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Santa Ana's Banc of California Inc. (NYSE: BANC) reported that it may have been the victim of a $13.7 million fraud. The bank on Feb. 1 granted a $15 million line of credit to an unnamed borrower who provided false documents, Banc of California said in a filing today with the Securities and Exchange ...
9, 2017 file photo, a fire engine passes flames as a wildfire burns along Santa Ana Road near Ventura, Calif. Ranchers who lost cattle and property during California's largest-ever wildfire sued a utility on Thursday, March 15, 2018, for allegedly failing to maintain aging equipment and manage vegetation in ...
Orange County Public Works released eye-popping figures Thursday, March 8, on the total amount of debris, needles and hazardous waste removed when crews cleaned up the area along the Santa Ana River Trail once populated by the encampments of homeless people. Here's what was collected ...
His name wasn't immediately released. The suspect entered the home on the 1800 block of St. Anne Place in Santa Ana after leading deputies on a pursuit across three county freeways. The suspect was familiar with some of the people inside the home, Carrie Braun, spokeswoman for the Orange County ...
Glabb was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's California Chapter in 2014. Glabb also coached the Santa Ana girls wrestling program that has produced state champions. Glabb became Santa Ana coach in 1990. His work with making the Saints a power in California wrestling is chronicled in ...

SANTA ANA -- Four people were hurt today in a vehicle crash Saturday, March 3 in Santa Ana. The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. at McFadden Avenue and Birch Street, the Orange County Fire Authority said. One adult and two children were taken to hospitals with life-threatening injuries, the OCFA ...
SANTA ANA (CBSLA) - A 31-year-old probationer was shot and killed by Garden Grove officers conducting surveillance in a Santa Ana 7-Eleven parking lot, authorities said Saturday. At 11:33 p.m. Friday investigators from the Garden Grove Police Department were conducting surveillance on the wanted ...
Puskas, a 7-year-old Santa Ana police K-9, lost six teeth catching a carjacking suspect, the same suspect who almost ran over a police officer. (KABC). KABC. By Greg Lee. Thursday, March 01, 2018 06:37PM. SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) --. Garden Grove police expressed their gratitude to a K-9 who lost six teeth chasing ...
If you see something, say something, & this woman saw a girl being allegedly kidnapped and did something about it in Santa Ana. ... SANTA ANA, CA -- Southland resident Amy Martinez was walking toward Lathrop Intermediate School before 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning when she was grabbed by a ...
Flames more than 50 feet high burn in the Santa Ana River as high winds drive the Riverbottom fire Thursday in Riverside, CA. ... Santa Ana winds will buffet parts of Southern California over the weekend, combing with low humidity levels to once again create the potential for dangerous, wind-driven ...
The victim was Jesse Dean Dowell, a transient. Dowell was found in the Plaza of the Flags, treated by paramedics but declared dead at the scene shortly before midnight, Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. The plaza is a courtyard between the Orange County Superior Court and Santa Ana City ...
On Monday, the suspect was reported being sighted in Santa Ana. At around 5:30 p.m., Garden Grove police sent undercover officers to the scene and asked Santa Ana police for assistance, according to authorities. Padilla fled when officers approached his 2016 GMC Sierra near 1300 South Ross Street, ...
Santa Ana police Officer Luis Galeana and Dr. Lisa Gould walk K-9 Officer Puskas out of Yorba Regional Animal Hospital in Anaheim on Tuesday, Feb 27. Gould was one of the veterinarians who took care of the dog after he was injured capturing a suspect in Irvine. Puskas lost six teeth when he hit the ...
Over six days, more than 700 people were relocated from the Santa Ana River trail to motels and shelters across Orange County. ... The gates were locked and the Santa Ana River trail was quiet Monday night after a massive push, spanning six days, to relocate more than 700 people to motels and shelters ...
AhiPoki, a poke chain with a heavy presence in Arizona that's expanding to at least 30 locations in California, has opened in Tustin. The menu features the usual assortment of cubed fish in an assembly line but also offers sushi burritos called Ahirrito and musubis stuffed with Spam or unagi.

