November 21, 2012
Regardless of how Costa Mesa voters cast their ballots Nov. 6, there is good news. Of the seven cities in the county that have populations larger than Costa Mesa, none had a higher voter turnout. In the city of Orange, 41% of the residents voted in the mayoral contest, a percentage that ties Costa Mesa. Of the remaining six cities, Anaheim, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine and Santa Ana, the voter turnout was less, though it should be noted that the charter amendment in Huntington Beach drew 40% of the population.
August 17, 2007
NEWPORT BEACH — Three victims were hospitalized in serious condition and one man is in custody after a Friday morning stabbing, police said. Vi Nguyen Le, 19, of Garden Grove, is being held at Newport Beach jail in lieu of $250,000 bail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. One of the victims, a 17-year-old from Westminster, is at Western Medical Center with a stab wound to the back. The other, 21-year-old Thomas Hoang of Garden Grove, is at UCI Medical Center with wounds to the left arm and stomach.
December 26, 2012
BOYS' SOCCER Corona del Mar 6, Irvine 0 MISSION VIEJO - Cameron Davis had a goal and three assists to lead the Sea Kings in the Butch Lee Memorial Tournament on Wednesday at Mission Viejo High. Hunter Cullen and Jake Kim each had a goal and an assist for CdM. * BOYS' BASKETBALL Valencia 57, Costa Mesa 39 SANTA ANA - Daniel Azurin had a team-high 15 points for the Mustangs in the Century Tournament pool-play game Wednesday at Century High. Noah JeyaRajah and Wyatt Ferris added eight points each for Costa Mesa, which played without leading scorers Sean Comer (hip)
March 11, 2001
Tony Altobelli NEWPORT BEACH - The Estancia High baseball team battled Garden Grove to the bitter end, but fell short, 8-7, Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Costa Mesa-Foothill Tournament. "Like most teams, we're still trying to catch up from our missed time due to the rain," Estancia Coach Doug Deats said. "The kids are learning and they're playing hard. You can't ask for much more than that." The Eagles (2-2) trailed, 5-1, before scoring two runs in the top of the fifth and three in the sixth.
May 1, 2005
VAN TRAN Age: 40 Lives in: Garden Grove Bills introduced this session: 19 Bills pronounced dead: One, a resolution that would have urged Congress to permanently ax the estate tax -- it was spiked in April by a committee. Questionable success: He got unanimous committee approval of a bill making Anaheim the southernmost stop on a high-speed rail line beginning in San Francisco, but whether the $9.95-billion project will be built ... How he's different from his colleagues: While some legislators keep their home and family in their district and rent an apartment in Sacramento, Tran does the opposite.
May 29, 2005
GRAYDON "DALE" BALL A funeral service will be held for Costa Mesa resident Graydon "Dale" Ball at noon Tuesday at the King of Kings Evangelical Church in Garden Grove. Visitation will take place Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Harbor Lawn-Mount Olive Memorial Park and Mortuary in Costa Mesa. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Mr. Ball died May 25 of heart disease. He was 69. Mr. Ball, a 42-year resident of Orange County, was a retired telecommunications construction supervisor for Pacific Bell.
February 11, 2003
Paul Clinton After three months as the city's assemblyman, Ken Maddox is moving to town. Maddox, who was elected as the city's new representative in the Assembly in November, announced the move of his district office from Garden Grove to Costa Mesa on Monday. The new office is closer to the center of the new 68th District, which was realigned by state lawmakers a year ago based on 2000 Census data. Maddox is moving in today. "It makes us much more accessible to voters in the district as newly drawn," Maddox said about the move.
September 1, 2012
The TH Hoops 9U team, comprised of 7- to 10-year-olds, finished second with a record of 2-1 in the Swoosh Summer Sizzle at the MAP Sports Facility in Garden Grove recently. Matthew DeCrona (12.3 points per game) and JJ Barker (7.3 rebounds per game) led TH Hoops, while Matthew Poska and Jonathan Tapia contributed overall fine play. TH Hoops overcame an 8-0 deficit in the final game to win, 32-24. Sanjay Tewari, Dylan Abe and Kaiden Kahkosko also contributed throughout the weekend.
August 4, 2008
Editor’s note: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. As with all suspects, they are considered innocent until proved guilty. NEWPORT BEACH July 22 Patricia Amato, 47, Tustin Thursday David Morales, 39, Huntington Beach Cory Spiker, 49, Flower Mound, Texas Friday Marylou Vonheyman, 51, Tustin Saturday Munetaka Sado, 34, Costa Mesa Sunday Kristin Bibbee, 22, Diamond Bar COSTA MESA July 23 Douglas Krumpols, 28, Costa Mesa Jose Orozco, 50, Newport Beach Thursday Deborah Carr, 50, Orange Ronald Sisneros, 33, San Diego Jessica Park, 26, Huntington Beach Joseph Marshall, 22, Costa Mesa Francisco Andrade, 25, Costa Mesa Friday Ernesto Morales, 21, Costa Mesa John Rogers, 28, San Bernardino Saturday Timothy Conry, 24, Tustin Kirkland Huynh, 18, Costa Mesa Sunday Erick Alcozer, 25, Garden Grove Benjamin Ricard, 28, Costa Mesa Loren Warlop, 23, Bonita Michelle Walston, 45, Costa Mesa Labin Barrientos, 46, Costa Mesa Monday Andres Hernandez, 26, Costa Mesa