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  1. Second Harvest Food Bank holds lunch fundraiserRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Wave

    Orange County volunteers gathered in the food distribution center at Second Harvest Food Bank on Nov. 25 to celebrate Orange County's Communities of Caring. The event netted donations that will provide the equivalent of 273,000 meals for those in need and highlighted the many ways in which Second Harvest's partners and supporters come together to help ensure that the hungry are fed during the holidays and throughout the year.


  2. OC child molester gets 24 years in prisonRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Wave

    A child molester wounded in an officer-involved shooting pleaded guilty Wednesday in Orange County Superior Court and was sentenced to 24 years in prison. Daniel Roy Smith, 49, pleaded guilty to charges of lewd and lascivious acts and two counts of forcible lewd acts upon a child, authorities said.


  3. Brea moving forward on construction of above ground tanksRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Wave

    Now that the school district has signed-off on construction of an above ground fuel storage tank at the Brea Sports Park, the city is moving ahead with getting bids to build that tank and a larger one at the city yard. Brea Olinda Unified School District officials were concerned the 1,000 gallon tank proposed for the sports park could be too close to Olinda Elementary School and asked for time to review sketches.


  4. College bond measure retains lead in recountRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wave

    The Orange County registrar of voters on Wednesday will pick up the recount of ballots cast on a community college bond measure after a recount in Los Angeles County failed to change the outcome. On Monday, the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters Office announced the conclusion of its recount of about 4,000 ballots on Measure J, a $574 million bond for the North Orange County Community College District, which overlaps Orange and Los Angeles counties.


  5. Larry Cano, father of El Torito, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orange County Register

    Larry J. Cano, who pioneered the Mexican dinner house concept and popularized the margarita as the founder of Orange County's El Torito, has died. He was 90. Cano, known as "Mr. C" to many who worked for him at El Torito, had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in recent weeks.


  6. More than 5,000 customers without power in La Habra, Brea and La Habra HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Wave

    A mysterious outage knocked out power Monday morning for more than 5,000 customers in La Habra, Brea and La Habra Heights, utility officials said. Southern California Edison officials said the outage started at 7:24 a.m. and initially left 5,267 customers without power.


  7. Police crack down on drunken drivers during holidaysRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Wave

    Don't drink and drive: The cities of Irvine, Laguna Beach, Anaheim, Tustin and Brea are targeting drunken drivers tonight with saturation patrols until 3 a.m. Sunday, officials say. Local law enforcement agencies across the county are cracking down on drunken driving throughout the holiday season with 14 DUI checkpoints, 27 roving saturation patrols and a drunken-driving warrant/probation sweep, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.


  8. Already partners, Brea, Fullerton look to merge fire departmentsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Star-Progress

    Brea and Fullerton officials are working on an agreement to completely merge fire departments by the end of next year after receiving word that firefighter pensions would not be affected. A modification to the Public Employee Pension Reform Act signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September allows the fire departments' current employees to keep their pension plans if both cities decide to form a joint powers authority to combine into one department.


  9. Editorial: No way to treat a Ladies NightRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Wave

    In July of last year, Steve Frye, a Huntington Beach equal-rights activist, brought a legal complaint against Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen in Brea. The misdeed? Twice denying the gentleman access to the restaurant's "Senorita Night" promotional deals: a drink discount and access to a special appetizer menu.


  10. Brea school board does annual shuffleRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Wave

    The Brea Olinda Unified School Distirct board reorganized itself at Monday's meeting, electing a new president, Bill Hall, and vice president, Gail Lyons, who was moved up from clerk. Board member Alicia Maciel said goodbye after not being re-elected in November's election.


  11. Brea's tree is shining brightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Star-Progress

    Kids from Laurel Elementary School in Brea entertain the crowd by singing 'It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas' during the city of Brea's annual tree lighting ceremony.


  12. Anna Kim followed a Brea legend to 49ers: Her coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Wave

    Kim goes in for a layup during a Long Beach State victory. The sophomore guard has been a key part of the 49ers' 6-1 start to the season.


  13. Last call for Ladies Night? H.B. man's lawsuits battle for equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Star-Progress

    Don Myers, co-owner of Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen in Brea, launched "SeA orita Thursdays" as a way to drum up business with food and drink specials. He wasn't expecting to be hit with a lawsuit from a man claiming his civil rights were violated when a server told him the specials were for women only.


  14. Santa Ana police search for potential victimsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | The Wave

    As Santa Ana police detectives doggedly searched Friday for more children who may have been molested by a neighbor, several mothers who live in the same apartment complex worried about the abuse charges against 22-year-old Edwin Echeverria. "I've always felt safe here," Maria Rosales, who resides in the Warwick Square Apartments, said at school bus stop at the corner of South Lyon Street and Mark and Brian Expressway cul-de-sac near an elementary school.


  15. New fuel tanks would be easier to monitorRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Wave

    To give the Brea Olinda Unified School District time to review the tank planned for the Brea Sports Park, which would be adjacent to Olinda Elementary School, the City Council put off voting on the matter at Tuesday's meeting. The district is reviewing the sketch of the tank's location sent over by the city staff against any California Department of Education regulations, school Superintendent Skip Roland said.


  16. On the Job: Some employers are giving a big thumbs-down to performance reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Orange County Register

    Craig Martin is the owner of TNG Real Estate in Brea. Behind him, from left, are company employees Andrea Montalvo, Ray Ochoa, Annemarie du LeBohn and Virginia Morales.


  17. Brian Calle: Fight against human trafficking hindered by misconceptionsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Wave

    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime last week released its 2014 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, with a headline-worthy statistic that one in three of the millions of victims of human trafficking worldwide are children. Globally, according to the International Labor Office, human trafficking profits number over $150 billion annually, with over a third of that coming from forced labor and the rest from sex trafficking.


  18. Nancy's Notebook: Meet the new player in O.C.'s barbecue gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Orange County Register

    Chef Charlie McKenna and partner Joe Manzella of TAPS Fish House & Brewery will open Lillie's Q in Brea Downtown in early December, bringing a taste of delectable, award-winning barbecue to North Orange County. The 4,650-square-foot space will seat 160 in the dining room, bar and two small patios.


  19. Inside serial killing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Wave

    A few hours before midnight on March 13, prosecutors say, Steve Gordon and Franc Cano debated whether to kill another prostitute. Her name was Jarrae Estepp - a 21-year-old mother from Oklahoma who stepped off a Greyhound bus earlier that day.


  20. Real estate's version of 'Hate to Hear It' horror storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Wave

    For 25 years, Southern California DJ's Mark and Brian were the highlight of my morning, as was their "You Hate to Hear It" bit about things you wish had never happened, had ended differently or happened to someone other than you. So in homage to the radio gurus who ended their KLOS partnership in 2012, I bring you the Orange County real estate version of "You Hate to Hear It."


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