SANTA ANA, CALIF. -- A joint venture between Pacshore Partners and Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC has purchased Harbor Corporate Park in Santa Ana for an undisclosed sum. The park is situated on Harbor Boulevard near the central corridor in the SOCO office market. Harbor Corporate Park ...
SANTA ANA (AP) -- Southern California authorities say a pregnant woman shot while sitting in a parked car is expected to survive and so is her unborn child. The Orange County Register reports the shooting happened Saturday night on a residential block in Santa Ana. The victim, who was not ...
Authorities plan to clear out Orange County's largest homeless encampment, removing nearly 500 people living in a tent city along three miles of the Santa Ana river bed in an operation that may get underway Monday morning. Posted signs at the Santa Ana River Trail warn that the end is imminent, and six ...
For the last few months, Orange County has been methodically and deliberately clearing the massive homeless encampments along the banks of the Santa Ana River. They started at the Pacific Ocean and moved north. Beginning Monday, the Orange County Sheriff's Department will start clearing the last ...
Over 150 organizations showed up and more than 377 volunteers helped direct the march to make sure protesters stayed on the route, according to organizers. Santa Ana police blocked off intersections and directed traffic. There also were horse-mounted officers patrolling up and down the marching route.
The driver of a pickup truck slammed into a tree in Santa Ana on Friday morning after being shot in the face while apparently driving to work, authorities said. (Santa Ana police Department). KABC. By Greg Lee and staff. Friday, January 19, 2018 02:19PM. Santa Ana, Calif. (KABC) --. The driver of a company ...
A car crashed into the second story of a Southern California office building Sunday morning after the vehicle went airborne when the driver hit the center divider in the road, officials said. Making for an unusual sight, the car appeared lodged into the second story of a dental office in Santa Ana, Calif., when ...
A man was killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash in Santa Ana, and police were on the hunt for the driver Friday. (KABC). KABC. By Darsha Philips and staff. Friday, January 12, 2018. Santa Ana, Calif. (KABC) --. A man was killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash in Santa Ana, and police were on the hunt for ...
mudslides and flashfloods, or at least the potential for them, raised new danger for Southern California on Monday as mandatory evacuations were issued for ... in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties -- areas that were scorched by the Thomas fire and other recent wildfires stoked by dry Santa Ana winds.
9-year-old California girl donates 14 inches of hair before undergoing 8th brain surgery. email. share; share; tweet; email. EMBED More Videos ... Thalia went to Great Clips in Santa Ana to donate 14 inches of her hair. She sat in a chair with a smile on her face as hairdressers braided her hair, cut them ...
Southern California authorities are looking for a driver who they say fled after hitting a man who had been ejected from his car in a fatal highway crash. The accident happened Friday night at about 8:30 p.m. on the northbound 405 just north of harbor Boulevard. The Orange County Register reports that a ...
Brea Man Killed, 2 Seriously Injured When Suspected DUI Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into Vehicle in Santa Ana: CHP ... About 2 a.m., a California Highway Patrol unit saw the wrong-way driver - described as a 30-year-old man from Lake Forest in a 2008 Toyota Camry - on the northbound 55 Freeway ...
Santa Ana, CA -- A 76-year-old woman who was killed New Year's Day in Santa Ana was a soul singer from the 1960s. Betty Jane Willis was best known for her ... A 22-year-old man, Rosendo Xo Pec of Santa Ana, was charged with capital murder for Willis's death. Pec was to be arraigned Wednesday ...
Santa Ana, CA -- The New Year's day killing of a 76-year-old homeless woman has rocked Orange County, and a 22-year-old remains in jail for the ... help as she was being attacked just before 4:15 a.m., Monday, in a parking lot at 1605 W. First St., according to Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna.
Permits for those shops were issued over the weekend as state and local officials, and cannabis business owners, sprint toward the opening of California's legal cannabis market. As of Friday afternoon, the state had issued 47 permits for recreational marijuana retailers, and two shops in West Hollywood ...
Santa Ana, the only Orange County city with permits at the moment, rolled out the sale of recreational marijuana on New Year's Day, the official day it became legal in California. (KABC). KABC. By Greg Lee. Monday, January 01, 2018 07:59PM. Santa Ana, Calif. (KABC) --. Santa Ana, the only Orange County city with ...
