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Female Sumatran tiger at Sacramento Zoo is killed by her mate

Sacramento Zoo officials say a female Sumatran tiger was killed Wednesday by her mating partner after the two were put in the same enclosure for breeding. The zoo says in a statement that the male tiger became aggressive with 15-year-old Baha minutes after a physical introduction Wednesday morning....

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  • Parents' Night Out being held this month

    Parents can enjoy a night out while their children play games and participate in craft projects during the city's first Parents' Night Out on Feb. 26. The city is partnering with the Laguna Beach Community & Susi Q Center to produce the event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the center, 380 Third....

  • Newport council reverses course, rejects wastewater rate increase

    A proposed wastewater rate increase that Newport Beach city leaders voted to support last month is on hold indefinitely. On a second reading of the ordinance Tuesday night, the City Council voted 4 to 3 to reject the proposal, which would have almost doubled wastewater rates over a five-year period....

  • 2 teens arrested after 6 people are shot at with BB gun in Irvine

    Two teenage boys were arrested on suspicion of assaulting six people with a BB gun in Irvine, authorities said. The suspects, ages 16 and 17, were not identified because they are minors. They were arrested Thursday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. The incidents began at about 7:30...

  • Body found off Newport Pier ID'd as missing Cal State Fullerton student

    Body found off Newport Pier ID'd as missing Cal State Fullerton student

    A Cal State Fullerton engineering graduate student from India who had been missing for a week was identified Wednesday morning as the man whose body was found floating about 1,000 feet off the Newport Pier the day before. Cal State Fullerton police think that Praveen Galla, 23, took an Uber ride...

  • Football: Son of Rams general manager enrolls at Loyola

    The move of the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles could help some high school football teams locally. Logan Snead, a freshman football player and the son of Los Angeles Rams General Manager Les Snead, has enrolled at Loyola. Snead has played some quarterback and was at Clayton High in St. Louis....

  • Baby's father may have been target in fatal Compton shooting, authorities say

    Baby's father may have been target in fatal Compton shooting, authorities say

    Blanche Wandick was preparing her daughter a bottle late Tuesday when the incomprehensible happened. Gunshots tore through the door of the converted garage where they lived. One struck Autumn Johnson, who lay in her crib. "My innocent baby got shot for nothing," Wandick said Wednesday outside her...

  • Taxpayers are the real losers in this case

    Taxpayers are the real losers in this case

    Did the city of Newport Beach violate the California Public Records Act? A court determined Jan. 20 that it wasn't, but didn't totally let it off the hook. Last September, I wrote about the lawsuit Kent Moore filed against the city of Newport Beach in which Moore's attorney, Melinda Luthin, claimed...

  • Baseball: With temperature in the 80s, Mission League coaches discuss El Niño strategy

    Baseball: With temperature in the 80s, Mission League coaches discuss El Niño strategy

    It could have been a scene straight out of The Three Stooges. The temperature in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday was 89 degrees. Predictions of rain, mud slides and waterspouts from El Niño have yet to materialize. In a room on the campus of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High, six baseball coaches from...

  • Man found shot to death in bullet-riddled car with Uber sticker in Lincoln Heights

    Man found shot to death in bullet-riddled car with Uber sticker in Lincoln Heights

    Four people were taken into custody early Tuesday after a man was found shot to death in a car bearing an Uber sticker in Lincoln Heights. TV news footage showed the man in the driver’s seat of a bullet-riddled Toyota sedan in the 2900 block of Broadway near Griffin Avenue. Police responded at...

  • Case leads to questions about hillside development in Burbank

    Case leads to questions about hillside development in Burbank

    The homes on Joaquin Drive in Burbank might look a bit like Mike and Carol Brady's mid-century modern split-level home from the "Brady Bunch" — low-slung, offset gabled roofs; brick piers; and exposed rafters — with a few glaring exceptions, such as a boxy Cape Cod and ornate Spanish Revivals. ...

  • Judge criticizes Newport Beach for hindering resident's effort to get documents

    An Orange County judge recently chastised the city of Newport Beach for making it unreasonably difficult for a resident to get documents he was seeking about a city-sponsored nonprofit. According to his lawyer, Kent Moore spent years of his time and hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to track...

  • Police investigate man's body found in Boyle Heights

    Police investigate man's body found in Boyle Heights

    Los Angeles police were investigating the circumstances of a man's body found Tuesday afternoon in Boyle Heights. Officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department were called to the 2000 block of East 1st Street about 4:15 p.m., said LAPD Officer Matthew Ludwig. A preliminary investigation indicated...

  • Burbank man wins top prize in Doritos' Crash the Super Bowl ad contest

    Burbank man wins top prize in Doritos' Crash the Super Bowl ad contest

    The annual Doritos Crash the Super Bowl contest, which allows fan-created spots a chance at airtime during the big game, ended its 10-year run Sunday. For the fourth consecutive year, the contest's grand prize winning spot has a Burbank connection. John Burroughs High School graduate Jacob Chase,...

  • Body found floating near Newport Pier; cause of death uncertain

    Body found floating near Newport Pier; cause of death uncertain

    Lifeguards in Orange County made a grim discovery Tuesday in the ocean near Newport Pier. Huntington Beach lifeguards encountered a body floating in the ocean near the pier in Newport Beach, Orange County Sheriff's Department spokesman Lt. Mark Stichter said. The lifeguards recovered the body and...

  • Hot Sardines bring 'retro rediscovery' of 'hot jazz' to Segerstrom Center

    Hot Sardines bring 'retro rediscovery' of 'hot jazz' to Segerstrom Center

    The Hot Sardines will bring sounds of big band, swing and jazz during four performances at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts over Valentine's Day weekend. The eight-piece ensemble will make its debut at the center Thursday through Sunday with shows at 7:30 nightly. Each show at the Samueli...

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