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.
A Powerball ticket worth nearly half a million dollars was recently purchased at a gas station in Anaheim, according to California Lottery officials.
Estela Arias, who matched all five numbers except for the Powerball number, was rewarded with a $480,287 payout. If she had hit the Powerball number, the jackpot would have been $228 million.
Her numbers for the draw on May 20 were 45-5-47-54 and 22 and she only missed the Powerball number 3.
Arias, who declined to say what city she is from, purchased the winning ticket at the Chevron station at 1198 S. State College Blvd. Initially, she only
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
Forever views from the mountains to the sea, wildflowers in abundance, green grasses that we haven’t seen in years.
With the official start of summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to explore our county that just happens to be at its best after the storms of winter.
Below we offer five great hikes — walks if you prefer. But stepping out also means choosing where and when to go to minimize heat and maximize shade.
There aren’t too many places in Orange County that offer both cool ocean breezes and big trees, so be sure to add timing to the mix. My skin
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/