Permits for those shops were issued over the weekend as state and local officials, and cannabis business owners, sprint toward the opening of California's legal cannabis market. As of Friday afternoon, the state had issued 47 permits for recreational marijuana retailers, and two shops in West Hollywood ...
Irvine, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/31/17 -- Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) ("Terra Tech" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that it has received State of California Temporary Authorization to cultivate, non-volatile manufacture, distribute ...
A firefighter stands under windswept palm trees as he hoses down smoldering debris in Ventura, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Ferocious Santa Ana winds raking Southern California whipped explosive wildfires Tuesday, prompting evacuation orders for thousands of homes. Daniel Dreifuss/AP.
Officials said a combination of Santa Ana and sundowner winds will hit the area from Thursday through Sunday, bringing new dangers to a fire that now ... has occurred on the Thomas Incident," Chief Ken Pimlott, the director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, said in a statement.
The last time a powerful Santa Ana wind event in Southern California lasted three days -- as the current one is expected to -- was in 2007, when wildfires destroyed thousands of homes and killed 10 people as they raked across the region, the National Weather Service said. Ten years later, potent winds ...
In California's new era of legal recreational pot, Santa Ana is at the forefront within the region. The city is home to all 17 of the legal retail pot shops in Orange County, and was the was the only place in Los Angeles and Orange counties where people could legally buy retail pot on the first day it became ...
A 22-year-old man was charged today with capital murder for the killing of a 76-year-old transient woman -- a former soul singer -- on New Year's Day in Santa Ana. Rosendo Xo Pec is accused of killing Betty Jane Willis, who was a singer in the 1960s known for recordings including "Someday You'll Need ...
A week of major wind-whipped fires across Southern California has caused significant air pollution and health problems. The air quality is worst in and around fires burning from Ventura County to San Diego County, but the smoke has traveled to places not threatened by the flames. And with the Santa Ana ...
More lives and property may be threatened as Santa Ana winds continue to blow at times into early week. Residents should continue to use ... A hillside glows with embers as the Thomas fire burns through Los Padres National Forest near Ojai, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Noah Berger).
The massive wildfires destroying communities over huge swaths of Southern California are being fueled by a dangerous combination of heat, overgrown foliage, suburban sprawl and ..... This is why Santa Ana winds blow from east to west, the opposite direction from how they blow for most of the year.
Carpinteria, California (CNN) With weary firefighters continuing their assault on several major wildfires wreaking devastation across Southern California, two new blazes fired up Thursday, adding to the region's smoke-filled misery. So far, 141,000 acres have burned in the six large wildfires in the state this ...
A red-flag warning has been extended through Saturday across much of Southern California as firefighters struggle to get a handle on several wildfires raging across the region. The warning, which indicates extreme fire danger because of gusty winds and low humidity, will be in effect through Saturday in ...
It's not the only first that firefighters have experienced with the Southern California blazes. The scale used to measure the potency of the Santa Ana winds typically runs from gray, for little or no danger, to red, for high danger. "The forecast for (Thursday) is purple," said Ken Pimlott, director at the California ...
Investigators continuing to probe fire that destroyed Santa Ana business complex ... firefighters put out a blaze at 1540 East Edinger Ave. in Santa Ana on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. (Photo by Bill Alkofer, ... 7 investigating a massive blaze that a day earlier destroyed a Santa Ana business complex.
A firefighter puts out a spot fire burning along a hillside, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. A dangerous new wildfire erupted in the tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles early Wednesday as firefighters battled three other destructive blazes across Southern California.
At least one person is dead and thousands of Southern California residents have been forced to evacuate as a string of wildfires wreak havoc on the region, with the largest blaze spreading across more than 65,000 acres of land. Officials say that the powerful Santa Ana winds have contributed to the ...
A series of Santa-Ana-wind-driven wildfires raging across Southern California have destroyed at least 180 structures, forcing thousands to flee and filling the region with smoke. Much of the reported structural damage has been in Ventura County, where the Thomas fire has already burned 65,000 acres.


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