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  1. Testimony in O.C. murder case: Woman felt 'trapped' into lying, had...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    Professor Norma Esparza was composed on the witness stand Monday as she recalled feeling "trapped" into lying to detectives and prosecutors by an ex-boyfriend accused of abducting and brutally murdering her alleged rapist. Esparza, who on Thursday broke down into tears during intense questioning by a prosecutor remained calm while undergoing cross examination Monday from a defense attorney representing Gianni Anthony Van, who is accused of masterminding the killing of 24-year-old Gonzalo Ramirez.

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  2. Family sues Southwest Airlines after man dies of pulmonary embolism...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wave

    An Orange County family sued Southwest Airlines on Monday after saying that flight attendants failed to help a dying husband and father on board a flight that landed at John Wayne Airport in September. Richard Anthony Ilczyszyn, 46, died 17 hours after suffering a pulmonary embolism, or a blood clot in his lung, while inside the bathroom of a Sept.

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  3. Irvine teachers shave heads to help cancer fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wave

    He promised, along with three other teachers, that he would submit to having his head shaved during the club's Shave-a-Head Day fundraiser slated for midday Monday on the Irvine campus - if his students raised enough funds. Knight, whose two sons attend the school, said he decided to take the plunge because one of the boys is set to graduate this year.

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  4. Great Park now about profits, not peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Wave

    I agree that the Great Park audit is a cautionary tale, but not for the reasons presented by Irvine Councilwoman Christina Shea and county Auditor-Controller Eric Woolery in their recent opinion columns. Even Christopher Money, who was hired to produce the audit, acknowledged that he did not "perform audit or other examination services as defined by the American Institute of Public Accountants."

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  5. Disney clubs takes top spots at best on timeshares on secondary sales market listRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Orange County Register

    John Fitzgibbon has joined Irvine-based Passco Cos. as general counsel. He will handle all legal matters pertaining to the firm's investment of properties, oversee outside counsel and manage the firm's general corporate governance matters.

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  6. Lower rents might cost you more: High cost of housing chips deeply...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Orange County Register

    Tenants in Orange County cities with the lowest rental rates spend more of their earnings on housing than middle-income and affluent tenants in the county's high-rent towns, a Register analysis of rent and income data shows. The Register compared city-by-city rents reported last week by apartment tracker RealFacts to Census data on median renter incomes for 2013, the most recent numbers available.

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  7. Newport Beach Film Festival ready to roll for a 16th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Wave

    The Newport Beach Film Festival will screen about 150 features and 200 shorts April 23-30 at theaters in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Santa Ana. Where: At seven venues in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Santa Ana, including Big Newport Theater, Island Cinemas, Lido Live and Starlight Triangle 8 Cinemas Dale Peterson, of Irvine, started writing his movie "Hello, My Name is Frank" about five years ago.

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  8. Woman pleads guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from Irvine employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Wave

    A Corona woman pleaded guilty in federal court in Santa Ana on Thursday to stealing more than $500,000 from her Irvine employer over six years. Prosecutors beleive Kristina Marie Hosea, 44, used company credit cards for personal purchases and cashed at least 100 checks on the bank account for Advanced Real Estate Services, according to a federal criminal complaint.

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  9. New face, future for Ruby's Diner: The Irvine chain's new CEO will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Orange County Register

    Barnett goes to Ruby's for a meal almost everyday. His favorite menu items include the classic cheeseburger, turkey burger, barbeque chicken salad and the strawberry milkshake, of which he says: Scott Barnett, the interim chief executive at Ruby's Diner, has only been on the job for a few weeks, but he's already tried every item on the chain's expansive menu.

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  10. 'He would rant and just be explosive': Professor Norma Esparza...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Wave

    Norma Patricia Esparza is cooperating with prosecutors as a key witness in the trial of Gianni Anthony Van, who is suspected of masterminding the abduction and slaying of Gonzalo Ramirez. Esparza, a respected psychology professor living in France who was arrested at an airport after entering the United States years after the crime, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter in Ramirez's death in return for a shorter prison sentence.

