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19 min ago | Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Anaheim, CA

19 min ago | Patch.com

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.

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4 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

8 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA

8 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA

8 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Woman in custody for shooting grandmother, 96, in Rossmoor

ROSSMOOR >> 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.

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Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA

13 hrs ago | SFGate

Family of man killed by police can sue, appeals court says

The suit by the estate of Ceasar Cruz against the city of Anaheim had been dismissed by a federal judge, who said no reasonable juror would have doubted the officers' claim that they fired in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

O.C. reports 2nd West Nile death this year, 8th so far in the state

Held by a pair of tweezers, one of thousands of trapped mosquitoes is examined by Los Angeles County Vector Control officers.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Huntington Beach, CA

Los Angeles Times

Police investigating fatal shooting of woman in Rossmoor

Sheriff's detectives were investigating a shooting in a residential area of Rossmoor in Orange County on Thursday afternoon that left a woman dead, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rossmoor, CA

Press-Telegram

Woman fatally shot in Rossmoor

Deputies responded about 4:20 p.m. to the shooting in the 11200 block of Wallingsford Road, according to Orange County sheriff's Lt.

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Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA

Star-Progress

Police seek two suspects in Fullerton fight that left man in a coma

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

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Related Topix: Fullerton, CA

The Wave

Buena Park attractions are opposed to tourism tax

BUENA PARK Hoteliers and Knott's Berry Farm will not support the establishment of an entertainment district which would have allowed the creation of an additional tax on guests to raise funds to promote tourism.

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Related Topix: Buena Park, CA

South China Morning Post

Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at - comfort women' honour

Nationalists in Japan have condemned the announcement that another memorial to Asia's "comfort women" is to be set up in the United States, insisting that the campaign to honour the women is historical nonsense.

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My Mother Lode

Truck driver gets jail in woman's death

A truck driver has been sentenced to a year in jail for failing to stop after a woman jumped or fell from his truck to her death on Interstate 5 in Santa Ana.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

CBS Local

Pomona Man Wanted In OC Robberies Considered Armed And Dangerous

Ernesto Antonio Guerra, 19, of Pomona, is wanted in a series of robberies throughout Orange County, Santa Ana police said.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Santa Ana, CA, Anaheim, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Rapper Young Jeezy pleads not guilty to gun charge

California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

San Francisco Bay View

Another dead teenager: Only in solidarity will we ever get back what's been taken from us

Michael Brown's body lay in the street for over four hours. Like public lynchings, the delay was meant to strike terror in the hearts of the people.

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Related Topix: Corona, CA

Patch.com

Laguna Woods Fire Takes Life of Resident's Dog; Six Cats Rescued

A two-alarm blaze at a multi-unit building in the Laguna Woods retirement community today left a firefighter with a second-degree arm burn and claimed the life of a resident's pet.

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Related Topix: Fire, Laguna Woods, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Woman arrested in year-ago hit-and-run crash

An Orange County woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a hit-and-run crash killed a 76-year-old grandmother and injured her grandson more than a year ago.

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NBC San Diego

Seawater Surge Floods Homes in Beach Community

Residents assess water damage Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 in Seal Beach after a storm surge sent water into the Orange County coastal community.

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Related Topix: Seal Beach, CA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Marie

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