A memorial service for Chris Cornell at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Friday, May 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city’s medical examiner. He was […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday
The amfAR charity gala during the Cannes 70th international film festival, Cap d’Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 25, 2017.
The waits were as long as five to six hours for riders wanting to be the first to “drop-in” to “Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!,” the newest attraction at Disney California Adventure that opened to the public Saturday, May 27. “It was like a six-hour wait, but it was definitely worth it,” said Odette […]
LOS ANGELES — The setup was similar. With two outs in the fourth inning on Saturday, Chase Utley walked to home plate amid a scoreless tie. Utley saw the first pitch from Chicago Cubs right-hander John Lackey, a soft curveball, and slapped it to left field. The home fans roared. Kike’ Hernandez scored safely from […]
As the summer season approaches, Laguna Niguel is hosting a “Beware of Snakes and Their Bites” lecture to give residents tips on snake identification, habitat and safety. Kristi Krause and Scott Weldy will also talk about first aid recommendations and signs and symptoms related to snake bits. A snake exhibit will follow the lecture. Seating […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85. Bunning’s death Friday was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when the Kentucky Republican was in the […]
LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner is eligible to return from the disabled list on Monday. The Dodgers, though, will not activate the veteran third baseman. Turner, who was placed on the 10-day DL on May 19 for a Grade I strained right hamstring, will need at least one minor league rehabilitation assignment before he returns […]
LA HABRA Three attackers robbed another man outside a La Habra gas station early Saturday morning, police said. The crime took place shortly after 1 a.m. after the victim stopped to use a restroom at a gas station at La Habra Boulevard and Idaho Street, La Habra police Lt. Clint Angle said. “Upon exiting, the […]
El Rancho Charter School’s agreement with the Orange Unified School District to operate the campus was renewed Thursday, May 25 by the school board. Board members split 4-3 on approving the charter that has been causing controversy the last two months. The majority adopted the charter as submitted by the school. Staff had suggested renewing the agreement as […]
ANGELS at MARLINS When: Sunday, 10 a.m. Where: Marlins Park TV: Fox Sports West THE PITCHERS ANGELS RHP MATT SHOEMAKER (4-2, 3.97) vs. Marlins: 1-0, 0.00 At Marlins Park: First game Hates to face: None Loves to face: None MARLINS RHP JOSE UREÑA (2-2, 3.08) vs. Angels: First game At Marlins Park: 2-11, 4.51 Hates […]
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MIAMI — Say it now … J.C. Ramirez is the Angels’ best starting pitcher. Ramirez has now pitched well enough, for long enough, that he’s gone well beyond simply being a “capable replacement” in the Angels’ injury-marred rotation. Ramirez allowed just one unearned run in seven innings in the Angels’ 5-2 victory over the Miami […]
The festival continues through Monday, May 29, until 9 p.m. in downtown Garden Grove. Admission is free.
WESTMINSTER A 2-year-old boy died Saturday morning, May 27, after he was hit by a vehicle, though details on what happened are still trying to be determined, police said. Police received a call about 8:48 a.m. that the boy had been injured in a traffic collision in the 7900 block of 21st Street, a residential neighborhood in […]
It’s been a big year for Laguna Niguel native Harrison White. An alumnus of St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in 2013, White, 22, graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s in political science while helping his team win the Ivy League Baseball Championship. He led his team with an on-base percentage of.479 in his senior […]
As this year’s top scholar at JSerra Catholic High School, Matthew Feldmann was selected to deliver the valedictorian address at the Class of 2017’s graduation held Saturday, May 27, on campus. Not only did he achieve the Class of 2017’s highest grade-point average, 4.89, but he demonstrated excellence taking the most challenging academic courses offered […]
IRVINE A 62-year-old Irvine woman was robbed at gunpoint in her own home Saturday morning – “immediately” after returning from a stroll around her neighborhood, police said. The woman returned from her walk at about 9:35 a.m., and as soon as she went inside, a man described as in his mid-20s entered the house in […]
Breed: Mastiff mix Size: 70 pounds Trevor’s story: Trevor was seen wandering the streets for months. People tried to catch him, but he was so afraid he did not know how kind people could be. After months they finally caught him and brought him to Friends of Orange County Homeless Pets, where he could learn […]
Allman died Saturday, May 27, in his home in Savannah, Georgia