• The insane Santa Ana City Council wants to raise our sales taxes to pay for their mistakes

    The Santa Ana City Council majority
    The Santa Ana City Council, as you may know, has made so many mistakes over the years that the City of Santa Ana is now teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. The solution that is being proposed by our City Council majority is completely ridiculous – they want to raise our sales taxes to pay for their mistakes!
    What the City Council majority (Jose Solorio, David Benavides, Sal Tinajero and Vince Sarmiento) is proposing is to put a measure on the ballot so
  • Santa Ana Planning Commissioner Phil Bacerra may be dismissed by the City Council this Tuesday

    Phil Bacerra (pictured on the right) used to be tight with former Santa Ana City Councilman Roman Reyna (pictured in the middle)
    At the moment the Santa Ana City Council elections, which were supposed to take place in November, are suspended pending a decision by a judge regarding a lawsuit by pro-district election advocates. However our City Council is continuing to plan on a November election – and things are quickly getting dirty.
    The posted agenda for this Tuesday’s Santa Ana Cit
  • The SAPD is investigating a fatal car accident that happened early this morning

    Santa Ana Police Department
    Advisory: Santa Ana PD Investigating Single Vehicle Fatal Collision – 2600 Block West MacArthur Blvd
    Deceased: Diego Stevan Garcia (27) Santa Ana
    On Friday, June 15, 2018 at approximately 12:27 AM, officers from the Santa Ana Police Department responded to the area of 2600 block W. MacArthur Boulevard in regards to a vehicle vs. tree collision with a baby reported to be in the vehicle. OCFA responded and treated the three occupants at the scene.
    The male driver,
  • The SAPD is trying to find the driver of a van involved in a felony hit and run

    Santa Ana Police Department
    Thursday June 14th, 2018 :: 04:48 p.m. PDT
    Advisory: Santa Ana PD Traffic Investigators Request Public Assistance In Identifying Van In Felony Hit And Run Collision
    On Thursday, June 7, 2018 at approx. 2:13 pm, a female was crossing the street, in the sidewalk, south on Orange Ave. at McFadden Avenue. As the woman approached the south side of the intersection, a white van travelling east on McFadden struck the female pedestrian as the driver made a right onto Orange.
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  • 162 in the L.A. area, including Santa Ana, were arrested by ICE this week

    ICE arrests 162 in Los Angeles-area operation targeting criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives
    A Mexican national convicted of rape and a citizen of El Salvador convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter are among the 162 aliens taken into custody earlier this week during a three-day enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives, and aliens released back in to t
  • Former U.S. Marine turned serial killer and rapist gets the death penalty

    Andrew Urdiales
    Case # 09ZF0079
    JURY RECOMMENDS DEATH FOR MAN CONVICTED OF SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES MURDER OF FIVE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WOMEN BETWEEN 1986 AND 1995
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A jury recommended the death penalty today for a man convicted of murdering five Southern California women between 1986 and 1995. The Orange County District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting a consolidated case on behalf of the Orange, Riverside, and San Diego County victims.
    Defendant: Andrew Urdiales,
  • SAUSD Meet and Greet event set for June 21 at Valley High School

    News Release
    Santa Ana Unified School District Values the Opinion of the Community Meet and Greet Provides Opportunity for Community Input
    (June 12, 2018) – Hearing the voice of the community is key in the Santa Ana Unified School District, the largest K-12 school district in Orange County serving nearly 50,000 students. “It’s important for us to let our families and community members know that their voice matters, so we are creating more opportunities for those dialogues to ha
  • California EBT cards will be blacked out from June 23 to 24 due to a vendor change

    EBT CARDHOLDER OUTAGE NOTIFICATION
    Statewide EBT Outage Scheduled for Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, June 24
    Orange County, CA – The state of California is transitioning to a new Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Vendor on June 30, 2018. Because of this transition, a statewide 24-hour EBT outage and black-out period is scheduled from Saturday, June 23, 2018 beginning at 11 p.m. until Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 11:00 p.m. During this outage, cardholders will not be able to acces
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  • Garden Grove man charged with carjacking, robbing and assaulting a Lyft driver

