New homes in Rancho Mission Viejo back up against dry hillsides in unincorporated south Orange County. The neighborhood sits near the corner of Antonio Parkway and Ortega Highway in south of Ladera Ranch. With more than 40,000 new homes now in the pipeline — and a projected 150,000 new homes expected to be built by 2040 — many Orange County residents are asking where the water will come from for a projected growth spurt bigger than the population of Anaheim. Some residents are calling for a moratorium on homebuilding — in Orange County and elsewhere in California.
Jim Ellis with his 1955 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier pickup through his Aliso Viejo Neighborhood.
Ellis’ said his 1955 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier was sold as, “The gentleman’s truck” and conceived as a stylish vehicle that combined passenger car design with truck practicality
“I think the biggest thing that attracted me to it was not only is it a gorgeous vehicle, but also its rarity,” Ellis says of the truck he purchased 2 1/2 years ago after seeing it for sale at the Cruisin’ for a Cure car show at the Orange County Fairgrounds.
This time lapse video is a look at opening day at Angel Stadium condensed to two minutes. I mounted one camera in the TV box behind home plate and another camera on top of the video board in right field. The rest of the angles were shot o as I roamed the stadium with camera and a tripod.
Cities in south Orange County are dealing with California’s drought in different ways. Some are replacing public green areas with drought-tolerant plants, some are repiping areas with recycled water and some are banning car washing, except at professional car wash businesses.
Cal State Fullerton students greet Fabian, left, Patsy and Peggy Sue, 14 month-old German Shepherd mixes on Tuesday.
The Pre-Veterinary Club set up a K-9 Puppy Therapy booth on campus to help elevate student stress. The dogs were provided by German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County
The four puppies, all from the same litter, were turned in by their because they were sick. They are healthy now and ready to be adopted in a few weeks.
White House Restaurant owner and chef Bruno Serato served his one-millionth meal to needy children on Tuesday afternoon. Serato fed about 350 kids a meal of pasta, steak and veggies.
A marijuana grow room with grow lights and an intricate irrigation system was discovered in the 1100 block of 17th Street in Santa Ana on Friday.
Police seized 1636 marijuana plants worth approximately $2.3 million after Orange County Fire Authority firefighters responded to a fire alarm around 7 a.m.
Authorities uncovered what they called a sophisticated growing operation inside a Santa Ana warehouse.