Two OCC students found dead on campus

Two Orange Coast College students were found dead in a housing facility on the Costa Mesa campus, and their deaths may have been from drug overdoses, it was reported Thursday morning.

West Nile mosquitoes found in Costa Mesa

Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials have found the first sample of mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus in Costa Mesa, prompting another warning on Wednesday to residents to help with the battle against the pests by tipping out stagnant water around their homes and using insect repellant.  

South Coast Plaza reopens in Costa Mesa

The giant South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa will reopen Monday, along with many Southern California indoor malls amid a relaxation of some of the state's restrictions.

Costa Mesa campaign to encourage face-coverings or city may impose fines

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Costa Mesa is part of a county-wide initiative to encourage people to wear masks.“We are begging you, wear your face masks,” says Mayor Katrina Foley. “This is no big deal. It is a simple face covering but it will save people’s lives.