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  1. Former soccer star Eddie Lewis opens Costa Mesa training centerRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Wave

    Back when Eddie Lewis played college soccer at UCLA, before Major League Soccer and the U.S. World Cup team came calling, he used to hurl tennis balls against a wall in a parking garage and practice controlling the ricochets with his feet. Later, as a member of the MLS' San Jose Clash, the Cerritos native practiced a similar drill with a tennis ball launcher.

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  2. Trade group promotes O.C. as clean-tech hubRead the original story

    Sunday | The Wave

    Ladera Ranch's EmiSense Technologies, Santa Ana's MelRok, Costa Mesa's Biix and Irvine's Phoenix Energy Technologies were all about making buildings smarter with energy-efficiency software. "Orange County is a hub," Gregory Trimarche, chairman of the trade group CleanTech OC, told some 200 executives, academics and government officials at its annual gathering and expo in Irvine this month.

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  3. O.C. board to host Common Core debatesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Wave

    On Monday, the board will host the first public hearing from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Orange County Department of Education's headquarters, 200 Kalmus Drive in Costa Mesa. The second one will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 17. The new Common Core standards, developed by a national consortium, are meant to help students put to use the knowledge they gain in classes in real life.

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  4. Editorial: Ming for O.C. Supervisor, District 5Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Wave

    The contest to fill the Orange County Supervisor, District 5, seat being vacated by Supervisor Pat Bates - who is termed out and now running for state Senate - features Laguna Niguel Councilman Robert Ming and Dana Point Councilwoman Lisa Bartlett, who is currently serving as mayor. Both candidates describe themselves as fiscally conservative, but we endorse Robert Ming because we found him to be more compelling and knowledgeable about difficult issues such as pension reform and budget management.

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  5. Costa Mesa school goes all out for California ShakeOutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Wave

    Third-graders dove under desks as rumbling sounds, mirroring those made by earthquakes, played over loudspeakers at College Park Elementary School Thursday morning. Students also practiced their "drop, cover and hold on" techniques as part of the Great California Shakeout, a mass earthquake drill that an estimated 10.32 million were expected to take part in.

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  6. Customer service moves to the front of the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Orange County Register

    Costa Mesa residents Luz Hatch, left, and Moises Romo apply for Macy's jobs, Hatch in customer service and Romo in food services. As holiday customers expect more from their shopping experiences, retailers are responding by covering all their bases: adding more workers, beefing up customer service training and hiring more distribution center workers to handle online orders.

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  7. Here's what your candidates for Costa Mesa City Council have to say about top issuesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Wave

    In 18 days, two Costa Mesa City Council seats will be up for grabs, and locals will flood the polls to choose who represents them. For residents still undecided about which of the eight candidates will best represent their interests, here is a quick primer - a rundown of a few of the most important issues facing the council and how each candidate intends to address the matter, if elected.

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  8. Tustin news briefs: Playground bids, Ripple Kids moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Tustin News

    The report also said that once construction is complete, Centennial Park will feature a club house theme while Laurel Glen Park will receive five new fitness stations. Following the approval for bids, the city will allow for advertisements of the contract until Nov. 9. The final decision of a contract award will be made on Dec. 2. Tustin's Ripple Kids are looking to help their community by inviting people to join their "Ripple Kids in Action Event" at SoCo in Costa Mesa on Sunday.

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  9. School board candidates talk marketing, retaining studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Wave

    Candidates for the three contested seats in the Newport Mesa Unified School District election in November battled it out during a candidate debate Oct. 8. About 40 audience members watched six of seven candidates seeking to represent Costa Mesa schools toss out ideas for keeping students in the district, helping underperforming schools and keeping the district in good financial standing. The debate was hosted by the Mesa Verde Community Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on improving the Mesa Verde neighborhood.

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  10. Editorial: Dana Rohrabacher for Congress, 48th DistrictRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Wave

    In the 48th congressional district, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, the Costa Mesa Republican, stands for reelection against Democratic challenger Sue Savary, a first-time office-seeker, whom the incumbent bested in their June primary by a nearly 3-to-1 margin. We think Ms.

