| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:16 PM
An Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy was convicted and sentenced to two months in jail for driving on the wrong side of the road after drinking while off-duty at a Costa Mesa bar, authorities said Monday.
Mario Castro, 33, of Orange pleaded...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Officers from the Glendale Police Department’s Traffic Bureau were recognized Thursday by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for their efforts in cracking down on motorists who drive under the influence of alcohol.
The officers, along law enforcement...
| Mar 26, 2012
Many gut-wrenching questions linger for Julie Jones about the night her 37-year old husband, Brent was killed by a repeat drunk driver.
"Why was he still out there, why was he still on the road?," the Fort Worth widow asks.
The drive, Jake Strickland,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Burbank police and school officials on Wednesday will host Teen Awareness Night, with guest speakers from Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Erik's Cause, an organization that works to end "the choking game" among teenagers.
The free event, from 6 to 8 p....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:56 PM
"Here’s what goes into this winner: sliced, grilled beef, lamb or chicken inside warm pita bread; add some shredded iceberg lettuce, tomato and onion (optional); finish with Tzatziki (cucumber, dill, yogurt sauce) or “MADD Greek&...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Does torture work?
It is a Bush-era debate that has found Obama-era relevance because of a new movie, "Zero Dark Thirty," in which torture seems to work quite well.
The film, an Oscar nominee for best picture, is being sold as a fact-based...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:24 PM
With a trembling "he saved me," Gemily West spoke out Thursday about the love of her life, 22-year-old Harison Long-Randall.
West says Long-Randall shielded her and took most of the impact when an alleged drunk driver Paul Walden sped through a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Having racked up nearly 100 driving-under-the-influence-related arrests so far this year, Glendale police Officer Bryan Duncan received special recognition Wednesday from the state for his efforts to make streets safer.
Duncan was one of a group of about...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:11 PM
After hearing from about 40 residents, the Laguna Beach City Council agreed this week to move forward with a controversial law that penalizes parents who allow minors to use alcohol and drugs in their homes.
The so-called social host ordinance, which was...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Harry R. Fisher, 70, Friedens, formerly of Berlin died Oct. 1, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown. Born May 23, 1942, in Berlin, son of Ronald “Zick” and Ida Elizabeth “Bib” (Zimmerman) Fisher. Preceded in death by...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:31 PM
SAN DIEGO - A judge sentenced a teenager Wednesday who plead guilty to felony charge of engaging in a late-night deadly crash on State Route 52 in April.
An emotional 19-year-old Michael S. Johnson was sentenced to 180 days in county jail and is not...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Just say no to underage drinking
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Laguna Beach, in conjunction with the South Orange County Coalition, will participate in a community alcohol prevention activity called Sticker Shock at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The event — in...