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  • Suspect in Burbank burglary may have been casing neighborhood

    Suspect in Burbank burglary may have been casing neighborhood

    Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of burglarizing a Burbank home and possibly casing two others in the same neighborhood early Monday. A family living in the 1200 block of North Parish Place reported a burglar had broken into their home sometime around 1:55 a.m. Sgt. Derek Green, a...

  • Hoover water polo makes quick work of rival Glendale

    Hoover water polo makes quick work of rival Glendale

    GLENDALE — In front of a packed and noisy pool deck on a warm afternoon, the Hoover High and Glendale boys’ water polo teams met in their annual Pacific League cross-town rivalry match. That was all that David Ashkharian needed to ignite him. “It’s always fun getting to play in a rivalry game because...

  • Newport to be reimbursed $365,000 by Civic Center builder

    Newport to be reimbursed $365,000 by Civic Center builder

    The lead contractor and project manager of Newport Beach’s Civic Center project has agreed to reimburse the city $365,000, more than a year after an audit identified $1.2 million in possible overbilling. The city and the company, Pasadena-based C.W. Driver, reached a settlement agreement Oct. 9....

  • Crescenta Valley boys' water polo downs Arcadia, stays in Pacific League hunt

    LA CRESCENTA – Perhaps the most wide-open Pacific League boys’ water polo championship race this century will include a stalwart in Crescenta Valley High. The Falcons remained in a three-way tie atop the league standings heading into the league with an 8-4 victory over visiting archrival Arcadia...

  • Huntington Beach and Long Beach team up on a bid for Amazon’s HQ2

    Huntington Beach and Long Beach team up on a bid for Amazon’s HQ2

    The cities of Huntington Beach and Long Beach have crossed county lines in a bid to lure Amazon into building its planned second headquarters along the Southern California coast. On Wednesday, the cities proposed that one site in Huntington and two in Long Beach — a region they’re pitching as the...

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  • Father of Huntington Beach woman killed in Las Vegas shooting files wrongful death suit

    Father of Huntington Beach woman killed in Las Vegas shooting files wrongful death suit

    The father of a Huntington Beach woman who was fatally wounded during a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas this month filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the operator of the Mandalay Bay resort and others, alleging wrongful death and negligence. Andrea Castilla, an Estancia High...

  • Onward America plans demonstration Sunday in Laguna Beach

    Onward America plans demonstration Sunday in Laguna Beach

    The man who organized an August demonstration that drew more than 2,500 people to Laguna’s Main Beach plans to return to the same location Sunday, albeit with a different focus. Johnny Benitez, founder of the group Onward America, said Tuesday that he wants greater transparency from the U.S. government...

  • 300-gallon sewage spill closes water around Balboa Pier

    300-gallon sewage spill closes water around Balboa Pier

    A portion of the ocean around the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach is closed to swimmers after 300 gallons of raw sewage leaked from a pumping tank below the pier into the water Wednesday. The Orange County Health Care Agency said the water 1,000 feet upcoast and 1,000 feet downcoast of the pier will...

  • Fountain Valley police to get 11.5% pay raise over 3 years

    Fountain Valley police to get 11.5% pay raise over 3 years

    Fountain Valley police officers will receive a series of pay raises totaling 11.5% over the next three years under a package approved by the City Council on Tuesday. Officers and sergeants will get raises of 4% this year, 4% next year and 3.5% the year after. The previous base salary range was...

  • Fountain Valley moves to ban recreational marijuana businesses

    Fountain Valley moves to ban recreational marijuana businesses

    The Fountain Valley City Council took a step Tuesday toward banning recreational marijuana-related businesses in town. The council voted 4-0, with member Mark McCurdy abstaining, to approve the first reading of an ordinance to ban all commercial marijuana activity such as shops and delivery services,...

  • Weekly Football Previews: Crescenta Valley faces Burbank in battle for Pacific

    Weekly Football Previews: Crescenta Valley faces Burbank in battle for Pacific

    Over the last three-plus seasons, the Crescenta Valley High football team has had its way with the Pacific League. The defending league champion Falcons have scooped up two of the last three titles, are 23-2 in league play dating back to 2014, and are currently riding a 12-game league winning streak....

