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Industrial oven catches fire in Garden Grove, causes $150,000 in damage

GARDEN GROVE An industrial oven caught fire Thursday morning, April 27, causing an estimated $150,000 in damage and forcing an evacuation of a container-making company, fire officials said.

No one was injured.

The fire broke out around 10:50 a.m. in an industrial area on the 7300 block of Lampson Avenue, near Western Avenue, said Capt. Thanh Nguyen of the Garden Grove Fire Department.

A fan motor in the oven caught fire. The blaze was contained to the oven and a ventilation duct, which went to the outside of the Container Supply Company’s building.

The company specializes in manufacturing plastic and metal containers, such

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/27/industrial-oven-catches-fire-in-garden-grove-causes-150000-in-damage/
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Orange County job market tightens

‘Star Wars’ land to be interactive at Disneyland

Concept art from Walt Disney Imagineering shows the concept look for "Star Wars" land at Disneyland. It includes the concept look for the rerouted Disneyland Railroad and the Rivers of America. (Courtesy, The Disneyland Resort)
Concept art from Walt Disney Imagineering shows the concept look for “Star Wars” land at Disneyland. It includes the concept look for the rerouted Disneyland Railroad and the Rivers of America. (Courtesy, The Disneyland Resort)

The new Star Wars land opening at Disneyland in 2019 will be interactive as well as immerse visitors in an

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Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/17/star-wars-land-to-be-interactive-at-disneyland/
Date: 1492466713

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Worshipers gather near foot of hilltop cross for sunrise Easter service

Insect threatening north Orange County citrus trees with disease, officials warn

Here’s the No. 1 reason renters say they can’t buy a home

You’d figure renters in the Los Angeles/Orange County area would have a tougher time than in many other places scraping together a down payment for a home.

A new Zillow analysis shows how high that hurdle is: The Los Angeles/Orange County region came in third in the nation where coming up with a down payment was cited as the No. 1 barrier to home ownership.

San Jose and San Diego came in first and second, respectively.

Saving enough money for a down payment was a problem for more than two-thirds of renters Zillow surveyed across the U.S.  It was cited more than

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Date: 1492118711

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Irvine CEO accused of mistreating domestic employee settles case for $135,000

‘Fishpeople’, a film on the transformative power of the ocean debuts in Dana Point Friday

Sage Hill sophomore Ashwin Chona will try for fourth straight no-hitter on Thursday

Sage Hill sophomore pitcher Ashwin Chona will try Thursday to break the CIF-Southern Section baseball record for consecutive no-hitters.

The record is three, which he set last week.

Chona is the scheduled to go for his four straight no-hitter Thursday in the Lightning’s Academy League game at Brethren Christian. Sage Hill is 15-1-2 overall and 5-0 in league. Brethren is 4-10 overall and 1-6 in league.

His streak began March 20 when he no-hit Whitney of Cerritos in a league game. Chona next no-hit Santa Rosa Academy in an Anaheim Lions Tournament game March 27. His third straight no-hitter was in a

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Date: 1492031760

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Chapman University mumps cases increase to 12

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

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Date: 1492031748

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