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Costa Mesa woman killed while bicycling in Huntington Beach

Posted April 18, 2014 by courtesy

On Wednesday, April 16, at about 8:15 p.m., the Huntington Beach Police Department responded to the area of Adams Ave. and Ranger Lane regarding an injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist. Arriving officers located a female bicyclist lying in the roadway and a red 2001 Chevy 1500 truck nearby. Huntington Beach Fire […]

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Three suspects arrested in 2013 Long Beach murder

Posted April 18, 2014 by courtesy

Three suspects have been arrested and charged in connection to a 2013 murder. On April 28, 2013, at approximately 3 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to a report of gunshots heard in the area of Spaulding St. and Junipero Ave. Officers arrived and discovered a male adult victim, lying in the roadway in the […]

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Unplanned power outages in Orange County as of Friday, April 18

Posted April 18, 2014 by courtesy

As of this morning, Southern California Edison is working on the following power outages: Costa Mesa, Red Hill Ave. between Kalmus Dr. and Fischer Ave.: Started at 7:57 p.m. April 17. The cause was equipment problems. Edison has identified the problem and is working to restore power to 267 customers. Edison expects that most power […]

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Today’s weather forecast for Friday, April 18

Posted April 18, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather forecast: Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

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Cypress Police to take part in National Drug Take-Back Day

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

Got Drugs?  Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, April 26, 2014. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. More than 7 million Americans currently abuse prescription drugs, according to the 2009 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on […]

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Garden Grove woman convicted of stealing newborn

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

A woman was convicted and sentenced Tuesday to 13 years in state prison for kidnapping a newborn baby from Garden Grove Medical Center after searching multiple hospital rooms in two different hospitals for a baby to steal. Grisel Ramirez, 50, Garden Grove, pleaded guilty April 15, 2014, to one felony count of kidnapping of a […]

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The Youth Center’s 2014 Annual Community Support Campaign powers to half-way point

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

The Youth Center’s month-long fundraiser, the Community Support Campaign is officially half way through. The ultimate goal of this event is to raise $100,000. The second report meeting revealed that the committed efforts of 100 volunteers had raised a total of $68,254 toward this goal so far. All of the funds raised during the Community […]

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Register now for Pee Wee T-Ball!

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

Registration is going on now at the City of Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department for Jr. Pee Wee T-Ball for kids ages 3 ½ to 4 yrs and Pee Wee T-Ball for ages 5-7 yrs. Don’t miss this great way for your child to have fun while learning America’s pastime! Jr. Pee Wee […]

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Religious leaders and students pledge to work for peace at international meeting in Long Beach

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

 Over 100 religious leaders across North America and local university students gathered at the Grand Event Center in Long Beach for the 2014 Religious Leaders Peace Conference, hosted by international non-profit organization Heavenly Culture, World Peace and Restoration of Light (HWPL). The mood of the conference was united and hopeful as the leaders unanimously signed […]

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Garden Grove fiesta!

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Garden Grove’s H. Louis Lake Senior Center will be hosting a fiesta on Monday, May 5, 2014, starting from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in the Senior Center Dining Room, located at 11300 Stanford Ave. Festivities include traditional food, dancing, and live entertainment by Armando Valencia. Lunch will also […]

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LBPD asks public help in finding 79-year-old man [UPDATED]

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

Update: Mr. Gregorio Rios, who was reported missing yesterday, April 16, 2014, returned home on his own accord, around 9:30 p.m. last night. He appeared to be unharmed and is with his family. The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who suffers from Dementia and undiagnosed […]

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Anaheim PD asking public help in finding further victims of serial murderers

Posted April 17, 2014 by courtesy

On Monday, April 14, a press conference was held to update the public and the media on the status of a serial homicide investigation. Detectives arrested Steven Dean Gordon, 45, and Franc Cano, 27, for the murders of four women. Yesterday, both were arraigned on felony charges filed by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. […]

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