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Case # 18WF1349
    Date: June 13, 2018
    MAN CHARGED WITH CARJACKING, ROBBING, AND ASSAULTING LYFT DRIVER IN GARDEN GROVE
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged today with carjacking, robbing, and assaulting a Lyft driver in Garden Grove.
    Defendant: Luis Alberto Zaragoza, 27, Garden Grove
    Charged today with the following felony counts:Carjacking
    First degree robbery
    Assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury
    Sentencing Enhancements:Great bodily injuryMax
  • The SAPD is looking for a sexual predator who broke into a home

    Santa Ana Police Department
    Advisory: Detectives Release Composite Sketch And Video Of Sexual Predator
    Requesting Media And Public Assistance To Identify
    Santa Ana Police Detectives are looking for suspect who exposed himself to a young female after breaking into her home.
    The incident occurred on Tuesday June 12th at about 1:30 am in the 2300 block of West Edinger Ave.
    Santa Ana Sex Crime Suspect
    The suspect entered the apartment through an open door and made his way to the victim’s room
  • The County of Orange continues to address homelessness

    Board of Supervisors Continues its Momentum to Address HomelessnessCounty directive to expedite 11 housing projects for the $70.5 million MHSA funding allocation
    Unveiled the Housing Funding Strategy to develop 2,700 housing units
    Declaration from the County to receive approximately $15.5 million in state Emergency Homelessness Aid Block grantsSanta Ana, Calif. (June 12, 2018) – Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved a County directive to expedite 11 housing projects in
  • The SAUSD is providing free summer meals to kids under 18 years old

    This Summer in Santa Ana, Nutritious Breakfast and Lunch Meals at No Charge!
    School is out and everyone is looking forward to enjoying an unforgettable summer full of fun and games among friends and family. In the City of Santa Ana, CA, all of the students receive meals each school day at no charge. Unfortunately, many young children are at risk of experiencing food insecurity during the summer. The summer time can be a challenging time to find adequate nutritious meals as offered during the re
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  • The SAUSD’s new Wellness Center will open on June 15 at Lathrop Intermediate

    Santa Ana Unified Focuses on Providing Services to the Whole Child with Opening of New District Wellness Center on June 15, 2018
    SANTA ANA, CA – The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) is modeling the adage “It takes a village to raise a child,” with the Grand Opening Celebration of the District’s Wellness Center that is designed to be a hub for community engagement for families, staff, and community members to collaborate and access resources that benefit students
  • A Santa Ana man was arrested in Fountain Valley for breaking into cars

    Charles Pena
    On Saturday morning, June 9, 2018, at 4:05 a.m., a resident saw two suspicious subjects possibly breaking into a car in the 18200 block of Santa Arabella Street in Fountain Valley, according to the Fountain Valley Police Department.
    The witness called 9-1-1 and Fountain Valley police officers quickly responded to the area.A police officer saw a car leaving the neighborhood and conducted a traffic stop. The resulting investigation revealed the two occupants were in possession of a mu
  • Sen. Moorlach names Santa Ana’s Mercy House the nonprofit of the year

    Senator John Moorlach Selects Mercy House As 2018 Nonprofit of the Year
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2018
    On June 6, Sen. John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, took great pleasure in issuing a resolution selecting Mercy House of Santa Ana as the 37th Senatorial District’s 2018 Nonprofit of the Year. The Resolution commends Mercy House “for providing invaluable services to the people of the local area, and applauds it for its long history of community support.”
    Each year, M
  • Armed robbery suspects led the Garden Grove police on a pursuit that ended in L.A.

    Two armed-robbery suspects, Mondher Arredondo, 33, and Angellia Lopez, 24, were arrested Monday morning, June 11, after leading police on a chase from Garden Grove to Los Angeles County, according to the O.C. Register.
    The Garden Grove police were contacted at about 12:30 a.m. about an armed robbery near Harbor Blvd. and Quatro Ave. When the officers arrived at the scene they ended up pursuing the suspects as they fled in their vehicle onto the Westbound 22 Freeway then onto the I-405.
    The
  • This week’s Cochino List includes Santa Ana’s El Rey del Marisco and Donut Star

    The OC Health Care Agency has released a list of the eateries (including restaurants, caterers and even school kitchens) that they inspected and shut down for the week of June 1 – June 8, 2018. Most of these eateries reopen pretty quickly after the health inspectors determine their issues have been resolved. Here is the list:El Rey del Marisco, 501 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite E, Santa Ana, Closed: June 7, Reason: Cockroach infestation
    Donut Star, 902 W. First St., Santa Ana, Closed: June 6, Re
  • A Santa Ana murder suspect was arrested by the OC Sheriff’s Department

