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Orange County

Orange County’s 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well-educated workforce.

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Rancho Mirage Doctor Sentenced to 20 Years for Fraud Scheme

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A Rancho Mirage cosmetic surgeon was ordered today to immediately begin serving a 20-year federal prison sentence for...
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Transient Charged With Attacking And Carjacking Man In Laguna Hills

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A 31-year-old transient is scheduled to be arraigned today in a Santa Ana courtroom on charges of stabbing...
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OC’s Whiting Ranch Park Remains Closed After Mountain Lion Attack on Boy

LAKE FOREST (CNS) - Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park in Lake Forest, where a mountain lion attacked a 3-year-old boy, remains closed today...
Meade firefighters help extinguish apartment fire off post- Photographer: Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office

Seal Beach Apartment Fire Caused By Candle In Bedroom, Authorities Say

SEAL BEACH (CNS) - A three-alarm fire that damaged an apartment complex in Seal Beach and left two people injured today was...
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Disneyland Debuts New Star Wars Attraction

ANAHEIM (CNS) - Thousands of Disneyland enthusiasts lined up early today to experience the theme park's newest Star Wars Land ride.   Bobby...
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NAMM, Music Industry Trade Show Opens In Anaheim

ANAHEIM (CNS) - The NAMM Show, billed by organizers as the world's largest trade-only event for the music products, pro audio, lighting...
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Former Fannie Mae Employee Sentenced To Over Six Years in Prison

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A former employee of Fannie Mae in Irvine was sentenced to 76 months in federal prison today for...
Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

OCTA Board Picks Garden Grove Mayor As Chairman

ORANGE (CNS) - Garden Grove Mayor Steven R. Jones was selected yesterday as the next chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority...
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ACLU Allege Huntington Park and Tustin Violate Immigration Law

SANTA ANA (CNS) - The American Civil Liberties Union today filed administrative complaints against the cities of Tustin and Huntington Park for...
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Federal Government Awards $3 M Grant For Irvine Facility

IRVINE (CNS) - A Newport Beach foundation won a $3 million federal grant to help fund scientific lab equipment at an Irvine...
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Disneyland Offers New Ticket Deal For SoCal Residents

ANAHEIM (CNS) - Just in time for your post-holiday shopping, Disneyland unveiled a discounted ticket offer today for Southern California residents.   For...
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Orange County Woman Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Social Security Benefits

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A former Social Security Administration employee who stole about $176,000 in Social Security benefits designated for elderly and...
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Little Change To Southland Gas Prices

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline has slowed or stalled for some major...
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New Details Emerge In Orange County Sheriff’s Evidence Booking Scandal

WESTMINSTER (CNS) - At least two Orange County sheriff's deputies referred to prosecutors for criminal charges for issues booking evidence were later...
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SoCal Gas Prices Stall, Little Change

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline has slowed or stalled for some major...
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SoCal Gas Prices Barely Change In New Year

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline has slowed or stalled for some major...
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SoCal Gas Prices Still In Freefall, Still Higher Than 2013

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for some major metropolitan...
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Orange County Sheriff Opens New Wing for Veterans

ORANGE (CNS) - Orange County Sheriff's Department officials today showed off a new wing in its jail in Orange focused on housing...
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SoCal Gas Prices Still In Freefall, Again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for some major metropolitan...
Homeless Shelter Stays Open in Preparation for Storm- Photographer - KOMUnews

Fullerton, Santa Ana Armories To be Open 24 Hours For Homeless, Next Storm

SANTA ANA (CNS) - With storms possible today, emergency homeless shelters in the Santa Ana and Fullerton armories will be open for...
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Diocese of Orange Hit with Two Sex Abuse Lawsuits By Former Mater Dei Students

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Two former Mater Dei High School students have sued the Diocese of Orange alleging they were victims of...
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Drivers Detoured Around Laguna Canyon Closure Due To Rock Slide

LAGUNA BEACH (CNS) - Despite the closure of a portion of a major entry point to Laguna Beach due to a rockslide,...
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SoCal Gas Prices Still In Freefall, Again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for some major metropolitan...
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Teen Girl Wins Legal Battle for Immigration Status in Orange County

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A 14-year-old Guatemalan immigrant living in Laguna Niguel with her aunt and cousins won a key legal battle...
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National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard – Winter Storm Warning!

