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1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

Deputies find arson suspect inside burning building in Dana Point

Orange County sheriff's officials said they caught a suspected arsonist in the act inside a burning building in Dana Point early Sunday.


Related Topix: Dana Point, CA, Fire

5 hrs ago | The Wave

Probation office pick irks officials, businesses

The city of Mission Viejo is seeking input from residents on the county's plan to open a probation office at 26030 Acero.


Related Topix: Mission Viejo, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wave

Trauma intervention volunteer is a light in dark times for victims

Freddie Charles, 71, of Laguna Beach is a volunteer with the Trauma Intervention Program.


Related Topix: Laguna Beach, CA

The Orange County Register

Missing mountain biker located after all-night search

Search and rescue personnel from the Orange County Sheriff's Department Sunday morning located a mountain biker who was missing in the Cleveland National Forest overnight.


Related Topix: San Juan Capistrano, CA

NBC Los Angeles

OC Preschool Shuttered After Safety, Health Violations

An Orange County preschool was shuttered after receiving several safety and health violations from the Department of Social Services.


Related Topix: Buena Park, CA

Crooks and Liars

The Meaning Of The Koch Brothers Tapes: "I Don't Know Where We'd Be Without You"

One of the classic strategies for politicians caught saying embarrassing things is to use the old "there's nothing to see here, keep moving" ploy.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Liberal Political News

The Wave

Tanker fire closes portion of I-405 in Westminster

The fire was reported around 10:30 p.m. in a southbound lane, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt Shane Sherwood.


Related Topix: Westminster, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ex-SD Fire Chief takes job in Orange...

Former San Diego Fire Chief Jeff Bowman has been named interim chief of the troubled Orange County Fire Authority while it searches for a permanent leader.


Related Topix: Orange, CA, Fire

O.C. Sees Second Death from West Nile Virus This Month

The victim, a resident of Huntington Beach, was a male in his 70s, according to a memo from the district.


Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, Stanislaus County, CA

Latest DUI Arrest Count in O.C.: 573

The summer/Labor Day national anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special 'Avoid the 38' DUI deployments over the past 14 days in Orange County.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Tustin, CA, Orange, CA

Lyft says Uber tactics cut some drivers' income in half

With the Uber-Lyft squabble already hitting critical mass, the recent revelations that Uber was engaging in much more than simple trolling were a bit shocking.


Victorville Daily Press

Group demands release of ICE detainee

A handful of demonstrators who traveled from the San Gabriel Valley picketed outside the Adelanto Detention Facility East on Friday to demand the release of a young Mexican father whose deportation case is receiving attention from politicians and Spanish-language media outlets.


Related Topix: Adelanto, CA, Prison

Los Angeles Times

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

Dean Corey, former artistic director of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa.


Related Topix: Costa Mesa, CA, Arts, Opera, Classical, Entertainment


Fullerton beating victim's family, police seek answers

Keep it civil and stay on topic. No profanity, vulgarity, racial slurs or personal attacks.


Related Topix: Fullerton, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Noli restaging in US reunites Negrenses

THE first restaging of Noli Me Tangere The Musical at the Aratani Theater in Los Angeles over the weekend became a reunion for many Negrenses who were either part of the show or came to watch it.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Philippines, World News,

Orange County Gets a New Fire Chief -- on Interim Basis

The Orange County Fire Authority's Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Bowman as the agency's interim fire chief, it was reported today.


Related Topix: Fire, Anaheim, CA

Toll Roads Still Transitioning to No-Cash System

After cash toll collection ended on Orange County's toll roads on May 14, a program was implemented to ease drivers' transition to the new all-electronic toll collection system.


The Wave

A water-wise O.C. is within reach

Is it possible to conserve our way out of California's relentless drought? Garry Brown, chief executive of Orange County Coastkeeper, says it is.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

CBS Local

Woman Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Mother, 96, In Rossmoor

An elderly woman Friday was being held on $1 million bail in the fatal shooting for her 96-year-old mother.


Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA

Rossmoor Shooting: Deputies Say a 71-Year-Old Killed Her 96-Year-Old Mom

A woman was in custody today on suspicion of fatally shooting her 96-year-old mother in Rossmoor, the Orange County Sheriff's Department reported.


Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA