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Hospitals & Health Care
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Camping Facilities
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Tennis & Volleyball Courts
Costa Mesa Shopping & Services
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Senior Services
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Living in Costa Mesa
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Helpful Information & Phone Numbers

EMERGENCY SERVICES

For Emergencies: Dial 911
Non-emergency information: 949-770-6011

Police Department:
Costa Mesa Police
99 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA. 92626

phone: 714-754-5280

Fire Department:
Costa Mesa Fire Department
77 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa
phone: 714-
754-5106

POST OFFICE LOCATIONS


Costa Mesa Main Office
1590 Adams Ave

Mesa Center
2230 Fairview Rd

Phone: (800) ASK-USPS

UTILITIES

Cable TV:
Time Warner 1-888-892-2253

Telephone service:
AT&T 800-310-2355

Gas:
Southern California Gas 800-427-2200

Electricity:
Southern California Edison 800-655-4555

Trash collection:
Costa Mesa Disposal, 949-645-8400

Water:
Mesa Consolidated Water District, 949-631-1200

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Education

PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Costa Mesa public schools are served by:


Newport-Mesa Unified School District
Phone: 714-424-5000

Coast Community College District
Phone: 714-438-4600

Vanguard University
714-556-3610

For more information on Orange County Education, please visit our education page

Preschools in Costa Mesa

Child Development Centers

Our preschool programs develop and grow school readiness skills leading to success in school and beyond. Our curriculum provides a balance of child discovery and teacher guidance and is aligned with the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks and the K–12 content standards. Our literacy and math curricula are research based and developmentally sequenced. The teacher led activities actively engage children in concept development and skill building experiences.

Half and Full Day Programs are available. Schedule a tour to learn more. Available Now - Free part-day program for those that qualify. No fees required.

Costa Mesa Private Schools

Christ Lutheran Church & School
Preschool - 8th grade
"Providing a firm foundation for spiritual growth, sound education, and genuine friendship"

Christ Lutheran School offers an honors level or above education in a co-ed day school. We have 300 students in grades kindergarten through eight as well as a preschool, and a before-school and after-school care program. Mr. Richard Nordmeyer, Principal

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Page Academy
Infant - 8th grade

Founded in 1908, Page Academy is a nonsectarian, coeducational private school with three locations in the Orange County and Los Angeles area. Since our founding more than 100 years ago our mission has never wavered; Page offers preschool with potty training program, extended hours, summer program and advanced curriculum to provide the best student and family centered education to our communities. Page has an elite team of teachers and administrators, small class sizes, progressive curriculum and innovative resources to help young minds and imaginations thrive.

Art Classes

School of Art
Located across from South Coast Plaza
Fine Art Classes for All Ages

School of Art is a fun, creative, and educational program that is sure to bring out the artist in you. Students receive individual instruction in a small group setting and can choose from a variety of mediums including: Pastel, Charcoal, Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic etc. We provide monthly classes for kids, teens and adults from beginner to advanced; with a creative and relaxing environment for you to explore and build your artistic abilities.

Sign up for a FREE lesson today! Click link above or call (714) 795-1331

Summer Camps

South Coast Repertory's Summer Theatre Workshop

A two-week program for new students that allows children and teens to unlock their creative imaginations. Join a faculty of enthusiastic teachers as together they explore voice, movement, creative dramatics, play-making, and character development. Build self-esteem and confidence as part of SCR's exciting summer program.

This is an excellent opportunity to explore the dramatic arts!

714-708-5577

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Hospitals & Health Care

HOSPITALS

Nearby medical treatment:

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
Hospital Phone: 714-378-7000
9920 Talbert Ave, Fountain Valley

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center is the only not-for-profit hospital located in the Fountain Valley/Huntington Beach community. We are a full-service, acute care facility offering a wide range of specialty services including an award-winning emergency department, the MemorialCare Cancer Institute and MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast, MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, the Center for Childbirth, the MemorialCare Imaging Center at Orange Coast and the MemorialCare Center for Obesity at Orange Coast.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Phone: 949-764-HOAG
One Hoag Drive, Newport Beach

Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
Phone: 714-979-1211
17100 Euclid Ave., Fountain Valley, 92708

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Parks & Recreation

 

Camping & RV facilities

Orange County Fair & Exposition Center

Individual camping along with RVs and trailers in the Orange County Fairgrounds. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash at all times and are to stay within the campground only.

Facilities
RV hookups
Dump station

88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: (714) 708-1500

Dog Parks

Costa Mesa Bark Park
CMBP is a two-acre fenced off-leash park in the City of Costa Mesa. The park has a separate area for small, elderly and disabled dogs. Facilities include double-gated entrance, parking, trees, benches, water dispensers for the dogs, dog waste bags and restroom.

