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We do not need more bars in downtown Huntington Beach ("ABC officials approve license," June 9). Our crime and DUI rates are off the charts. The taxpayers have to pay for the law enforcement costs. So, why did these folks protest the license? It's not...
The Orange County district attorney's office said Monday it was seeking the death penalty for a Garden Grove man charged in the execution-style slaying of two people so he could steal a car. Hilbert Pineil Thomas, 39, is charged in the February 2009...
Tags: Lawyers, Justice System, Punishment, Garden Grove, Murder
Fountain Valley is in talks with county officials about annexing a nearly 21-acre unincorporated area into its boundaries, but City Manager Ray Kromer said the county would have to agree to pay for an extra police officer before the city took over the...
Tags: Santa Ana
Editor's note: This changes the third paragraph to include Patrick Tucker's title. Ten candidates for the Fountain Valley City Council are going into the last three weeks of campaigning. Candidates are vying for three opens seats occupied by Mayor Pro...
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer from Fountain Valley was charged Monday with raping and sodomizing two women. Miguel Lerma, 31, was charged with one felony count of forcible rape, sodomy by force and forcible oral copulation of a woman in...
Tags: Assault, Los Angeles, Chemical Industry, Trials, Vehicles
YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Fountain Valley Sports Park and Recreation Center, 16400 Brookhurst St., hosts he Orange County Chocolate Festival on Friday and Saturday. The event features chocolates, wine tasting, live music and more and is open from 5 to 9 p.m....
A high school board trustee plans to give the United States Army Field Band a dressing-down after it abruptly canceled a show at Edison High School. Bonnie Castrey, the Huntington Beach Union High School District's board clerk, said she intends to...
Your Weekend FRIDAY: Local band Velicious performs at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show starts at 9:30 p.m. and cover is $5 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.gallagherspub.com....
A Fountain Valley man and woman were scheduled to go to trial Wednesday on charges of attempting to murder the woman's husband. Mary Katheryn Sharpski, 48, and Michael Calvin Shores II, 40, and Antonio Cinco Ortega, 25, of Santa Ana, are each charged...
Tags: Assault, Trials, Lawyers, Justice System, Murder
When Sally Nobbs and her family jumped out of the windows of their Sunset Beach home to escape a five-alarm fire May 12, there was no going back: They lost everything. But almost immediately, Nobbs, who lived in the rented home with her boyfriend, his...
Experienced politicians have prevailed so far in a Huntington Beach City Council race that featured 21 candidates for four open seats. The four preliminary winners — Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw — have all held...
Fountain Valley is calling on residents to pitch in and help stock up the Orange County Food Bank with canned and dried food. The city is holding a food drive through Nov. 18 at the Center at Founders Village Senior & Community Center, 17967 Bushard St....
Tags: Social Issues, Charity
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