Monthly Archives: February 2015

PHOTOS: Santa Ana Police Shoot Suspected Robber

Police fatally shot a man in a Santa Ana neighborhood on Friday morning during a robbery investigation, authorities said.

About 11 a.m. Friday, Santa Ana officers discovered a vehicle in the 1000 block of West Third Street that matched the description of a vehicle involved in an earlier robbery, police said.

Officers approached the vehicle, a white Dodge Charger, and encountered a man. During the confrontation, the man was shot and killed by a police officer, Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.

PHOTOS: of Mice and Men, Metalcore Style

Members of the metalcore band Of Mice and Men including; Alan Ashby, left, Valentino Arteaga, Austin Carlile, Aaron Pauley and Phil Manansala, right, under the Huntington Beach Pier. The name of the band is derived from John Steinbeck’s novel of the same title. The band formed in Costa Mesa in late 2009 and has released three albums including “Restoring Force” in 2014 which landed the band at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, No. 2 on the US Rock Albums chart and No. 1 on the US Independent Albums chart. The band will be releasing a deluxe edition album titled “Restoring Force: Full Circle” which will include three new tracks and an acoustic version of “Feels Like Forever” on Feb. 24. The band was set to be the special guest on Linkin Park’s “The Hunting Party World Tour” along with Rise Against, which was canceled due to Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington injuring his leg.

PHOTOS: Rent-a-horse

In Orange County you can rent just about anything, a Tesla, a fish tank, a mansion and even a horse.

PHOTOS: Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach not so Ship-Shape

A work slowdown in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused an unusually high number of ships waiting to be unloaded.

PHOTOS: Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Franklin

Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson walk in to a room – that’s not a joke – that’s what happened on Presidents Day at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. In honor of holiday the presidential impostors greeted visitors, posed for pictures and answered historical question.

PHOTOS: Almost Drowning

Greg O' Loughlin looks down in to a crevasse near Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach on Thursday. in the 1970's, when O' Loughlin was 17, he nearly died when he fell in the ocean at this spot. He said there was less sand then there is today and when the water receded he got trapped in an under water cave. He said he thought he was going to die.

Greg O’ Loughlin looks down in to a crevasse near Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach on Thursday. in the 1970’s, when O’ Loughlin was 17, he nearly died when he fell in the ocean at this spot. He said there was less sand then there is today and when the water receded he got trapped in an under water cave. He said he thought he was going to die.

PHOTOS: New Canyon meets Old Canyon

Everywhere you look in Orange County’s canyon country new developments are sprouting up. There are pockets of development – large and small. The impacts include more fire danger for those homes, a lost sense of rural identity, threats to open space and ecosystems. Heres a peek at the new developments that are encroaching on old canyon life.

PHOTO: Mitchell Blakey has Heart

Dr. Marnie Baker with her son Mitchell Blakey in their Irvine home on Tuesday.  Mitchell Blakey had a heart transplant at 10-months-old and can’t receive the live measles vaccine because the heart medications he takes have weakened his immune system.  Mitchell Blakey had his heart surgery in February which makes Valentine's Day extra special for the family. They decorate their home with hearts every year to celebrate Mitchell's new heart. Dr. Baker, an Orange County pediatrician, is passionate about convincing parents to vaccinate their children because not doing so threatens the lives of other children, including her 8-year-old son.

Dr. Marnie Baker with her son Mitchell Blakey in their Irvine home on Tuesday.
Mitchell Blakey had a heart transplant at 10-months-old and can’t receive the live measles vaccine because the heart medications he takes have weakened his immune system.
Mitchell Blakey had his heart surgery in February which makes Valentine’s Day extra special for the family. They decorate their home with hearts every year to celebrate Mitchell’s new heart.
Dr. Baker, an Orange County pediatrician, is passionate about convincing parents to vaccinate their children because not doing so threatens the lives of other children, including her 8-year-old son.

PHOTO: Field Hockey’s Linda Treadway-Dillmon

Field hockey player Linda Treadway-Dillmon at The Center at Founders Village on Thursday. The Fountain Valley resident travelled to the World Cup of Field Hockey with Team USA last year with the help of the Fountain Valley Community Foundation. This year she plans to travel to the 2015 Golden Oldies Hockey Festival in Leipzig, Germany in August.

Field hockey player Linda Treadway-Dillmon at The Center at Founders Village on Thursday. The Fountain Valley resident travelled to the World Cup of Field Hockey with Team USA last year with the help of the Fountain Valley Community Foundation. This year she plans to travel to the 2015 Golden Oldies Hockey Festival in Leipzig, Germany in August.