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  1. Placentia, Yorba Linda exceed county house medianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wave

    The median price of a single-family home in Placentia is $749,000, which is well above the county median price of $680,000. Yorba Linda, at $929,000, is also which is well above the county median price for a single-family home.

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  2. Water district considers how community should reduce by 36 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wave

    ... gallons per person per day, according to state data. The district serves most of Yorba Linda and a portion of Placentia. Golden State Water Co., which serves most of Placentia and a portion of Yorba Linda, would be required to cut by 28 percent, up ...

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  3. 119 compete in first district spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Wave

    Volunteer Kathleen Callahan and Julie Nibali, president of the REACH Foundation, deliberate with the judges during the first Placentia-Yorba Linda district-wide spelling bee finals. It was was the first district-wide spelling bee; the R.E.A.C.H. Foundation organized the competition with the Kumon Center in Placentia.

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  4. CSUF center for Entrepreneurship to host open house for university's first business incubatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Wave

    ... e opportunity to network and learn about the center. The CSUF Startup Incubator is located a 120 S. Bradford Ave., Placentia. For more information, call 657-278-3464 or email .

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  5. Calif. Bill Would Mandate Teens Take CPR TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | NBC San Diego

    ... minutes of collapse, the chances of survival drop," the bill states. Two students died in 2006 and 2014 in the Placentia-Yorba Linda School District to sudden cardiac arrest, leading that school district to become the first in the state to implement ...

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  6. Teen admits to killing 11-year-old in 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | News Times

    ... were turned down because of a lack of evidence. Not giving up, Wilton police later took out ads in a newspaper in Placentia, Calif., where in 2010 Barbara and Glenn Knight moved with their son Tully, after Parisot, a sculptor, and Throckmorton, a ...

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  7. Teen Takes Responsibility For 2008 Death Of 13-Year-Old Wilton BicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Stamford Daily Voice

    ... parents, the Hour said. In August 2012, a youth, later identified as Knight, was taken into custody at his home in Placentia, Calif., by Wilton police officers. Not identified because of his age at the time, Knight was charged with second-degree ...

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  8. No. 10 Trojans Unable to Climb Out of Early Hole, Eventually Fall to Oregon 15-4...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | USC Trojans

    ... to 28-10, 9-5 in the Pac-12, while the Ducks advance to 23-17, 5-9 in the conference. Trojan starter Kyle Twomey (Placentia, Calif./El Dorado HS) was not his usual strong self in the start, only going an inning and two-thirds, allowing seven runs ...

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  9. Teen admits to 2008 killing of Nick ParisotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Connecticut Post

    ... were turned down because of a lack of evidence. Not giving up, Wilton police later took out ads in a newspaper in Placentia, Calif., where in 2010 Barbara and Glenn Knight moved with their son Tully, after Parisot, a sculptor, and Throckmorton, a ...

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  10. Woman Fleeing Checkpoint Critically Injured In CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | CBS Local

    ... source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [...] PLACENTIA (CBSLA.com) - A woman was critically injured early Saturday morning when she crashed her vehicle after fleeing a SUI ...

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  11. Driver Blasts by DUI Check, Crashes at 100 MPHRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... using the jaws of life at a construction site on Orangethorpe Avenue east of the 57 Freeway, according to the Placentia Police Department. The woman sped through the checkpoint at about 1 a.m. at over 50 mph, then accelerated down Orangethorpe ...

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  12. Woman flips car after fleeing DUI checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Wave

    PLACENTIA A woman fled from a DUI checkpoint early Saturday morning and led officers on a chase that ended when she flipped her car over construction equipment. The incident started when the woman approached a checkpoint in the 300 block of East Orangethorpe Avenue in Placentia at around 1 a.m., Placentia Police Sgt.

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  13. Water district opposes proposed state mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Wave

    The water district that serves Yorba Linda and Placentia is pushing back against a state plan that would require the district to cut water usage by 35 percent over the next year, arguing that cutting back that much would constitute a public health and safety risk. The Yorba Linda Water District's "service area is in a virtual wind tunnel in which arid Santa Ana winds create devastating fires that are fast-moving and destructive," said Marc Marcantonio, the district's general manager, in a letter to the state.

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  14. Second chances: Cut three years ago, Valencia High alum Huffman now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Wave

    ... his haven. He made the rounds as a preteen, playing in pony leagues before appearing on his first travel team, the Placentia Mustangs, at 14. He played for his father. A middle infielder through and through, Huffman enjoyed being alert on every ...

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  15. Grilled cheese throwdown and more biz newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Wave

    ... A big source of pride is empowering staff, he said. "I'm beyond excited to be moving to California to lead the Placentia hotel's talented team," Russell said in a statement. "My hospitality roots began with Marriott, and I'm thrilled to be able to ...

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  16. Trains to get smarter, safer in aftermath of deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Capistrano Valley News

    ... One of Metrolink's trains was involved in the deadly collision. In 2002, two people were killed and 270 injured in Placentia when a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train ran a red signal light and crashed into a stopped Metrolink train. More ...

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  17. California couple part of Tennessee gay marriage challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    This photo provided by Matthew Mansell show Matthew Mansell, left and Johno Espejo at their home in Placentia, Calif. Johno Espejo and Matthew Mansell moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Franklin, Tennessee, in 2012 for Mansell's job as a conflicts analyst for an international law firm.

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  18. Retired judges to help draw voting-district mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Wave

    ... ittee. The remaining members were randomly selected in a lottery among 14 applicants. They are: Steven Sundvold of Placentia, Thomas Thrasher of Villa Park, James Jackman of Orange and Nancy Wieben Stock of Fullerton.

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  19. Runners, Angels help local youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wave

    ... on Saturday, presented by St. Joseph Hoag Health, benefiting Angels Baseball Foundation. Brigette Stroup of Placentia takes a selfie at the Angels dugout in the field in Angels Stadium during the Angels 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, ...

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  20. Cool Cats and Cliches - A Night at the BeatnikRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | New University

    ... into the furthest corners of their community. Their supportive efforts branch out as far as Anaheim, La Habra, Placentia and other neighboring towns; in fact, their center just laid the groundwork for a teen arts program near the cultural center ...

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