    Carlos Alexander Gonzalez
    Santa Ana Police Department
    Sunday June 10th, 2018 :: 07:44 p.m. PDT
    Advisory: Homicide Detectives With The Assistance Of Orange County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Arrest Suspect In 5/19/2018 Murder
    On May 19, 2018, Bryan Steubing was murdered in the area of 3109 S. Main Street, Santa Ana, California.
    Today at 10: 45 a.m., Carlos Alexander Gonzalez (20) was arrested without incident at his parent’s home in Aliso Viejo by Deputies from the Orange Count
  • Santa Ana woman charged with embezzling more than $164K from her employer

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Case # 18CF1623
    Date: June 8, 2018
    ACCOUNTING MANAGER CHARGED WITH GRAND THEFT AND FORGERY FOR EMBEZZLING MORE THAN $164,000 FROM COMMERCIAL LIGHTING BUSINESS IN SANTA ANA
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – An accounting manager was charged this week with grand theft and forgery for embezzling more than $164,000 from a commercial lighting business in Santa Ana.
    Defendant: Carol Sandoval Lopez, 45, Santa Ana
    Charged on June 6, 2018, with the following felony counts:Grant theft
  • The OC Board of Supervisors is opposing distribution of drug needles in Santa Ana’s Civic Center

    Orange County Vows to Fight Plan for Expanded Needle Exchange
    Santa Ana, California – After removing 14,000 dirty needles from the Santa Ana Riverbed, Orange County is fighting a proposal to give away more needles to addicts. 
    On Tuesday, a unanimous Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to oppose a pending application with the California Department of Public Health for a mobile needle giveaway program in Orange County. 
    “Orange County just cleared 13,950 needles from
  • The Santa Ana Library’s summer reading program starts on June 11

    City of Santa Ana
    Community: Santa Ana Library Summer Reading Program/ Programa de Lectura de Verano en la Biblioteca de Santa Ana
    Santa Ana Public Library’s Annual Summer Reading Program: Reading Takes You Everywhere
    The award-winning Santa Ana Public Library promotes literacy and provides a safe gathering place for families all year long. The Santa Ana Public Library is proud to present the annual Summer Reading Program, an exciting, literacy-based program for children, teens, and adult
  • The SAPD found a grenade while breaking up a large fight at tonight’s DTSA block party

    A bomb scare reported in DTSA’s East End tonight turned out to be an inert grenade, according to the SAPD.
    Apparently a large fight broke out at the Block Party, at 4th and French, in DTSA. While SAPD police officers were trying to break up the fight they came across a hand grenade in “close proximity.”
    The area was evacuated and the OC Sheriff Department’s Bomb Squad was called in. They determined that the hand grenade was inert.
    The Block Party was put on by Out Da Hou
  • The Costa Mesa police will conduct a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint tonight

    Costa Mesa Police Department
    Advisory: CMPD to conduct a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint on Friday
    CMPD TO CONDUCT DUI AND DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT
    COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD), along with the California Highway Patrol, will be conducting a driving under the influence (DUI) and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. within the city limits.
    DUI checkpoints like this one are placed in locations ba
  • AT&T store robbery suspects were pursued to Anaheim early this morning

    Robbers targeted the AT&T store at the 100 block of South Main Street early this morning, June 5, at about 1 a.m., according to the Orange County Register.
    The Orange Police pursued two suspects who fled from the scene in a car. They led the police on a pursuit that ended in Anaheim.
    The suspects ran out of their car at Lincoln Avenue and Kingsley Street, in Anaheim. One of them was caught and arrested but the other one remains at large.
  • A dog was killed and three more were injured in a possible coyote attack in Santa Ana

    A coyote that may have been cornered by four miniature pinscher dogs ended up killing one of them and hurting the rest at about 2:30 a.m. in an unincorporated area of Santa Ana on Monday, according to CBS News.
    Area residents heard noises outside and then discovered that a 10-year-old female miniature pinscher mix had been killed in a possible fight with a coyote, according to Orange County Animal Care.
    A coyote that was seen in Santa Ana’s Cabrillo Park neighborhood
    The three injured dog
  • Man charged with murder after fatal DUI crash that killed two construction workers in Orange