  • Glendale Community College football seeking consistency, victory

    For the second straight season, the Glendale Community College football team has begun its campaign with six consecutive defeats. Glendale’s losing skid last season came to a close against Pasadena City College. Glendale will look to continue that pattern when it meets Pasadena in an American Metro...

  • Newport-Mesa selects map for adjusting school trustee zone boundaries

    Newport-Mesa selects map for adjusting school trustee zone boundaries

    After a yearlong debate about how to adjust trustee zone boundaries to make them more equal in population, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District board on Tuesday unanimously approved a map labeled Map G, which critics contend was created with minimal public input. The boundary adjustment is...

  • College Update: Gangi has career-best effort for Nevada football

    College Update: Gangi has career-best effort for Nevada football

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Ty Gangi (St. Francis High, 2014) University of Nevada football junior: The former Golden Knights standout keeps coming up with big performances this season as quarterback for the Wolf Pack. Gangi had a stellar performance Saturday,...

  • Would more religion mean less violence?

    In an opinion column called Spiritual Politics, writer Mark Silks reacts to televangelist Pat Robertson’s recent contention that disrespect and a lack of godliness has led to a rise in violence and mass shootings like the one in Las Vegas earlier this month. “When there is no vision of God, the...

  • Week 8 High School Football Preview: Edison vs. Los Alamitos

    Week 8 High School Football Preview: Edison vs. Los Alamitos

    When/where: Thursday, 7 p.m. at Huntington Beach High Key Chargers: Sr. QB Griffin O’Connor (92 of 156 passing for 1,329 yards, 12 TDs and seven INTs); Sr. WR-DB David Atencio (34 catches for 604 yards and seven TDs; three INTs, 15 tackles); Sr. DE-RB Hunter Griggs (five sacks, 36 tackles; 25 carries...

  • Charming, funny ‘Lagunatics’ is worth your support

    Charming, funny ‘Lagunatics’ is worth your support

    If you heard a joke about goats every year for 25 years, would you still laugh? What about traffic, tourists or parking? Somehow “Lagunatics” has been making fun of its beloved city for a quarter of a century with a recurring stable of topics, yet the jokes somehow never get old. Why? Because if...

  • Quiet zones, pedestrian and bike paths may come with Metro’s San Fernando Road project

    Quiet zones, pedestrian and bike paths may come with Metro’s San Fernando Road project

      Metro officials held a community meeting earlier this month about the latest updates for the proposed interim improvements tied to the grade-separation project that would improve safety along two hazardous railroad crossings along San Fernando Road. The Metro project plans to replace two railroad...

  • Free legal help hot line established for fire victims

    Free legal help hot line established for fire victims

    A group of legal organizations has established a free hot line to help fire victims navigate disaster-related challenges. Victims of fires anywhere in California may call (415) 575-3120 with questions about landlord-tenant issues; life, medical and property insurance; emergency aid applications;...

  • Huntington Beach music director celebrates 40 years at the helm

    Huntington Beach music director celebrates 40 years at the helm

    The Huntington Beach Concert Band was on the verge of dissolution when Tom Ridley stepped in as its director. Now he’ll be celebrated with a tribute concert Sunday for leading the group for 40 years. “It’s been a great ride with great people,” Ridley said. “The band is my second family.” When Ridley,...

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  • Weekly Football Previews: Burbank at Crescenta Valley; Muir at Burroughs

    Weekly Football Previews: Burbank at Crescenta Valley; Muir at Burroughs

    BURBANK AT CRESCENTA VALLEY •WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday •WHERE: Glendale High •RECORDS: The Bulldogs are 5-2, 4-0 in the Pacific League; the Falcons are 7-0, 4-0 •LAST WEEK: Burbank defeated Pasadena 42-0; Crescenta Valley defeated Burroughs, 38-14 •OUTLOOK: This is a game that has created a great deal...

