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  1. Breath of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orange County Register

    Julie Hancock of Placentia, center, received the first lung transplant ever performed at UCLA Medical Center 25 years ago. Today, she is still going strong and feels blessed to be able to live out her life with her family.


  2. Laguna officer among four top cops honored at Angels StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Laguna News Post

    Four officers from agencies in Orange County were honored at Angels Stadium for Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. From left to right: Rene Guerrero - Orange PD, Jeff Bird - Lieutenant Orange PD, Chris Anderson - Placentia PD, Eric Point - Lieutenant Placentia PD, Matt Gregg - Laguna Beach PD, Laura Farinella - Chief Laguna Beach PD, Mike Ezroj - Seal Beach PD and Joe Stilinovich - Chief Seal Beach PD LAGUNA BEACH Officer Matt Gregg, the police department's only motor officer, last week was recognized at Angel Stadium of Anaheim as one of the county's Top Cops during Law Enforcement Appreciation Night.


  3. Need a quiet spot on the Fourth of July?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Orange County Register

    Firework shows will be fervently popping up across Orange County skies Saturday night, but not everyone is a fan of the booming sounds and flashing lights. So for those with pets or nervous children, or just folks generally adverse to the yearly spectacle, four cities across Orange County Cypress, Fountain Valley, Laguna Woods and Placentia might be the answer.


  4. Tustin parking permits pit homeowners against apartment dwellers for few overnight spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wave

    ... percent of area residents; residents can apply for up to five permits, with a $10 annual fee plus $2 per permit * Placentia: Creating a permit parking zone takes support from 67 percent of area residents; residents can apply for up to five permanent ...


  5. Bumblebee Babez Fade To Shade Auto Sunshades Now Available On AmazonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    Placentia, California -- The Bumblebee Babez Auto Sunshades is designed to keep children cool and shielded from the sun's harmful UV rays and sun glare. Bumblebee Babez is the online retailing company that sells it, and it is their aim to bring to the market products that are suitable for babies and children, products that makes daily parenting routine become easier and less tedious.


  6. 350 homes on local marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wave

    Placentia has six properties with a list price of $975,000 or above on the market. The most expensive home is listed for $1,298,000.


  7. Losing out to the acheRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wave

    ... and our dance moves, but I've promised myself not to be impatient. That wouldn't be sensible at my age. Longtime Placentia resident Gayle Carline tracks those moments that shape her days as a wife, mom, computer wiz and horsewoman. E-mail her at ...


  8. Teens are getting exposed to cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Wave

    The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, a Fullerton nonprofit, recently received a $45,000 grant from the Creative California Communities program to expand classes at the Placentia Teen Arts Center, its first satellite facility, at Kraemer Memorial Park. The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, a Fullerton nonprofit, recently received $45,000 from Creative California Communities to expand classes at its first satellite facility at Kraemer Memorial Park.


  9. Bumblebee Babez Announces New WebsiteRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    Placentia, California -- Along with the release of their company's flagship product, the Fade to Shade Auto Sunshades, an online retailing company called Bumblebee Babez has also launched their official company website. Bumblebee Babez, launched the site to create a venue for interested buyers to view their products, and be more knowledgeable about them.


  10. Hot Chevy Muscle - and More - at CARS Inc. Annual Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... everything they could find, evolving their hobby into a full-fledged business that now includes an outlet in Placentia, California, in addition to the 65,000-square-foot headquarters in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Most of those N.O.S. parts were ...


  11. 2 women get prison for cosmetic fraud scheme that bilked insurance for more than $70 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Wave

    ... 45, and Hardgraves, 30, of multiple counts of mail fraud in connection to the scheme. A third woman, Vi Nguyen of Placentia, pleaded guilty to the same charges in January and is scheduled to be sentenced on July 10. Under the scam, marketers, ...


  12. Medical Insurance Fraudsters Get PrisonRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Courthouse News Service

    ... got free or discounted tummy tucks, breast augmentations and liposuction. A third defendant, Vi Nguyen, 31, of Placentia, has pleaded guilty to four counts of mail fraud and will be sentenced on July 10. Prosecutors said a "very conservative" ...


  13. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | OC Weekly

    ... be hitting up several shows in Orange County, namely tonight with fellow punk analog enthusiasts Bad Antics from Placentia, and The Damn Times from Austin. (Aimee Murillo) Moonsville Collective The Wayfarer Conceived from about three separate bands ...


  14. Carjacking Suspect Foiled by OnStar Location ServiceRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 |

    Authorities Sunday released the name of the man arrested after a Chevrolet pickup truck carjacked in San Dimas was located using the OnStar service, which remotely slowed the vehicle on the Orange Freeway in Placentia, prompting him to surrender. Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Frontino-Deaton was booked into the San Dimas Sheriff's Station jail on suspicion of carjacking, with bail set at $100,000, said Lt.


  15. Truck carjacked in San Dimas located with OnStar service, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    SAN DIMAS >> A Chevrolet pickup truck forcefully carjacked in San Dimas Saturday night was located using the OnStar service, which remotely slowed the vehicle on the Orange Freeway in Placentia, prompting the suspect to surrender to pursuing deputies. The carjacking happened at 7:22 p.m outside a Red Robin restaurant in the 500 block of West Arrow Highway, Lt.


  16. O.C. Couple Among Original Plaintiffs In Federal Suit Celebrate Historic Gay Marriage RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | CBS Local

    ... source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [] PLACENTIA ( - Part of the original federal lawsuit that made it to the High Court, a same-sex couple in Orange County celebrated ...


  17. O.C. plaintiffs in Supreme Court case applaud same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Los Angeles Times

    Matthew Mansell woke up in his Placentia home Friday morning and began to get ready for work like it was any other day. Then he turned on CNN and saw the news that would make it a day he'll never forget: The Supreme Court had decided in favor of nationwide same-sex marriage.


  18. A Placentia musician has a tree full of tubasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Wave

    ... and Josh's old drum set, each with a pirate skeleton sitting to play. Shrunken heads hang from one of the pianos. Placentia's Stan Freese stood in the shade of a pepper tree in his front yard and pointed to a branch holding a full-size tuba. "That ...


  19. Online Retailer Of Baby Products Bumblebee Babez Launches Newest ProductRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 |

    Bumblebee Babez, online retailer specializing in child and baby products to help out in everyday life, announces the launch of their flagship product. Placentia, California -- The Fade to Shade Car Sun Shades is the newest product introduced by Bumbleebee Babez, an online retailer of child and baby products.


  20. 2 Fullerton men arrested, suspected of attempted burglary of Placentia homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Wave

    Alex Palma, 21, and Pablo Luna, 18, attempted to flee from officers around 8 a.m. Tuesday after neighbors called Placentia police believing a home was being burglarized in the the 100 block of Sheffield Street. As one man acted as a lookout, the other "attempted to force his way into a home through a window," police Lt.


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