Hours:
The Park is open from dawn to 9:00PM, Thursday through Tuesday. It is closed all day every Wednesday for park maintenance.

Location:
The Park is located on the corner of Arlington Avenue and Newport Boulevard in TeWinkle Park, across the street from the Orange County Fairgrounds Equestrian Center.

Information:
949-733-4101

Equestrian - Training & Clubs

Sabo Eventing

Sabo Eventing and Newport Mesa Riding Center is your location for excellence in horsemanship. With over 30 years of experience from the beginner through the Olympic level we provide a professional and well organized environment. If you are just beginning your journey into the world of horses or ready to compete at the highest level we have a program suited for you and. all ages are welcome. We specialize in the sport of Eventing which requires a through understanding of Dressage, Jumping and Cross Country. We provide not only the training in these areas but travel regularly to competitions when our riders progress to that level.

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Newport Mesa Pony Club

A member of the United States Pony Clubs, Inc., association. Pony Club is not just about ponies. The name has its roots in the associations origins in Britain where all horses ridden by children were called ponies regardless of their size. The basic principles promoted and maintained through Pony Club a have produced countless Olympic riders. Pony Club develops character, leadership, confidence and a sense of community through a program that teaches the care of horses and ponies, riding and mounted sports. Simply put, if you want your child to really understand horses and riding Pony Club is your only choice. Take the time to visit our website and that of our national organization. We have trainers for all levels and school horses that are selected to give your child a proper start.

Little League / Youth Baseball

District 62 - North / West Orange County Little Leage
District 62 serves the cities of Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Midway City and Westminster. Website includes boundry lines, links to specific north Orange County Little League teams, challenger division, age charts and tournament information.

Rock Climbing

Rockreation

Rockreation has been a local resource for the climbing community for training and education for over twenty years. Within our walls we have grown as the sport of rock climbing developed from a little-known activity to an internationally appreciated sport for kids and adults enjoyed at various levels of difficulty.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-556-7625

Tennis & Volleyball Courts

Tewinkle Park

Beautiful park with it's showcase lake and waterfall.
For the tennis enthusiats, there are 12 tennis courts. Volleyball courts also available

LOCATION:
970 Arlington
Costa Mesa
City of Costa Mesa - (714) 754-5223

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Community Services

Child Support Services

Orange County Department of Child Support Services
Watch ‘Em Soar

Orange County Child Support Services partners with parents to make a difference in the lives of families we serve. Our program aims to help parents achieve self-sufficiency and support children by establishing and enforcing child support orders in an effective and efficient manner while providing a well-rounded range of community resources.

Our services include:
• Obtaining, collecting and changing child support
• Obtaining medical insurance
• Financial accounting and payment processing
• Online access to case information

Click link above to learn more.

Costa Mesa Libraries

Costa Mesa / Donald Dungan Branch
1855 Park Ave., Costa Mesa
949-646-8845

Offers:
Internet stations, Wireless access, Adult, Teen, and Children's materials, Spanish language materials

Mesa Verde Branch Library
2969 Mesa Verde Drive Costa Mesa, CA. 92626
714-546-5274

Offers:
Serving the Northern section of the city, this branch offers an active Children's program in place, along with a well-utilized Vietnamese Collection. The library also houses a collection of books in Spanish

Costa Mesa Technology Library
2263 Fairview Rd. Ste. A
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
714-754-4431

Offers:
Along with computer training sessions, this branch houses technology-related books and magazines, as well as children and young adult paperbacks.

Senior Services

Community Transportation Services - Senior Mobility Program

The Senior Mobility Program (SMP) provides transportation services to seniors in 17 participating cities, the Vietnamese Community of Orange County in Santa Ana and the Korean-American Senior Association in Garden Grove. Thanks to SMP, seniors can take trips to community centers, meal programs, medical appointments and shopping centers. Under the program, participating cities are eligible to receive funds and vehicles from OCTA to help design and operate a transit program that best fits the needs of older adults in their communities.

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Comfort Keepers
In-Home Care

Comfort Keepers of Orange, California provides a full range of in-home care services and safety technology solutions for seniors in the area who may need a little extra help with their day-to-day activities. These services include medication management, post-hospital support, emergency response systems, incidental transportation and more. The goal of these services is to help seniors maintain their independence while leading healthy lives in the comfort of their own home.

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Karlton Residential Care Center

A licensed 70-bed care center located in Orange County, designed for elderly persons requiring assisted living due to Alzheimer's Disease or other related disorders.

