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As Klay Thompson thrives for Golden State ahead of free agency, his father is a vocal, yet hands-off supporter

LOS ANGELES — It’s not that Mychal Thompson doesn’t have a seat. It’s just hard to stay in it. When he’s attending one of his son’s games, the 64-year-old tends to wander up into the concourse, by the concessions. He’s been through this a lot: Klay Thompson has played in 105 playoff games now, one more than Mychal ever played in, and he’s got one more championship ring, too. Still, something about the experience frays at Mychal’s nerves. “I give him his space,” he said. “Let him focus in. I don’...
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Police Looking for Woman Caught on Video Throwing a Bag of Puppies Into a Dumpster

Police say they’re on the hunt for a woman caught on video throwing a bag of puppies into a dumpster in Coachella, California.The Riverside County Animal Services released security camera footage showing a woman pulling up to a local business in white Jeep Wrangler this week and tossing a bag filled with seven puppies into a dumpster.Watch the disturbing footage here: Fortunately, an hour later, someone rummaging through the trash found the puppies and they are now safe. The puppies are being t...
Tags: Crime, News, Videos, Animal Cruelty, Animals, Dogs, Puppies, Who Does That, WTF


Urban v. suburban debate misses need for freer markets

SACRAMENTO – Whatever one thinks of Sen. Scott Wiener’s controversial bill that would make it easier for developers to build high-density apartments and condos around bus and rail stations, this much is clear: It has jump-started a much-needed conversation about housing construction and the way that limited supply is driving up home prices. It’s a close call, but I overall like the measure because, hey, it can’t hurt to make it easier to build any type of new housing. Unfortunately, Senate Bill ...
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Southern California employment hits record-high 7.68 million

Here’s a good reason why Southern California freeways are jammed: Record numbers of people at work! Local bosses added 66,300 workers in the 12 months ended in March — by the way, that’s 101 year-over-year gains in a row — to push the number of jobs to 7.68 million in the four counties covered by the Southern California News Group. The job count is up from 7.62 million a year ago and the 7.21 million average for the previous five years. It’s the highest job count for any March on record. Here ar...
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Music program founder charged with lewd acts against girls

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The founder of a nonprofit group that was investigated over allegations it gave flutes possibly tainted with semen to schoolchildren has been charged with committing lewd acts against girls in California, it was announced Thursday. John Zeretzke, 60, of Ventura was indicted by an Orange County grand jury last month […]
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5G is going to let even more devices go wireless, but cities are grappling with the roll out

You may not think much about the small elongated cylinders or boxes perched on rooftops or street lights. But those small wireless facilities, dubbed “small cells,” are the building blocks for 5G, an ultra-fast wireless technology that will quicken the things you do on your cellphone and unleash a new generation of devices. A mini cell tower sits atop a pole in the 20600 block of Laguna Canyon Road on April 18, 2019, in Laguna Beach, CA.. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)...
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Man at center of tainted flute investigation in Southern California is charged with committing lewd acts

The founder of an international music program who was accused of possibly providing flutes contaminated with semen to hundreds of Southern California students has been charged with committing lewd acts against five minors. John Edward Zeretzke, who was already facing federal child exploitation charges, has now also been indicted in state court for committing lewd acts upon children under the age of 14, the California Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday. Zeretzke, a 60-year-old resident ...
Tags: News, California, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Philippines, Orange County, Orange, Southern California, Ventura, Los Angeles County, Costa Mesa, Orange County Superior Court, Xavier Becerra


Lost sea creatures wash up in California as melting ice caps ‘open door’ for mass northern migration, scientists believe

The Pacific Ocean off the California coast is mixed up, and so are many of the animals that live there.The violet, thumbnail-size snails washing up here in Horseshoe Cove have never been seen this far north.By-the-wind sailors, a tiny relative of warm-water jellyfish, sprinkle the tideline by the dozen.And in the tide pools along the cove’s rocky arms, as harbour seals about to pup look languidly on, a slow-motion battle is underway between native Giant Green and Starburst anemones, a species co...
Tags: Science, California, Mexico, San Francisco, Nike, Noaa, Santa Barbara County, El Nino, Channel Islands, Orange County, Berkeley, Sonoma, Pacific, Golden Gate Bridge, Alfred Hitchcock, Pacific Ocean


