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  1. Nuns improperly took as much as $500,000 from Torrance Catholic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Laguna Niguel News

    St. James Catholic School in Torrance on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. An internal investigation at the school found that two nuns who worked there allegedly misappropriated a "substantial" amount of funds for personal use over a period of years, the school announced recently.


  2. Will Ocasio-Cortez try to 'primary' Maxine Waters in 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Wave

    No newly elected member of congress has garnered more TV airtime than Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York. Whether she's protesting in the office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, demanding a select committee on climate change or complaining about the cost of housing in Washington, D.C., Ocasio-Cortez has spent more time on cable television in the last month than reruns of "Home Alone."


  3. Successful Aging: How can I help others without overcommitting my resources and energy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Wave

    Q. I am widowed, down-sized and fairly comfortable these days. More and more, I am seeing the needs of people around me who really could use my help.


  4. Black Friday shoppers hit the deals early, with big lines seen at Ontario MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The Wave

    Early morning shoppers take advantage of Black Friday bargains on Nov. 23, 2018, at the Glendale Galleria. Several stores had opened on Thanksgiving Day.


  5. Why did you take part in the Walk to End Alzheimera s?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Laguna Niguel News

    "I walk so caregivers have support groups. Hopefully, they won't have to go through what my mom went through.


  6. Pair plead no contest to vehicular manslaughter in 2017 Torrance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Laguna Niguel News

    Two men pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter Tuesday in a street-racing crash last year in Torrance that left an innocent driver dead, officials said. Luis Samaniego Barajas and Zachary Frank Leets, both 20, are expected to be sentenced to four years in state prison for the June 2017 crash on Pacific Coast Highway that killed 20-year-old Maximillian Alexis Rojas as he headed home from his new job as a restaurant cook, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.


  7. With roads closed during Woolsey fire, surfers take to the ocean to haul supplies to victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Laguna Niguel News

    Alex Baik, Tracey Meistrell and Dane McKay load the last few boxes of supplies onto boats in King Harbor Marina they plan to deliver to Paradise Cove Wednesday morning for those affected by Malibu-area fires. Brothers Tracey and Jamie Meistrell onboard the Disappearance in King Harbor Marina among supplies they plan to deliver Wednesday to fire-ravaged areas of Malibu.


  8. Ask the Lawyer: What do we have to do legally to hire full-time household help?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | The Wave

    Q: Mom is not doing well, and we are in the process of interviewing a person to live with her full time. Our due diligence is very good, but legally, what is required to hire full-time household help? A: If you are going to hire someone to work in the household on a regular basis, he or she is required to complete a USCIS Form 1-9 Employment Eligibility Verification.


  9. Skin Laundry expanding its laser facial stores to Brea, Mission Viejo and Del Amo mallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | The Wave

    Seen here is the laser and light treatment at Skin Laundry, a skincare chain expanding across Southern California. Skin Laundry, a skincare chain based in Newport Beach and launched by Yen Reis in 2013, will add three more locations to area malls in a deal struck with Simon Properties, one of the nation's largest mall landlords.


  10. Ask the Lawyer: Can I sell food made in my own kitchen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | The Wave

    Q: My husband is an excellent cook. His appetizers are really good, and he has published a cook book with great recipes.


  11. This week's best deals include free comic books and Halloween fun, $3 BJ's Pizookies and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | The Wave

    Believe it or not this is the perfect week to plan for the upcoming holidays. Take advantage of this last lull before the bustle begins by writing down your gift lists, dinner menus and anything else you may need through the end of the year.


  12. Ask the Lawyer: Can a lawyer working in a non-law firm give legal advice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | The Wave

    Q: I have a dispute with a friend. I say that licensed lawyers in California can practice law as an employee in a non-law firm.


  13. Prop. 10's rent control: Isn't any 'affordable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | The Wave

    Angry residents face off with representatives of the nonprofit group PATH Ventures that is proposing to build an affordable apartment complex for the formerly homeless in Carson, during a community meeting in the Normandale Recreation Center in Torrance on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Members of the Los Angeles Center for Community Law and Action lead a march through downtown Los Angeles in support of a county motion to enact a 3 percent rent cap for six months on some 50,000 apartments in unincorporated parts of the county.


  14. Squatters' takeover of Torrance home illustrates landlord frustrations with state lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | The Wave

    Squatters have taken up at this home in the 22000 block of Ladeene Avenue in Torrance. Rick Bernier noticed it immediately on the morning of Sept.


  15. Ask the Lawyer: What if my health insurance denies surgery?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The Orange County Register

    Q: The orthopedist has recommended surgery, but my health insurance just declined coverage, indicating there is not a sufficient basis for surgery at this time. I am in a lot of pain.


  16. Mater Dei golf edges University on tiebreaker to win Long Beach Wilson InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | The Wave

    As University players cheered and celebrated what appeared to be the school's fourth consecutive triumph in the Long Beach Wilson Invitational on Monday afternoon, Mater Dei junior Jessica Jiang noticed that her score on the leaderboard was one stroke higher than it should have been. When she asked tournament officials to review her scorecard, they noticed a math error and corrected her score to a 79 instead of an 80, which moved the Monarchs into a first-place tie with University.


  17. Ask the Lawyer: Do I have to update my California driver's license to a Real Id?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The Wave

    Q: I heard in a year or two we will need to update our California Driver's License to a special "REAL ID" license. Is this one of those licenses with a chip inside so the government can track your exact location 24/7? A: The California Department of Motor Vehicles has begun issuing REAL ID driver's licenses, which are in compliance with federal standards and are available as an option to a standard driver's licenses.


  18. Getting up close and personal to photograph homeless people is the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Wave

    David Freeman photographs Robin Wilson, 57, and her dog Frankie near Lincoln Ave. and Beach Blvd. in Anaheim on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.


  19. A golden Octoberfest season: Alpine Village launches its 50th year of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | The Wave

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of German-themed shopping center Alpine Village, and work is in full force preparing for the annual Oktoberfest celebration in Torrance on Wednesday, September. 5, 2018.


  20. Ask the Lawyer: Is a prank call illegal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Wave

    Q : College kids, all 18 or a bit older, decided to prank call people. The gist of the calls is to unnerve whomever answers, make them think there are ghosts haunting their house, and that they are a company who can help rid them of these "demons."


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