Month: August 2021

ten dollars with inscription and building

The Other Dollar Store Rite Aid

In Costa Mesa when you think of dollar stores the first that come to mind might be the 99 cent store or maybe Dollar Tree but there is another option. Rite Aid apart from being a pharmacy also has a big dollar item section. Rite Aid has a selection of dollar items such as trash […]

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Orange Coast College Requires Vaccines

The Coast College District has announced that its requiring Covid-19 vaccines for all its students and, staff at all its campuses including Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. The other campuses in the district Golden West College in Huntington Beach and Coastline College will also have the same requirement. The new announcement affects approximately 30,000 […]

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OC Fair Attendance Hits One Million

The recently ended Orange County Fair has announced that attendance for its twenty three days was over one million at 1,055,770 which is amazing considering the limited capacity as well as the requirement for buying tickets in advance. The slightly smaller OC Fair because of the pandemic also sold out for 16 of its 23 […]

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OC Bus Lowers Fares Through November

Right now the OCTA has started a program with lower bus fares to encourage riders to return to OC Bus after ridership levels dipped because of COVID-19. The Welcome Back Fare Reduction Program was paid for with cap and, trade funding from the State of California  The discounted fares are $40 for a 30 day pass which […]

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Electric Bike Company Giga Factory Opening

This is a website for the residents and visitors to Costa Mesa, one thing i always want to do is explore local businesses I’m especially interested in things that are built in Costa Mesa. One such company is the Electric Bike Company which is having the grand opening of its giga factory this weekend in […]

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OC Fair Comes To An End

After a month of sold out days the Orange County Fair came to an end Sunday so we will have to wait another year for strange but good fair food, carnival rides, animals and entertainment at this annual Costa Mesa community event. Last years OC Fair was a virtual only event because of the pandemic […]

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Hank Williams JR Concert

You might be ready for some football but if you want to see Hank Williams Jr in concert you will soon have your chance as he is making a concert stop at the Pacific Amthipheatre in Costa Mesa next month. The concert happens Thursday September 23 rd at 7:30 pm with tickets still available at […]

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Food: The Straw Modern Milkshakes

I had wanted to check out The Straw a place at Fairview and Wilson that just sells high quality milkshakes. The concept was interesting and, I was at the nearby Target so I figured a good time to check it out. When you walk in there is a binder on the small table by the […]

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Former K Mart To Become At Home Store

The former K Mart store at Harbor and Wilson is currently under going a remodel to turn the location in to a At Home home furnishings store which is due to open in October. The location was the site of the last remaining K Mart in Orange County until its close a few months ago. […]

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