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  1. Westminster sets date for its annual Spring Festival at the Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | The Wave

    The annual Spring Festival is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at the Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Blvd., the city has announced.

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  2. Three Sears, 2 Kmarts closing in Westminster, Brea, Cudahy, Santa Clarita and OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Wave

    Orange County will lose Sears stores in Westminster and Brea. A third Sears in Santa Clarita and Kmarts in Cudahy and Ontario also were on a closure list released Jan. 4 by Sears Holdings Corp. Overall, Sears Holding Corp. announced the closings of 103 stores across the U.S., with 64 Kmarts and 39 Sears on the chopping block.

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  3. Man sentenced to four years for hit-and-run crash that killed popular runner in Fountain ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Wave

    A man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for a hit-and-run collision that killed a jogger in Fountain Valley. John Motesharrei , 40, pleaded guilty Dec. 5 to hit-and-run with permanent injury, a felony, and hit-and-run with property damage, a misdemeanor.

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  4. Brainiac: Westminster shelter seeks return of French bulldog adopted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Wave

    Pine Green is a young male French bulldog adopted from the Westminster Adoption Group and Services after 78 French and English bulldogs were seized from a suspected breeder in November. When he showed up on Craigslist for three times the $500 adoption fee WAGS charged the shelter got legal help to try to get him back.

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  5. Man found dead in Westminster flood control channelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Wave

    Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a flood control channel Tuesday, Jan. 9. The body was discovered by a passerby around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Bolsa Chica and Rancho roads, Cmdr. Cameron Knauerhaze said.

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  6. Westminster man sentenced to 12 years in prison for robbing 13 stores with replica firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The Wave

    SANTA ANA A 50-year-old Westminster man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Friday for robbing 13 stores in Orange County with a replica firearm. John Allen Wagner pleaded guilty in August to multiple felony counts of second-degree robbery, with sentencing enhancements for residential burglary in 1987 and robbing a bank in Orange County in 1991, according to the Orange County District Attorney's Office.

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  7. Orange County restaurants shut down by health inspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The Wave

    Dough N Nuts Cafe and Donut Shop, 13551 Beach Blvd., Westminster; insufficient hot water; closed Jan. 2, reopened Jan. 3 Imperial Juice Bar, 8251 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove; operating without a valid health permit; closed Jan. 2, reopened Jan. 3 This list is published online every Friday with closures from the previous seven days and is not usually updated.

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  8. Former police chief's 2016 complaint against Westminster,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Wave

    WESTMINSTER Impropriety among City Council members has been rampant for years in Westminster, from misusing taxpayer resources for political means to threatening city employees, former Westminster police Chief Kevin Baker alleges in an April 2016 complaint recently made public. The complaint surfaced after Voice of OC , an online publication, sued Westminster because the city repeatedly refused to release it under the California Public Records Act.

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  9. Hotter housing: Garden Grove or Westminster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | The Wave

    The Main Street archway at the intersection of Main Street and Garden Grove Boulevard in Garden Grove is just one of the places where you might consider taking advantage of the city's Buy In Garden Grove, or BIGG, program. Analysis includes October trends based on closed sales: sale counts; average price vs. average list price; high and low price paid in the month; average cost per square foot and average size; plus, based on broker listing networks stats on Nov. 30 the "market time" metric comparing supply of listings to new escrows opened in past 30 days.

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  10. Proposed food hall in Little Saigon to be named Streat Society Food HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | The Wave

    A proposed food hall, which would be adjacent to the Asian Garden Mall in the heart of Little Saigon, has a name, according to Westminster: Streat Society Food Hall.

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  11. Westminster man dies after being crushed by car while changing a tireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | The Wave

    A 25-year-old Westminster man died Christmas Day after coroner's officials say he was crushed by a car while changing a tire. The incident happened in a parking lot in Orange at about 1:30 p.m., according to the Orange County coroner's office.

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  12. Woman gets 45-years-to-life for murder during a robbery in WestminsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | The Wave

    Lynn Quach, left, and her boyfriend Christopher Yu set up a drug deal as a pretense so they could rob a woman, prosecutors say. SANTA ANA A 27-year-old woman was sentenced Friday to 45-years-to-life for her role in the killing of a woman dragged alongside a car during a drug-related robbery in Westminster.

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  13. Best thing I ate: classic beef pho at Little Saigon's cutest new noodle shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | The Wave

    Classic beef pho at Pho Zink, spiced with the restaurant's house-made chili paste. There's a cute new pho shop in Westminster.

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  14. Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Westminster motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Wave

    SANTA ANA >> A 29-year-old man was behind bars Monday for allegedly gunning down another man at a Motel 6 in Westminster. Jonathan Breon Dunlap is charged with murder and discharge of a firearm at an inhabited dwelling.

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  15. Westminster woman charged in death of her 4-month-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Wave

    A 29-year-old woman accused of killing her 4-month-old son in Westminster was charged Friday, Dec. 15, with murder and child assault causing death. Thi Nhat Ha Nguyen faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted.

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  16. Westminster Planning Commission, City Council meetings canceled until mid-JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Wave

    Westminster has plans to build a new Civic Center as part of a mixed-use project. The current City Hall is 40 years old.

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  17. Event permit for annual Tet Parade goes before Westminster City Council on Wednesday, Dec. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Wave

    The ong da, right, played by Paul Cao dances with the lions as firecrackers go off during the Tet Parade in Westminster, on Friday, February 3, 2017. The annual Tet Parade, celebrating the Lunar New Year, is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, along Bolsa Avenue, pending City Council approval on Wednesday, Dec. 13, of an event permit.

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  18. Irvine Animal Care Center hosts annual holiday pet adoption fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | The Wave

    The city's animal care center hosted its 11th annual Home for the Holidays pet adoption fair on Sunday, Dec. 10. More than 30 pet rescue groups and animal shelters brought about 600 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals for adoption. Liz Sholly, left, of Rancho Santa Margarita reacts to Edison, who is missing a leg, as she talks with his foster mother Kim Tender, right, during the Home for the Holidays pet adoption fair at Irvine Animal Care Center on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Irvine, Calif.

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  19. Costa Mesa council rejects animal shelter plan, delays contract...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Wave

    City Council members rejected a plan to allow the Orange County Humane Society to operate a shelter for the city's stray dogs and cats and postponed a decision on extending its contract with the Huntington Beach-based animal care provider. Citing insufficient parking and noise concerns, the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday, Dec. 5 to overturn the P lanning Commission's approval of the plan to allow the Humane Society to operate the shelter at 642 Baker St. Councilman Jim Righeimer was opposed.

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  20. Brainiac talks shopping in Garden Grove, cops and Corvettes in Westminster, and wee elves in StantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Wave

    The Main Street archway at the intersection of Main Street and Garden Grove Boulevard in Garden Grove is just one of the places where you might consider taking advantage of the city's Buy In Garden Grove, or BIGG, program. Brainiac has a little of this, a little of that this week, a scattershot look at things going on around Garden Grove, Westminster and Stanton, so fasten your seat belts and let's take a spin around town, starting with the return of BIGG Buy In Garden Grove in which you can do some good for local merchants and maybe win a prize for your deed.

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