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Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Banning

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Sunday morning five miles from Banning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:53 a.m. PDT at a depth of 8.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was seven miles from Beaumont and 19 miles from Moreno Valley. In...

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  • F.V. parade celebrates city's 60th anniversary

    F.V. parade celebrates city's 60th anniversary

    Fountain Valley loves a parade. The city celebrated the 60th anniversary of its incorporation Saturday morning with a short, cheerful jaunt down Heil Avenue to the annual Summerfest carnival at the Fountain Valley Sports Park, where guests can continue to enjoy rides, games and live entertainment...

  • 20 years after J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter book, students reflect on how it shaped their lives

    20 years after J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter book, students reflect on how it shaped their lives

    Tran Linh lived in Vietnam when she first came across a book’s cover illustrating a boy flying on a broomstick, reaching for a golden ball with little white wings while she was wandering inside a bookstore. “I was curious,” said Linh, 19, Thursday while outside Orange Coast College’s library. The...

  • Crescenta Valley Water District plans to raise bills an average of $6

    Crescenta Valley Water District plans to raise bills an average of $6

    Crescenta Valley Water District customers can expect a $6 average increase to their monthly bills. The board of directors voted in favor of rate and service increases Tuesday as part of the district’s annual budget. Directors voted 4-1 to pass a resolution that would implement the increases. Board...

  • 2 sought in Glendale tobacco store burglary

    2 sought in Glendale tobacco store burglary

    Police in Glendale are looking for a pair of men who burglarized a tobacco shop early last week. Security footage shows the men breaking through the glass door of B&D Tobacco Shop at 923 East Broadway around 5:25 a.m. on June 13. The men could be seen making their way through the store, stealing...

  • ‘Splash pads’ promise to cool off Glendale kids during the hot summer

    ‘Splash pads’ promise to cool off Glendale kids during the hot summer

    Experts are predicting a hotter-than-average summer in America, especially in areas of the south and west. As a small remedy to the heat, the city of Glendale’s Parks and Services Department is offering water “splash pads” at Pacific Community Center and Park, 501 S. Pacific Ave., as well as at...

  • Glendale school board eyes building for potential exchange

    Glendale school board eyes building for potential exchange

    Glendale Unified’s real estate agent this week presented an “attractive” property the school district could swap their headquarters for, following recent discussions by Glendale school officials about their intent to relocate. School officials have said that upgrading their current building at...

  • What's that robot doing at Irvine Spectrum? It's on security guard patrol

    What's that robot doing at Irvine Spectrum? It's on security guard patrol

    If you thought you saw a robot roaming the Irvine Spectrum Center in recent days, you were right. The Newport Beach-based Irvine Co. has begun testing a fully autonomous robot to supplement the mall’s security efforts. The robot is a K5 model manufactured by Mountain View-based Knightscope. It’s...

  • Bishop confirms new plan to sell Newport’s St. James church site while he awaits ruling on misconduct allegations

    Bishop confirms new plan to sell Newport’s St. James church site while he awaits ruling on misconduct allegations

    A bishop awaiting the decision of an ecclesiastical panel on allegations of misconduct related to his attempted sale of St. James the Great Episcopal Church in Newport Beach confirmed that he has entered a second sales contract with a developer for the property, with escrow set to close July 3....

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  • H.B. man visits Disneyland for 2,000th consecutive day

    H.B. man visits Disneyland for 2,000th consecutive day

    A Huntington Beach man “marked a milestone of superhero proportions” on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney...

  • ‘They ruined my freaking wedding’: Planned renovations at the Castaway forces couples to change wedding plans

    ‘They ruined my freaking wedding’: Planned renovations at the Castaway forces couples to change wedding plans

    It looked like smooth sailing for Palmdale resident Sal Ortiz and his fiancée Elisa Granados. With about three months to go until their wedding at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank, they had a few more tasks to do before their big day on Sept. 9. The couple were scheduled to have a food tasting...

  • Cerritos Elementary may become a computer science magnet

    Cerritos Elementary may become a computer science magnet

    Cerritos Elementary School could soon become Glendale Unified’s next magnet campus under a recent proposal to combat the school’s low enrollment by turning it into an attractive computer science school that equips students with coding skills. In recent years, enrollment at Glendale Unified’s southernmost...

  • Chargers' training camp practices in Costa Mesa start July 30

    Chargers' training camp practices in Costa Mesa start July 30

    The Los Angeles Chargers will hold the first of 12 free public training camp practices at Costa Mesa’s Jack R. Hammett Sports Complex on July 30, the NFL team announced Thursday. The last will be Aug. 22. All the practices at the sports complex are scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon. Gates will open...

  • Hollywood Burbank Airport dips into reserve funds to balance upcoming budget

    Hollywood Burbank Airport dips into reserve funds to balance upcoming budget

    Hollywood Burbank Airport has seen its passenger numbers climb at a steady pace the past year, but officials know that airline fees alone won’t help pay for needed improvements at the facility during the upcoming fiscal year. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority voted 7-0 on Monday to...

  • Reader wonders why dog owners can’t be bothered to pick up after their pets

    It’s incredible that people do not pick up after their dogs, not just from grass or lawns, but from the sidewalks too. And the bad habit seems to be getting worse. It makes you wonder if these dog owners allow this in their own house. Maybe not, and that’s why it’s out on the sidewalks. A small...