  • Week 8 High School Football Preview: Los Amigos vs. Bolsa Grande

    Week 8 High School Football Preview: Los Amigos vs. Bolsa Grande

    Where/When: Thursday, 7 p.m. at Bolsa Grande High Key Lobos: Jr. OL-LB Andrew Contreras (54 tackles); Sr. TE-LB Saul Robles (48 tackles and one blocked field goal); So. RB-DB Joseph Garcia (44 tackles, 10 sacks, and one fumble recovery) Key Matadors: Sr. QB Andrew Guillen; Sr. RB-OLB Elian Gallegos;...

  • Tempers flare as Costa Mesa council approves new firefighters contract

    Tempers flare as Costa Mesa council approves new firefighters contract

    Tempers flared Tuesday night as Costa Mesa City Council members exchanged verbal barbs before eventually approving a new contract with the Costa Mesa Firefighters Assn. Supporting the contract were Mayor Katrina Foley, Mayor Pro Tem Sandy Genis and Councilman John Stephens, who praised it as a...

  • Scarecrow contest goes on in Costa Mesa after resident strives to keep it alive

    Scarecrow contest goes on in Costa Mesa after resident strives to keep it alive

    Originally, all Olga Reynolds wanted to do was make a scarecrow. About six weeks ago, the Costa Mesa resident — who hails from “Westside, best side,” as she puts it — dropped by the Costa Mesa Historical Society to see how to enter the scarecrow contest in this year’s Scarecrow and Pumpkin Festival...

  • Firefighters face rough terrain as they battle Mt. Wilson blaze

    Firefighters face rough terrain as they battle Mt. Wilson blaze

    Firefighters were still battling a 50-acre wildfire that is threatening the historic Mt. Wilson Observatory and a collection of vital communications towers in the San Gabriel Mountains. The fire was 25% contained as of 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, said Angeles National Forest spokeswoman Seneca Smith....

  • Week 8 High School Football Preview: Corona del Mar vs. Northwood

    Week 8 High School Football Preview: Corona del Mar vs. Northwood

    When/where: Thursday, 7 p.m. at Newport Harbor High Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Nathaniel Espinoza (74 of 115 passing for 1,165 yards, 13 TDs and one INT; 56 carries for 346 rushing yards and four TDs); Sr. WR TaeVeon Le (30 catches for 590 yards and eight TDs); So. WR-S John Humphreys (28 catches for...

  • TimesOC: Vulnerable Republicans back away from hardline immigration stances

    TimesOC: Vulnerable Republicans back away from hardline immigration stances

    Good morning. It’s Wednesday, Oct. 18. Here’s what’s been happening around O.C. Top story Vulnerable Republicans back away from hardline immigration stances For years, Orange County Republicans, such as Reps. Ed Royce and Mimi Walters, have drawn from a familiar GOP playbook on immigration. But...

  • Residents demand more study of renewable-energy alternatives to Grayson Power Plant renovation

    Residents demand more study of renewable-energy alternatives to Grayson Power Plant renovation

    The proposal to update Glendale’s aging natural-gas power plant came under fire Monday by residents who claimed reports on potential environmental impacts were understated by utility officials and not enough consideration was given to more sustainable alternatives. During a special meeting of the...

  • Newport Harbor finishes strong to edge Laguna Beach

    The Newport Harbor High boys’ water polo team has been playing some strong defense lately. Heading into Tuesday’s nonleague game against Laguna Beach, the Sailors had allowed two, two and one goal respectively in their last three games. The effort was good enough to earn wins against Fountain Valley,...

  • Glendale firefighters honored for assisting others during Las Vegas shooting

    Glendale firefighters honored for assisting others during Las Vegas shooting

    Jason Bess and Steven Keys were both out with friends and family at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when the night descended into chaos. Around 10:05 p.m. on Oct. 1, a lone gunman had fired upon the 22,000 concertgoers across the street from the venue. Among the thousands in attendance...

  • Estancia girls’ tennis beats Godinez, 12-6

    Estancia girls’ tennis beats Godinez, 12-6

    Leslie Hernandez and Annie Mitchell swept in singles for the Estancia High girls’ tennis team in Tuesday’s 12-6 Orange Coast League win over Godinez. Mitchell won a tiebreaker in the first round, and Hernandez earned a 6-3 win. Estancia coach Kevin Springer said both victories were against opponents...

