April 5, 2013
In a statement released Friday afternoon, one of the two Costa Mesa teens rescued from a hike gone wrong in Trabuco Canyon thanked the hundreds who staged the massive search for the pair and said he looked forward to seeing for himself that his hiking partner was recovering. "I was so relieved to hear that Kyndall [Jack, 18] was found and will be OK," said Nicolas Cendoya, 19. "I can't wait to see her face-to-face and give her a big hug. I just want to see for myself that she's OK. " Cendoya and Jack, who headed into the scrubby wilds near Rancho Santa Margarita on Easter Sunday, got separated early into their nearly weeklong ordeal, he previously told authorities.
October 22, 2007
Two burros, two llamas and 84 horses took shelter at the Orange County Fairgrounds Monday as wildfires continued to blaze across the region. When the stalls were filled, horses were driven into a large arena together. Not an ideal situation — the animals could become aggressive and fight — but “better than the alternative,” said Mitch Brazeal, an office manager at the fairgrounds equestrian center. “Owners are willing to overlook a few cuts and scrapes under the circumstances,” Brazeal said.
June 24, 2006
DANA POINT ? There are no trade-deadline deals in youth baseball. Fire sales with which to stockpile arms or exchange an aging veteran for the promise of a young prospect are similarly out of the question. So, John Flynn, manager of the Newport Harbor Baseball Assn. Pony 13-year-old All-Stars, has no owner and general manager to meet with and discuss personnel changes. In this league, you play with the kids on the roster. That is the deal. Unfortunately for the Newport Harbor squad, this year's roster does not come with much experience on the mound.
April 4, 2013
Just off Trabuco Canyon Road near the fire station, the wood-porched Trabuco Canyon General Store is an old-fashioned place that sells, among other things, chicken feed. And it smells like it. There, longtime canyon denizens followed the search for two Costa Mesa hikers who had been missing since Sunday from a tiny TV mounted from the ceiling. Russ Thompson, 75, sat perched in a busted, old chair tucked among snacks and supplies. He said his guesses about the fate of Kyndall Jack, 18, and Nicolas Cendoya, 19, were "totally wrong.
March 21, 2013
COSTA MESA — Three Southern Californians advanced to the quarterfinals of the Costa Mesa Pro Classic Thursday, and none of them had an easy ride. Poway's Bradley Klahn, the third seed, won the first set in a tie breaker, 7-6 (2) and the second set, 6-4, dispatching Mitchell Krueger. Trabuco Canyon's Nicholas Meister, after winning a tough three-set match on Wednesday, did the same on Thursday, beating India's top player, Sanam Singh, the seventh seed, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. And Torrance's Jason Jung needed a tiebreaking win in the second set to defeat Chili's Juan Carlos Sanez, 6-3, 7-6 (2)
September 6, 2005
Freda Cozad, 88 A memorial service will be held today in Porterville, Calif., for former Costa Mesa resident Freda Cozad. Mrs. Cozad, born in Oklahoma, lived in Costa Mesa for 33 years with her husband, Ray Cozad. They owned Cozad and Son Welding in Costa Mesa for more than 30 years. The Cozads moved to Springville, Calif., in 1980. Mrs. Cozad died Saturday of a stroke. She was 88 years old. Mrs. Cozad is survived by three children: Fay Acton of Trabuco Canyon; Dennis Cozad of Costa Mesa; Jeff Cozad of Springville, Calif.
August 8, 2004
Sasan Shahi (Laguna Niguel) -- 64 Robert Caton (Huntington Beach) -- 65 Brandon Christianson (Valencia) -- 65 Greg Meyer (Newport Beach) -- 66 Rob Clever (Placentia) -- 66 Breene Murphy (Laguna Beach) -- 66 Ben Miller (Palos Verdes Estates) -- 66 Jeff Thomas (Irvine) -- 67 Sam Morgan (Fullerton) -- 67 Ryan Rindfleisch (Irvine) -- 67 Ed Susolik (Newport Beach) -- 67 Scott Carlyle (Huntington Beach) -- 68 Gordon Frasier (Los Angeles)
September 27, 1999
Elise Gee FYI: BY THE NUMBERS Walkers and runners at Race for the Cure: 25,000 Breast cancer survivors: 1,400 Volunteers: 1,600 Gallons of water served: 4,100, enough for 125,000 paper cups Portable toilets: 140 Balloons: 5,000 Feet of fencing: 5,000 People on the largest team: 1,600 from the U.S. Postal Service Dollars raised: $1.3 million FYI: RESULTS First-place winner, followed by the...
February 17, 2006
AT ISSUE: Should Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents "relax" when it comes to John Wayne Airport expansion issues?You can be sure that Trabuco Canyon resident Douglas K. Blaul doesn't live in Newport Beach ("Relax about John Wayne Airport expansion," Mailbag, Feb. 10). His long-term carping against the planned El Toro airport is an old saw, but his call for clobbering the residents of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa with millions of annual passengers is new. It may be time for pilots departing John Wayne Airport to learn how to take off toward Trabuco Canyon.