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  1. Red Cross to turn away blood donors who have traveled to areas of Zika outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Wave

    President Barack Obama will request more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding from Congress to fight the Zika virus, which has spread to 26 countries and territories in the Western Hemisphere, although not to the United States. The money would go toward expanding programs that control mosquitoes, which transmit the virus, as well as research into vaccines and new public education programs, particularly for pregnant women, the president said in an interview Monday on "CBS This Morning."

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  2. Toxic chemicals found at former plating factory site in Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orange County Register

    The county Health Care Agency issued an advisory Monday that several toxic chemicals have been found in the soil, groundwater and air of a former plating factory in Santa Ana. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control has been testing samples at 1224 E. Pomona St. and will develop a plan to remove the contamination, the agency said.

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  3. Jail escapee appears in court on attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Orange County Register

    Bac Tien Duong, 43, center, appears in a Westminster courtroom with his public defender, Abby Taylor, left, and court-appointed Vietnamese interpreter on Monday. Bac Tien Duong, 43, one of three men who escaped from the Orange County Men's Central Jail and lead law enforcement on a week-long, state-wide manhunt, was in Westminster on Monday for his first courtroom appearance on prior charges since his re-capture.

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  4. O.C. Chef Smackdown: AnQi vs. Playground in new Bravo food showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Orange County Register

    Two Orange County chefs went head-to-head last week in Bravo's new deviously-themed culinary competition "Recipe for Deception." In the third episode, Jason Quinn of Playground in Santa Ana battled Tony Nguyen of AnQi in Costa Mesa, executive chef of House of An restaurants .

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  5. Six arrested in Garden Grove in connection with robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wave

    Five adults and a juvenile are being held in connection with robberies in Santa Ana and Garden Grove, police announced Sunday in a news release. Officers said they spotted a vehicle that matched a description of the suspects' vehicle while responding to the tagging incident at 3:50 p.m. Saturday at a Staples store on Harbor Boulevard.

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  6. Santa Ana streetcar could spark new era of mass transit in O.CRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wave

    A proposed Santa Ana streetcar route, to run from downtown to the edge of Garden Grove, could become the first leg of a countywide rail system that would change how residents get around. It also could highlight a long-running argument about how best to run local mass transit by bus or streetcar.

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  7. County must take lead in giving shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wave

    This winter, there has been a flurry of media coverage of the homeless in Orange County, particularly the homeless population in the Santa Ana Civic Center area. We have heard about the county's plans for a homeless shelter in Anaheim near the 91, its more nebulous plans for a homeless shelter in South County and its on-again, off-again plans to convert the empty Transportation Center in downtown Santa Ana into at least a temporary shelter.

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  8. Cities should stop doing dirty work for ICERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Wave

    A plan to increase the number of immigrant detainees housed at the Santa Ana city jail was rejected by the City Council on Tuesday, after considerable public opposition. The pushback against the detention of individuals whose only wrongdoing was migrating without the proper paperwork is a positive development.

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  9. Fire at tech manufacturer visible from freewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Wave

    Smoke billows from a manufacturing warehouse for a company that makes circuit boards in Anaheim. Forty firefighters from four agencies quickly got it under control on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

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  10. Huntington Beach man convicted in mortgage fraud scheme that cost lenders $9 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Wave

    A Huntington Beach man suspected of running what authorities described as a "builder bailout" real estate scheme was convicted Friday of fraudulently buying more than 100 condominium units across the country. A federal jury found Momoud Aref Abaji, 34, guilty of multiple felony counts of bank fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion in connection to a scheme that resulted in a string of foreclosures and an estimated $9 million in losses for lenders, according to a United States Attorneys Office statement.

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  11. La Habra cousins will perform with Coldplay at Super Bowl 50 halftime showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Orange County Register

    Matthew and Liliana Morales of La Habra will be along musicians from Youth Orchestra Los Angeles who will be performing with Coldplay during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. Matthew and Liliana Morales of La Habra will be along musicians from Youth Orchestra Los Angeles who will be performing with Coldplay during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show.

