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  1. Most Influential 2014: Leonard ChanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wave

    Bio: Unhappy with the stressful dot-com world, Chan left his IT gig in 2009 to open California Shabu-Shabu in Costa Mesa. Three years later, he opened Iron Press, a gourmet waffle shop with a craft beer bar .

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  2. Most Influential 2014: Todd DeShields SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wave

    Bio: Born in Virginia and schooled in North Carolina, Smith is one of the few museum directors whose training is in art history and museum curation as opposed to business. He spent six years as executive director of the Tampa Museum of Art in Florida, where he oversaw that museum's relocation.

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  3. Woman robbed at gunpoint at Costa Mesa ATM; police seek suspectRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Wave

    A 20-year-old woman was robbed by a man with a gun at a drive-up ATM Wednesday afternoon in Costa Mesa. Costa Mesa police are searching for the armed suspect, who confronted the woman in her car outside a Wells Fargo branch at 2970 Harbor Blvd. She had just completed a transaction, and her window was still down when a man pointed a gun at her and demanded $500, "Fearful for her own safety and that of the child with her, the victim complied with the robber's request, however was only able to withdraw $300 from the ATM," Scott said.

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  4. Man shot, killed by police in Costa Mesa was wanted in New Mexico, TexasRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Wave

    Julius L. Pinson, 48, of Costa Mesa was shot in the front yard of an apartment in the 3000 block of Jeffrey Drive around 10:44 p.m. Tuesday by officers serving out-of-state arrest warrants. Officers responding to the apartment identified Pinson, who was wanted under the warrants.

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  5. Boats for $20? At 'Storage Wars' by the sea, anything's possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    Johnny Cizek pulls up to the docks in an inflatable gray dinghy, just minutes before the action starts. Buzzing nearby on wooden walkways are about 50 people looking to pick up a deal, bargain-hunters who have shown up on a recent chilly morning to scour old, beat-up boats that over the past few months have washed up or been abandoned in Newport Harbor.

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  6. Costa Mesa police shoot, kill man while serving warrantsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Current

    The 48-year-old Costa Mesa man's name has not been released. Police and coronor's officers confirmed he was shot in the front yard of an apartment in the 3000 block of Jeffrey Drive around 10:44 p.m. Officers responding the apartment identified the suspect wanted under the warrants.

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  7. Costa Mesa to craft marijuana ordinance, delays pot initiative vote until 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wave

    Keep it civil and stay on topic. No profanity, vulgarity, racial slurs or personal attacks.

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  8. Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to council members for...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Wave

    Costa Mesa City CEO Tom Hatch and interim Police Chief Rob Sharpnack issued a joint statement Monday night, apologizing to three councilmen who prosecutors say were harassed and illegally tracked in 2012 by two private investigators working for a law firm hired by the local police union. "We are sorry that Mayor Steve Mensinger, Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer and Councilmember Gary Monahan and their families were put in this unacceptable situation," the statement reads.

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  9. Editorial: Costa Mesa debates medical pot measuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Wave

    Costa Mesa's City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to consider a trio of proposed medical marijuana ordinances, two of them citizen-driven ballot initiatives that were certified by the city clerk in October. The third proposal was crafted by the city.

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  10. Alum finds her way with 'Roadtrip Nation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Wave

    "You're in the early chapters of your life's book. Keep writing the stories and keep telling the stories to others ... Put yourself in uncomfortable positions of learning and experiences and situations and people ... When you look in the mirror and you reflect back, ensure ... that you're proud of the decisions you're making and the kind of person you are."

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  11. OC Pearl Harbor survivors' chapter ends, but stories not forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Wave

    Just three Pearl Harbor survivors could attend what they sadly knew would be the final meeting of their Orange County chapter on Sunday at the American Legion Post 716 hall. Each veteran is in his 90s, spry and sharp, both in memory and wit.

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  12. OC Fair & Event Center gets new CEORead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Wave

    Longtime event and convention executive Kathy Kramer is the new CEO of the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. Keep it civil and stay on topic.

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  13. Letters: No end in sight for America's multiple warsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Wave

    DANA POINT, Milt Rouse : How many times are we going to get excited reading that the missions in Afghanistan or Iraq are ending ["U.S. general shares misgivings as Afghanistan mission ends," News, Dec. 9]? This issue seems to be an endless loop. It ends, but it doesn't end.

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  14. Tupperware maven Dixie Longate is sealing the dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Wave

    Dixie Longate performs in the off-Broadway hit show "Dixie's Tupperware Party" on Wednesday night at the Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa. What's not to like about having a few hundred fans laughing at your stories and buying up your Tupperware? That's right, it's a stage show and a Tupperware party.

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  15. Union Market coming to Mission Viejo's Kaleidoscope mall in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Wave

    A high-end marketplace featuring more than a dozen restaurants and boutiques is slated to open at the Kaleidoscope shopping center in the spring. Newport Beach couple Russell and Andrea Young leased a 27,800-square-foot anchor space to open Union Market Mission Viejo, which will house a food hall and gourmet food and boutique retailers, much like a mall within a mall.

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  16. Christmas can be seen in a peaceful ending to a police standoffRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Wave

    Do you want to know what Christmas is really like? All trees and lights and shopping and fruitcakes and awkward family dinners and company parties aside? It's like this: I have a friend who's a police officer. The other day a suspect barricaded himself in a house and wouldn't come out.

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  17. Firefighters battle blaze at Old Navy store in Costa MesaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Wave

    Emergency personnel are responding to a working fire at the Old Navy store at 901 S. Coast Dr. in Costa Mesa, according to dispatchers.

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  18. Tour highlights Costa Mesa homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Wave

    Costa Mesa residents were given that chance Dec. 4 during a Costa Mesa High School Foundation fundraiser that allowed locals to tour four of the city's architecturally or historically significant houses. The nonprofit's inaugural Home for the Holidays Tour showcased houses in each of the city's four quadrants to raise money for on-campus capital projects, student programs, school supplies and equipment.

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  19. Jack Wu: The dangers of voter apathyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Wave

    If you live in the cities of Garden Grove or Costa Mesa, Election Day took a little longer to finish up then normal. After the recount, newly elected Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen beat five-term incumbent Mayor Bruce Broadwater in Garden Grove by 15 votes out of over 29,000 cast.

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  20. Costa Mesa man arrested after car jumps curb, slams into garageRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Wave

    A man was arrested Tuesday morning after his vehicle slammed into the garage of a Costa Mesa home, police said. Julio Romero-Hernandez, 24, of Costa Mesa was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence, Officer Darren Wood, a traffic investigator for the Costa Mesa Police Department, said.

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