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A group about about 75 people protesting for gay and transgender rights have closed down Flower Street near Civic Center Drive in Santa Ana. People from Familiar: Trans Queer Liberation Movement were running across the intersection starting around...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALYSSA DURANTY | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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PARIS – One of Roger Federer’s 5-year-old twin daughters had her nose buried in a comic book. The other was glued to a mobile phone. Shame, really, that they didn’t look up, because the tennis their father wove on the French Open center court......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JOHN LEICESTER | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Get ready for the Summer of Jimmys. It’s what the late-night TV landscape will look like for the next few months. With David Letterman retired and CBS airing reruns of prime-time shows in the “Late Show” time slot until Stephen Colbert takes...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JOE DeLILLO | Friday, May 29, 2015
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ANAHEIM – Fourteen of the 16 members of the Disneyland Band have been re-assigned as part of Disney’s move to make the band upbeat, energetic and livelier for the ongoing 60th anniversary celebration. Starting in mid-July, those 14 will remain in......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JOSEPH PIMENTEL | Friday, May 29, 2015
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In the latest sign of the changing face of the area’s Republican Party, a white male candidate has been stepped aside in favor of an Asian woman.When freshman Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang, R-Diamond Bar, announced Friday that she’ll run to...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARTIN WISCKOL | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The feel-good story of the USC baseball team took an untimely and unseemly turn Friday morning. On the eve of the Trojans’ first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2005, a lawsuit alleges that one current member and one former member of the team...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MICHAEL LEV | Friday, May 29, 2015
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I see a lot of movies. Probably, two or so per month in the theater. I watch about a movie per week at home. I'm a movie nut. But I'm nothing compared to former president Richard Nixon. In his book "Nixon at the Movies," writer Mark Feeney publishes......
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A bronze statue of a Triton unveiled May 20 at San Clemente High School won’t just be a campus landmark for decades to come – it figures to be “the” place where students will line up to have pictures taken. The school’s 50th Anniversary...
From: Orange County Register | By: By FRED SWEGLES | Friday, May 29, 2015
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With Dana Point launching a free trolley service this summer, San Clemente is preparing to apply for a grant from the Orange County Transportation Authority to start a trolley of its own. It could take about a year, once grant funds are approved,...
From: Orange County Register | By: By FRED SWEGLES | Friday, May 29, 2015
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More than 1,100 have signed an online petition imploring San Clemente’s local government to adopt an ordinance regulating sober-living homes in residential neighborhoods. A group calling itself Take Action San Clemente launched the petition at...
From: Orange County Register | By: By FRED SWEGLES | Friday, May 29, 2015
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André Previn, 86, is enjoying a kind of Indian summer as a composer, more prolific now as a creator of concert music and opera than at any time in his career. He was back in town Thursday night for the first time in ages to take in the Pacific...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY TIMOTHY MANGAN | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Kristin Weaver, the wife of Angels ace Jered Weaver, and the Angels Wives will hold their popular, yearly “Gold Ball Mystery Bag” event near Homeplate Gate at Angel Stadium on Saturday at 6 p.m., an hour before the Angels game against the Detroit......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARCIA C. SMITH | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Taj Lewis chases his mom, Kasey, through the dark tunnel at El Moro, taunting her with two jellyfishlike creatures. “Nooooo!” she yells, trying to escape her 3-year-old, who is running around with the blue sea creatures he found washed up on the......
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ZURICH – Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. The 209 FIFA member federations gave the 79-year-old Blatter...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY GRAHAM DUNBAR | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Los Alamitos junior offensive tackle Sean Tulette (6-3, 283) has been offered by Montana State, the Griffins report. Tulette is a three-year starter for the reigning Sunset League champions. Please send football recruiting news to Dan Albano at...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN ALBANO | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Imagine a sitcom filled with sexual innuendo, philandering couples and openly gay characters. Actually, it’s hard to imagine a sitcom today without those elements, but in 1977, they helped make “Soap” a controversial show even before it aired.......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL HEWITT | Friday, May 29, 2015
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When science could not pump up Broadcom, the financial engineers were brought in. The harsh reality of today’s business world, particularly in technology industries, is that ever-pressing question: “What have you done for me lately?” Sure, the......
