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Two police officers shot in San Diego; one suspect in custody

Two police officers were shot Thursday night in San Diego, police said. The San Diego Police Department said on Twitter that officers were searching for whoever was responsible for the shooting in the 3800 block of Boston Avenue. About 12:30 a.m., police confirmed on Twitter that they had one suspect...

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  • Newport's District 7 council hopefuls share ideas

    Newport's District 7 council hopefuls share ideas

    Traffic, coyotes and citywide growth peppered an interview Thursday between termed-out Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry and two candidates vying for his seat on the City Council. Roughly 30 residents attended the "job interview" hosted by Curry to give voters an early look at the candidates...

  • 11-year-old's scroll-sawing talent on display at OC Fair

    11-year-old's scroll-sawing talent on display at OC Fair

    The Orange County Scroll Saw Assn. is made up of about 50 men and women up to age 90. But it's the one 11-year-old member who will be leading Orange County Fair visitors in sawing demonstrations this weekend. Jadyn Coulter of Costa Mesa, the association's youngest member, will be shaping animals...

  • La Crescenta resident pleads guilty to using fake employee names to bilk employers

    A 45-year-old La Crescenta woman this week admitted to embezzling roughly $2 million while working as a payroll supervisor for two family-owned companies, using the scheme to bankroll vacations overseas and cosmetic surgery, federal court records show. For almost a decade, Claudia Calderon used...

  • Meeting to discuss community plan for south Glendale focuses on transportation

    A rapid-transit bus may likely be the first transportation improvement in south Glendale in the next several years, while some City Council members said they want to expand Beeline hours and possibly deploy a new streetcar. The discussion took place during the third and final workshop between the...

  • Fremont Park upgrades in play

    Fremont Park upgrades in play

    City Council grants contract to O.C. landscape-architect firm to plan renovations.

  • Midway Moments: Get ready to shriek on the OC Fair's Silver Streak

    Midway Moments: Get ready to shriek on the OC Fair's Silver Streak

    There's a ride at the Orange County Fair that makes children scream, mothers boogie in place and grandmothers gently tap their New Balance sneakers to the music. Its Colorado-based manufacturer, Wisdom Rides, advertises that when customers see the ride in action, they're sure to proclaim it "good-looking."...

  • New Zealand trip kicks off what Laguna hopes is memorable year for cross-country program

    New Zealand trip kicks off what Laguna hopes is memorable year for cross-country program

    In the past decade, the cross-country programs at Laguna Beach High and Auckland Grammar School have developed a close but long-distance kinship. The history, Laguna boys' Coach Scott Wittkop said, dates back about eight years, when the Laguna program hosted athletes from the all-male, Auckland,...

  • Alessa parklet is getting the boot

    Alessa parklet is getting the boot

    The council declines to give more time to the 60-day trial of an outdoor area that extends from the restaurant on Forest Avenue, including that charge that it doesn't benefit the public, only the patrons.

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  • My Laguna photo contest winners announced

    Winning photographs from the city's My Laguna contest, meant to show perspectives of life in Laguna Beach, are now on display at lagunabeachcity.net. City staff announced the winners in each of the handful of categories last week. Each photographer will receive $100 and be recognized at an upcoming...

  • Opponents of housing project and Coastal Commission at odds over Laguna Canyon Creek designation

    Besides the controversy over private communications involving the Coastal Commission, at issue is whether a creek near the site is on the state's major watershed drainage course map.

  • Mailbag: Where's the protection of private property rights?

    Laguna Beach has long maintained an R-1 residential zone for "low-density, single-family residential areas, which will provide a suitable environment for family life for residents," according to the city's general plan. Chapter 25.10.002 explicitly says, "The zone is intended to provide a quiet...

  • Costa Mesa Sanitary District warns of possible plumbing scam

    The Costa Mesa Sanitary District is advising residents of a possible scam in which a plumber is going door to door posing as a district employee. The district has received several reports of the person "urging residents to submit an application to authorize the plumber to perform work on their...

  • 'Shark Tank' contestant accused of threatening to shoot a man for smoking near home

    A 38-year-old Burbank man awarded funding for a product he pitched on ABC’s “Shark Tank” pleaded not guilty Wednesday to threatening a man with a gun after an argument over smoking, officials said. Michael Barzman — co-founder of Invisiplug, a power strip designed to blend in with hardwood floors...

