The project, which the utility said could take more than four years to complete, is designed to improve reliability of electricity transmitted into South Orange County from San Diego County.
COSTA MESA – The North team, under the guidance of Coach Charlie TeGantvoort, is preparing to take on the South in the Orange County All-Star Classic on Friday, June 30, at Orange Coast College. Here are five players who stood out for the North during its very competitive practice Tuesday. 1. James Faitasia, Katella, WR/DB: […]
Sheriff’s deputies working at Orange County jails have assaulted inmates, instigated fights and verbally abused them, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. The report also alleges that holding cells for the inmates are filthy, smeared...
IRVINE — A 30-acre water park, complete with an uphill water coaster, water slides and lazy river, is a step closer to making a monumental splash at the Orange County Great Park. The Irvine City Council, acting as the Orange County Great Park board, on Tuesday, June 27, approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with Wild […]
Sunday: Free music is on the bill in the Summer Concert Series at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point. Two tribute bands perform 2:30-6 p.m. each Sunday. Food and drinks are available for purchase, and a free shuttle service runs from 1 to 7 p.m. from Dana Hills High School. danapoint.org Monday: Art and Story […]
The Orange County Board of Supervisors approved its $6.2 billion budget on Tuesday, June 27, using growth in property tax revenue to bolster funding to law enforcement and pay the state a large chunk of money it owes from a recent dispute. The county’s 2017-18 budget is $149 million higher than its current budget, with […]
A culture of sexual misconduct inside the bureau of investigation at the Orange County district attorney’s office has created a perception of “a hostile work environment,” according to a report released Tuesday by the county’s grand jury. Jurors interviewed nearly 100 people — deputy district attorneys,...
Family members who buried the wrong body after the Orange County coroner’s office mistakenly identified a man found dead in Fountain Valley as their homeless relative have filed claims against the county totaling more than $2 million for “severe emotional distress.” Meanwhile, Orange County officials...
Here are the North and South rosters (as of June 21) for the June 30 Orange County All-Star Football Game at Orange Coast College: NORTH ROSTER Blake Culbert (QB, Rancho Alamitos); Ruben Mendoza (QB, Garden Grove); Dillion Keefe (RB, El Modena); Jorge Briseno (RB, Santa Ana); Chris Hernandez (RB, Santa Ana Valley); Ricky Touchihuitl (RB, […]
TRABUCO CANYON – A dozen years ago, as the Orange County Transportation Authority sought to renew a half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements, conservation groups pledged support – provided an environmental mitigation program was incorporated into the measure. In November 2006, Orange County voters approved Measure M2 – with the promise that 5 percent of […]
Four football players from Irvine will be competing in the 58th annual Orange County All-Star Classic Friday, June 30, at 7 p.m. at Orange Coast College. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets will be on sale before the game for $12. Running back Connor McBride from Woodbridge, defensive end-tight end Robert Briones from Crean Lutheran […]
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens announced Tuesday she will not seek reelection as she faces growing questions over her department’s handling of a jail snitch scandal and the embarrassing escape by inmates at the county jail last year. In an interview, Hutchens said her decision to stand down...
Good afternoon everyone. I can't believe it is almost the Fourth of July! I will be flying down to Orange County this weekend for the Fourth of July holiday and I want to do a travel hackers meetup on Saturday afternoon. If you are free...Show More Summary
The Orange County Register reports, “County transportation authority officials on Monday, June 26, approved plans for securing a $627 million federal loan for the Interstate 405 Improvement Project, the final financing piece for theShow More Summary
SANTA ANA – Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has appointed an outside lawyer to hear any complaints of possible ethical violations witnessed by employees within his office. Rackauckas selected his longtime friend, criminal...Show More Summary
Legal experts say the jurors' "witch hunt" finding demonstrates the need for an independent probe in Orange County.
The snitch scandal has already upended more than a dozen Southern California murder cases.
The Rams are trying to sell fewer tickets this year. And the plan does not include simply showing highlights of the 2016 Rams. According to Vincent Bonsignore of the Orange County Register, the Rams are trying to cap ticket sales in the 70,000 per game range, to alleviate crowding at concession stands and in parking…
The Orange County Register reports that ” the start of 2017 suggests Orange Countians … are a bit skittish about overall economic prospects and are adjusting their travel spending accordingly. Year-to-date data from three slices of the...Show More Summary
A man mistakenly buried by a grieving family after a blunder by the Orange County Coroner’s Office has been positively identified through fingerprints, authorities said Monday. However, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, which includes the Coroner, declined to release the man’s name. “The Coroner Division is attempting to locate and notify family,” Sheriff’s Department Lt. […]