When safer-at-home orders were initiated in March, hotlines were flooded with domestic violence victims and survivors seeking services for basic needs and resources to leave abusive homes. Four major O.C.-based resource centers have stepped up outreach, but some staff say demand is far greater than resources available.
Josh Cohen, from Santa Ana, recently published a cookbook after an ulcerative colitis diagnosis.
Irvine Mayor Christina Shea has made her Facebook profile private in response to a lawsuit launched by an Irvine resident who she allegedly blocked for posting comments in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
California gnatcatchers, coastal cactus wren and a host of other species may soon return in droves to an Irvine canyon that had been decimated by wildfires and hundreds of years of cattle grazing.