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Hotter housing: Westminster or Garden Grove?

Where was the hotter housing this summer: Westminster or Garden Grove? Here are homebuying highlights for Westminster and Garden Grove from ReportsOnHousing for August. This house-hunting data tracks resales of existing detached and attached residences in the community. Analysis includes August tren

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 07:00:40

Murder charge for Santa Ana man ordered to stay away from the victim

A Santa Ana probationer with a lengthy criminal history was charged Wednesday with fatally stabbing his companion, whose body was found Monday in an apartment known to police for drawing multiple complaints regarding narcotics and other disturbances. Mark Lewis Amacher, 38, was charged with murder a

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:26:36

As shark encounters increase, will Southern California beaches soon get early-detection technology?

This undated image released by Discovery Channel shows a great white shark. (Discovery Channel via AP) As Southern California grapples with an increased presence of sharks close to the coast - and on the heels of two attacks in less than a year - officials on Friday, Sept. 22, will speak in support

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 21:47:14

Historic day in surfing as secret surf contest is held at Kelly Slater's wave pool, and locals got a front-row seat to the action

A "test" contest was held for the first time at Kelly Slater's wave pool in Lemoore, California. The event was put on by the World Surf League and had a crowd of about 150 invite-only attendees who showed up for the historic day. Three-time world champ Mick Fanning tucks into a barrel. (Photo: WSL/

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 19:52:04

Best of Orange County 2017: Critic's choice: Best home improvement store

10081 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach 714-377-0794 osh.com I can't think of very many places where you can pick up a $400 digital electric smoker, grab a jumbo pack of paper towels and find your size in Dickies work shorts - then grab a Moon Pie and a cold root beer on your way to the register. Welcome

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 05:00:50

Santa Ana man charged with murder in alleged stabbing of his wife

SANTA ANA - A man accused of stabbing his wife to death in the living room of a Santa Ana apartment was charged Wednesday with murder, the Orange County District Attorney's Office announced. Mark Lewis Amacher Jr., 38, of Santa Ana stabbed his wife, Carrie Beckett, 58, multiple times in the chest, t

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 20:58:21

Best of Orange County 2017: Critic's Choice: Best happy hour

18380 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley 714-377-0398 therecessroom.com Though it snagged its liquor license just last year, this stylish bar in a nondescript Fountain Valley strip mall has already found an enthusiastic audience. The vibe is young and multicultural; during Lunar New Year, a large Asian

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 05:00:10

Physician assistant at F.V. clinic convicted of drug trafficking for illegal prescriptions

A physician assistant who worked at a Fountain Valley medical clinic was convicted Monday of federal drug trafficking charges for writing prescriptions for narcotics without a medical purpose. A federal jury found Kaitlyn Phuong Nguyen, 32, of San Jose guilty of 10 felony counts related to illegal d

LA TIMES - 2017-09-20 20:10:00

Best of Orange County 2017: Critic's choice: Best shopping/dining destination

Park downstairs and glide up the escalator on your way to H&M for a little shopping. You spot the store, then do a double take: On your right you see the ocean, a golden shore and palm fronds quivering in the breeze. And that's pretty much the case with most of the stores and restaurants in this Hun

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 05:00:55

Best of Orange County 2017: Best medical or dental group

Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley 714-965-2500 edingermedicalgroup.com A patient-first collective of physicians, Edinger Medical Group has been a mainstay of the local medical community for more than 50 years. Specializing in internal medicine, pediatrics and family practice, Edinger Medical Group h

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 05:00:12

Best of Orange County 2017: Best wine selection

Multiple locations totalwine.com As its name would suggest, Total Wine & More has all of its bases covered for all vino lovers, whether you're an oenophile or relate more with the two-buck Chuck crowd. Being the largest alcohol-specific retailer in the nation, Total Wine offers more than 8,000 wines

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 05:00:09

Dying Woman's Sister Is Her Only Transplant Match, But Not Allowed In Country

GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) - Yvonne Murray's mother is dying and so is her hope. There may be only one person who could save the life of the Garden Grove woman - her sister - only the U.S. government will not allow her into the country. Murray's mom, Helen, has an aggressive form of Leukemia and doctors h

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 01:42:00

Neighbors blame smelly black dust on cleanup at former Ascon landfill in Huntington Beach

An odorous black dust that homeowners believe is emanating from cleanup activities at Huntington Beach's defunct Ascon landfill is coating cars, homes and plants and is difficult to remove, residents say. "We just want to make sure the particles we are breathing are safe - that the kids in the neigh

LA TIMES - 2017-09-21 01:30:00

Police Continue to Investigate Homicide in Huntington Beach

Police in Huntington Beach Wednesday are continuing to investigate the death of a man who was found with blood on his face and significant injuries. Police respond to a homicide in Huntington Beach on Sept. 19, 2017. (Credit: KTLA) The victim, who has not been identified, was found bout 5:10 p.m. Tu

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:26:18

Invasive Mosquitoes Up 330 Percent In Orange County

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) - A 330 percent increase in the number of mosquitoes has Orange County officials calling for homeowners to eliminate standing water near their homes. The increase in yellow fever and Asian tiger mosquitoes was found in Anaheim, Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Or

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 16:35:00

Girls' Tennis: Poly Blanks Fountain Valley

The Jackrabbits remained undefeated with a big win over Fountain Valley, 14-4. Sophomore Kate Johnson and freshmen Ava Deguzman and Lola Underwood all swept their singles matches. Poly is ranked No. 3 in CIF Division 3 and is undefeated at 5-0. This is the first time Poly has ever started 2-0 agains

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-21 06:00:00

Best of Orange County 2017: Best breakfast

Fountain Valley, Anaheim gleednb.com This year's top breakfast joint serves the most important meal of the day with Glee. Glee Donuts and Burgers - last year's first runner-up - ascends to No. 1 for its savory doughnuts and assorted breakfasts. The restaurant serves more than a dozen breakfast burri

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 05:00:13

Fountain Valley firefighters to get raises totaling $10.5% over 3 years

Fountain Valley firefighters will receive a series of pay raises totaling 10.5% over the next three years under a package approved by the City Council on Tuesday. Firefighters and battalion chiefs will get raises of 4% this year, 3.5% next year and 3% the year after. The previous base salary range w

LA TIMES - 2017-09-20 22:55:00

These are my 10 favorite guilty pleasures in Orange County

As much as I want to, I don't eat these foods every day. And it's not because I'm on a diet. I eat steak and french fries regularly. I eat way too many hamburgers. I eat more ramen than anyone should, so it's hard to call any of those things guilty pleasures. They're just pleasures. But even with my

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-21 06:00:11

Knott's Spooky Farm: Daytime Family Fun

The daytime, not-scary celebration happens every weekend day, through Halloween, beginning on Sept. 29 (plus on Halloween itself). Knott's Spooky Farm The daytime, not-scary celebration happens every weekend, through Halloween, beginning on Sept. 30 (plus on Halloween itself). Halloween candy runs t

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2017-09-20 18:37:44