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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

California man catches 482-pound halibut in Alaska

The Orange County Register reports Friday that 76-year-old Jack McGuire of Santa Ana caught a 482-pound Pacific halibut.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

5 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Men Busted for Drugs at O.C. Chuck E. Cheese's

Collin Zborowski, 28, and Daniel Lubach, 27, were arrested after police said they found the two in the process of smoking heroin at a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant and children's play center in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Costa Mesa, CA

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

California teen dies after jumping on iPhone thief's car

Marisol Hernandez recently gave her daughter a brand new iPhone 5S on the condition that she get good grades during her sophomore year of high school.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

13 hrs ago | Patch.com

Retired Bus Driver Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Porn

A retired Orange County Transportation Authority bus driver pleaded guilty today to possession of child pornography and was immediately sentenced to one year in jail.

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Related Topix: Garden Grove, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

California man who hoarded snakes is sentenced

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Newport Beach, CA

CBS Local

Southern California Man Sentenced For Hoarding Snakes

A Southern California teacher who had 400 snakes in his home, many of them dead or dying, has pleaded guilty to failing to provide proper care for them.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

The Modesto Bee

Canadian man suspected of bilking OC widow, 86

Daniel Marcotte, 30, will be booked in the Orange County Men's Jail on suspicion of fraud, said Sgt.

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Related Topix: Seal Beach, CA

Patch.com

Orange County Gets Its First Case of West Nile This Year

A Santa Ana man has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first case in the Orange County this year, officials said today.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

Whittier Daily News

10 tips for fun at the Orange County Fair

Tickets: $12 adults, $7 seniors and youth 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.

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Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, Fullerton, CA, Anaheim, CA

OC Weekly

Saturday: Orange County's First Zine Fest Hits Downtown Santa Ana

So, I think zines -- those bite-sized little handmade publications on just about anything -- are pretty cool in that tactile, real-life-paper-and-staples kind of way, and if you think so too, you should check out the inaugural OC Zine Fest THIS SATURDAY at Diego's Downtown in Santa Ana.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Claremont, CA, Libraries

NBC Los Angeles

Mother Who Shackled Son Reunited With Kids

Irma Navarro, the Orange County mother who locked up her now 11-year-old-son with a chain and padlock, faces no criminal charges and has reunited with her family.

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The Wave

Body found along Whiting Ranch trail a possible suicide, officials say

The body, identified as a 30-year-old Mission Viejo man, was spotted just after 9:30 a.m. by a hiker, said Lt.

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Related Topix: Mission Viejo, CA

The Wave

Tustin Library, Barnes & Noble launch summer reading programs

Annual summer reading programs held at local libraries and Barnes & Noble bookstores offer incentives and prizes that aim to foster a passion for reading and keep children's minds active throughout the summer months.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Tustin, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Cell video key evidence in nightclub beating death

The blurry, seconds-long videos are expected to be critical evidence used by both prosecutors and defense in the trial of Vanesa Zavala, 26, and Candace Brito, 27, who were arrested in the death of newlywed and aspiring writer Annie Hung Kim Pham.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

Patch.com

Woman Found Dead in Aliso Viejo Was Victim of a Murder-Suicide, Deputies Say

Investigators have determined the woman found dead in an Aliso Viejo apartment Monday is the victim of a murder-suicide, officials announced today.

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Related Topix: Aliso Viejo, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Patch.com

How to Get to the O.C. Fair on the Cheap

The Orange County Transportation Authority is bringing back the OC Fair Express bus service with locations across the county for just $2 each way, allowing riders to save time and money.

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Related Topix: Laguna Hills, CA

The Modesto Bee

Teen dies after jumping on iPhone thief's car

Rubi Rubio briefly held onto the trunk of the car before falling off and hitting her head last Thursday in Santa Ana, Police Cpl.

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OC Weekly

Rickenbacker Auctions Guitar Signed By REM to Benefit Local Musician Bob Hawkins

During a concert at Laguna Beach's Cliff Restaurant on May 5, Bob Hawkins suffered a heart attack while performing with the Ken Garcia Band.

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Related Topix: Michael Stipe, Pop/Rock, R.E.M., Santa Ana, CA

The Wave

Animal hospital owner, wife plead not guilty to felony charges

A suspected financial scandal that authorities allege earned two insurance agents more than $600,000 in illicit profits has led to felony charges against a longtime south Orange County veterinarian and his wife.

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Related Topix: San Juan Capistrano, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Wave

How to enjoy the OC Fair without going broke

Hurry up: Open up your wallet and give me all your money. That's what it feels like when you go to the Orange County Fair, right? I mean, who can resist chocolate-covered pork, even though it costs more than your dishwasher? Or the carnival rides that leave you realizing you need to take out a second on your house? The county fair, which opens ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat

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