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Photos: Freight train derails in Anaheim Hills

Workers were assessing damage done to train tracks in Anaheim Hills on Wednesday morning after a BNSF freight train derailed there Tuesday night

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iPhone 6 craze hits the Brea Mall

About 3,500 people lined up at the Brea Mall on Friday morning to pick up Apple’s new flagship smartphones the iPhone 6 and its new big 5.5-inch brother the iPhone 6 Plus. Brea police officers, some armed with batons, patrolled the mall. No arrests were made and no fighting in the crowd was reported, according […]

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tworden: 4 year anniversary + vision statement + announcement

Take a look at the photo collage to the left. As this picture shows, time can transform a person or a place beyond any of our pre-held comprehensions, for good or, unfortunately, for bad. Fortunately, though, we, having hope and faith, are able to overcome pain or death. As King David said three thousand years […]

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Isla Vista shooting resurfaces old debates about gun control, mental health and … the media?

As members of the news media converged to the college town of Isla Vista, a hometown college newspaper decided to withdraw A massacre in the college town of Isla Vista, California, over the weekend has renewed well-oiled debates about gun violence and mental health issues in America. But it has also raised another question: How should […]

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Police apprehend suspect after SWAT manhunt in Tustin

Law enforcement from several agencies apprehended an allegedly armed man in Tustin, California, after a nearly five-hour SWAT manhunt on Thursday afternoon (April 10, 2014). The Orange County Sheriff’s Department called in its Duke I and II helicopters to assist in the search, as well as its tactical SWAT team. The Irvine Police Department also used […]

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Two OC Sheriff deputies injured in Yorba Linda house fire

Two Orange County Sheriff’s deputies sustained minor injuries this morning while attempting to rescue an elderly woman trapped in a house fire in Yorba Linda, Calif. Upon arriving at the house on the 21000 block of Todd Ave., in eastern Yorba Linda, a man told deputies that his mother was trapped on the second story, […]

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Yorba Linda: Supporters push to build skatepark in honor of teen

UPDATE (THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014): A Change.org petition to tell the Yorba Linda City Council to build a skatepark in Yorba Linda in honor of Logan Wells has more than 15,000 signatures in its first week. ORIGINAL POST (MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014): Friends, family and supporters have set up a memorial in Yorba Linda for […]

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Speaks at CSUF

 Bill Nye “the Science Guy” Thursday night used his keynote address at Cal State Fullerton’s 11th annual math and science symposium to encourage college students to pursue innovation in engineering, space exploration and asteroid-defense strategies. This post will be updated.

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City tightens security in downtown Santa Ana in response to fatal beating; Memorial grows

UPDATE – WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22: The memorial for Kim Pham, who was allegedly fatally beaten in front of The Crosby in downtown Santa Ana over the weekend, continued to grow Wednesday, as an increased police and private security presence was noticeable in the downtown area surrounding the Starbucks and memorial. The increased police presence is […]

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Kelly Thomas supporters gather in Fullerton to protest jury’s ‘not guilty’ verdict

By Tim Worden. Published Jan. 13, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. Updated Jan. 14, 2014 at 8 a.m. In an emotional show of support, Ron Thomas, father of Kelly Thomas, spoke to a crowd of more than 100 supporters Monday night saying that he will bring justice to Kelly, a homeless man who was killed in […]