Goldenwest Transportation Center, Huntington Beach

Youth Ride Free Bus Pass

The OCTA has announced there are distributing Youth Ride Free bus passes through the schools so approximately 520,000 children between the ages of 6 and 18 years old will be able to ride the bus for free. The program is designed to encourage another generation to use public transportation so they can become the riders […]

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Night Of Lights Drive Through Experience Returning

Last years popular Night Of Lights OC event is returning again to the OC Fair & Events Center starting November 26th and running through January 6th of 2022. The event features a mile long course with over one million lights as well as Christmas trees, holiday themed scenery and displays with special effects, light shows […]

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Geico Sand Sports Super Show

This weekend the biggest dune and dirt sports Expo in the world the Geico Sand Sports Super Show comes to the OC Fair and Event Center. The three day event features the latest in Sand Rails, ATV’s, UTV’s and Slide x Sides as well as accessories and, apparel. Event Hours: Friday September 17th 4 pm to […]

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Portola Coffee At SoCo

In a sea of green and white logo coffee shops from Seattle, Costa Mesa has some really good independent coffee shops that have sprung up in recent years. They might not be on every corner or be in the prime locations around town but if you check them out generally they are well worth visiting. […]

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California Bridal & Wedding Expo

The California Bridal & Wedding Expo is happening this weekend at the OC Fair & Event Center in the Costa Mesa Building. If you are planning a wedding this might be the place to find that perfect wedding gown or reception venue or honeymoon destination. This is also the place if you are looking to […]

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Parks Of Costa Mesa: Wilson

I decided to walk to Wilson Park the over day as its near my work at Harbor & Wilson. Wilson Park is a small local community park at 3.45 acres and although its not huge it does have a play area, barbecues under a shelter as well as one sand volleyball court. The park is […]

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Spacetime Television Concert At The Camp

Tomorrow night is another free concert at the funky outdoor mall The Camp with the popular Spacetime Television returning for concert from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm. The band plays 70’s psychedelic rock inspired music so if that is your thing or you just need an excuse to get out this might be for you. The […]

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Centennial Farm Reopening Week Starts Today

With the OC Fair over for another year things are starting to get back to normal at the Orange County Fairgrounds well as normal as things can be during a pandemic; As part of getting back to normal today is the start of the Centennial Farm Reopening Week an event than runs September 7th until […]

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Share Your Public Event With Our Readers

If you have a public event coming up in Costa Mesa and, want to share it with the readers of Costa Mesa Insider just email me details at mail@costamesainsider.com include a picture if you have one. This is a great way to reach readers right here in Costa Mesa and, the cost for this service […]

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Should Sidewalk Dining End?

During the pandemic many cities allowed restaurants to add tables on the sidewalks and even parking spaces or parking lots to help the businesses mostly restaurants maintain social distancing. By allowing these businesses to do that it helped them stay open and employ staff which with no eating allowed inside for a long time or […]

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