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Gov. Newsom orders new DNA tests for inmate Kevin Cooper in 35-year-old Chino Hills murder case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KABC) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order directing new DNA tests for an inmate on death row who has been in prison for nearly 40 years. Kevin Cooper, 61, was convicted of killing a Chino Hills family, including a 10-year-old daughter and an 11-year-old neighbor in 198


Orange County restaurants shut down by health inspectors (Feb. 14-22)

Restaurants and other food businesses closed by health inspectors in Orange County from Feb. 14 to Feb. 22, 2019:. Nam Giao Restaurant, 10145 Westminster Ave., Garden Grove. Victoria Bakery, 709 N. Bristol St., Suite J, Santa Ana.


Ex Orange County Teacher Sentenced to 2 Years for Sex With 17-Year-Old Boy

A man who taught at an Orange County high school was handed a two-year state prison sentence Friday for a sex act involving a 17-year-old boy who lived with him for a short time in Long Beach.


Pilot in Yorba Linda plane crash that killed 5 was warned about poor flying conditions, report says

The pilot of the airplane that crashed into a Yorba Linda neighborhood on Super Bowl Sunday, killing five people, was warned before takeoff from Fullerton that he was heading into worsening weather, a National Transportation Safety Board report released on Thursday, Feb. 21, says.


Orange County board to intervene in prayer lawsuit

One month after the Chino Valley school board voted to cease its appeal of a ruling that banned prayers at school board meetings, the Orange County Board of Education (OCBE) voted to intervene in the legal battle because of its own issues regarding religious references.


Actors and Models in Orange County for Music Video

Female and Male Actors/Models needed for Orange County Music Video. BeatStreet Connection is casting for a music video similar to Imagine Dragons’ “On top of the World”. We’re looking for male and female models and actors to fill these roles:


Knights softball to host tournament Feb. 28-March 2

Eight teams will compete in this year’s Ontario Christian High School girls’ softball tournament, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28 through Saturday, March 2 at the school, 931 W. Philadelphia St.


Laotian-style barbecue comes to Southern California

The top food stories from this week at the Los Angeles Times:. Patricia Escárcega checks out Kra Z Kai’s in Corona, likely the only Laotian-style barbecue joint in Southern California, maybe even the country.


Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say

The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.


It’s time to take John Wayne’s name off the Orange County airport

Most people familiar with the life story of John Wayne are aware that the late movie star was a dyed-in-the-wool right-winger — after all, he was still making a movie glorifying America’s conduct of the Vietnam War (“The Green Berets,” 1968) well after the country had begun to get sick of the confli


KTLA anchor Chris Burrous died of methamphetamine overdose during a sexual encounter, coroner says

KTLA5 weekend anchor Chris Burrous, who was found unconscious in a Glendale motel room two days after Christmas, died from an accidental methamphetamine overdose, the county coroner reported today.


Caught On Video: Man Suddenly Stabs Doughnut Shop Customer

MAYWOOD (CBSLA) — Authorities need help identifying a man they say stabbed a customer at a Southland doughnut shop for no apparent reason. The stabbing happened about 3 p.m. on Feb. 10 at a Yum Yum Donuts in the 5900 block of Atlantic Boulevard.


Sorry Whittier, you’re going to have to wait a bit for In-N-Out, Raising Cane’s to open

Two new iconic fast-food operations — In-N-Out and Raising Cane’s — are coming to Whittier, but even with final approval given Tuesday, it will be at least two years before you can place your first order.


Huskies advance to Division 1 title game

With last Saturday night’s 49-47 win over Windward High School in Los Angeles, the Chino Hills High School boys’ basketball team will compete this afternoon (Feb. 23) for its third CIF-Southern Section championship in the past four years.


Lightning, Hail, Snow, Road Closures In Orange County

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA — Wild weather hit the Orange County coast, Thursday afternoon. Storm clouds brought in thunder, lightning, and pea-sized hail that battered much of the county.


Tortoise, German shepherd buddies coaxed from their backyard tunnel in Southern California

A tortoise and a German shepherd were helped out of a tunnel by Fontana firefighters, after the critter couple had dug the hole in the backyard of a Fontana home. “This is a tunnel the tortoise has been working on for a while,” San Bernardino County fire spokesman Eric Sherwin said. “The relationshi


Despite rains, Chino, Chino Hills, Montclair, Ontario and Upland residents asked to cut back water use

With almost a month left of winter, California’s cities have almost all met or exceeded their average rainfall for the year, meaning the state’s ot likely to slip back into drought conditions this year. And that was before this week’s rare Southern California snowfall.


Mega Millions Ticket Worth $1.28 Million Sold in Placentia

A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number in Friday evening’s drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery was sold at a supermarket in Placentia and is worth $1,288,866, the California Lottery announced.


Medicare step-by-step in Chino Hills

A free class on the Medicare system will be offered for those who will soon be or have recently been eligible for Medicare, 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Instruction will be Gus Arias.


Similar to hurricanes, California storms now ranked by their own ‘Cat’-like scale

Remember the series of winter storms we experienced mid-January? It was the result of an “atmospheric river” driving a series of Pacific storms onshore. Now there is a new scale to characterize strength and impacts of atmospheric river type storms, just like hurricanes. The scale is useful because a