Usually, Irvine High home football games have many fans cheering on the Vaqueros at Irvine Stadium.
Tuesday night, hundreds showed up on a much more solemn occasion
to honor former Vaquero Austin Hwang, who last week died of cancer at the age of 19.
After many heartwarming tributes from former teammates and other friends, Irvine Coach Erik Terry wrapped up the two-hour vigil.
It was Terry who was instrumental in leading a campaign to raise funds for Hwang’s single mother to cover the hospice care, and who helped his young players cope through a very difficult time.
Terry talked about the first
The Laguna Niguel City Council approved the one-year adoption of a helicopter battalion from Los Alamitos on Tuesday, April 18, paving the way for fundraising opportunities for the military unit of more than 400 personnel.
The city currently sponsors the USS Stockdale and 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, providing the soldiers and their families with funds and donated items from various events such as car washes throughout the year.
The 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment, which recently deployed to the Middle East, will be adopted on a one-year basis, giving the city time to see whether fundraising efforts will sustain
The new Star Wars land opening at Disneyland in 2019 will be interactive as well as immerse visitors in an
Governor Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he commuted seven sentences and granted 72 pardons to individuals who served time and have been deemed rehabilitated. Five of those pardons went to people convicted of Orange County crimes.
Those who apply for a pardon are required to obtain a Certificate of Rehabilitation from a Superior Court declaring that the individual is now rehabilitated. Pardons are granted to those who have shown exemplary behavior and have been “productive and law-abiding” following their conviction, the Governor’s Office said Saturday.
Many of those pardoned were convicted of drug-related or other nonviolent crimes. Their records will show their past crimes
Mumps cases at Chapman University have reached 12, public health officials said Wednesday.
Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency, said there are six lab-confirmed cases and six probable cases. Last week, with the tally of cases at nine, Chapman held two vaccination clinics for students and staff to receive the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine. In all, 342 vaccines were given, said Chapman spokeswoman Sheri Ledbetter.
The outbreak started in late January among law students and later spread to the undergraduate population.
Measles has an incubation period of 12 to 25 days. Symptoms include
SAN BERNARDINO – A GoFundMe account is raising money to pay for the funeral and other expenses for the family of Jonathan Martinez, the 8-year-old killed Monday in the shooting at North Park Elementary School.
A candlelight vigil has been planned for victims in the North Park Elementary School shooting .
The vigil is scheduled at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the North Park playground, 5378 North H St. in San Bernardino, according to community members.
An 8-year-old child and a teacher are dead, and another child was wounded, in an apparent murder-suicide Monday at North Park.