Master Gardener: How to prevent grapeleaf skeletonizers

Q: A few years ago, we lost most of our grapevines to grapeleaf skeletonizers. Is there some way to prevent this from happening again? I would prefer an organic solution, if possible. The western grapeleaf skeletonizer can quickly destroy most of the leaves on a grape vine. Contact with larvae can cause skin irritation because they have poisonous spines. (File photo by Ottillia “Toots” Bier) A: Grapes are susceptible to several pests such as thrips, leafrollers, spider mites, and grape leaf ...
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Skeptical of official LA homeless count numbers, Encino community leaders undertake their own tally in the Sepulveda Basin

Members of the Encino Neighborhood Council began conducting their own homeless count in the Sepulveda Basin Tuesday morning, citing mistrust of the official figures for the number of people living in the south San Fernando Valley wildlife reserve and recreation area. According to Los Angeles Homelessness Services Authority data, measured via a census tract that covers the 4-mile-long swath of land between White Oak Avenue and the 405 freeway, there were just 31 people living in the basin in 2018...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, LA River, Soccer, Homeless, Local-news, Orange County, Lapd, Bates, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Balboa Park, Army Corps Of Engineers, Pacoima


Fury – “Mono No Aware”

Orange County hardcore outfit Fury announced their new album, Failed Entertainment, back in February with its lead single, "Angels Over Berlin." Last month, we heard the album's second offering, "Vacation," and today, they share "Mono No Aware." … More »
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The last straw? The mother and daughter making these reusable Simply Straws hope so

Sometimes one small thing can make a big impact. That’s what the mother-daughter team Cyndi and Chanelle Sladics were hoping when they launched their Costa Mesa company Simply Straws. “I was a dental hygienist and I recommended straws to my patients. But they were plastic straws, to protect their teeth from sensitivity, staining and that kind of thing,” Cyndi Sladics said. “I thought, How can I do this? I’m in the health profession and I’m asking them to use a plastic straw, which I know for the...
Tags: Drinks, California, Senate, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Ford, Orange County, Costa Mesa, CYNDI, Surfrider Foundation, Chanelle, Chanelle Sladics, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


‘Mystery surcharge’ boosts California gas taxes to $1.26 per gallon

With Southern California gas prices topping $4 for the first time since 2015, many have been quick to place the blame on refinery problems and a switch to the summer blend of gas. Both clearly figure into the mix. But the Golden State’s broad array of gas taxes and a “mystery surcharge” no one can quite explain placed California motorists at a disadvantage to begin with. Here’s a breakdown of what we pay in gasoline taxes, according to the California Energy Commission. All numbers except the fin...
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California’s gas taxes total nearly $1 per gallon … and include a 28-cent ‘mystery surcharge’

With Southern California gas prices topping $4 for the first time since 2015, many have been quick to place the blame on refinery problems and a switch to the summer blend of gas. Both clearly figure into the mix. But the Golden State’s broad array of gas taxes and a “mystery surcharge” no one can quite explain placed California motorists at a disadvantage to begin with. Here’s a breakdown of what we pay in gasoline taxes, according to the California Energy Commission. All numbers except the fin...
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Sweden, Greece, California, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Beverly Hills, Denmark, Norway, Orange County, Riverside County, UC Berkeley


BigRentz Teams with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County to Build Homes

Posted by Michael Roth A crew of BigRentz employees picked up hammers, drills and saws April 11, to help build a new Habitat for Humanity of Orange County home in Fullerton, Calif. read more
Tags: Headline News, Orange County, Michael Roth, FULLERTON Calif, Rental News, BigRentz Teams


Street sweepers must stop at red lights like the rest of us

Q. I was driving through Anaheim and noticed a street sweeper near the city limits. It was early in the morning with no traffic, so the sweeper went ahead and did a U-turn on a red light and returned to the neighboring city that it apparently works for. Can city sweepers break the law? – Mario Luna, Anaheim A. Well, they aren’t supposed to. A motorcycle officer for Anaheim P.D., Shane Spielman, said what you described is a violation of the California Vehicle Code. Q. Dear Honk: I’ve noticed shor...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, DMV, CalTrans, Orange County, Usc, Anaheim, California Department of Motor Vehicles, Placentia, Marty Haynes, Kotler, Honk, Van Nguyen


