Gusts of wind blew into Orange County Friday night, April 28 and into Saturday where they were expected to last until noon. The National Weather Service issued a high wind advisory warning that gusts could reach 20 to 30 mph in many places and up to 55 and 66 mph near coastal slopes of the […]
Tea made from deer antlers may have sickened two Orange County residents with botulism, a serious illness caused by a bacteria that can cause paralysis, breathing difficulty and is potentially deadly. One adult has a confirmed case of botulism, and the other has a suspected case, the Orange County...
A high-speed freeway pursuit of a wanted suspect from Whittier ended in Orange County Friday night, April 28. A silver Honda sedan driving at times more than 100 mph sped southbound on the 5 freeway. Live aerial media coverage showed the car evading cars and California Highway Patrol office vehicles, sometimes getting off the freeway and […]
A resident has been sickened and another person may have become ill after drinking deer-antler tea purchased locally, according to a warning issued Friday by Los Angeles County and Orange County public health officials. A preliminary investigation has found that the two people who drank the tea purchased it in March, but it was […]
OCVarsity publishes job openings for coaches and athletic department administrators at the Orange County high schools. The listed is updated on a regular basis. Each job opening includes the date it was first posted here. Job openings are removed after two months. If your school has an opening that you would like to add to […]
An appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that the state’s controversial parent-trigger law could be used to convert Palm Lane Elementary in Anaheim from a traditional campus to a charter school. The decision by a three-judge panel from the state’s 4th District Court of Appeal could embolden hesitant...
After two days and four rounds of competition, Woodbridge sophomore Stefan Dostanic is the only Orange County player still alive in the 117th annual Ojai Tournament. In an all-Orange County quarterfinal matchup Friday afternoon, Dostanic topped Newport Harbor freshman Max McKennon, 6-2, 6-4, to play his way into the semifinals where he will face Ryan […]
Championship season in swimming and diving arrives in earnest Monday. Here is an overview of next week’s league finals: Academy (CIF-SS Division 2): Crean Lutheran’s girls and Sage Hill’s boys are the defending champions and squads to beat. The Saints, winners of four consecutive CIF-SS titles, feature elite sprinters Elise Garcia and Eva Merrell. Crestview […]
For months, hundreds of south Orange County residents have raised concerns about changes in Federal Aviation Administration flight paths and airplane noise. Some residents from Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel and San Juan Capistrano have alleged the changes have caused noise pollution, loss of peace and quiet and lower home values, according to a Citizens for […]
At the end of World War II, Costa Mesa was a cozy no man’s land – an unincorporated area surrounded by Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Santa Ana that had its own post office, a small commercial strip where Newport and Harbor boulevards met and a whole lot of open space at its fringes. When […]
A former Orange County Marathon winner has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a violent run-in with Huntington Beach police officers sunk his Olympic chances. An attorney for Stephan Shay, along with his brother Nathan Shay, filed a complaint this week at the U.S. District Courthouse in Santa Ana accusing two officers of excessive force. According to […]
Josh Tupou’s dreams could crystallize Saturday in the NFL draft, but the defensive prospect won’t watch his story unfold on TV. He’ll let his heart be his guide. The massive, run-stuffing nose tackle from Colorado plans to share dinner with family in Riverside and offer prayers of gratitude, a nod to his Tongan spirit. Tupou […]
MISSION VIEJO – El Toro Road is closed in both directions at Glenn Ranch Road due to the discovery of a suspected explosive device just off the roadway, said Lt. Lane Lagaret, public information officer for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. A bomb squad is at the scene, Lagaret said, and there is no timetable for […]
Tamra Judge decided to return to The Real Housewives of Orange County last year, even though she had been very hurt by Vicki Gunvalson. They used to be best friends, but she felt completely betrayed and wanted to move on. When Tamra forgave Vicki and agreed to move on, viewers were shocked. Show More Summary
As coyotes find their way into more urban areas of Orange County, cities are coping with how to address residents concerns and prevent attacks. In a public workshop Tuesday evening, April 25, Costa Mesa unveiled its coyote management plan, which is broken into three parts: public education, following laws that prohibit feeding wildlife and a balanced response […]
As costs rise for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s contract, Laguna Woods City Council plans to cut program costs to its budget for the next two fiscal years. In the first of four discussions regarding the city’s budget on Wednesday, April 26, the council examined how the unexpected increase of deputy salary and benefit increases […]
Bravo announced a long list of new and returning reality TV shows to keep us busy this summer and fall. First, Top Chef, Shahs of Sunset, Million Dollar Listing New York, and Real Housewives of Orange County will return this summer.Show More Summary
A bus driver has been charged with sexually assaulting three developmentally disabled women he was responsible for transporting, Orange County prosecutors said. Jon Francis Farris faces multiple counts of sexual assault, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office. He is scheduled...
The Orange County Transportation Authority is seeking volunteers to apply for two vacancies on the Measure M Taxpayers Oversight Committee which ensures revenue collected from the half-cent sales tax is going toward transportation improvements, as promised. Show More Summary
FRIDAY, APRIL 28 America’s Family Pet Expo: The world’s largest pet and pet product expo with exhibitors like retailers, groomers, hobbyist, humane societies, rescue organizations, breeders, and more. This is a great show of dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles and more, plus entertainment. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today & Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at OC Fair […]