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Irvine man sentenced to 4 years in federal prison for obtaining more than $5 million in COVID-relief loans for sham businesses

An Orange County man was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining more than $5 million in COVID-relief loans for three shell companies. Raghavender Reddy Budamala, 36, of Irvine, was sentenced by United States District Judge Otis D. Wright II, who also ordered Budamala to pay $5,151,497 in restitution.
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Police catch over 800 illegal street racers in Orange County crackdown

Law enforcement cracked down on illegal street racing in Garden Grove, catching over 800 drivers during a month-long blitz. Garden Grove Police focused efforts on illegal racing and street takeovers, which have continually plagued the streets of Orange County and Southern California. Illegal street racing activity surged during the pandemic as fewer people were driving […]
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Man charged in hate attacks on women in SoCal

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been charged with pepper spraying women in hate attacks in Southern California, prosecutors said Tuesday. Johnny Deven Young faces multiple charges including assault and illegal use of tear gas with enhancements for using a deadly weapon and hate crimes, the Orange County District Attorney’s office. Prosecutors […]
ORANGE COUNTY, CA
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Laguna Beach (CA) Acquires Land for New Fire Station for $6.1 Million

South Laguna Beach residents will have a new fire station in the future, after the city council approved the acquisition of a parcel of land for the location of the new Fire Station No. 4 and related public use facility, Patch.com reported. The fire station will be located on 31796...
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A new earthquake study comes with a seismic warning

Coming up on “LA Times Today,” a new study comes with a seismic warning. A fault system running along the coast of LA and Orange counties could trigger a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Plus, evidence of a murder at sea landed in his hands. Now, he’s dedicating his life to...
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Rep. Porter Blames Police For Boyfriend’s Arrest

CALIFORNIA—California Congresswoman Katie Porter of California sent out texts insulting Irvine police officers on July 12, during a Town Hall meeting at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine where her boyfriend was arrested. Protestors arrived and Porter’s boyfriend, Houston Keene was arrested and given a citation for punching one of the protesters to the ground, resulting in a bloody nose.
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Argyros Family Foundation donates $10 million to Children’s Hospital of Orange County to advance maternal-fetal care

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) has received a $10 million donation from the Argyros Family Foundation in support of The Fetal Care Center of Southern California. A unique collaboration between CHOC and UCI Health, the Center brings together world-class experts in maternal-fetal medicine and pediatrics to care for families facing severe diagnoses in their unborn babies, and to care for these babies upon delivery. Since opening last year, the center has seen more than 700 patients, including babies with extremely rare conditions. The Argyros’ transformational gift will enable CHOC to grow its fetal care program, including adding staff and becoming a hub for groundbreaking research on fetal disorders.
ORANGE COUNTY, CA
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Local Artist’s Painting to be Gifted to Prospective Sister City

The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why the DP Times is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.
DANA POINT, CA
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VIDEO: Airline Passenger Attacks Flight Attendant

An American Airlines passenger from Orange County is facing a federal charge for allegedly assaulting a flight attendant. Alexander Tung Cuu Le, 33, was captured on video last Wednesday punching the attendant on Flight 377 from San José del Cabo, Mexico, to Los Angeles, California. The Department of Justice...
ORANGE COUNTY, CA
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Gov. Newsom Signs Bill For Veterans Cemetery In Orange County

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, California Gov. Gavin Newson gave his signature of approval to the Orange County veterans cemetery bill — AB1595. With Newsom’s approval, local veterans groups celebrated another victorious milestone in their decades-long mission to bring a dedicated resting place to Orange County for thousands of local veterans.
ORANGE COUNTY, CA
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Club Features: Laguna Food Pantry, Strength in Numbers

Our short term goal is to Encourage people to get involved in the Laguna Food Pantry motto and goals. The pantry believes that no one should go hungry. Our goal as a club is to have food drives for foods and goods that the pantry can not usually supply, such as baking ingredients and supplies that the families who go to the pantry for groceries can access.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA
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John Taylor Set to Become Rotary District Governor in 2025

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O.C. construction firm sued by the EEOC for harassing Latino employees

LOS ANGELES – Orange County, California-based construction contractor Goodsell/Wilkins, Inc., violated federal law when it subjected a class of Latino employees to harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in a federal lawsuit filed today. The EEOC alleged that since at least 2019, Goodsell/Wilkins’ supervisors...
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