Southern Californians, some abroad in Paris, react with shock and sadness to Notre Dame Cathedral devastation

Father German Sanchez, outside of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, on a visit before the historic structure burned. (Courtesy, Father German Sanchez) Rossmoor resident Anthony DeMarco, Michigan State student currently studying abroad, captured Notre Dame in flames Monday, April 15. (Photo courtesy of Anthony DeMarco) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Rossmoor resident Anthony DeMarco, Michigan State student currently studying abroad, took a photo of Notre Dame’s magnificen...
Tags: News, La, Israel, Religion, Sport, David, Soccer, Paris, Michigan, Pasadena, Local News, Orange County, Notre Dame, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Emmanuel Macron


Zavy – “Rain”

Following the success of previous releases, “VVS” and “Flex Like Zavy”, Orange County-native Xavier Young, better known by his stage name Zavy keeps the momentum going with a new song, “Rain”. For the new track, Zavy dives deep into his emotions and tell the story of his come up including doubt, fear, and self-confidence. When asked about the track, the rising star response: “A lot of people don’t understand my struggle but my struggle is MY STRUGGLE and the things someone else may face is t...
Tags: California, Oregon, Jazz, Rain, Orange County, Singles, Eugene, Plugintheox Management, Xavier Young, Zavy, Plugintheox Management Follow Zavy


Uncertainty plagues families who worry immigrant detainees in So Cal will be sent out of state

More than two weeks after Orange County and Adelanto officials said they were getting out of the immigrant detention business, the fate of some 2,500 people still held in prison-like facilities remains unclear. Though federal immigration officials declined comment Friday, they indicated last month that detainees in Orange County and Adelanto could be sent out of California. Because such relocation could affect thousands of families in the region – separating immigrant parents and spouses from th...
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A focus on diversity reaps rewards for this Los Angeles investor

The Los Angeles startup scene has come a long way in the three-and-a-half years since Marlon Nichols, Troy Carter and Trevor Thomas launched Cross Culture Ventures. The city and its surrounding Orange County exurbs were at the beginning of a venture capital surge that has seen invested capital in the region rise from $3.63 billion in 2015 to $6 billion last year. Since Cross Culture landed on the Los Angeles scene with a $50 million fund, Nichols and his partners have notched three exits and ...
Tags: TC, Spotify, Europe, Nordstrom, New York, London, Boston, Softbank, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Atlanta, Intel, Palo Alto, University, United States


Judge slaps Anaheim UHSD with financial sanctions in Kennedy High sex abuse case

An Orange County Superior Court judge issued financial sanctions against the Anaheim Union High School district Friday for failing to turn over files related to a lawsuit by former Kennedy High School girls water polo players who allege they were sexually abused by an assistant coach after school employees ignored allegations of sexual misconduct against the coach. In addition to the financial penalties, Judge Robert Moss also gave the Anaheim UHSD 20 days to turn over files related to former Ke...
Tags: News, California, Sports, California News, Sport, Earnest, LA River, Mental Health, Soccer, City Council, Local News, Orange County, Kennedy, High School Sports, Moss, Owens


Intense ‘kitten season’ has Southern California shelters scrambling for foster homes

A kitten is kept snuggles with a fluffy stuffed animal at OC Animal Care in Tustin on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Kitten season is in full bloom at the OC Animal Care shelter in Tustin. Public Education Officer Brittany Hayes holds a litter of 1-month old kittens on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds A 1-month old kitten sports Frank Sinatra...
Tags: Facebook, News, California, Animals, Pets, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Orange County, Riverside County, Whitney, Frank Sinatra, Riverside, Stevie, San Bernardino County