Services include 24-hour care and supervision, Hospice Care, activities 7 days per week which includes Adult Education.

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Legal Services

Bail Bonds:

Angels
Agents are standing by to assist you 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

This family-owned bail bond company has been helping their neighbors all over the state of California get loved ones out of jail since 1958. Compassionate, professional Bail experts know the ins and outs of each jail in the Orange County, and are pros at helping first time defendants post bail for charges from DWIs to Domestic Violence. Their affordable bail bonds service includes fast, easy approval for signature bonds, flexible financing options and no documentation if you’re a homeowner. Their team of bail bond agents are highly trained, knowledgeable professionals with decades of experience working with the intricacies of the California bail bonds industry.

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Premiere Bail Bonds
"A Better Way Out"

A full service bail bond company where you will always be treated in a professional courteous manner. Our agents are highly trained at solving bail related problems. We are on the Board of the CA Bail Agents Association and have obtained the highest level of education and licensing a bail agent can receive. On calling, you will be connected to a live Bail Agent immediately who will answer all of your questions and assist you with your bail bond needs.

Family & Child Legal Services

Orange County Department of Child Support Services
Watch ‘Em Soar

Orange County Child Support Services partners with parents to make a difference in the lives of families we serve. Our program aims to help parents achieve self-sufficiency and support children by establishing and enforcing child support orders in an effective and efficient manner while providing a well-rounded range of community resources.

Our services include:
• Obtaining, collecting and changing child support
• Obtaining medical insurance
• Financial accounting and payment processing
• Online access to case information

Click link above to learn more about our legal services offered.

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Living in Costa Mesa

Day Spas in Costa Mesa

Skin Care & Body by Shila
The Art Of Looking Good - Corrective Skin Care Services

Numerous services are offered at Skin Care & Body by Shila! Shila performs a variety of skin care services including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and medical skin treatments. Along with skin care, she also specializes in numerous permanent cosmetic procedures, Acne Treatments, Body Sculpting, Permanent Make Up, Painless Brazilian Waxing, Lash and Eyebrow Tinting or Eyelash Perming.

Meeting & Event Facilities

Business Expo Center
OC's Premier Event Venue

Looking for an affordable and flexible Venue for your event?

We provide meeting rooms and event space for small to large groups, with professional event planning services for Business meetings, Conferences, Trade Shows, Sports Events, Banquets, Wedding Receptions and Private Parties. Whether you are having a business or social event, our goal is to meet your budget and exceed your expectations.

Discover the benefits and savings, See us online or Call (714) 978-9000.

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Costa Mesa Marriott
Costa Mesa
All-Suites Hotel in the Heart of Orange County

Costa Mesa Marriott offers 3,200 square feet of event space highlighted by the ballroom which is perfect for weddings and special events of up to 120 guests. For smaller, more intimate functions, we offer two excellent breakout rooms. Whether you are traveling for business, pleasure or planning an event, the Costa Mesa Marriott Hotel will exceed your expectations.

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Hilton Orange County / Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa

Discover Costa Mesa's largest hotel with over 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting space complete with 30 breakout rooms featuring two outdoor private terraces. From 5 to 1,200 guests, let our onsite conference service staff and audio visual team collaborate in exceptional menu selection and innovative event technology. We offer the perfect space for your group, coupled with an incomparable level of service to supersede the greatest of expectations.

Party Locations:

PressPlay Parties
Located in Costa Mesa
Music Video Party

Making a music video is an unforgettable way for you and your guests to celebrate! All you have to do is pick a song, bring some friends, and come ready to rock! Our crew will guide everyone through fun activities to create a unique music video. Come to our studio and get the red carpet treatment for you and your guests! Or we can bring the film crew to you for an exciting ‘on location’ party. All participants will receive a digital copy of the final production.

Places of Worship

The Crossing Church

The Crossing is a place where we accept people as they are. Regardless of your background, you are welcome here. Come just as you are; you don't need to know anything about God, the Bible, church or Christianity. We welcome people who don't have it all figured out, who may have questions or even doubts about faith. We are happy to have you with us!

Weekend Church Services:
Sat @ 5:30pm, Sun @ 9:15 & 11:15am
- Children's programming nursery thru 5th grade at all services
- Jr High programming at all services
- High School meets on Wed @ 6:30pm

2115 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
949.645.5050

Costa Mesa Real Estate Service

Coastal Real Estate Group
Over 30 years of experience in the Orange County Real Estate market

Coastal Real Estate Group - your best resource for information on buying and selling real estate in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point as well as the surrounding areas of Orange County. Their website is synced with MLS every 15 minutes to make sure that you can get the most up to date information available. With this advanced search technology, you can view listings, or be ensured that your own home is sold in reasonable time and for top dollar.

