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6 min ago | Hispanic Business

Business Leaders Set for CHCC Convention

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce has lined up renowned business and community leaders as guest speakers and panelists for its annual convention held next month in Orange County.


4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Man convicted of killing ex-roommate Army veteran Maribel Ramos

Kwang Choi Joy, 55, killed Maribel Ramos, 36, then dumped her body in a remote Orange County, Calif.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Verdict Reached In Murder Trial Of Roommate Accused Of Killing Army Vet

A verdict has been reached and will be read Tuesday in the murder trial of an Orange County man accused of killing his roommate.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Cal State Fullerton

6 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

California Teen Calls 911 from Closet as Burglars Break Into Home

Police in California have released the audio recording between a quick-thinking 14-year-old girl hiding in a closet inside her Orange County home and a 911 dispatcher as burglars made their way inside the house.


7 hrs ago | The Wave

Man found dead, woman injured in Lake Forest home

A possible domestic-violence incident involving an "elderly" couple left a man dead and a woman injured at a Lake Forest home Tuesday morning, authorities said.


Related Topix: Lake Forest, CA

11 hrs ago | Orange Juice

Dr. Jose Moreno: 'I Have Registered as a Democrat.' What Now for Anaheim Politics?

Longtime Anaheim Latino Activist and head of Los Amigos Dr. Jose Moreno spoke yesterday at the Democratic Party of Orange County meeting, which was a little unusual because even as a Latino leader he has long refused to join the Democratic Party.


Related Topix: US News, Anaheim, CA

15 hrs ago | Orange Juice

Fight the Power! Mayor Harper Stands Against CONTROL

The Mayor of Huntington Beach, Matthew Harper, is doing big things. His positions on beach fire-pits and the plastic bag ban, for examples, mark this up-and-comer as one who appreciates the future direction of the Republican Party.


Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA

18 hrs ago | Orange Juice

A Day at the Races, Halftime Report, Part 2: Special Districts:...

The four week period during which candidates may file to run for those offices that weren't raised or settled in June's primary is halfway through.


Related Topix: Garden Grove, CA, Orange, CA, Brea, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

City of Irvine

The Irvine Police Department Invites Residents to National Night Out

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE Public Information Office 1 Civic Center Plaza Irvine, CA 92606 724-7216 On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, the Irvine Police Department invites residents to join the National Night Out celebration of community/police partnerships by planning an event in their neighborhoods or by attending one of three events ... (more)


Related Topix: Irvine, CA

NBC Los Angeles

OC Parents Accused of Leaving 3-Year-Old in Hot Car

A 3-year-old girl was recovering Monday after police found her inside a 104-degree car in an Orange County shopping mall parking lot one day earlier, officials said.


Related Topix: Brea, CA, Fullerton, CA

CBS Local

Award-Winning San Francisco Teacher Inspires Kids To Full Potential

With strong economic growth and the nation's highest median income , San Jose is a perfect place to start a career.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

Creepy Dolls Resembling Children Found on Lawns in Orange County Area

Alright, on the creepy meter, this one is an 11. Families in the San Clemente area of Orange County have reported finding mysterious dolls left outside their homes which happen to resemble the young girls living inside.


Related Topix: San Clemente, CA


STEALTHbits Named a Finalist for the 21st Annual Orange County Tech...

STEALTHbits Technologies Inc., a leading supplier of Data Access Governance solutions for Unstructured Data and Microsoft Infrastructure Management solutions, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 OC Technology Alliance High-Tech Innovation Awards.



NEWSMAKERS -- Published July 28, 2014

Misasi, who has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, most recently was with the Patelco Credit Union, where he held a similar position.


Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Irvine, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Holtville Tribune

California is building once again, according to commercial real estate survey

New commercial space is expected to increase through 2017 across most California real estate markets, thanks in part to job growth and goods moving through the state's ports.


Related Topix: California

The Wave

Seal Beach retains seaside charm, isolation

Racial/ethnic makeup, latest count: 83.4% Caucasian; 9.6% Latino; 9.6% Asian; 3.5% two or more races; 1.2% African American; 0.3%American Indian and Alaska Native; 0.2% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Cool fact : At the turn of the 20th century, the town was known as Bay City.


Related Topix: Seal Beach, CA, us Travel, Travel, Libraries, Los Alamitos, CA, Rossmoor, CA

Medford Mail Tribune

Poetry zealot challenges Sin City with words

The old poet is dressed in black, his platinum-blond hair rakishly moussed. He stands amid the hubbub, facing a stern test of his crafted words and carnival-barker delivery.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Games, Poker

The Wave

Summer lull mixed bag for this unlikely pro

"It's the world's most inefficient market," Mike Shapiro says of the luxury home market.


Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Creepy San Clemente dolls were supposed to be an act of good will

At least eight San Clemente residents in Orange County, California have found porcelain dolls placed on their doorsteps by a woman who attended church with some of the families, according to an Orange County Department's sheriff's lieutenant on Friday night.


Related Topix: San Clemente, CA

The Fresno Bee

Man who allegedly pimped teen gets 5 years

The Orange County Register says Marsalis Smith of Gardena was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to human trafficking and making criminal threats.


Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA