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  1. Political Perspectives: Fewer Yorba Lindans casting their votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    Are adult-age residents turned off by ever-increasing negative campaigning, as some academic studies suggest, or are they under the mistaken impression they can avoid jury duty if they don't register to vote? Whatever the reason, the decline of registered voters and election turnout is significant in this community, as evidenced by the number of residents who sign-up to vote and who cast ballots. Here's the data: An all-time high of 45,494 Yorba Lindans were registered to vote in the 2012 Presidential election, and 35,164 actually cast ballots.

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  2. Two Placentia PD vets named captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wave

    Eric Point and Richard Pascarella were recognized during a swearing-in ceremony held last week with family members and colleagues. Point, a 26-year veteran of the agency, will oversee the community policing division, which includes patrol officers, the SWAT team, the K-9 unit and the traffic bureau.

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  3. Sampling PlacentiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wave

    Lexy Trani serves Kevin Searfoss a Jimmy's Famous meatball at the Placentia Chamber of Commerce hosted "Taste of the Town." Ella Baroldi, 8, and brother Ethan, 4, enjoy ices from the Mustache Mike's booth during the Placentia Chamber of Commerce hosted "Taste of the Town."

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  4. O.C. man charged after police said he impersonated an immigration agent, tried to extort womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Wave

    Luis Flores-Mendoza, 26, of Santa Ana was arrested by Placentia police July 2 after allegedly impersonating a federal immigration agent and threatening to deport a woman if she didn't give him cash. Luis Flores-Mendoza, 26, of Santa Ana was arrested by Placentia police July 2 after allegedly impersonating a federal immigration agent and threatening to deport a woman if she didn't give him cash.

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  5. Embezzled city funds released by judge for return to PlacentiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Wave

    PLACENTIA The city is recovering much of the $5.16 million authorities allege a former finance services manager embezzled through illegal wire transfers. A judge ruled Friday $2.6 million of the stolen money that had been seized could be released and returned to the city, Orange County Deputy District Attorney Marc Labreche said.

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  6. 106 dogs, cats and rabbits have new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Anaheim Hills News

    OC Animal Care staff member Jose Gonzalez walks a dog to the visiting area for potential adopters during the Clear the Shelters event at OC Animal Care in Orange on Saturday. People line up to pay their adoption fees at the Clear the Shelters event on Saturday at OC Animal Care in Orange. 1 comment

  7. Medical center, city tackle obesity issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Wave

    Placentia has partnered with St. Jude Medical Center to create programs targeting obesity in low-income neighborhoods using a $65,000 grant from the hospital. The money will buy outdoor exercise equipment for Santa Fe Park, giving families that don't have access to or cannot afford a gym membership a place to work out.

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  8. 40 years acting on faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Wave

    Ruth Rhynard, musical producer, runs through a song with actors during a rehearsal for "It's Cool in the Furnace," which was the first musical performed 40 years ago by the Placentia Presbyterian Church musical program. Micah Plick, playing the role of King Nebuchadnezzar, runs through a song during a rehearsal for "It's Cool in the Furnace."

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  9. Voters to decide on district electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Wave

    Voters in November will decide whether City Council candidates should be elected by residents living in the districts they wish to represent, or continue to be chosen by all voters in the city. The council's unanimous decision Tuesday comes after the city reached a settlement agreement with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, better known as MALDEF, which sent leaders a letter demanding Placentia switch its at-large voting system to district elections or face a lawsuit.

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  10. Political Perspectives: Local students pass A.P. test at greater rate than statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Wave

    Another record year for hundreds of Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate students at Placentia-Yorba Linda public high schools and a milestone of sorts for property owners who pay Mello-Roos taxes to the school district are topics for this week's column. First, a highest-ever number of 3,890 A.P. examinations in 25 subject areas were administered to ninth through 12th grade students at the four comprehensive high schools in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District in May. And the just-released results show passing scores of three or higher on a five-point scale were achieved by 83 percent of the students district-wide.

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  11. Bottoms Up: Mayor wants Anaheim to become "Brew City"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Orange County Register

    Victor Novak has been working for Golden Road Brewing for the past six months in Anaheim. Anaheim has seen a resurgence in beer breweries.

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  12. Curtis Theatre celebrates 25 years of youth performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Star-Progress

    Theater director Janice Kraus has a secret for managing chaos: "A balance of crazy and a bit of patience," she said. Kraus know chaos.

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  13. Three Placentia restaurants hit in smash and grab burglaries overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Wave

    The burglar or burglars smashed windows at all three locations. They targeted the registers and stole cash, Lt.

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  14. The sounds of summer in PlacentiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Wave

    David J. Sherry and his Diamond Is Forever! band as he sings to guest at the kick off of the Placentia Community Services Department's six-week Concerts in the Park series. Diamond Is Forever!, a Neil Diamond tribute band, plays at Tri-City Park for the kick off of the Placentia Community Services Department's six-week Concerts in the Park series.

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  15. La Habra busy amid makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Star-Progress

    Model homes butt up against Cervetto houses under construction at 1001 E. Whittier Blvd. in La Habra. The development will be a gated community.

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  16. Political Perspectives: Policing contract costs up for 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Wave

    However, a portion, 1.4 percent, is for salary hikes paid retroactively for the past year. The new amount pays for 40 full-time and 12.4 part-time law enforcement personnel to serve the city, including the salary and benefit boosts after completing negotiations with four unions.

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  17. Santa Ana man arrested in extortion attempt, impersonating immigration agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Anaheim Hills News

    Luis Flores-Mendoza, 26, of Santa Ana was arrested by Placentia police July 2 after impersonating a federal immigration agent and threatening to deport a woman if she didn't give him cash. Luis Flores-Mendoza, 26, of Santa Ana was arrested by Placentia police July 2 after impersonating a federal immigration agent and threatening to deport a woman if she didn't give him cash.

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  18. Marla Jo Fisher: 6 free things to do July 3-9Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Orange County Register

    Why sit home because you don't want to spend any money? Here are six fun things you can do that cost nothing at all. Children's Museum of La Habra.

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  19. Political Perspectives: Voters to decide on several local contests in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Wave

    A four-week filing period begins July 18 for candidates seeking 11 positions representing Yorba Linda on five governmental bodies scheduled for the Nov. 8 general election. Contentious elections are expected for at least three of the public agencies, based on current political activity and recent social media postings.

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  20. What a Day: Being a grownup is harder than it looksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Wave

    Remember when I spent three days in Sacramento, trying to be a serious adult? Last week, I wish I had been able to tap into that ability again. If I could straighten up for Sacramento, why not for Placentia? I had been invited, as a trustee, to attend the retirement party for Dr. Doug Domene, our wonderful superintendent of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

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