    Hipolito Paez
    Case # 18CF1602
    Date: June 4, 2018
    DRUNKEN DRIVER CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR COLLIDING INTO TWO CONSTRUCTION WORKERS IN ORANGE
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A drunken driver was charged and arraigned today for murder after colliding into two construction workers in Orange.
    Defendant: Hipolito Paez, 30, Orange
    Charged today with the following counts:FelonyMurder (2)
    MisdemeanorDriving a motor vehicle without a valid license
    Prior Misdemeanor Charges (Case # 14CM01998
    Driving under the
  • The City of Santa Ana is accepting nominations for the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards

    The Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House and Medical Museum
    City of Santa Ana
    Community: Open Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards 2018 – Nominaciones Abiertas Para Premios De Preservación Histórica
    The City of Santa Ana is proud to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards. The Historic Preservation Awards are intended to recognize outstanding historic rehabilitation and restoration projects, as well as efforts that have further
  • This week’s Cochino List includes a Donut Star in Santa Ana

    The OC Health Care Agency has released a list of the eateries (including restaurants, caterers and even school kitchens) that they inspected and shut down for the week of May 25 – June 1, 2018. Most of these eateries reopen pretty quickly after the health inspectors determine their issues have been resolved. Here is the list:Donut Star, 902 W. First St., Santa Ana, Closed: May 29, Reason: Rodent infestation
    Update: 7-Eleven at 902 W. First St., Santa Ana, closed May 23 because of a rodent
  • A Santa Ana man was arrested for attempted murder and felony elder abuse

    Press Release: Attempt Murder and Felony Elder Abuse
    Agency: Moreno Valley Police
    On May 30, 2018, about 6:28 PM, several residents called to report a possible injured male that was lying in the street. Officers from the Moreno Police Department responded to investigate. Upon their arrival, they located an 86 year-old Hispanic male adult lying in the street with severe injuries.
    The investigation revealed the victim was assaulted by a family member, who was detained at the scene. The suspect wa
  • Eight O.C. men convicted of trying to hook up with prostitutes

    Raymundo Espino Bautista
    June 1, 2018
    EIGHT MEN CONVICTED OF LOITERING WITH INTENT TO COMMIT PROSTITUTION OR AGREEING TO ENGAGE IN PROSTITUTION
    *Conviction details of sex purchasers are featured on the OCDA website
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) convicted eight men in May 2018 of loitering with the intent to commit prostitution or agreeing to engage in prostitution. The defendants in these cases approached a woman whom they believed to be a pr
  • The SAPD is investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that happened last night

    Santa Ana Police Department
    Advisory: SAPD Investigating a Pedestrian vs. Vehicle (Fatal) Collision
    On Thursday, May 31, 2018 at approximately 10:25 p.m., our officers responded to the area of the 1200 block of South Bristol St. in regards to a pedestrian vs. vehicle collision with the pedestrian reported to still be down in the roadway. OCFA responded and briefly treated the pedestrian at the scene before he was transported by CARE Ambulance to the UCI Medical Center where he later succumbed to
  • Find out how the MainPlace Mall will transform itself at a public meeting tonight

    Every time I visit the MainPlace Mall I see more and more empty stores. It is very disheartening! The owners of the MainPlace Mall understand they have a problem so they are hosting a MainPlace Transformation Project meeting tonight, May 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the empty shell of what used to be their Nordstrom store, on the 2nd floor at 2800 N. Main St., in Santa Ana.
    The owner of the MainPlace Mall stated in a recent flyer that they the proposed MainPlace Mall Transformation Project &l
  • A Long Beach man was convicted of stabbing a man to death at a Santa Ana gas station

    Logan James Cunningham
    Logan James Cunningham, 29, a Long Beach man who got into a fistfight with another man who angered him by stepping over his laptop, then pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim, 40-year-old Jason Paul Torres of Costa Mesa, was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder, according to the O.C. Register.
    Cunningham and Torres were partying with other friends at a Santa Ana motel when Cunningham told everyone not to step over his computer laptop. At that point Torres did ex
  • A homeless man has been identified as the Cozy Corner robber who was shot by a customer