  • ’80s never end for O.C. band Flashback Heart Attack

    ’80s never end for O.C. band Flashback Heart Attack

    Throughout a nearly eight-year run as a sought-after ’80s cover band, Flashback Heart Attack has had some great gigs and some run-of-the-mill shows at bars with a tiny dance floor. But June 11 was a big moment for the Orange County-based band when it backed Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper...

  • Readers comment on DeBell Golf Course, city of Burbank’s permitting process

    DeBell Golf Course is indeed a jewel on the hill and open to all residents at very economical prices. It offers a full 18-hole course and a shorter 9-hole course. It also has a clubhouse restaurant with good food at reasonable prices with a beautiful view of the hills. Not everyone plays golf,...

  • Glendale police searching for 6 suspects in jewelry store robbery

    Glendale police searching for 6 suspects in jewelry store robbery

    Six people are wanted in connection with the robbery of a Glendale jewelry store last week, police say. According to the Glendale Police Department, Honolulu Jewelers on 2250 Honolulu Ave. in the Montrose Shopping Park was robbed on June 14 as a result of a “distraction grand theft.” Tahnee Lightfoot,...

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  • After nearly dying of bacterial meningitis, Roxanne Ouweleen is on her way to recovery

    After nearly dying of bacterial meningitis, Roxanne Ouweleen is on her way to recovery

    Roxanne Ouweleen was healthy and fit last May when, to her surprise, she struggled to complete a 5K — an activity she had done numerous times before. Unusually winded and sweating heavily, Ouweleen finished the YMCA of the Foothills Fiesta Days Run in La Cañada Flintridge on May 29, then went home...

  • After 32 years, Top of the World school's Claudia Redfern is retiring

    After 32 years, Top of the World school's Claudia Redfern is retiring

    For visitors to Laguna Beach’s Top of the World Elementary School, Claudia Redfern is likely the first person they will see upon walking through the office doors. It usually does not take more than a few seconds before Redfern has asked how she can help. Need to find a room? Redfern knows the location...

  • Driver at fault in fatal collision that killed La Crescenta motorcyclist, police say

    Driver at fault in fatal collision that killed La Crescenta motorcyclist, police say

    The Glendale Police Department has determined that a 60-year-old woman was at fault for a fatal vehicle collision that killed a 19-year-old La Crescenta man in late May. Michael Nelson was riding his motorcycle near the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and New York Avenue in north Glendale around...

  • Burbank Police Department moves crime reporting online

    Burbank Police Department moves crime reporting online

    Burbank residents have a new way to report crime in their neighborhood, and it only takes a few clicks. The Burbank Police Department launched a new online reporting system this month that allows residents to file a report online for certain misdemeanor crimes including theft, vandalism and lost...

  • Hollywood Burbank Airport officials take steps to ease traffic congestion

    Hollywood Burbank Airport officials take steps to ease traffic congestion

    Hollywood Burbank Airport officials on Monday approved a plan they hope will alleviate traffic in the airport’s parking structure without further congesting the roadway in front of the terminals. Commissioners voted 7-0 to reconfigure the types of activity that occur in front of the airport terminals...

  • Cal State Fullerton's season ends after fateful decision

    Cal State Fullerton's season ends after fateful decision

    Rick Vanderhook’s strategy was already in motion as he jittered in the dugout, unable to stand still. His decision would either prolong Fullerton’s season, or end it. In the seventh inning of a College World Series elimination game Monday, Fullerton led Florida State by one run. There were runners...

  • Gallery at O.C. Great Park celebrates artistic past of El Toro Marine base

    Gallery at O.C. Great Park celebrates artistic past of El Toro Marine base

    The “Walt and the Flying Bull” gallery at the Orange County Great Park is a homecoming of sorts for the land’s artistic and military history. During World War II, Walt Disney Productions produced around 1,200 designs for American and allied military units, including the El Toro “Flying Bull” logo...

  • Newport lifeguards log 44 rescues Saturday as beachgoers try to escape heat

    Newport lifeguards log 44 rescues Saturday as beachgoers try to escape heat

    Newport Beach lifeguards reported a busy day Saturday, including 44 rescues, as warm weather helped send 100,000 people to the coast. On Saturday alone, Newport lifeguards provided 511 assists — which includes answering questions or providing directions — logged 458 code enforcement actions on...

  • Police searching for man who tried to kidnap an Irvine store employee

    Police searching for man who tried to kidnap an Irvine store employee

    Police are looking for a man who they say tried to kidnap a woman working at an Irvine baby store Saturday. Surveillance video shows a man in a white shirt and plaid shorts talking to an employee at Mon Beau Bebe, in the Woodbury Town Center before 7:20 p.m. He followed her around the store before...

  • Laguna marks summer’s arrival with Fête de la Musique

    Laguna marks summer’s arrival with Fête de la Musique

    Laguna Beach celebrated the start of summer with the 10th annual Fête de la Musique on Saturday. The festival, presented by the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn., featured musicians, singers and other performers at 52 locations around downtown. The event started at Main Beach with a children’s parade...

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