Costa Mesa in California's Orange County Region is north and inland from Newport Beach but residents still enjoy superb weather and a high class of California style amenities.
Population of Costa Mesa: 110,000
Real Estate: Median home price is $680,000.
Zillow has a lot more about Costa Mesa Real Estate Prices
Newport Beach Plaza Retirement www.leisurecare.com
Mesa Verde Residential Care www.mesaverdehealthcare.com
Silverado Senior Living: Costa Mesa www.silveradosenior.com
Costa Neuporte (949) 646-6300
Avalon at Newport www.recollectionsonline.com
Eldercare Referral Agency www.askeldercare.com
True Source www.trusource.com
Cost of Living: High
Taxes: California taxes are generally high compared to other states.
California Tax details are here: http://www.ftb.ca.gov/
Transportation: Orange County is served by the Orange County Transpotation Authority: http://www.octa.net/
College Hospital Costa Mesa http://www.collegehospitals.com/
Hoag Hospital http://www.hoaghospital.org/ - (949) 764-4624
Newport Bay Hospital http://www.newportbayhospital.com/
The University of California at Irvine is located in nearby Irvine, CA http://www.uci.edu/
Vanguard University http://www.vanguard.edu%20(714/) 556-3610
Orange Coast College www.occsailing.com - (714) 432-5072
National University: Costa Mesa Campus http://www.nu.edu/
Coastline Community College: Costa Mesa http://www.coastline.edu/
Coast Community College District http://www.cccd.edu/
Travel and tourism:
Costa Mesa offers easy access to all of Orange County. http://www.travelcostamesa.com/
Nearby John Wayne Airport serves the entire region.
California's coastal regions are for the most part open to all since private property lines are not allowed to extend into the coastal waters. Also, access to the beach is required by the state. So even in exclusive areas you are generally free to beachcomb and walk the beach.