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1 hr ago | My Mother Lode

Body found at home tented for fumigation

Authorities say a man found dead at an Orange County home that was tented for fumigation did not live there.


1 hr ago | OC Weekly

Eat This Now: Everything at Rocharin Thai Bistro

OC doesn't have its own Thai Town, but this doesn't mean that we don't have great Thai restaurants.


Related Topix: Los Alamitos, CA, Tustin, CA, Lake Forest, CA, Seal Beach, CA, Long Beach, CA

5 hrs ago | OC Weekly

Two Beer Events to Get Drunk At This Saturday in San Clemente and Fullerton

Get your designated drivers ready because April 26 will be filled with lots and lots of local beer.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, San Clemente, CA, Fullerton, CA

9 hrs ago |

The Pacific Symphony Presents the 2014 Gala by the Sea, 5/31

Hop on board the electric Red Car and escape down to the picturesque seaside of the turn of the last century for Pacific Symphony's 2014 Gala "By the Sea," a lavish evening of carnival fun, coastal delicacies, auction items and thrilling entertainment.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Huntington Beach, CA

10 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

DA won't use recordings in salon killings case

Prosecutors said in a court hearing Tuesday that they will no longer use secretly recorded statements to a jailhouse informant from a man charged with killing eight people in a 2011 rampage at a Southern California hair salon.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Man convicted of rapes after spirit 'cleansings'

City News Service reports that jurors on Tuesday deliberated for about 90 minutes before finding 39-year-old Alberto Flores Ramirez of San Clemente guilty of two counts of rape and four other sex offense charges.


Related Topix: San Clemente, CA

My Mother Lode

Man in 70s dies on flight from Texas to California

The Orange County Register says the man was on American Airlines Flight 2249 Tuesday morning when the crew notified John Wayne Airport that they had a medical emergency.


All-Natural Pet Retailer Kriser's to Open New Location in Laguna Niguel

With the growing demand for all-natural pet foods, supplies and grooming to keep pets happy and healthy, Kriser's , a multi-unit pet retailer, is opening its doors in the Laguna Niguel community this Saturday, April 26. This marks the 24th store nationwide and sixth store in Southern California.


Related Topix: Laguna Niguel, CA

Deputies Beef up Patrols to Catch Drivers Under the Influence Friday

From an Orange County Sheriff's Department press release: Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff's Department DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department's ongoing traffic safety campaign.


Related Topix: Laguna Hills, CA, Laguna Niguel, CA

OC Weekly

'How To Fight In Six Inch Heels' Is An Instruction on Vietnamese America

The children of the Vietnamese Diaspora might have the most interesting relationship with their roots of all the second generations of the major immigrant groups in the United States.


Related Topix: Vietnamese-American, Asian-American, Santa Ana, CA

Business Journal

a L.A.'s $430 million trash train 'too expensive' to use

Inland Orange County, that landfill of Los Angeles, is collecting $15 million to take in 648,210 tons of Angeleno trash each year.


Related Topix: Brea, CA, Irvine, CA


Gino LaMont

Gino currently co-anchors KMIR News at 5PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM with Elizabeth Beaubien.


The Wave

A toast to helping others

Woman of the Year, Barbara Shapiro, left, and Cindy Furst , at the Women's Voices fundraiser of the Jewish Federation & Family Services, which was held at the Hilton Orange County in Costa Mesa.


Related Topix: Costa Mesa, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Irvine's Friendship City program brings anything but warm relations

Along with its manicured greenbelts and meticulously neat neighborhoods, Irvine suddenly has something else on its hands: an international incident.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Asian-American, Chinese-American, Vietnamese-American

Doing Vietnamese the Pho King Way

A catchy name can make or break trying a restaurant, but only great food will keep most people going back.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Mission Viejo, CA

Update on a dog named Sue: Rescue seeking foster family for miracle dog

Sue, the beautiful pit bull rescued earlier this month by Coastal German Shepherd Rescue, is ready for a foster home.


Los Angeles Times

D.A. says pimp used Facebook to recruit girl, reached cop instead

A man who allegedly used Facebook to try to recruit a 17-year-old girl for prostitution has been charged with human trafficking, Orange County prosecutors said.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Palmdale, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

The Press-Enterprise

BEAUMONT: Upcoming show hits home with headliners

Joanne Juliet Lapointe, left, and Debi Wheeler-Ure will headline "Hot Flashes by Divas Divine," which will be performed May 2 to 4 Beaumont.


Related Topix: Beaumont, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, Idyllwild, CA

WNYC-AM New York

Made In The USA: Childless Chinese Turn To American Surrogates

Chinese couples who are unable to have children are turning to a surprising place for help these days: America.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Huntington Beach Independent

Seal Beach shooting case casts spotlight on jailhouse informants

A legal fight over the use of jailhouse informants has thrown the emotionally charged trial of the man accused of committing the deadliest shooting in Orange County history into jeopardy and will probably have repercussions in other high-profile cases.


Related Topix: Seal Beach, CA