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Senior Chief Aviation Electronics Technician Steven Ferguson, from Garden Grove, Calif., releases the cremains of his father Electronics Technician (Communications) 2nd Class Leslie R. Ferguson during a burial at sea ceremony aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Giovanni Squadrito/Released)

USS Carl Vinson honors sailor with burial at sea

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group departed Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wi...
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Rossmoor resident dies at home [Updated]

According to the Orange County Coroner, Rossmoor resident Gretchen De Stefano died shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, at her home on Wallingsfor Rd. Ms. De Stefano was 96 years old. The Orange County Sheriff’s Dep...
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Benjamin Thomas Wayne Sutherlin, PhD

The following information was released by the Sutherlin Family. “My grandfather is an American hero, as the men of my generation can only dream to be. He loved my grandmother more than anything, as is evident by his passing i...
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Arvella Schuller, 1929-2014. Photo courtesy of Crystal Cathedral Ministries.

Arvella Schuller, wife of pastor of Crystal Cathedral, dies at age 84

The online site for Crystal Cathedral Ministries announced the passing of Arvella Schuller: Robert A. Schuller, the son of Robert H. and Arvella Schuller, announced this morning that his mother Arvella passed away this morning ...
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1960s jockey John Kanis passes away

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Race Course (LARC). John Kanis, a leading rider in the 1960s at Los Alamitos and also a long serving jockey’s valet, has passed away. Kanis won 232 Quarter Horse race...
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Garden Grove man killed in traffic accident

According to the Orange County Coroner, Tung Nguyen, a 62-year-old resident of Garden Grove, was killed when the car he was driving struck a parked 18-wheeler truck. The accident occurred on Garden Grove Blvd. at Melanie Lane i...
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Unidentified man killed in solo vehicle accident in Anaheim [Updated]

According to the Orange County Coroner, a man was killed shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, when the car he was riding in crashed. The victim died at the scene of the accident. No further details on the victim, includin...
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Garden Grove man killed in truck v. truck traffic collision

According to the Orange County Coroner, Garden Grove resident Thai Tran, 49, was killed when the commercial truck he was driving collided with a tractor trailer truck just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. The collision occ...
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Coroner identifies man struck by train in Anaheim

According to the Orange County Coroner, the man struck and killed by a train on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 1:23 p.m. was Steven Brenna, 60, of Anaheim. Brenna was walking along the tracks south of Ball Rd. and west of Lewis St. in An...
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Unidentified man struck by train in Anaheim

According to the Orange County Coroner, an unidentified man was struck and killed by a train just before 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, on the railroad tracks just south of E. Ball Rd. in Anaheim. The Anaheim Police Department ...
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Corona man dies in Anaheim traffic accident

According to the Orange County Coroner, Richard Brieger, 57, a resident of Corona, was injured shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, at 3450 East La Palma Ave. in Anaheim when the car that he was driving struck a light p...
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Garden Grove man found dead in Stanton parking lot

According to the Orange County Coroner, Bob Huynh, 52, a resident of Garden Grove, was found dead in the parking lot to the rear of Southland Cycle Center at 8141 Garden Grove Blvd. in Stanton at 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11....
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USC water polo player Jonathan Walters, formerly of Mater Dei, resident of Newport Coast. Photo courtesy of USC.

USC water polo player passes away over holiday break

According to the Orange County Coroner, Jonathan Walters of Newport Coast died at 3:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana. He was 19 years old. The cause of death is under investigation. According...
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May 1, 1915 - December 28, 2013

Esther Mejia (May 1, 1915 – December 28, 2013), RIP

Esther Mejia, passed away peacefully in her Los Alamitos home on December 28, 2013. She was born on May 1, 1915 at the corner of Katella and Walnut Streets, moved next door, and remained there throughout the rest of her 98 year...
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