    Steve Rodriguez, a 60-year-old homeless man, was identified by the SAPD as the alleged robber who was shot by an unidentified customer at the Cozy Corner Drive-In restaurant just past midnight this past Saturday, according to the SAPD.
    On 05-26-18 at 12:46 a.m., SAPD police officers were dispatched to 426 N. Harbor Blvd. reference a robbery and shooting that had just occurred. A Male/Hispanic/Adult later identified as suspect Steve Rodriguez entered the Cozy Corner restaurant and was in th
  • Three alleged white supremacists were arrested in Costa Mesa and drug and weapons charges

    Costa Mesa Police Department
    Advisory: Ongoing gang investigation results in three arrests and seizure of drugs and weapons
    Costa Mesa, Calif. – The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) arrested three on Friday, May 25, 2018, and seized drugs and weapons in connection to a continued enforcement stemming from an ongoing gang investigation.
    On May 18, 2018, CMPD posted the following on social media about an enforcement by Gang Investigators:
    Between May 11, 2018, and May 16, 2018, CMPD Gang
  • A fatal shooting and a stabbing happened in Santa Ana on Monday night

    An unidentified man was shot to death and another was critically stabbed Monday night, May 28, according to the O.C. Register.
    The man who was shot to death was found by responding SAPD police officers just after 10:15 p.m. at Pomona and Sycamore streets, according to the SAPD. He had been wounded in the torso by gunfire. He later died at a local hospital.
    Just a few blocks away from the shooting scene another unidentified man was found with multiple stab sounds, at Main Street and Wa
  • Gangbanger charged with vandalizing a Santa Ana mural of Mexican-American Veterans

    Case # 18CF1534
    May 29, 2018
    GANG MEMBER CHARGED WITH VANDALIZING SANTA ANA MURAL DEPICTING PORTRAITS OF MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR VETERANS WHO SERVED IN U.S. MILITARY
    *Defendant also charged with tagging another Santa Ana business
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A gang member was charged today with vandalizing a Santa Ana mural depicting Mexican-American war veterans who served in the U.S. Military. The defendant was also charged with tagging another business in Santa Ana.
    Defendant: Eric Alan Cabre
  • A Santa Ana man was arrested after a fatal DUI hit and run accident near the Cajon Junction

    Salvador Joaquin, 23, of Santa Ana, was arrested on suspicion of murder, hit and run and other charges after he was involved in a collision north of the Cajon Junction that sent a car with four people off the freeway and 150-250 feet down an embankment, according to the O.C. Register.
    The accident happened at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, near where the 15 Freeway and Highway 138 meet. Joaquin was the driver of a 2017 Chevrolet vehicle who reportedly drove his car right “for unknown
  • 2018 O.C. June Primary Election Voter Guide

    The 2018 June Primary Election is coming up on June 5. We have examined all of the candidates in Orange County. If you support the CA Gas Tax you will not like this Voter Guide. We are generally not supporting candidates who want to raise our taxes or who support the High Speed Rail boondoggle. Here are our thoughts about the candidates for local offices here in Orange County:Orange County Assessor – the incumbent is Claude Parrish. From what we hear he is a few sandwiches short of a
  • Fairhaven Memorial Park’s free 26th Memorial Day event is set for this Monday

    Fairhaven Memorial Park 26th Annual “USO Show” Memorial Day Service
    Join Fairhaven Memorial Park this Memorial Day to remember and honor the men and women who courageously fought for our freedom.
    The “USO Show” Memorial Day service will include inspirational speeches from veterans, musical entertainment by the Orange County Swing Band and the Jewel Tones Quartet, accompanied by The Atomic Ballroom Swing Dancers, special guest Bill Johnson who impersonates Bob Hope, an ae
  • When a robber held up Santa Ana’s Cozy Corner Drive-in, a customer shot him

    Santa Ana’s latest shooting has made national news. A customer at the Cozy Corner Drive-In Restaurant saw that a robbery was in progress at the restaurant, at 12:43 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, and he pulled out his pistol and fired several shots at the robber, according to the O.C. Register.
    The Cozy Corner is located at 426 N. Harbor Blvd., at W. 5th St., in Santa Ana.
    Apparently the armed customer was waiting for his food, in the drive-through line, and got tired of the wait. He then
  • This week’s Cochino List includes a 7-11 and a CVS in Santa Ana