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  11. Christmas in October: South Coast Plaza gets its 96-foot treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Orange County Register

    A towering tincture of Christmas rose high above Costa Mesa Tuesday morning when a 96-foot, 10-ton white fir was hoisted into place at Town Center Park, across the street from South Coast Plaza. The massive evergreen is the first Christmas tree of the season to be displayed at a Southern California shopping center, organizers said.

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  12. Letters: Voter ID laws don't limit voting rightsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | The Wave

    COSTA MESA, Christopher Winkler : Contrary to claims about voter ID laws, identification doesn't limit ability to vote ["High courts restore law limiting North Carolina vote" [News, Oct. 9]. To parrot nonsense claiming it does is hogwash.

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  13. Judge: San Juan can keep pumping water from golf course wellRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The Orange County Register

    San Juan Capistrano can continue to pump water from the San Juan Hills Golf Club as lawyers prepare for a trial that's nearly a year away. Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter Wilson on Friday rejected a request from golf club lawyers that the city be barred from using the San Juan Basin well that the club uses for irrigation, saying he didn't see evidence that the pumping is adversely affecting the golf course.

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  14. Man sentenced in fatal Garden Grove collisionRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The Wave

    A 22-year-old Costa Mesa man was sentenced to five years probation Friday for a 2012 head-on collision in Garden Grove that killed another driver, authorities said. Tyler Bevington Sullivan pleaded guilty on July 30 to one felony count of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, according to a statement from the Orange County District Attorney's Office.

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  15. 'Racism' cited in chancellor exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Orange County Register

    Andrew Jones, chancellor of the Coast Community College District, speaks about the power and importance of innovation in education and the benifits of evolving technology during a Launchpad luncheon at the district's Costa Mesa headquarters Friday. //ADDITIONAL INFO: cu.onlineconference.0909 - 9/6/13 - PHOTO BY JOSHUA SUDOCK, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER -- Gene Wade, an evangelist for distance learning and digital education innovations in general and is the founder of University Now, an internet-based college, was invited to be the keynote speaker during a Coast Community College District luncheon at the district's Costa Mesa headquarters Friday.

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  16. Tricks, lies and shakedowns hound Costa Mesa coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Orange County Register

    AARP suggests people wait at least 24 hours before they make a decision. Everybody wants to believe that they have won, but think about it.

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  17. Bred at the Gem, stage royalty returns to historic theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Orange County Register

    When: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays until Nov. 2 Cost: $40 for the opening night gala on Saturday; $25, general admission; $20, seniors more than 60 years of age; and $10 for student rush tickets two hours before Thursday and Friday performances The floors: she's swept them. The box office: she's sold tickets from that cozy cavern.

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  18. YMCA obstacle course to open with debateRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Wave

    The announcement of the Playpen, a military-style obstacle course at the Newport-Mesa YMCA in Newport Beach, spurred debate and controversy because of a 48-foot tall wall that blocks part of the view to the Upper Newport Bay. The area in dispute, a third of an acre on the YMCA property, had been barren for five years before the course was built last month.

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  19. Pumpkin FestivalRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Current

    Hundreds converged on Goat Hill Junction at Fairview Park Saturday and Sunday to ring in the fall season at the Costa Mesa Scarecrow and Pumpkin Festival. A historic city tradition dating back to the 1930s, the two-day event featured pumpkin-picking, train and firetruck rides, face painting and plenty of food.

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  20. Would you pay $200 for this meal? AnQi promises indulgent feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Orange County Register

    Tasting menus are a dime a dozen in Orange County. But how many extravagant coursed dinners offer face time with the restaurant's owner, culinary talent and sommelier in an intimate, orchid-filled dining room? That's where AnQi at South Coast Plaza hopes to make its mark with the introduction of GourMonday.

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