Costa Mesa

Reader Input: ‘Mom’s’ impact profound indeed

Please help me to publicly honor a special woman. We lost contact about 30 years ago. I call her “Mom.” I would call her by her first name, or Mrs. Wagner, but that&rsq ...

Send ABC packing

What do the cities of Auburn, Redding, Elk Grove, Colusa, Rancho Palos Verdes, King City, El Cajon, Escondido, Costa Mesa, Oceanside and Paradise all have in common? A national spe ...

Goodbye Jack LaLanne

If you were a young mother and homemaker in the 1960s and ’70s, it is a safe bet that you came under the spell of Jack LaLanne. As we did our push-ups and jumping jacks, he was ...

Fast Fridays live up to their name

Every Friday night a crowd gathers to watch a group of daring riders roar around an eighth-of-a-mile dirt track where they can reach speeds up to 60 mph. Kids cover their ears as ...