Trial begins for Costa Mesa man accused of murder in 2015 Irvine crash that killed woman and 2-year-old girl
Jurors heard opening statements Tuesday in the case of a Costa Mesa man accused of speeding through an Irvine intersection and murdering a 2-year-old girl and her grandmother in a hit-and-run crash in 2015.
Julen Ucar is the founder of Julen's Ausome Sauce, but at his small family-run company, he’s known as the “chief sauce officer.” The name "ausome" is a play off the words autistic and awesome. Ucar, 20, of Huntington Beach, is both.
Newport activist hits councilman with political practices complaint as ‘payback’ for support of lawsuit
A Newport Beach activist who prevailed in a lawsuit filed by residents and supported by Councilman Jeff Herdman is following up with a complaint to the state alleging Herdman omitted required identifying language in his email newsletters.
Forty years after opening, the Laguna Beach Youth Shelter has made a way for itself. The shelter, operated by the nonprofit Waymakers, began as a place for homeless and runaway youths. Today, it serves up to six young people at a time who suffer from mental health issues that have led to self-harm.
While contending the city has no jurisdiction in the matter, leaders of the Newport Aquatic Center gave a lengthy explanation to the city of Newport Beach in response to questions about the center’s ongoing internal conflict.