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  12. Boy born with half a heart is on long road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Wave

    Noah Connally sits with his mother Niccole Connally. Noah was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which left him with half a heart.

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  13. Correa's proclaimed 'dominance' negligibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Orange County Register

    After county Democrats voted for who the state party should endorse, Lou Correa 's congressional campaign touted the outcome as evidence of his "continued dominance in the race" to replace outgoing Rep. Loretta Sanchez , D-Santa Ana. In fact, the former state senator, assemblyman and county supervisor had a negligible two-vote advantage over fellow Democrat and former state Sen. Joe Dunn far from enough to gain the state party endorsement.

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  14. Gunning down ex-friend gets Buena Park man 50 years to life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Orange County Register

    SANTA ANA A Buena Park man who gunned down an acquaintance following a heated argument was sentenced Friday to a long term in prison. Shortly before Orange County Superior Court Judge Steven D. Bromberg sentenced him to 50 years to life, Jonathan Peterson apologized to the family of Antwann Jones, 25, who Peterson shot and killed in 2014.

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  15. Campaign reimbursements to Janet Nguyen donors lead to charges against Fountain Valley manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Fountain Valley View

    SANTA ANA A Fountain Valley man is facing unlawful contribution charges after prosecutors allege he illegally reimbursed contributors to former Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen's 2012 election campaign. Prosecutors last week charged Son Truong Nguyen with 10 misdemeanors for allegedly improperly reimbursing $13,300 to donors, according to an Orange County District Attorney's office statement.

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  16. O.C. Sheriff: No comment on jail escape probe while an investigation's underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Wave

    Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens addresses the media as she announces the capture of both outstanding jail escapees Hossein Nayeri and Jonathan Tieu are in the custody in San Francisco during a news conference outside OCSD headquarters in Santa Ana on Saturday. The audacity of the inmates, Sheriff Sandra Hutchens promises, will be matched by her own bold response once the investigation, analysis and soul-searching is complete.

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  17. Santa Ana called stable, gets high credit rating from Standard & Poor'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Orange County Register

    SANTA ANA A half-dozen years after being on the brink of bankruptcy, Santa Ana has received its first-ever credit rating from issuer Standard & Poor's, and it's a strong one. The national financial services agency on Thursday gave Santa Ana an AA credit rating meaning the city has a very strong capacity to meet its financial commitments that differs from the highest credit rating of AAA by only a small degree.

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  18. Transient pleads guilty to unprovoked attack on 83-year-old man in Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Wave

    Demarrea Chante Barnes, 29, was charged with a felony count each of assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury and elder and dependent elder abuse. An enhancement was added for great bodily injury, three prior prison terms for drug possession between 2005 and 2008 and a 2012 assault on a peace officer. 1 comment

  19. Former 7-Eleven manager in Costa Mesa gets jail, probation in theft of $32,000 from storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Current

    SANTA ANA A former Costa Mesa convenience store manager pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to steal $32,000 from it and was immediately sentenced to 180 days in jail and placed on three years' formal probation. Nora Cortez Mercado, 38, falsely reported a carjacking and robbery to cover up a $32,000 theft from the 7-Eleven at 204 E. 17th St. Mercado called police just before 10 a.m. Aug. 4, 2014, and told investigators she was carjacked and robbed as she left the store to deposit money from the business at a local bank, according to police.

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  20. Two O.C. court employees guilty in work time card schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Wave

    Two former officers at the Superior Court of Orange County were both sentenced to 60 days in jail Wednesday for altering work time cards in cases where they either arrived late, left early or just didn't show up at all, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said in a statement. Glen Alan Green, 65, Huntington Beach, and Clyde Richard Nelson, 67, Chino Hills, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of grand theft by an employee.

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