursday, sales are permitted from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. * AYSO 17th, 289 E. 17th St. AYSO Placentia, 2145 Placentia Ave. AYSO Bristol , 280 Bristol St. AYSO Newport, 2620 Newport Blvd. * California School Education Foundation, 2252 Fairview Road * Costa Mesa American Little League, 2949 Fairview Road Costa Mesa High School Aquatics, 2750 Harbor Blvd.
April 13, 2009
The two southbound lanes of Placentia Avenue from Adams Avenue to the stoplight at Estancia High School will be closed from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday for the Costa Mesa Community Run. The event includes both 5K and 2K races as well as a pancake breakfast. Given the closures, the city is advising participants to take the following detour: From Adams Avenue drive south on Harbor Boulevard, make a right on Wilson Street and another right on Placentia Avenue. Park in the Estancia High School lot. For more information, call (714)
February 21, 2001
-- Jennifer Kho A gold-colored, fiberglass eagle and its mount was stolen from Estancia High School last week. The theft, which happened between 4 p.m. Feb. 13 and 7 a.m. Feb. 14, was reported to police Thursday by Assistant Principal Stephen Benigo. Estancia High School glued the eagle's bolts to prevent them from being unscrewed from the mount after Costa Mesa High School students unbolted and stole the eagle last year. This time, the wall bolts were unscrewed and the mount was stolen along with the eagle.
May 19, 2006
SCHOOL: Vanguard University ACTIVITIES: Polynesian dance ministry; residents assistant; nursery coordinator at Safe Harbor Church SCHOOL: Monte Vista High School ACTIVITIES: ASB; volunteer at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Wintess HONORS: Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award SCHOOL: Estancia High School ACTIVITIES: Key club; ASB; youth and government club founder and president; swimming; water polo HONORS: Swimming league...
November 16, 2000
Play: "The Rimers of Eldritch" by Lanford Wilson School: Estancia High School Story line: "The Rimers of Eldritch" tells the story of a small Midwest town whose seemingly perfect existence is shattered by an unexpected act of violence. As each seen is witnessed, the broken pieces of the mystery are put together to form a completely new picture, a picture of what actually happened that night and an understanding of what has been going on all along.
September 11, 1999
COSTA MESA -- City workers spent about five hours Thursday removing toilet paper from trees in the public right of way near Estancia High School. The extensive job spanned from Estancia High School on Placentia Avenue north to Mesa Verde Drive through the residential neighborhood. City workers alerted the Police Department about the incident, but the prank is not considered vandalism if there is no property damage, police said. The toilet papering occurred sometime during the early morning hours before 6 a.m., said Public Services Director Bill Morris.
November 28, 2002
'On the Razzle' SCHOOL: Estancia High School SYNOPSIS: "On the Razzle" by Tom Stoppard is a farcical comedy with plot twists that make it comparable to "Hello Dolly." When a rich merchant goes to Vienna to woo his mistress, his ward elopes with her penniless suitor and his two clerks go off to have a bit of fun. The only thing is, they all end up heading for the same place. DIRECTOR: Pauline Maranian CAST: Estancia's Production Drama class WHERE: Barbara Van Holt Theatre at Estancia High School, 2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 6, 7, 13 and 14 COST: $7 presale, $8 at the door CALL: (949)
March 29, 2013
The Estancia High School football program helped an alumna move this month. Tammy Gavel, a Costa Mesa resident and Special Olympics gold medal winner who graduated from Estancia in 1978, needed help moving from one apartment to another that was five miles away. Her parents are 74 years old and couldn't help. So Estancia football Coach Mike Bargas and Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger took an opportunity to teach the football players about volunteering. The players met at the E-Football Training Center at 9 a.m. March 16 to start the day with doughnuts, orange juice and muscles.
May 14, 2005
Luchesi-Long Jennifer Luchesi of Corona del Mar and David Long of Newport Beach exchanged vows at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu on April 23. The bride is the daughter of Phil and Karen Luchesi of Corona del Mar. She wore a strapless gown of layered satin and chantilly lace, beaded with pearls and Austrian crystals. The maid of honor was Jessica Luchesi. The bridesmaids were Carin Kim, Theresa Dausch and Christina Ramirez. The bridegroom is the son of Bill and Julie Long of Newport Beach.
June 16, 2013
A 19-year-old Estancia High School student died early Sunday morning when his car collided with a tree on Sunflower Avenue near Susan Street in Costa Mesa, police said. The man died shortly after the single-car crash in a local hospital, according to a Costa Mesa police news release. A female passenger survived and was being treated at the same hospital. The victim's name was not released, but the Orange County Register indentified him as Luis Adrian Torres. Costa Mesa Councilman Steve Mensinger said on Twitter that Torres attended Estancia, calling the loss “sad.” The cause of the crash was unknown and is under investigation.