Orange County, CA

Kobe Bryant’s wife sobs in court as jury told sheriff’s deputy shared graphic photos of crash site

Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa sobbed as a California jury was told how a sheriff’s deputy shared graphic photos in a bar of the helicopter crash in which the basketball great and their daughter were killed.Bryant, Gianna Bryant and seven others died in the crash on 26 January 2020 when it came down in bad weather as they flew from Orange County to a basketball tournament.Ms Bryant’s lawyer, Luis Li, told the federal court in Los Angeles that just two days after the fatal accident, Deputy Joey Cruz was “showing pictures of [Kobe’s] decapitated body”, at a bar in Norwalk,...
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Santa Ana, California

Volunteers Needed for Inner-Coastal Cleanup

Inner-Coastal Cleanup Day is your chance to give back to the ocean, beaches, and creeks that make Orange County such a beautiful place to live. The City of Santa Ana Public Works Agency is hosting an Inner-Coastal Cleanup Day event at Jerome Park, located at 2115 W McFadden Avenue, on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cleanup will focus on the removal of trash and debris from the Santa Ana Gardens flood control channel and the adjacent park area so it does not flow out to the ocean when it rains. The Public Works Agency is in need of volunteers to help participate in the cleanup.
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Amazon's palm payments arrive in more than 65 Whole Foods stores in California

Amazon's palm-reading payment technology will soon be available in many more Whole Foods stores. The company is rolling out Amazon One to more than 65 Whole Foods shops in California, starting with Malibu, Montana Avenue and Santa Monica locations in Los Angeles. More stores in LA, Orange County, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Cruz will come online in the "coming weeks."

Cypress Police urge residents to sign up for emergency training

Learn disaster response skills by attending the West Orange County CERT Basic Academy. Skills learned in this 20-hour FEMA course can be used immediately to assist your family, your neighborhood, and your business and may help you handle emergencies until first responders arrive. Training begins on Friday, September 30. For...
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Irvine Man Accuses Wife of Trying to Poison Him With Drano

An Orange County man has lawyered up to seek custody of his children and a restraining order against his wife, after he says she tried to poison him with drain cleaner. That's according to documents filed in Orange County Superior Court on Friday, Aug. 5, and shared with NBCLA on Wednesday by the man's lawyer.

San Diego man drowns in Newport Harbor while trying to retrieve dropped phone

A San Diego man drowned Sunday evening after attempting to retrieve a dropped cellphone from Newport Harbor, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. Department spokesman Sgt. Scott Steinle told the Los Angeles Times that the victim, 32-year-old Matthew Morrow, was on one of several boats near Lido Isle, a manmade island in the middle of the harbor, when another person’s cellphone fell into the water.

California Credit Union seeks to fund grants for class projects

LOS ANGELES – California Credit Union Tuesday invited all Los Angeles and Orange County teachers with innovative class project ideas to apply for grants through the financial company’s twice-yearly teacher grant program. Ten grants of $500 each will be awarded in October for the fall program, the credit...

Bonanni Secures $100M Loan for Orange County Development

Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital arranged the loan for the 321-unit luxury development. Residential development firm Bonanni Development has received a $100 million construction to permanent loan to build Cloud House, a five-story, 321-unit luxury community in Stanton, Calif. The loan was provided by Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America,...

Disney Food Facility Reopens After Being Forced to Close Due to Rodent Infestation

As Walt Disney famously said, “it all started with a mouse” However, it was not Mickey Mouse or his lady love Minnie that the Orange County Health Care Agency had a problem with. A Health Inspector recently visited Disneyland Resort and noticed rodent droppings — indicating a large infestation — in a Disneyland Shop that was near a food area. The droppings were so bad that the Inspector forced an unnamed food location to shut down until the area was cleaned and could be re-inspected.

'Selling the O.C' Trailer Includes Office Fighting, Affair Allegations and More

Selling the OC is gearing up for its series premiere -- and this new trailer promises all the office in-fighting, relationship drama and dream homes viewers have come to know and love on Selling Sunset. In the roughly two-minute clip, released Wednesday, the Oppenheim Group heads to the beach with a diverse cast of male and female agents ready to make major deals, even if that means stepping on the toes of their fellow agents to do so.
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Selling the OC Brings a New Level of Drama to the Oppenheim Group

Los Angeles's top real estate brokerage is heading to Orange County. Selling the OC is the latest iteration of Netflix's mega-popular real estate reality drama Selling Sunset from reality television veteran Adam DiVello (Laguna Beach, The Hills, The City). The new series follows real estate tycoons Jason and Brett Oppenheim as they launch a new agency in the heart of Orange County, home to some of Southern California's most spectacular properties.

County of Orange appoints An Tran as new director of SSA

The Orange County Board of Supervisors has unanimously appointed An Tran as the new director of the County of Orange Social Services Agency (SSA), effective August 12, 2022. With over 23 years of service to the County of Orange, Mr. Tran’s experience spans four County departments including SSA, OC Waste & Recycling, County Executive Office and the OC Health Care Agency. He currently serves as SSA’s Chief Deputy Director.

New cases continue decline

The tally of new coronavirus cases in Orange County continued to slide in Tuesday’s report from the county health care agency. According to the calculations of the OCHCA, new cases for the four-day period of Aug. 5-8 totaled 2,978, which averages to 744.5 per day (rounded to 745). That...