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Young German shepherd training to be Orange PD’s newest K-9 member

Officer Mick Osborn of the Orange Police Department is training a new partner to join the force.

The rookie is a real people-person, he said, and is always open to trying new things – but he’s got a habit of chewing up anything left in the back yard.

OPD’s newest recruit is Wyatt, a 16-month-old German shepherd who started training with Osborn three weeks ago. Purchased with financial support from the Community Foundation of Orange, Wyatt will become a full-fledged member of the OPD’s K-9 unit once he finishes his six-week training program.

Santa Ana Council to reconsider $1 million subsidy to auto dealers for freeway billboard

SANTA ANA – The City Council plans to take another look – reluctantly – at its agreement to give auto dealers $1 million for a new digital billboard along the 55 freeway.

City Manager Raul Godinez is bringing back the issue with new recommendations: hold a public hearing, analyze how the subsidy to the dealerships would benefit the public, and create a new agreement that doesn’t call for dipping into the city’s reserves.

The issue is now set to resurface next month for that public hearing and a new vote.

Most council members did not seem pleased, however, noting they had

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Original Article: https://www.ocregister.com/2018/01/21/santa-ana-council-to-reconsider-1-million-subsidy-to-auto-dealers-for-freeway-billboard/
Date: 1516570633

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Women’s March participants across nation share photos, video on social media

Millions of women are expected to participate in today’s Women’s March, which marks its one year anniversary.

Events were held in major cities, including New York, Denver, Dallas and Washington, D.C. In Southern Califorina, marches are being held in Los Angeles , Redondo Beach, Santa Ana and Riverside.

In New York, speakers included comedian Whoopie Goldberg and artist Yoko Ono.

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Original Article: https://www.ocregister.com/2018/01/20/womens-march-participants-across-nation-share-photos-video-on-social-media/
Date: 1516483668

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Newport Beach Triathlon postponed after organizer fails to secure city permit

NEWPORT BEACH – This year’s version of the long-running Newport Beach Triathlon was to take place this Sunday, Oct. 1.

But organizers announced this week that the triathlon has been postponed, because they were unable to acquire the necessary city permit.

Organizer Jack Caress has put the word out on the event’s website, newportbeachtriathlon.com, that all activities related to the swim-cycle-run event were on hold, because Newport Beach had denied a special event permit.

Caress, founder of Pacific Sports LLC, which produces the event, hasn’t given up hope for an event this year.

“We’re doing our best to work through our appeals process,”

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/09/28/newport-beach-triathlon-postponed-after-organizer-fails-to-secure-city-permits/
Date: 1506651183

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New video surfaces showing violent encounter moments before fatal Huntington Beach police shooting

HUNTINGTON BEACH – A new video surfaced Saturday, Sept. 23, of the Huntington Beach police officer shooting and killing a suspect outside of a 7-Eleven , with this one showing the man aggressively approaching the officer.

Previous versions did not show as much of the encounter before the shooting.

This two-minute video, apparently shot from inside a vehicle parked outside of the 7-Eleven, opens with a man with long hair and wearing a dark coat advancing toward the officer, who has a weapon drawn, possibly a Tazer. The 9:30 a.m. encounter occurred across the street from Marina High

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/09/23/new-video-surfaces-showing-violent-encounter-moments-before-fatal-huntington-beach-police-shooting/
Date: 1506216131

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Man who refused to leave home during La Tuna fire said he did not threaten firefighters

$1 million scratcher sold in La Palma

LA PALMA – A $10 Scratchers ticket turned into a $1 million win for one man.

In Park bought a Super Ticket at the 7-Eleven on Moody Street and Crescent Avenue and has claimed the prize, California Lottery officials said on Tuesday, Aug. 15.

The ticket features four different games that each give players the opportunity to win.

“All it took was for Park to scratch and reveal a ‘money bag’ icon in the Quick 6’s section to score the amount beneath it, which in this case was the game’s top prize,” lottery officials said in a statement.

The seller also wins. The

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/15/1-million-scratcher-sold-in-la-palma/
Date: 1502822464

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Police investigating body found in car near the Orange Circle

ORANGE Police were investigating a body found Friday morning, Aug. 11 inside a car in a parking lot about one block away from the Orange Circle.

Authorities were notified about the discovery about 6:30 a.m., said Orange police Sgt. Kevin Plog. The car was parked in a lot in the 100 block of South Olive Street.

Officers closed off a portion of the scene for the death investigation. Plog said the person has not yet been identified, and it was unknown if it was a man or a woman.

It has not been determined yet if there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/11/police-investigating-body-found-in-car-near-the-orange-circle/
Date: 1502474532

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Inmate in Santa Ana Jail dies in hospital after being found unresponsive in cell

Santa Ana police and Orange County District Attorney’s officials are investigating the death of a man found unresponsive in his cell at the Santa Ana Jail, police said Friday, Aug. 11.

The man, whose name was not released, was found at 9:49 p.m. the night of Aug. 4 by correctional officers. The officers started life-saving measures while they waited for medics, who soon took him to a hospital where he was stabilized and admitted due to a medical condition. He died six days later on Thursday, Aug. 10 after going into “medical distress,” Santa Ana police said in a statement.

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/11/inmate-in-santa-ana-jail-dies-in-hospital-after-being-found-unresponsive-in-cell/
Date: 1502474491

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Car crashes head-on into pole after police chase; driver arrested, complains of pain

A driver who led police on a chase in Garden Grove Wednesday night, Aug. 9, was in custody after he crashed his Cadillac sedan into a pole, police said.

A patrol officer tried to pull over the car for traveling at high speeds, but the driver refused to stop, Garden Grove police said Thursday, Aug. 9. The car kept traveling fast on southbound Brookhurst Street, and a pursuit began around 10:13 p.m., according to Sgt. Luis Payan.

The chase continued for about one mile until the suspect crashed into a traffic signal pole near Brookhurst Street and Garden Grove Boulevard, Payan

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/10/driver-injured-in-custody-after-car-pursuit-and-crash-in-garden-grove/
Date: 1502387577

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