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  1. Fountain Valley woman drowns in hotel poolRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Wave

    COSTA MESA A 57-year-old Fountain Valley woman died early Saturday after drowning in a motel pool Friday evening, according to the Orange County Coroner's Office. Suzanne Fisher was swimming in the pool at the Vagabond Inn in the 3500 block of Harbor Boulevard when she drowned shortly after 6 p.m., according to the coroner's report.

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  2. Instrument of joyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Wave

    He enjoys the accordion's tremendous projection. 1974 Italo-American Polka King: Patocka bought this instrument to match tones with his mentor Frankie Zeitz's '68 Polka King.

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  3. Rebecca Hall: Firm idea of the future led to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Wave

    After graduating from Chapman University in 1996 with a bachelor's degree in business communications, Rebecca Hall's goal was simple: Find a job. While working internships and jobs, she discovered her passion for public relations but didn't find the work environment she wanted.

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  4. County vector control warns of increased West Nile virus riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Wave

    Report locations of biting mosquitoes, dead birds and abandoned swimming pools, ponds and fountains to the Orange County Vector Control District. 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday: 714-971-2421 or 949-654-2421 While the number of cases of West Nile virus continues to grow, the Orange County Vector Control District has issued a public health advisory, reminding residents about taking necessary precautions and of the warning signs of those who may be infected.

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  5. Costa Mesa approves nearly $25 million employee contractRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Wave

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Sept. 16 met to hear several items, including the second reading of the city's employee union contract and the prezoning ordinance for the annexation of the site known as Santa Ana/Colleen Island.

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  6. Freeway Cities Coalition: Add two more lanes, not toll lanesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Wave

    Caltrans and OCTA are attempting to force toll lanes onto the I-405 Freeway, at your expense, and over your objection. In response, the cities of Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and Westminster remain united to oppose this toll lane proposal.

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  7. Youth race against legends at Costa Mesa SpeedwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Wave

    As Costa Mesa Speedway hosts its 46th consecutive U.S. National Speedway Championship, a couple of hot shots from the junior ranks are preparing to square off against some gray-haired legends of the sport Saturday at the Orange County Fair & Event Center.

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  8. OCTA members toil over I-405 toll lanesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | The Wave

    ORANGE Orange County's top transportation officials clashed with each other Monday on whether to confront state plans to put toll lanes on America's busiest stretch of freeway.

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  9. Coast, rivers and waterways get spruced upRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Orange County Register

    The Costa Mesa resident wasn't surprised at the amount of trash she found on Saturday during Coastal Cleanup Day. She spends a lot of time in Upper Newport Bay running and riding her bike throughout the year.

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  10. The Rev. Greg Boyle to speak at Living Success Center galaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Wave

    What: Living Success Center's 20th gala with guest speaker the Rev. Greg Boyle, an auction, and the American Christian punk band Undercover.

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  11. Moving beyond the mallRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Wave

    But if you're searching for something unique, you might have a better chance at shopping centers that provide a collection of shops that are different from mainstream mall fare. Some of these non-mall centers serve as incubators for startups and are known for shops that offer artisanal goods or locally designed items not easily found outside O.C. Nothing says unconventional shopping more than the original anti-mall, The Lab, and its collection of alternative shops on Bristol Street in Costa Mesa.

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  12. French's Pastry BakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Wave

    Now with four locations, the bakery has tasty cakes, pastries and cookies that have captivated the taste buds of locals since the first store opened in Costa Mesa in 1965. The signature pastry is the Wagon Wheel it's a large, tasty danish, pizza-sized and filled with fruit, chocolate or cheese.

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  13. Fountain Valley BodyworksRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | The Wave

    Located in the heart of Orange County, Fountain Valley Bodyworks is accessible to surrounding communities such as Santa Ana, Costa Mesa and Irvine. It also has a smaller, express location on Euclid Street.

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  14. Hi-Time Wine CellarsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | The Wave

    Hi-Time, O.C.'s most beloved and famous wine, beer and spirits store, opened in 1957 at 17th and Irvine in Costa Mesa and moved to its present location in 1984. It contains one of the largest temperature-controlled wine cellars in the U.S., a subterranean warren filled with a huge inventory of foreign and domestic bottles.

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  15. Local surfer dominates SlaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Wave

    Dates: The waiting period for the contest runs through Sept. 20. Organizers make a call each morning whether or not to run.

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  16. Costa Mesa council discusses city employee contractRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Wave

    The Costa Mesa City Council heard several issues on Sept. 2 , including the a new city employee contract, a discussion regarding the annexation of Colleen Island and plans for two new fire stations in the city.

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  17. Woodbridge Invitational seedings announcedRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Wave

    PrepCalTrack.com editor and reporter Rich Gonzalez has announced the teams that will compete in the sweepstakes and rated races at this year's Woodbridge Invitational, which will take place Sept. 19-20 at the Great Park in Irvine.

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  18. 2 men flee from stolen car crashed into Costa Mesa homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Wave

    Police are searching for two males seen fleeing from a stolen vehicle that crashed late Tuesday night into a Costa Mesa home. Police received a call around 11:40 p.m. that a 2000 gray Ford Fusion had struck a home, Manley said.

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  19. 'Cal Bear Bandit' robs Costa Mesa grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Wave

    The "Cal Bear Bandit" is believed to have struck at a bank branch in a Costa Mesa grocery store on Monday morning, the third Orange County hold-up to which the serial robber has been linked. The robbery was reported shortly after 9 a.m. at the Bank of America in a Vons market in the 2700 block of Harbor Boulevard, when a man walked up to a teller and handed her a paper note indicating that he was robbing the bank and that he had a handgun and an explosive device, according to a Costa Mesa police statement.

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  20. 33-pound cat, Little Dude, succumbs to size, illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | The Wave

    The 33-pound cat that made headlines because of his massive size, died Saturday of pneumonia-related complications, said Angela Jackson-Brunning, who had been fostering Little Dude at her Costa Mesa home while he waited to be adopted. He was 10. Little Dude's passing weighed heavily on Jackson-Brunning's heart, she explained; the two had shared a special connection.

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