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  1. Friends of slain Memphis officer say he was strong, but avoided confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Star-Progress

    A makeshift memorial rests on the sidewalk Monday, at the location where Memphis, Tenn., Police Officer Sean Bolton was fatally shot. Tremaine Wilbourn, the ex-con accused of killing the Memphis Police Officer turned himself into federal authorities Monday, after a two-day manhunt.

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  2. Orange County firefighters assisting in fighting multiple wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wave

    Firefighters from several Orange County fire agencies are helping battle multiple wildfires that have charred thousands of acres throughout the state. Over 70 personnel from the Orange County Fire Authority, and the Anaheim, Brea/Fullerton, Costa Mesa, Garden Grove, Laguna Beach and Orange fire departments were dispatched late last month to assist local and state fire departments in the central and northern parts of the state.

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  3. Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Anaheim Hills News

    In this Dec. 17, 2014, file photo, oil pump jacks work behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is wrestling with layoffs and losses. NEW YORK As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.

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  4. Brea's new city manager is no strangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Star-Progress

    After 25 years of service as Brea's assistant city manager and then city manager, Tim O'Donnell recently retired. Prior to his departure, Administrative Services Director/Assistant City Manager Bill Gallardo was named acting city manager.

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  5. Brea to get rid of turf, landscape mediansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Star-Progress

    The city will spend $165,643 to landscape medians on Brea Boulevard and State College Boulevard, totalling about 30,000 square feet. The project got City Council approval last week.

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  6. Conganas to play City Hall ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Wave

    Locals enjoy a cool evening at City Hall Park in this file photo from a previous summer concert series hosted by the city of Brea. Ready to salsa your worries away? Join the Conganas, who are an authentic Salsa and Latin-Jazz power quartet from Los Angeles.

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  7. North O.C. Biz Beat: Chicken pie shop's hard-working owner has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Wave

    Friends, family and patrons pay their respects to the Hasselbarth family last week after the death of Otto Hasselbarth, leaving candles and writing notes on the La Palma Chicken Pie Shop's door. The La Palma Chicken Pie Shop, a local landmark since 1955, closed its doors last week after the death of owner Otto Hasselbarth.

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  8. Police: Brea teenager arrested after stealing car, running from officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Wave

    BREA A teenager with a prior criminal history is accused of stealing a sedan early Tuesday morning and running from police before hiding in a Fullerton apartment complex for nearly an hour, police said. Brea police were alerted to an auto theft around 2 a.m. in the 300 block of South Orange Avenue.

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  9. Power outage affects parts of Brea, FullertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Star-Progress

    The outage was first reported at about 12:19 p.m., but by about 4 p.m. only 22 customers remained without power, said Southern California Edison spokesman Paul Netter. Some traffic lights in Fullerton were affected and in Brea lights were switched to batteries at some intersections, police said.

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  10. $1,600 exotic parrot 'Zephyr' returned to Brea pet storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Star-Progress

    Screen grab from video footage of one of two men suspected of stealing a $1,600 African gray parrot holds the bird on his arm. BREA An exotic parrot worth $1,600 stolen from a Brea bird store nearly a week ago was anonymously returned Friday morning, police said.

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  11. A widow's case of trust in caretakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Wave

    In June 2014, when Anna Lou Horspool died of natural causes at age 91, her estate was controlled by her caretaker, Brimah Vonjo. How Vonjo came to control those assets, which included Horspool's Brea home and $170,000 worth of stocks, is a tale Orange County prosecutors say could become common in a county with a large pool of affluent, aging singles.

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  12. Painter, performer and once Snow White, JoAnn Killingsworth was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Wave

    A memorial service was held July 18 for JoAnn Dean Killingsworth, Disneyland's first Snow White. JoAnna Clayton, Killingworth's niece, points out some of JoAnn's show biz posters.

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  13. North OC biz: Oyster fossil beer, sweet potato crust and more to eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Wave

    TAPS Fish House & Brewery used a 1-million-year-old oyster shell fossil to brew its "Primordial Pearl" oyster stout, a English-style, full bodied stout, at its flagship Brea brewery. Oyster stouts are pretty traditional stouts.

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  14. Mechanical failure causes over 1,000 customers to briefly lose power in BreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Wave

    The power outage occured at 6:15 p.m. at Imperial Highway and State College Boulevard after an underground component failed to work, affecting 1,126 customers Southern California Edison spokesman, Paul Netter said. By 9:30 p.m., all but eight customers had their power restored.

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  15. $1,600 exotic parrot stolen from Brea bird storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Star-Progress

    An exotic parrot worth $1,600 was stolen from a Brea bird store Saturday, upsetting store employees and a family that was ready to bring the creature home. Two men walked into Omar's Exotic Birds in the 900 block of East Imperial Highway around 1:30 p.m. and spent 20 minutes walking around in a suspicious manner before leaving with a 5-month-old African gray parrot named Zephyr, store manager, Connor Chubbuck said.

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  16. 800-plus joining downtown AnaheimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Wave

    More than 800 employees in St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare's administration are moving into the former AT&T building on Center Street Promenade in the reviving downtown. "We are very excited that they are there," said Linda Sadeghi, a spokeswoman for The Lab, which owns several Center Street Promenade properties and developed and manages the Packing House restaurant hall.

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  17. Brea VFW Post will be paid $5,125 after appeal droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Star-Progress

    A Brea city councilman and the North County Veterans Club ended their fight of a $5,125 judgment, dropping an appeal in Superior Court on Friday. Steven Vargas and the veterans club were taken to small claims court in June for depositing 14 checks in the club's account that were made out to another veterans organization.

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  18. America launches Pacific Amphitheatre concert series with the Pacific SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Wave

    America fans Steve Ferguson of Huntington Beach and Jim Kimo-Evans of Brea pose for a photo at Pacific Amphitheatre. Next at Pacific: Gabriel Iglesias, 8:15 p.m. Friday ); Iration, Common Kings, 7 p.m. Saturday ; Willie Nelson with Alison Krauss & Union Station, 7:30 p.m. Sunday ; Charli XCX and Bleachers, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday There is something to be said for a classic rock group that has performed about 100 shows a year for 45 years and is still able to challenge itself while serving up a healthy dose of nostalgia for fans.

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  19. Residents getting creative with water conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Wave

    The basic regulations are posted on the city's website, in the Brea Line and at a lot of other spots. Some of the regs include residents watering only on Mondays and Thursdays for a maximum of 15 minutes, while the city will water its properties Sundays and Wednesdays.

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  20. Here are 12 ways to save at the OC Fair, so you don't have to break the piggy bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Current

    It's three tier dinning for some of the piglets born on July 14th at the Orange County Fair's Centennial Farm to, Truffles, a 2 year-old Yorkshire mixed pig. A worker puts together the Galaxy Coaster, the only new ride in the carnival zone of the 125th Orange County Fair which opens Friday.

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