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Newport Beach man sentenced to 10 years in prison in heroin trafficking scheme

A Newport Beach man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a scheme to traffic heroin from California to Louisiana. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson on Thursday sentenced Logan Brannon, 32, and three others charged in connection with the scheme, according to the U.S. attorne

LA TIMES - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Newport Beach man who impersonated fire marshal gets 6 months in jail

SANTA ANA - A 37-year-old Newport Beach resident who last week pleaded guilty to impersonating a fire marshal and charging businesses for fraudulent inspections was sentenced Monday, Sept. 18, to six months in jail. Brian Lee Carsten will serve his sentence in Orange County Jail and then will be on

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 05:55:34

Olen Properties buys Newport Beach tower for $75.6 million

Olen Properties has bought a nine-story office tower in Newport Beach for $75.6 million. The Newport Beach-based real estate company bought the tower from Los Angeles-based American Realty Advisors. Cushman & Wakefield brokered the deal for 4100 Newport Place Drive, a 190,405-square-foot tower near

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-18 22:39:48

Retired barber gets life in prison for murder of Newport Beach urologist

A 79-year-old retired barber was sentenced Friday to life in prison plus 10 years, without the possibility of parole, for fatally shooting a urologist inside the doctor's Newport Beach office in 2013. An Orange County Superior Court jury on Aug. 21 found Stanwood Elkus guilty of first-degree murder

LA TIMES - 2017-09-18 18:10:00

Two arrested after woman found dead in Santa Ana apartment

Officers wait for a search warrant in Santa Ana on Monday morning outside an apartment building after a man calls police and says there's a woman injured. Officers arrive to find a woman on the floor and force their way inside. She's dead and he's taken in for questioning. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt,

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 17:58:11

FAA decision to reroute flights infuriates residents

Re: "Huntington Beach residents say excessive airplane noise is hurting their quality of life," (Sept. 14): Concerned about possible noise impacts of the new Metroplex air traffic control project, we attended two public educational workshops offered by the Federal Aviation Administration early this

LA TIMES - 2017-09-19 19:45:00

Sentencing in 1981 O.C. killing delayed after allegations that alternate juror discussed case

SANTA ANA - Sentencing for a man convicted of killing a Newport Beach retiree in 1981 has been put off until November following a hearing on allegations an alternate juror discussed details of the case in public outside of deliberations, a prosecutor said Monday. An alternate juror came to court Fri

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 06:10:35

Feed the Need with These OC Burger Updates

Chicken is great and all, but we are a carnivore at heart. So for all the cowboys and cowgirls, here's what's been going on with your favorite meat. We hope you already ate. Cheesy Farmer Boys - Laguna Hills and beyond Did you know Farmer Boys just opened a Laguna Hills spot? It happened over the w

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-09-19 14:31:00

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher makes headlines from coast to coast

Costa Mesa Congressman Dana Rohrabacher continues to make headlines far beyond the boundaries of his district, getting coverage this month in the San Francisco Chronicle after claiming the Charlottesville violence was part of a Democratic scheme and in the Wall Street Journal for being rebuffed in h

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 22:13:41

10 Music Moments That Defined the Desert Stars Festival

Someday when we look back on the era that birthed the endless explosion of festivals, we doubt many of them will stand the test of time in our carefully calculated culture of cool. These days, we hardly bat an eye at fests that carry dozens of the same acts, a format that vies for the same audience

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-09-19 19:08:00

Bernie Sanders' DNC Chair Pick Keith Ellison Keynoting OC Democrats' Dinner

Remember when it was discovered through Wikileaks last summer that the Democratic National Committee unequally favored Hillary Clinton for the party's presidential nomination over Bernie Sanders, a controversy that led to the resignation of DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz? And remember when

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-09-19 13:59:00

Founder's Day returns to Aliso Viejo on Oct. 7

Once every year, the Aliso Viejo Ranch, the last remaining parcel of the former 22,000-acre Moulton Ranch, opens to the public and offers a glimpse of what used to be. The tradition will continue on Saturday, Oct. 7 at noon when the city opens up the ranch to the public for free. Held every October,

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 17:12:38

Housing Activists Kick Off "Renters Week of Action" in Santa Ana

Housing Activists Kick Off "Renters Week of Action" in Santa Ana Remember when SanTana topped the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government's nationwide "urban hardship" list in 2004 as America's toughest place to live in? After gentrification in downtown followed, Forbes recast the city as the

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-09-19 14:32:00

Floods are a serious threat to Southern California, say CSUF geologists

Seeing the devastation that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma inflicted, it's tempting to take solace that Southern California escapes anything but the rare remnant of a tropical storm. But that doesn't mean we're spared flooding, reminded two Cal State Fullerton geologists in the wake of Harvey and Irma.

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 03:22:41

Key to not falling victim to scams is education, experts say

A seminar on how to protect seniors from scams, fraud and financial abuse was held by the Laguna Woods Village Social Services Department on Thursday, Sept. 14, providing knowledge to residents who attended the event at the Performing Arts Center. Kelli Jean Morris, the Council on Aging-Southern Cal

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 19:00:34

SAWPA announces Richard Haller as new general manager

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) Commission has announced the appointment of Richard E. Haller of Highland as General Manager. Haller most recently served as Interim General Manager, having been appointed July 1, 2017. Prior to July, he served as the Engineering & Operations Manager

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:55:00

'Emotional support dogs' on planes is more scam than therapy

Big Charlie enthusiastically sprints through a tunnel at Ret. Army Capt. Josh Collins's command in Murrieta on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. The Labradoodle is in training to become a service dog for Collins, who served 20 years and seven tours that resulted in nine traumatic brain injuries. (Photo by

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 17:36:20

Huntington Beach Bartender Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run of Fountain Valley Resident

Fountain Valley Police Department The driver believed to be responsible for the fatal death of a bicyclist on Sept. 13, 2017 has been arrested. Authorities arrested the driver believed to be responsible for the death of a bicyclist on Wednesday during a hit-and run crash in Fountain Valley. Justin G

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-09-19 22:42:45

Fountain Valley Tip-A-Cop draws a huge crowd to support Special Olympics

The safest place you could be last Thursday, Sept. 14, was Claim Jumper Restaurant. The popular eatery was swarming with police officers, SWAT members, police dogs and firefighters. It was also packed with residents as the Fountain Valley Police Department held its annual Tip-A-Cop event, a fundrais

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 19:17:53

US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Buy Now This August photo provided by Jirayut New Latthivongskorn shows a portrait of Jirayut New Latthivongskorn who is a fourth-year medical student at the University of California, San Francisco. Latthivongskorn w

LOMPOC RECORD - 2017-09-19 13:39:00