| Mar 23, 2010
| 11:41 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A judge put the criminal case against a man charged with stalking reality T.V. star Audrina Patridge on hold so doctors can evaluate his mental competency.
Zachary Loring tried to enter a guilty plea Tuesday to a felony charge that he...
| Nov 12, 2007
My son has those large holes in his ears that are so popular now. He wants to "close them up." Is a surgical procedure required? What needs to be done?
Simple slits in the earlobe -- those that occur from wearing loop earrings for...
| Dec 6, 2008
You don't have to get all the way to the dismantled Watergate exhibit to notice the change afoot -- and underfoot -- at the Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda. Even the logos on the welcome mats reflect the split between the flame-tending...
| Sep 7, 2008
Aperennial -- and politically potent -- argument made by religious conservatives is that secular humanists and activist judges have banished religion from public schools. True, the U.S. Supreme Court rightly has banned official prayers from the classroom,...
| Nov 18, 2008
The Haroutounians set off for their home on Big Horn Mountain Way confident it had survived the firestorm.
They had a barrel tile roof, boxed eaves, brick and stucco siding. They had just cut down three trees near their house and cleaned out the rain...
| Nov 19, 2008
When Jill Worthington peeked out the window of her Anaheim Hills apartment Saturday morning and saw flames beginning to jump into the edge of the Cascade complex, she had time only to scoop up her two cats and bird. As Worthington, 57, and her son fled,...
| Nov 19, 2008
Residents of Yorba Linda, where fire destroyed 118 homes, had complained for years of poor water pressure, a problem that may have made it more difficult for firefighters to beat back the weekend blaze that tore through the upscale community.
| Feb 26, 2008
Trying to figure out what set off a 41-year-old father, homicide investigators Monday interviewed the lone survivor of a weekend murder-suicide and searched the Yorba Linda home where five family members were killed.
Brea Police Lt. Jack Conklin said the...
| Nov 15, 2008
| 8:46 PM
Wind-fueled fires continued to rage out of control tonight in Orange County as emergency personnel struggled to get ahead of erratic leap-frogging flare-ups that were consuming houses and apartments and prompting evacuation orders for more than 20,000...
| Jan 11, 2008
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's ambitious policy agenda collided with fiscal reality Thursday as he rolled out a proposed budget that threatens to unravel his investment in schools, healthcare and criminal justice programs.
At the same time he is pushing...
| Jun 3, 2008
Brea: City Council meeting. 7 p.m. 1 Civic Center Circle. (714) 990-7600 or www.ci.brea.ca.us
Costa Mesa: City Council meeting. 6 p.m. 77 Fair Drive. (714) 754-5225 or www.ci.costa-mesa.ca.us
Dana Point: City Council meeting. 6 p.m. 33282 Golden...
| Nov 17, 2008
A lull in the fierce, desert-born Santa Ana winds that pushed three devastating wildfires through Southern California delivered the first major break in days to fire crews from Anaheim Hills to Santa Barbara on Sunday, although authorities warned that...