Phone (949) 371-8006

Storage Solutions

Magellan RV/Boat Storage

With three locations to store your recreational vehicles, boats and specialty vehicles. Magellan storage provides safety, convenient hours and a hassle-free experience with their state of the art surveillance, 24-hour, 7-day a week access, and amenities such as trickle charger receptacles for indoor tenants, a dump station and wash amenities for all customers, and a friendly staff to help you.

Facilities located in Costa Mesa, Irvine, & Torrance. Check their website for special offers.

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Costa Mesa Shopping & Services

Costa Mesa Shopping:
List of malls and featured shops and servces:

South Coast Plaza
"The Ultimate Shopping Resort"

South Coast Plaza's unparalleled collection of boutiques and anchor stores, many of which are exclusive to California and the United States, attracts visitors from around the world. The Center continues to prevail as one of the nation's most luxurious shopping destinations for high fashion, home furnishings, dining, spa services and more.

3333 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 800-782-8888

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Metro Pointe at South Coast

Offering state-of-the-art movie theaters, unique restaurants, apparel, home-accessory stores and more.

 

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The Lab Anti-mall - Costa Mesa - Urban OutFitters, Buffalo Exchange, Shop Tibet, Gypsy Den Cafe

Orange Coast College Swap meet - Costa Mesa - weekends - Next to O.C. Fairgrounds

Triangle-Square Mall - Costa Mesa - Minutes from the beach, Restaurants, theater and more

Costa Mesa Farmers Markets

Certified Farmers Market
Thursdays
9 AM - 1 PM (rain or shine)
Orange County Fairgrounds
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa
Affiliated with Orange County Farm Bureau Sponsored Certified Farmers' Markets. California certified farmers' markets are the real thing - places where genuine farmers sell fruits, nuts and vegetables directly to the public. Every farmer who sells at a certified market is inspected by the county agricultural commissioner to make sure he/she actually grows the commodity being sold.

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SoCo Farmers' Market
SoCo Collection
3315 Hyland Ave
Saturdays
9 AM - 2 PM
More Information

Located in the SOCO Collection, our SOCO Farmers' Market in Costa Mesa is the perfect place to spend a Saturday afternoon. Featuring local farm fresh fruits and vegetables, raw honey, fresh almonds, fresh eggs, meat, and poultry.

Furniture:

Ikea Costa Mesa
Located in Costa Mesa

Furnish your whole house or apartment in one place! Ikea Costa Mesa offers a wide variety of living room, dining room and bedroom furniture at low prices.

Storage solutions, shelving, lighting, housewares, office furniture, and outdoor furniture and accessories are also available. Shoppers can pick up items in the store, or take advantage of delivery service.

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Restaurants & Dining

Pinot Provence at Westin South Coast Plaza

Voted "Best French Restaurant in Orange County" by MyFoxLA.com, Pinot Provence brings all the warmth and rustic charm of Southern France to Costa Mesa's ultra-stylish Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel. Mediterranean-inspired cuisine is served in this rustic yet elegant environment. Guests are lavished with the finest culinary delicacies showcasing seasonal ingredients, classic and contemporary favorites, and an award-winning wine list. Easy, elegant service makes events and celebrations a breeze.

For a list of restaurants by city in Orange County, please
click here

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Hotels & Lodging

Costa Mesa Marriott
All-Suites Hotel in the Heart of Orange County

Enjoy comfort and convenience at the luxurious Costa Mesa Marriott Hotel. Located in downtown near the heart of the business district, the Costa Mesa Marriott Hotel is just blocks away from South Coast Plaza, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and minutes from Irvine and Orange County / John Wayne Airport.

Hilton Orange County / Costa Mesa

Discover Orange County's premier destination for meetings, events, business travel, and vacations. Experience 486 lavish accommodations, over 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, and exceptional amenities trademarked with the Hilton standard of service excellence. Located within walking distance to South Coast Plaza Shopping Resort, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa is centrally located to Southern California's most popular attractions offering complimentary shuttle service to John Wayne OC Airport.

Reservations: 714-540-7000

Westin South Coast Plaza

Inspire your senses at the newly redesigned Westin South Coast Plaza. The hotel is located just steps from the Orange County theatre district, including the South Coast Repertory theatre, the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and the new Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Stroll across the pedestrian bridge and enjoy the unmatched shopping selection at the renowned South Coast Plaza, with over 280 of the world's greatest retail stores and numerous restaurants.

Reservations: (714) 540-2500

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