The SAPD arrested a suspect accused of a fatal stabbing
On Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 3:15 PM, Santa Ana Police Communications received a report of a male bleeding from an apparent stab wound to his torso in the 2000 block of W. Chestnut Avenue, according to the SAPD. The victim, later identified by the Orange County Coroner’s Office as...
Son of 'RHOC' cast member accused of punching hospital security guard
Josh Waring, the son of a former cast member of “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” is in trouble with the law again, this time for allegedly punching a security guard at a hospital in Orange.
Two men arrested for robbing LA and Orange County massage parlors
Federal prosecutors charged two men for more than a dozen armed robberies at massage parlors across Los Angeles and Orange counties on Tuesday. The two LA County natives, 28-year-old Andy Cuellar and 27-year-old Arturo Morales, were arrested on Feb. 16. Both were charged with interference with commerce of robbery under the Hobbs Act and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. The Department of Justice defines Hobbs Act crimes as "actual or attempted robbery or extortion affecting interstate or foreign commerce 'in any way or degree.'"The robbery charge carries a sentence of at least 20 years in federal prison and...
Southern California shopping center closed following reports of explosion
A Southern California shopping center was closed Tuesday afternoon following reports of an explosion, officials said.Multiple law enforcement agencies, including bomb squads from the Orange County sheriff and the FBI, responded to The Village at Tustin Legacy. There were no immediate reports of injuries.The Orange County Fire Authority said it responded to a “suspicious package." The FBI's Los Angeles Field Office also responded, which it does as a matter of routine for reported explosions, spokesperson Laura Eimiller said.Employees and visitors were evacuated from several businesses inside the shopping center, including Chipotle, said Eric Davidson, a spokesperson for Regency Centers,...
Avila's El Ranchito: A Southern California Success Story
Avila's El Ranchito Restaurants are a true success story. Salvador Avila came to the United States from Mexico with his wife and children. He had a dream and hope. He and his wife started their first restaurant in 1966 in Huntington Park, California, with five picnic tables.
O.C. Board of Education trustee accused of choking neighbor in road rage incident
An Orange County Board of Education trustee is accused of choking and stepping on a 20-year-old neighbor in the middle of the street during a road rage incident last year, according to a lawsuit. Dr. Ken Williams Jr., who serves in District 3 and is up for reelection on the...
The Future of Education in Orange County: Embracing AI with a Human-Centric Approach
Wes Kriesel and Kunal Dalal, the new leaders in artificial intelligence and innovation at the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), are working to change how educators view and use AI in teaching. They argue that the approach to AI is more crucial than the tool itself. Dalal highlights the importance of focusing on the human aspect of education, while AI handles the digital components. Both Kriesel and Dalal joined the OCDE in late 2023, bringing extensive experience in education and technology.
Two More Orange County Cities Crack Down on Street Vendors
Officials in Anaheim and Rancho Santa Margarita are joining a host of their colleagues across Orange County to tighten regulations on street vending. In recent years, city officials across the county have been introducing new laws to increase regulations on food truck owners, taco street vendors and paleteros who sell ice cream out of push carts.
Homeless camps in Sun Valley sewers are cause for concerns, firefighters say
LOS ANGELES - The large sewers off Tuxford Street and San Fernando Road in Sun Valley were built to stop the serious flooding at that intersection that would regularly strand drivers during rains. But the Sun Valley Watershed, as it's called, has become the gathering spot for people setting up tents, even using the extra large sewer as cover when it's windy.
Orange County captures enough stormwater for more than 300,000 people during February storms
The Orange County Water District said on average, this far into the water year, they see nearly 10.5 inches of water in the region, but so far, it's been more like 14.6 inches.
He went from the London Blitz to his Orange County bliss
PHIL STALLYBRASS of Garden Grove opens a Christmas present for his great-grandson, Jameson Pytlik. Emma Pytlik (center-right) and great-granddaughter McKinley Pytlik (far right) are watching.
The Importance of Home Inspections in Orange County
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions most people will ever make. While the Orange County housing market offers no shortage of beautiful properties, homebuyers need to carefully evaluate each house they’re considering to avoid expensive surprises down the road. This is where a professional home inspection comes in.
🚧 Metrolink Service Alert: Debris Impacting Trains South of Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Orange County. Due to falling debris near San Clemente, Metrolink has issued a weekday service alert for travelers. Trains on the OC & IEOC Line will only operate as far south as Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo until further notice. Commuters should be aware that there will be no alternate transportation provided by Metrolink. For service updates and more information, passengers are encouraged to visit the provided link: https://t.co/288f5VCbRs.
OC Registrar of Voters 2024 Presidential Primary Election Update
The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. Voting in Orange County is easy and secure; and voters have several options to cast their ballot prior to or on Election Day on March 5.
Two Los Angeles County Men Charged with Armed Robbery Spree Targeting Massage Parlors in L.A. and Orange Counties
February 21, 2024 – SANTA ANA, CA – Two Los Angeles County men were charged on Tuesday in a federal criminal complaint alleging they. committed more than a dozen armed robberies of massage parlors in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Andy Cuellar, 28, of Hawthorne, and Arturo Morales,...
Funds secured for rail retaining wall in San Clemente
SAN CLEMENTE — The Orange County Transportation Authority is one step closer to resuming passenger rail service through San Clemente after receiving $7.2 million from the state to construct a retaining wall along the tracks. The California Transportation Commission allocated the funds on Feb. 16, allowing OCTA and Metrolink...
Men Suspected in Spree of Armed Robberies at Massage Parlors Across L.A., Orange Counties Face Federal Charges
Two men from the Los Angeles area are facing serious charges after a string of high-stakes heists targeting massage parlors across L.A. and Orange counties. Andy Cuellar, 28, of Hawthorne, and Arturo Morales, 27, of Downey were slapped with federal criminal complaints Wednesday, accused of pulling off over a dozen armed robberies, as reported by the Department of Justice.
E-newspaper for Feb. 21, 2024
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