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Costa Mesa

Chihuahua in a Suitcase

Ana Garcia | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Ana Garcia

I am a bit of a snob. I like nice hotels with great food and luxurious spas, so does my Chihuahua, Jacob. Finding a hotel that will take us both, isn't always easy. Jacob's actually more down to earth than I am, and not because he's lower to the ground.

South Coast Plaza is a Shopping Mecca!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Any new shop intrigues me, so you will understand why I enjoy spending time at the most amazing shopping center in the world. It's South Cost Plaza in the city of Costa Mesa, which is about an hour down the 405 Freeway from my home in Beverly Hills.

Weekend of Theatre in Southland Proves Unforgettable

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

From innovative, enormous productions like War Horse, to fun, well-acted and crafted smaller productions like Around the World in 80 Days, theatre is alive and well in the Southland right now, so get to a play soon.

Orange County Supervisors Misled by Health Care Agency on Laura's Law

DJ Jaffe | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles
DJ Jaffe

Misinforming the Board of Supervisors could be deadly for two groups of Orange County residents: those with severe mental illness and those without.

William Alden

Municipal M&A: Budget Woes May Force Cities To Combine

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 06.22.2011 | Business

As cities grapple with continuing declines in revenue, some are considering merging with other strapped localities or sharing services in a bid to...

Critics Suffer For Art Too

latimes.com | March 30, 2011 | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa cannot be ignored. Neither, alas, can the 405. In recent days, for instance, the Vienna Philharmon...

Classical Music Review: Beethoven Comes to Costa Mesa

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

The Pacific Symphony deserves a story all its own. While the Los Angeles Philharmonic has noticeably aged, the PSO mixes experience with youthful energy in a way that seems forever young.

Samuel Herr Murder: Police Find Severed Head

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Authorities searching a Long Beach park found the final missing body part – a severed head – believed to belong to a c...

Costa Mesa at War Again

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Something funny happened on my way to Costa Mesa this week. The plateau by the coast declared itself a sanctuary for intolerance and bigotry.

Working Wardrobes Helps Unemployed Dress To Impress

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The CEO of Working Wardrobes, Jerri Rosen, says that employers take about six seconds to make a quick judgment call on a potential employee during an ...

Obama On AIG Bonuses: "I'll Take Responsibility"

Wall Street Journal | LAURA MECKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama said he will take the blame for bonuses being paid at American International Group Inc. if it will settle an intense finger poi...