Myungin Dumplings brings Korean-fusion dumplings and fried chicken to Northridge

Myungin Dumplings may be new to the San Fernando Valley, but this restaurant franchise had a following long before it opened in a strip mall across from the Northridge Fashion Center. Still, it took co-owner James Gi by surprise. Korean Fusion food at Myungin Dumplings in Northridge, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Original fried chicken at Myungin Dumplings in Northridge, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily N...
Tags: Restaurants, Sport, Cnn, Things To Do, Soccer, Tokyo, David Choe, Orange County, James, Southern California, Anthony Bourdain, Northridge, Benihana, Los Angeles County, Valley, Elaine


5 restaurants to try near Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park has a wealth of both sit-down and walk-up eateries throughout the park, as well as the Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant just a short stroll from its entrance, but if you visit often you might want to try something different. Knott’s passholders often discuss their favorite places to eat outside the park on Knott’s fan pages on Facebook so we conducted an informal poll to find out some of their favorites. From there, we asked some of the passholders to tell ...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Orange County, Porto, Portillo, Gilbert, Knott, Rangel, Ortega, Berry Farm


Master Gardener: What to do with fig beetle grubs

Q: When turning my compost pile, I uncovered a number of big, fat grubs.  They were about the size of my thumb! Are they harmful? A: These are most likely the larvae of fig beetles (Cotinis mutabilis). They enjoy feasting on compost, manure, and other decaying matter. The mature beetle is an impressive 1-1.5 inches long and is iridescent green. Sometimes they are mistaken for the much more destructive Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica), which is a major pest in the eastern United States, but no...
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Family seeks answers following death of 27-year-old ICE detainee

The first time Melissa Castro saw her husband in the hospital, on Feb. 8, he was in a coma, having suffered a brain hemorrhage a day earlier. On that day, Jose Luis Ibarra Bucio also was in custody, an immigrant detainee being held at the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto. As lines and tubes connected medical equipment to Ibarra’s head and torso, a shackle connected his foot to the bed. But when Ibarra died, on March 21 – without ever regaining consciousness – he was a free man. Federal immigrat...
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ICE released detainee while he was in a coma, weeks before his death

The first time Melissa Castro saw her husband in the hospital, on Feb. 8, he was in a coma, having suffered a brain hemorrhage a day earlier. On that day, Jose Luis Ibarra Bucio also was in custody, an immigrant detainee being held at the ICE Processing Center in Adelanto. As lines and tubes connected medical equipment to Ibarra’s head and torso, a shackle connected his foot to the bed. But when Ibarra died, on March 21 – without ever regaining consciousness – he was a free man. Federal immigrat...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Immigration, Los Angeles, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Ethiopia, Courts, Associated Press, Detention, Coroner, Local News


Man charged in death of CHP sergeant pleads not guilty; bail set at $1 million

A not guilty plea was entered Wednesday for a Winchester man charged with second-degree murder in the collision death of a veteran California Highway Patrol motor sergeant on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore. Appearing in orange jail scrubs and seated behind a glass screen in a courtroom filled with uniformed CHP officers, Michael Callahan, 36, had the plea entered by Riverside County Superior Court Judge Stephen J. Gallon at his arraignment. Bail was set at $1 million, and Callahan’s next court ...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Chrysler, Courts, California Highway Patrol, Homicide, Breaking News, CHP, Orange County, Riverside County, Winchester, Callahan, Lake Elsinore, Michael Callahan


Winchester man charged with second-degree murder in CHP sergeant’s death

A Winchester man was charged with second-degree murder Wednesday, April 10, in the crash that killed California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore. Michael Callahan, 36, was determined to be driving under the influence at the time of the collision, the Riverside County District Attorney’s office said. He is scheduled to enter a plea Wednesday afternoon at the Southwest Justice Center in French Valley. Investigators said the veteran CHP motor officer was struck by ...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Chrysler, Homicide, Breaking News, CHP, Orange County, Riverside County, Winchester, Callahan, Riverside California, Lake Elsinore, Michael Callahan, Licón


Strong winds knock out power to thousands of LADWP and Edison customers

LOS ANGELES — At least 33,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers across the city were without power Wednesday morning, and another 2,500 Southern California Edison customers in communities outside Los Angeles were in the dark as a result of a windstorm that has been wreaking havoc in Southern California, downing power lines. At the peak of the outage, 42,000 customers were without power, the DWP said. As of 5:30 a.m., the number of customers offline was 33,000. “Our electrical d...
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