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  • Avila’s CdM restaurant celebrates 50 years of El Ranchito

    Avila’s CdM restaurant celebrates 50 years of El Ranchito

    The Corona del Mar location of Avila's El Ranchito celebrated the Mexican restaurant group's 50th anniversary with a Summer Fiesta on July 21. The event featured drinks, mariachi music, souvenirs, raffles and, of course, food. The first Avila's opened in 1966 in Huntington Park, and the brand now...

  • Mosquito with West Nile virus found in Costa Mesa adds to county's upward trend

    Mosquito with West Nile virus found in Costa Mesa adds to county's upward trend

    A mosquito captured in Costa Mesa this week has tested positive for West Nile virus, adding to signs that the disease could be even more prevalent in Orange County this year than in 2015, when it was considered an epidemic, according to county officials. Two major indicators of West Nile — the...

  • Kids stoked to be on the water

    Kids stoked to be on the water

    Dozens of children, some first-timers and others seasoned riders, participated in the Stoke-O-Rama surfing competition Saturday in Huntington Beach. During the free event, kids 12 and younger competed in four divisions: Pops and Pups for girls and boys 8 and under, boys 10 and under, girls 12 and...

  • Run, swim, save! Lifeguards compete in statewide championships

    Run, swim, save! Lifeguards compete in statewide championships

    Hundreds of lifeguards from throughout the state performed mock rescues as they competed in the 2016 California Surf Lifesaving Championships at Huntington State Beach on Saturday. Lifeguards from about 30 agencies competed to earn the title of California's Best Lifeguards. Activities included...

  • 3 to be inducted into Surfers' Hall of Fame

    3 to be inducted into Surfers' Hall of Fame

    Three local men will officially become part of surfing history Friday when they are inducted into the Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach. Ryan Turner, Shawn Stussy and Blaine "Sumo" Sato will leave their handprints and footprints in wet cement on historical Main Street during a ceremony...

  • Vets get free surf lessons

    Vets get free surf lessons

    Veterans got a chance to learn how to surf when Team Red, White & Blue joined the VA Greater Los Angeles in offering free lessons in Huntington Beach. Team Red, White & Blue is a nonprofit based in Florida whose "mission is to enrich the lives of America's veterans by connecting them to their community...

  • No major incidents at U.S. Open, police say

    Huntington Beach police said no major incidents have occurred at the U.S. Open of Surfing as of Wednesday morning. Department spokeswoman Jennifer Marlatt said alcohol-related violations within the venue, at Pier Plaza and on surrounding residential streets, have led to citations and arrests, but...

  • Haakenson: Peters relies on patience, knowledge of the waves

    Haakenson: Peters relies on patience, knowledge of the waves

    Derek Peters has surfed in dozens, if not hundreds, of contests during his 23 years, but there is no contest as unique as the Men's Trials at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. It's a 32-man contest with the winner not winning a trophy, a medal or any other type of trinket. The prize is becoming "surfer...

  • Duran Duran still going strong at 40

    Duran Duran still going strong at 40

    The band members are proud of their longevity as they prepare to bring their hits and new songs to Irvine Meadows on Saturday.

  • Guests get preview of Costa Mesa's new Holiday bar

    Guests get preview of Costa Mesa's new Holiday bar

    Holiday, a new bar and lounge in Westside Costa Mesa, hosted a preview night Friday featuring cocktails and DJ music. The venue, at 721 W. 19th St., is a speakeasy-style bar with touches of classic Hollywood and a 1900s French plantation house. It began having soft openings earlier this month and...

  • 384-apartment mixed-use project near JWA is rejected by Newport council

    384-apartment mixed-use project near JWA is rejected by Newport council

    A developer's plan to build 384 apartments and 5,677 square feet of restaurant space near John Wayne Airport was sent back to the drawing board by the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday night. The city Planning Commission voted in June to reject The Residences at Newport Place, citing insufficient...

  • Football: Los Angeles' strength is rare for City Section _ line play

    Top City Section teams have been known for their speed and skill position players through the years. Los Angeles Coach Eric Scott has been trying to turn weakness into strength as far as play in the trenches, and it might happen for the Romans this season in their line play. "Skill for skill, we...

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