  • Newport Harbor clinches share of Sunset League girls' tennis title

    Newport Harbor clinches share of Sunset League girls' tennis title

    The Newport Harbor High girls’ tennis team clinched at least a share of the Sunset League title after beating visiting Huntington Beach 14-4 on Tuesday. Nicole Knickerbocker swept in singles for the Sailors (14-2, 8-0 in league), while Rachel Davis and Avery Wooden swept in doubles. Lauren Richter...

  • Crescenta Valley tennis completes sweep of Glendale

    LA CRESCENTA — In the final week of the regular season, the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale girls’ tennis teams are both sitting in the driver’s seat. The Falcons have locked up second place in the Pacific League behind Arcadia, while Glendale currently holds down the fourth spot in league....

  • CdM girls' tennis tops Northwood, stays perfect in league

    CdM girls' tennis tops Northwood, stays perfect in league

    Annika Bassey, Kristina Evloeva and Roxy MacKenzie all swept in singles, as the Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team beat host Northwood 16-2 in a Pacific Coast League match on Tuesday. Danielle Willson and Shaya Northrup swept at No. 1 doubles for CdM (16-0, 7-0 in league), the top-ranked team...

  • Battle for the Bell is a must-win football game for Estancia’s and Costa Mesa’s CIF playoff hopes

    Battle for the Bell is a must-win football game for Estancia’s and Costa Mesa’s CIF playoff hopes

    If there is one football game Estancia High coach Mike Bargas wins more often than not, it’s the Battle for the Bell with Costa Mesa. Since he took over the Eagles 10 years ago, Bargas is 7-3 against the Mustangs. He and the Eagles hope to continue their winning ways in the rivalry. A victory in...

  • On tap this Saturday — the Burbank Beer Festival

    On tap this Saturday — the Burbank Beer Festival

    The third annual Burbank Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, when more than 85 varieties of craft beers from local microbreweries will be on tap. Angel City Brewery, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, House Beer, Golden Road Brewing, the Dudes’ Brewing Company and Verdugo West Brewing Co. are just...

  • Burroughs volleyball all business in sweep of Pasadena

    Burroughs volleyball all business in sweep of Pasadena

    PASADENA — It was a loss almost a month ago that lit a fire under the Burroughs High girls’ volleyball team. The Indians lost to Arcadia in four games Sept. 19 to suffer their first Pacific League defeat. However, since that setback, Burroughs has been on a roll with a string of dominant performances...

  • Newport Beach nonprofit will help local animals, but there's a delay at City Hall

    This week my column has gone to the dogs, literally. As a doggie mama of two rescues, Stasha and Rocco, I’m firmly behind the efforts of a new nonprofit in town, Friends of Newport Beach Animal Shelter (FONBAS). The group formed last fall. Money raised by FONBAS goes to augment the city-run shelter...

  • Body is identified as swimmer who went missing in Huntington Beach

    Body is identified as swimmer who went missing in Huntington Beach

    A body that washed ashore in Seal Beach on Oct. 7 has been identified as a man who disappeared into the surf after being knocked down by a wave in Huntington Beach a day earlier. Orange County coroner’s officials Tuesday identified the body as 53-year-old Van Nguyen, who drowned after being hit...

  • Glendale Unified adds another apartment building to its potential property exchange

    Glendale Unified adds another apartment building to its potential property exchange

    Another apartment building owned by the Glendale Unified School District is now included in a possible property exchange of its deteriorating administration headquarters following unanimous approval during a closed-session meeting with school officials last week. The second property is a 12,064-square-foot,...

  • Hollywood Burbank Airport looks to lure travelers from outside California

    Hollywood Burbank Airport looks to lure travelers from outside California

    It has been more than a year since the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority decided to rebrand Bob Hope Airport as Hollywood Burbank Airport and a little more than two months since initial marketing of the new name was completed. Now branding firm Anyone Collective, which has been working...

  • County approves $1.7-million settlement over jail suicide

    The daughters of a mentally ill man who jumped to his death in a Los Angeles jail in 2014 will receive $1.7 million under the terms of a settlement approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Eric Loberg, who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and appointed a legal conservator...

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