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  11. Irvine swimmers drop pair to county powerhousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    The Vaqueros were competitive, but dropped contests last week to two of the top-ranked teams in Orange County, Corona del Mar and Northwood. Many would consider the PCL the toughest league in boys swimming league not only in Orange County, but in CIF-Southern Section Division 1. The top-three ranked teams in the county are University, Corona del Mar and Northwood.

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  12. Norma Esparza to testify today in ex-boyfriend's murder trial;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    A woman whose arrest drew international headlines and outcry from sexual assault survivors is expected to tell her story in court Thursday during the murder trial of an ex-boyfriend accused of killing her alleged rapist. Norma Esparza is cooperating with prosecutors as a key witness in the trial of Gianni Anthony Van, who is suspected of masterminding the abduction and slaying of Gonzalo Ramirez.

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  13. Status Update: Legal seminar is April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    Emma Sandhu is the new director of patient care services at Children's Hospital of Orange County at Mission in Mission Viejo. Sandhu, who started working at CHOC in 2002 as a pediatrics manager at the health system's Orange campus, will assume her new role May 24. Wilson Constantine is the chief executive officer of Nihon Kohden America , an Irvine company that makes instruments for patient monitoring, sleep assessment and neurology and cardiology solutions.

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  14. Breakfast war between Taco Bell and McDonald's heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Orange County Register

    Taco Bell and McDonald's, two of America's biggest fast-food brands, are engaged in a breakfast war with the latest salvo tied to an Egg McMuffin freebie. Responding to Taco Bell's aggressive breakfast campaign launched last month, some McDonald's restaurants across the country have said they would give away an Egg McMuffin to anyone with a Taco Bell breakfast receipt.

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  15. Prosecution: Defendant, friends hacked man to death 20 years ago as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    Twenty years to the day after Gonzalo Ramirez was hacked to death with a meat cleaver and his body dumped on the side of a dead-end road, trial began Wednesday for the man suspected of masterminding the abduction and killing in an act of revenge. Gianni Anthony Van and several friends thought that Ramirez, 24, had raped Norma Esparza, Van's off-and-on girlfriend, in her Pomona dorm room in 1995.

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  16. Irvine real estate broker, two agents charged in loan-modification schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    Two real estate agents and a broker are facing felony charges in a grand theft loan-modification scheme, and the Orange County District Attorney's Office is asking for the public's help identifying others who may have been affected. Michael Pelimiano Soriano, 45, of Irvine; Augustin Navarra Alayon, 52, of Canoga Park; and Joseph Anthony Q. Oliva, 50, of San Jose are charged with six felony counts each of grand theft and one felony count of collecting a foreclosure consultant unlawful advance fee, prosecutors said.

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  17. Wife: Man in O.C. standoff threatened suicide by copRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wave

    A man who led police on a high-speed pursuit and then barricaded himself in his car for nearly four hours Sunday in Orange is mentally ill and has threatened "suicide by cop," his wife said in court papers. Daniel Hall Taylor, 46, of Irvine was arrested after he scuffled with a police dog while holed up in his SUV outside the Lamoreaux Justice Center in the 300 block of The City Drive South, Tustin police Lt.

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  18. Woman jumps to death from I-5 exit ramp in IrvineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wave

    Police received the report of the jumper on the Bake Parkway/Lake Forest Drive exit ramp at 11:19 a.m., said Farrah Emami, spokeswoman for the Irvine Police Department. She was pronounced dead at the scene, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt.

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  19. Police pursuing possible murder suspect in O.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wave

    The suspect in the vehicle, a gray Mercedes sedan, was not complying with commands as he attempted to evade police on the I-5 freeway.

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  20. Police chase driver from Irvine to Orange; stand-off in progress near The Outlets of OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Wave

    A man led police on a chase through several Orange County cities Sunday afternoon, which ended in a stand-off situation near the Lamoreaux Justice Center and the Outlets of Orange in Orange. The chase began in Tustin and nearly concluded near The District shopping center in Tustin, when the man driving pulled over, but he continued into Santa Ana and briefly onto the 22 freeway before he exited The City Drive South.

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