In a contentious meeting that began Saturday afternoon at the Anaheim Marriott and dragged on until the evening, California College Republicans finally elected new leaders. The event was part of the California Republican Party’s fall 2017 convention.
The top of the ticket was hotly contested. Ariana Rowlands, leader of the UC Irvine Republicans, defeated Leesa Danzek, a recent USC graduate and serving chairwoman of the California College Republicans. Rowlands, 20, is a political science major from Ladera Ranch who frequently writes for conservative online publications.
SANTA ANA — Authorities are searching for a gunman who robbed a convenience store Tuesday, Oct. 17.
The incident occurred around 9:50 p.m. at the Santiago Food Mart-76 gas station, 617 East 17th St., police said.
The robber entered the store and approached two cashiers, according to police.
He then pulled out a silver and gray semi-automatic handgun that he pointed at a female cashier and ordered her to put money from the registers into a pink tote bag, police said.
The robber fled on foot in an unknown direction, according to police.
The robber is described as being white,
The water is warm, the sun is shining and the waves are pumping.
A fun swell showed up on the coast Tuesday, giving a late-summer vibe to the coastline as unseasonably warm weather lingers and surfers blew off work and school to paddle into some fun waves.
ANAHEIM — A week after the Canyon Fire 2 tore through three Orange County cities, residents said one of their biggest concerns is reducing fire risk by getting local governments, homeowners associations and neighbors to clear brush and remove trees.
By TERRY SPENCER
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. But newly released emergency calls from a sweltering Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning to Hurricane Irma showed staffers becoming increasingly agitated by a disaster that would eventually claim 14 elderly lives.
The six calls made from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills between 3 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 13, the day the first eight patients died, show that several patients were in respiratory distress and at least two were in cardiac
CAMP PENDLETON (City News Service) – A pair of wildfires spread across open terrain at Camp Pendleton on Monday, Oct. 16, sending plumes of brown smoke over northern San Diego County but posing no threats to populated areas, authorities reported.
One blaze erupted Monday afternoon in a training area at the Marine Corps installation north of Oceanside, according to the Camp Pendleton Fire Department.
The other involved remaining areas of combustion from a fire that burned over the weekend.The flames did not threaten any structures on the USMC base or in surrounding communities, officials said.
No details on the sizes of the burn
SANTA ANA — A Coto de Caza man who promised hundreds of homeowners that he would save their homes from foreclosure before bilking them out of more than $2 million pleaded guilty Friday to money laundering and fraud charges.
Kevin Frank Rasher, 46, was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty in Orange County Superior Court to 49 counts of money laundering and one count of preparing a false or fraudulent tax return.
Slight winds allowed 1,201 firefighters to push down on the Canyon Fire 2 on Orange County’s northeastern edge Thursday, getting containment of the once-raging blaze to 65 percent.
“It was another great day, weather-wise,” said Mike Lyster, spokesman for the city of Anaheim. “We were in a good place this morning. Now, you go to a better place.”