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  1. Showy cars helping cops get a K-9Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wave

    Placentia Police Canine Foundation held its first classic car show at Kraemer Memorial Park to help raise money to replace a retired K-9, Falkon. The Placentia Police Canine Foundation held its first classic car show Saturday at Kraemer Park as a fundraiser to purchase a new dog for the Police Department.


  2. Retired Judges Assemble to Initiate Anaheim's Redistricting Process; Five Meeting Dates SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Orange Juice

    Your Advisory Committee on Electoral Districts! From left to right: Judges James Jackman of Orange, Nancy Wieben Stock of Fullerton, Vice-Chair Stephen Sundvold of Placentia, Thomaas Thrasher of Villa Park, and their Chair Justice Ed Wallin of Anaheim, getting up to speed on using the Council Chambers microphone system. I can't remember the last time I've heard more requests for information about what happened at a public meeting that I have in the hours since the inaugural meeting of the Anaheim's Advisory Committee on Electoral Districts.


  3. Placentia hopes to get a new canineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Wave

    Placentia Police Department officers Anderson and Ferrell pose with police service dogs Habo and Falkon. The Dog Walker Watch meeting included a K-9 demonstration.


  4. Placentia Police Department briefly evacuated after homeowner brings in WWII grenadeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Wave

    A Placentia resident found an object suspected to be a grenade Wednesday afternoon and brought it to the Police Department, which prompted a brief evacuation, officials said. The resident brought the device into the Placentia Police Department around noon and set it on the front counter, police Lt.


  5. Busy week for local housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Wave

    ... You may contact them at 714-390-0671, email or visit their web site at Placentia had 21 sales last week of which eight were condominium sales. The median priced condo is $334,900 and it features two ...


  6. Quarterly news on how to keep busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wave

    ... my bank offering me services and catalogs from the stores I frequent. The one piece of mail I enjoy getting is the Placentia Quarterly. It's always full of promise. I could learn to dance the tango, teach the dogs to catch a Frisbee or take a group ...


  7. Council to Neighbors of Anaheim Canyon: 'We Will Take the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Orange Juice

    ... and it is spreading to other neighborhoods in the radius of the proposed shelter, such as La Jolla in Placentia and Riverdale in Orange. The neighbors and business owners' opposition at the council meetings has been minimal and overall sympathetic ...


  8. Fullerton woman killed in early-morning freeway crash in AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wave

    ... and her car was still in the lane when another driver approached, CHP officials said. Mercelino Barrera, 48 of Placentia, was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima going about 65 mph in the same lane when he attempted to avoid the Chevrolet Spark, but could ...


  9. Commencement 2015 facts and figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Wave

    More than 60,000 people are expected to attend commencement ceremonies at Cal State Fullerton this weekend, in which 10,715 students are candidates. Those who are unable to attend can view the ceremonies online on the CSUF website, as well as on cable TV in Fullerton, Placentia, Santa Ana and Seal Beach.


  10. Driver killed in Silverado crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Tustin News

    ... at an extremely high rate of speed, witnesses told California Highway Patrol officials. Witness Tyler Van Loon of Placentia said his friend and another person who had stopped at the scene pulled Lopez through the car's broken passenger window. Lopez ...


  11. Pools' allure masks dangers: Four backyard incidents in O.C. highlight importance of safety fencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Tustin News

    The death of one child in Coto de Caza and critical injuries to three other children who wandered into backyard swimming pools in Irvine, Placentia and the Tustin area underscored the dangers of unfenced pools. In the fall of 2013, his 21/2-year-old son Maxi wandered away from his mother, who was doing laundry.


  12. No cure but lots of tissuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Wave

    ... disease, so we might as well join forces and see if we can use our tears to promote good in the world. Longtime Placentia resident Gayle Carline tracks those moments that shape her days as a wife, mom, computer wiz and horsewoman. E-mail her at ...


  13. $2.9million could buy five bedroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Wave

    Placentia has 152 reported closed escrows since the beginning of the year. The most active price range was $600,000 to $700,000.


  14. Righetti High School Band Earns 'Superior Rating' at Music in the Parks FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Noozhawk

    ... and judges with selections including "Songs of Scotland" by Mark Williams and "Quintus" by Larry Clark at the Placentia Presbyterian Church. The awards ceremony took place at the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree inside Disneyland. "When we walked off the ...


  15. School Bell: Youth Summit focuses on overcoming obstacles, achieving dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Inside Bay Area

    ... ars, the performing arts groups visited and performed for the residents at Bradford Square Senior Living Center in Placentia en route back to the Bay Area.


  16. 2-year-old girl drowns in backyard pool in Coto de CazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Wave

    ... , also in Orange County backyard pools. On Saturday, OCFA officials helped save the life of a 17-month-old Placentia girl who nearly drowned in a pool after she was left unsupervised during a large family gathering. About 30 minutes later, a ...


  17. CSUF business incubator helps make ideas happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Wave

    Bruce Moore discusses his project, Chopit, as Cal State Fullerton's Center for Entrepreneurship holds an April 29 open house at the CSUF Startup Incubator in Placentia. Located in a 900-square-foot facility at 120 S. Bradford Ave., the incubator is "an extension of what we do in the classroom," said John Bradley Jackson, center director.


  18. Search and rescue units help free horse stuck under fence railRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Wave

    ... back up. The OCFA received the call at 8:10 p.m. OCFA Urban Search and Rescue units from Irvine, Buena Park and Placentia, trained in large animal rescue, assisted OCFA personnel from Yorba Linda. They unbolted and dismantled the fence and helped ...


  19. Backyard-pool incidents leave two toddlers in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Wave

    ... firefighter paramedics arrived and began advanced lifesaving measures. In another incident, a 17-month-old Placentia girl was found floating in the backyard pool at about 6:45 p.m. during a large family gathering. OCFA firefighter paramedics arrived ...


  20. 'It was all my fault:' Ex-boyfriend gets 26 years to life after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Wave

    Cathy Torrez's brother Martine Torrez directs his personal impact statement comments directly to Sam Lopez during his sentencing on Friday as Deputy District Attorney Matt Murphy, right, and Investigator Daron Wyatt listen in Santa Ana. Lopez was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend, Cathy Torrez, to death in a 1994 slaying in Placentia.


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