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM THURSDAY FOR SEVERAL SoCal COUNTIES
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Defense Attorney Ratchets Up Demands for Documents in Orange County Evidence Scandal

WESTMINSTER (CNS) - A defense attorney who uncovered an issue with sheriff's deputies failing to book evidence ratcheted up demands for more...
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SoCal Gas Prices Still In Freefall, Resume Drop In San Diego

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for some major metropolitan...
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Attorney Sentenced In Visa Fraud Scheme

SANTA ANA (CNS) - An immigration lawyer was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for submitting numerous fraudulent visa petitions and...
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Anaheim Police Seize More Than 150 Weapons From Home

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Police seized more than 150 weapons, many of them illegal or unregistered, in a search of an Anaheim...
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SoCal Gas Prices Still In Freefall, Stop In San Diego

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for some major metropolitan...
Santa Ana Police Department

DOJ Closes 11-Year Review Of Orange County Jails

SANTA ANA (CNS) - U.S. Department of Justice officials announced today they have closed an 11-year investigation into Orange County's Jails, a...
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SoCal Gas Prices Still Falling

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Federal Judge In Santa Ana Rejects Motion To Dismiss Deputies’ Suit

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A federal judge has ruled that most of the claims should remain intact in a lawsuit filed against...
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Southland Gas Prices Still Dropping

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Southern California Gas Prices Still Dropping

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Orange County Federal Judge Shuts Down Deceptive Rental Listings Websites

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A Santa Ana judge permanently banned the operators of several online rental websites from offering listings and fined...
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Chinese National To Be Sentenced For Immigration Scheme In Irvine

SANTA ANA (CNS) - A 41-year-old Irvine woman is due in court today for sentencing after having pleaded guilty for her part...
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Babe Ruth 500th Home Run Bat Auctioned for $1 Million in Orange County

LAGUNA NIGUEL (CNS) - A bat used by Babe Ruth to hit his 500th major league home run sold for more than...
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AMAZING! Southland Gas Prices Still Dropping – 38th Consecutive Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the...
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Seven Convicted In Office Supply Fraud Scheme In Orange County

SANTA ANA (CNS) - More than a half-dozen people were convicted today in federal court in Santa Ana for their roles in...
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Orange County Investigators Launch In-Custody Death Investigation

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Santa Ana police and the Orange County District Attorney's Office was investigating how a suspect, who became unresponsive...
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Surprise: Southern California Gas Prices Continue Over Month-Long Decline

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Buena Park City Councilwoman Wins Sign-Stealing Trial

FULLERTON (CNS) - An Orange County Superior Court judge today dismissed a misdemeanor petty theft charge related to sign-stealing allegations against Buena...
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Southern California Gas Prices Continue Over Month-Long Decline Uninterrupted

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Southern California Gas Prices Continue Over Month-Long Decline

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Oops: Orange County Sheriff’s Dept. Mishandled Evidence For 2 Years; Tried To Keep It...

The Orange County public defender's office stated on Wednesday that top prosecutors covered for law enforcement, resulting in widespread lapses in evidence...
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Southern California Gas Prices Continue Month-Long Decline

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas...
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Orange County Reports Progress In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Opioid overdose deaths in Orange County continue to outstrip the average in the state and elsewhere in Southern...
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Average Gas Price Continues To Drop In Southern California For Almost A Month Straight

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas in...
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Many Orange County Beaches Reopened After Sewage Spill

LAGUNA BEACH (CNS) - Several beach closures in Orange County were lifted Friday when authorities repaired a broken main and revised their...
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Orange County District Attorney Vows to Correct Evidence Issue in OC Evidence

By PAUL ANDERSON - City News Service SANTA ANA (CNS) - A defense attorney who uncovered systemic problems with...
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Average Gas Price Continues To Drop In Southern California For Fourth Week In A...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline continues to fall for major metropolitan areas in...
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Homeless Face New Threat in Southern California: Fire

The homeless issue in Southern California has a new facet to it that is adding new stress: fires. As...

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