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Bomb squad detonates explosive device found on Costa Mesa lawn

COSTA MESA  An explosive device was detonated by the Orange County Sheriff Department’s bomb squad Sunday, June 18, after it was found on the front lawn of a Costa Mesa home, police said.

Costa Mesa police officers were called to the 900 block of Darrell Street at around 6 p.m. after the homeowner discovered what appeared to be a firework-looking device wrapped in plastic with an exposed fuse, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Matt Selinske.

The bomb squad arrived and blew the device up inside a bomb-proof container, Selinske said.

The incident and the device remain under investigation by the bomb squad

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/06/18/bomb-squad-detonates-explosive-device-found-on-costa-mesa-lawn/
Date: 1497862145

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How Costa Mesa became Orange County’s capital of cool

Costa Mesa councilman’s request city oppose ‘santuary state’ bill

COSTA MESA – The city decided against publically opposing a so-called “Sanctuary State” bill making its way through the state legislature after drawing the ire of critics several years ago when it made clear undocumented immigrants were not welcome in the city.

Allan Mansoor, widely known for his tough stance on illegal immigration, said Senate Bill 54 would release violent offenders in the country illegally onto the streets and restrict law enforcement officials from doing their jobs.

If passed, the bill would limit immigration enforcement cooperation between federal authorities and local and state law enforcement agencies.

Under the terms, it would prohibit state and local law

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/20/costa-mesa-councilmans-request-city-oppose-santuary-state-bill/
Date: 1492727809

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15 things to do in Orange County this weekend (April 21-23)

Spring is in full swing and there are film festivals, steam and STEAM events, live music and an Earth Day celebration. Not to mention the second weekend of Coachella . Here are our picks for the weekend.

ALL WEEKEND

COACHELLA WEEKEND 2: Going to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend? Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead are back for another weekend. Plus, there’s the art, the food, the Do Lab, the Coachella vibes and more. Get news, photos, set times, schedules and more at our Coachella 2017 page .

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL: The Newport Beach Film Festival

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/20/15-things-to-do-in-orange-county-this-weekend-april-21-23/
Date: 1492727796

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