Santa Ana

Santa Anas bring fire warning to SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Firefighters were on alert Friday as hot, dry Santa Ana winds brought a second day of high fire danger to Southern California. No problems were reported, but the National Weather Service […]


High winds bring red flag warnings in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California has survived a windy night and now it’s facing a gustier threat from Santa Ana winds. The National Weather Service says northerly winds gusting to 40 mph in places […]


Boy grabbed by 425-pound gang member

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A convicted gang member accused of grabbing a 10-year- old boy — and sniffing him — on his way to soccer practice was charged today with false imprisonment. Victor Joseph Espinoza, […]


Police needed hazmat suits responding to foul odor

SANTA ANA (CNS) – An odor complaint call from a neighbor led police today to a Santa Ana home where investigators donned hazardous materials suits before entering the dwelling, where two adults and eight children […]


200 scholarship semifinalists are from the OC

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Two hundred Orange County students have been selected National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists, officials announced today. The local students are among the about 16,000 semifinalists nationally in the 58th annual National […]


Angels and Diamond Sports replace high school's stolen equipment

FOUNTAIN VALLEY (CNS) – The Angels Baseball Foundation is teaming up with a sporting goods distributor to replace equipment stolen from the Los Amigos High School baseball team, officials said today. The foundation donated a […]


Pair convicted in Calif. for investment scam

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Two men have been convicted by a California jury of conspiring to defraud a wealthy investor out of $1 billion in a high-yield investment scam. William Ferry and Dennis Clinton […]


Police Hunt For Driver In Deadly OC Crash

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for the driver of a white minivan who may have caused a two-vehicle crash that killed a man in Santa Ana. Police Cmdr. Larry Coleman tells the […]


Panel: Calif. city downtown tax may be illegal

(AP) – A grand jury panel is calling for an investigation into whether a special tax on a predominantly Latino business hub in downtown Santa Ana is illegal. The Los Angeles Times reports Friday that […]


Effort to save an orange grove in Orange County

(AP) – A five-acre orange grove in Santa Ana has been designated historic by the City Council. That gives preservationists more time to raise money to save one of the last sizable orchards in Orange […]




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