    The OC Health Care Agency has released a list of the eateries (including restaurants, caterers and even school kitchens) that they inspected and shut down for the week of May 18 – May 25, 2018. Most of these eateries reopen pretty quickly after the health inspectors determine their issues have been resolved. Here is the list:7-Eleven, 902 W. First St., Santa Ana, Closed: May 23, Reason: Rodent infestation
    CVS Pharmacy, 228 N. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, Closed: May 22, Reason: Rodent infesta
  • Santa Ana man arrested for allegedly stabbing an acquaintance in Costa Mesa

    Jonathan Comfort Whitworth
    Costa Mesa Police Department
    Advisory: Man arrested for stabbing acquaintance after a verbal argument
    For immediate release: May 25, 2018
    Case #: DR #18-6919
    Costa Mesa, Calif. — The Costa Mesa Police Department arrested a man yesterday for stabbing an acquaintance after a verbal argument.
    On May 21, 2018, around 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a phone call regarding a stabbing. The 30-year-old male victim, a Costa Mesa resident, was driving to a nearby hos
  • Garden Grove man identified by his DNA pleads guilty to a sexual assault and robbery case

    Danny Thien Nguyen, a 28-year-old Garden Grove man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting a woman during a robbery in Fountain Valley in 2012, and he was immediately sentenced to 22 years in prison, according to the O.C. Register.
    Nguyen accepted charges of sexual penetration by a foreign object and force, kidnapping, robbery and sexual battery, which are all felonies. Nguyen also admitted to a sentencing enhancement for the use of a gun in the attack.
    Fountain Valley police detectives
  • Santa Ana repeated offender arrested for molesting a 7-year-old relative

    Antonio Davila
    Santa Ana Police Department
    Advisory: SAPD Detectives Arrest Suspect For Child Molestation & Possession Of Child Pornography. Detectives Believe There May Be Additional Victims
    Suspect/Arrested: Antonio Davila (36) Santa Ana
    A 36-year-old registered sex offender was arrested for child molestation and possession of child pornography. Antonio Davila took a picture of himself engaging in a sex act with a 7-year-old relative. Davila sent the photo to the child through her Snapchat
  • Mexican Mafia leader who united three gangs sentenced to 25 years in state prison

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Defendant Who Described Three-Gang Coalition As a “New World Order” Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison
    LOS ANGELES – A gang member who helped manage a coalition of three rival street gangs in Northeast Los Angeles that were brought together by orders issued by a member of the Mexican Mafia was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison.
    Manuel Vallejo, also known as “Boxer,” 36, of Los Angeles, was a leader and “shot caller” of the
  • Pop-up voting center set for May 21 at the Santa Ana Civic Center

    City of Santa Ana
    Community: Pop-Up Voting Center at Santa Ana Civic Center May 25 at 7am-6pm
    OC Registrar of Voters Office will host the first of its kind in California, a Pop-Up Mobile Vote Service Center for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election
    Voters will be able to register to vote, cast their ballot, drop off their vote-by-mail ballot, and have their questions answered by trained staff at the Pop-Up voting center.
    The Pop-Up voting center will debut at the Santa Ana Civic Center Pl
  • Fugitive extradited from El Salvador facing life in prison after allegedly murdering a man in Tustin

    Juan Palacios arrested
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Case # 04CF1972
    FUGITIVE EXTRADITED FROM EL SALVADOR TO FACE MURDER CHARGE AFTER SHOOTING MAN THROUGH THE HEART IN TUSTIN 15 YEARS AGO
    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A fugitive was extradited from El Salvador and is scheduled to be arraigned today for murdering a man by shooting him through the heart in Tustin 15 years ago.
    Defendant: Juan Palacios, 59
    Charged on June 30, 2004, with the following:One felony count of murder
    Sentencing Enhancement: 
  • Newborn Kittens Rescued From Santa Ana Storm Drain

    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA 91604 655-2000 Follow us on TwitterFind Us On Facebook Program guide: Click here to access the CBS2 [] SANTA ANA - A trio of newborn kittens are recuperating at a San Diego County foster home after being rescued from a Santa Ana storm drain.
  • Prosecutor: Gang member confessed to murder in suicide note

    Stephenson Choi Kim smiles with his attorneys before the start of opening statements in his murder trial Monday, Jan. 31. Orange County Senior Deputy District Attorney Cameron Talley points to the defendant, Stephenson Choi Kim during opening statements and said that the two ammunition magazines he is holding were allegedly found in Kim's home. Orange County Senior Deputy District Attorney Cameron Talley said that the two ammunition magazines he is holding were allegedly found in Kim's home.

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