By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ
SAN FRANCISCO — Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era.
In San Francisco, revelers wearing rainbow tutus and boas held signs that read “No Ban, No Wall, Welcome Sisters and Brothers” while they danced to electronic
SANTA ANA – A friendly game between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs on Sunday afternoon, June 25, turned violent when dozens of fans rushed the field and began beating each other, forcing authorities to suspend the match.
The “game of legends” between former Club America and Pumas players at Eddie West Field at 602 N. Flower St. was intended to benefit Santa Ana-based United Soccer Talents Foundation, which supports soccer players.
NEW YORK — Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned Tuesday, June 20, under pressure from investors.
“I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life I have accepted the investors request to step aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight,” Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times .
On June 13, Kalanick went on indefinite leave amid criticism of his management style and following the death of his mother in a boating accident.
The San Francisco-based company he co-founded
COSTA MESA — A man who is believed to have robbed a gas station Monday night was quickly arrested after fleeing the scene, police said.
A man approached the attendant working at the Arco gas station at 2490 Fairview Road at about 5 p.m. Monday, June 19, and simulated having a weapon, Costa Mesa Police Department Sgt. David Casarez said.
He demanded money from the cash register and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The man was found a few minutes later at Civic Center Park and arrested without incident, Casarez said. Richard L. Pemplin, 67, a transient of Costa
COSTA MESA An explosive device was detonated by the Orange County Sheriff Department’s bomb squad Sunday, June 18, after it was found on the front lawn of a Costa Mesa home, police said.
Costa Mesa police officers were called to the 900 block of Darrell Street at around 6 p.m. after the homeowner discovered what appeared to be a firework-looking device wrapped in plastic with an exposed fuse, said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Matt Selinske.
The bomb squad arrived and blew the device up inside a bomb-proof container, Selinske said.
The incident and the device remain under investigation by the bomb squad
A vegetation fire near a golf course at Camp Pendleton that burned 50 acres was nearly contained and forward progress had been stopped, Camp Pendleton officials posted on Facebook Tuesday night.
The Camp Pendleton Fire Department was dispatched to the scene about 1:20 p.m. on June 13. The fire started between the Oceanside Municipal Golf Course and Marine Memorial Golf Course, according to a Facebook post.
A private drone flying in the burn area temporarily caused fire aircraft assigned to the incident to be grounded, the post said.
About 6 p.m. authorities reported that the forward progress on the fire had been
ANAHEIM – A man’s body was found with a gunshot wound in Anaheim early Sunday, June 11, and it is being investigated as a suspicious death.
Police officers responded to Broadway and East Street, according to Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said.
Wyatt on Sunday night did not have the time the body was found or any further details on the death, including the location of the gunshot wound.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/06/11/mans-body-found-with-gunshot-wound-in-anaheim-investigated-as-suspicious-death/
TUSTIN — A man seen on video surveillance stealing packages from front porches of homes last month was arrested on suspicion of the thefts in the Old Town Tustin on Thursday, police said.
A man was spotted about 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, parked in a black Mercedes that had also been seen on surveillance video, police said. Officers set up surveillance at the scene and a short time later, the man returned to the car and began unloading property from the car, the Tustin Police Department said in a statement.
That’s when officers took Maurice Pamatmat, 31, into custody
Fossils discovered in Morocco are the oldest known remains of Homo sapiens, scientists reported on Wednesday, June 7, a finding that rewrites the story of mankind’s origins and suggests that our species evolved in multiple locations across the African continent.
“We did not evolve from a single ‘cradle of mankind’ somewhere in East Africa,” said Philipp Gunz, a paleoanthropologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and a co-author of two new studies on the fossils, published in the journal Nature. “We evolved on the African continent.”
Until now, the oldest known fossils of our species dated