From: Orange County Register | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Two men and one teen were arrested after breaking into a marijuana dispensary and stealing a large amount of products early Friday morning in Garden Grove, police said. At 3:22 a.m., police officers were called to a burglary alarm at OC Greens...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALMA FAUSTO | Friday, May 29, 2015
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CONSISTENT ROUTINE IS VERY IMPORTANT On the last page of John Savage’s pitching manifesto, this is the 109th guideline listed, under the sub-category “Mental Game.” The ever-growing document –aptly titled “Want to be a successful...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RYAN KARTJE | Friday, May 29, 2015
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From free concerts on the beach to classic cars on Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente is all set to serve up a summer of family fun. It’s time to fill out that summer calendar: MUSIC Today: The jazz bands of San Clemente High School and Shorecliffs...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY FRED SWEGLES • | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Boris Eifman of Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg says he is always surprised when people ask why he presents story ballets. For him, the tradition of ballet is rooted in narrative. His intention is to create ballet theater, with “theater” being...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KAITLIN WRIGHT | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Last year, the guys in punk band Alkaline Trio, vocalist-guitarist Matt Skiba, vocalist-bassist Dan Andriano and drummer Derek Grant, hunkered down in a rehearsal space and learned or, in several cases, relearned every single track from their entire......
From: Orange County Register | Friday, May 29, 2015
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With locations in Hollywood, Santa Monica, Pasadena, Las Vegas, and Arizona, Sushi Roku is set to open its first Orange County restaurant on June 1 in Newport Beach. “Sushi Roku presents sushi in an innovative way, while staying true to our...
From: Orange County Register | By: By Jacquelyne Fields | Friday, May 29, 2015
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LAGUNA HILLS - Saddleback Valley Christian boys volleyball coach Ryan Van Rensselaer knew that trying to defeat St. Margaret’s a third time was going to be a challenge. Noting the Tartans’ strong defensive abilities, SVC’s game plan was to...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY NATHAN PERCY | Friday, May 29, 2015
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ANAHEIM – The Angels’ 12-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers had plenty of encouraging signs and one major concern. Erick Aybar, one of the Angels’ most important players, left the game in the sixth inning with left hamstring tightness. He...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF FLETCHER | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The Melting Pot will roll out a new tablet ordering system over the next three years at its 125 restaurants. It will use NorthStar Order Entry, designed by Irvine-based Custom Business Solutions. Here’s how it works: Servers have a handheld system......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY NANCY LUNA AND HANNAH MADANS | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Instant gratification has arrived in Southern California.Parts of the Inland region and Orange County are among 14 metro areas where Amazon debuted its new same-day delivery program Thursday.Those metropolitan areas, which include Los Angeles, New...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY IMRAN GHORI | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The purchase of Irvine’s Broadcom Corp. by Singapore-based Avago Technologies is the largest acquisition of a technology company on record and will create a sprawling global company with the most diversified platform in the semiconductor...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARGOT ROOSEVELT | Friday, May 29, 2015
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ANAHEIM – The Angels’ 12-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers had plenty of encouraging signs and one major concern. Erick Aybar, one of the Angels' most important players, left the game in the sixth inning with left hamstring tightness. He grabbed......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF FLETCHER | Friday, May 29, 2015
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LOS ANGELES – Andrew Friedman stood at the top of the Dodgers’ dugout Wednesday afternoon conversing with Farhan Zaidi and Don Mattingly when Alberto Callaspo emerged to meet an abnormally large assembly of local media. As Callaspo began to talk......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Skywalker, a chestnut thoroughbred, and his rider, Jamie Karg, make their way along the shoulder of Live Oak Canyon Road, dubbed “blood alley” for the death and destruction along the winding, popular thoroughfare.Karg’s goal is to make it to...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAVID WHITING | Friday, May 29, 2015
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ANAHEIM – Towering digital displays flash from a high-rise complex filled with condominiums, offices and entertainment options surrounding Angel Stadium.That’s one architect’s vision for what could be built on the stadium’s 133-acre parking......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ART MARROQUIN | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Swiss television personality Tamara Sedmak, wearing a full-length red sequined evening gown, opened the 65th and almost certainly most critical FIFA Congress in history in Zurich on Thursday under a banner that read “Game of Hope, Game of Joy.”......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY SCOTT M. REID | Friday, May 29, 2015
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So what are the Ducks really about, and what is it that makes them successful as they sit one win away from playing for the Stanley Cup? Earlier in these Western Conference finals, Ryan Kesler may have provided the most direct answer to that...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ERIC STEPHENS | Friday, May 29, 2015
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OXON HILL, Md. — They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.So they shared the title,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By BEN NUCKOLS | Friday, May 29, 2015
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PASADENA - Chris Adnams and his father Barry were headed home from Brookside Golf Course on Thursday when they decided to pull to the side of the road and take another look at the live scoring on their cell phone. The Villa Park senior didn’t think......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAMIAN DOTTORE | Friday, May 29, 2015
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FULLERTON - By this point in the softball season, Mission Viejo coach Troy Ybarra has the routine down pat. So many times during the Diablos’ undefeated season they have jumped out to an early lead then relied on strong pitching to cruise to a...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY NICK SELBE | Friday, May 29, 2015
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A Placentia man who spent three days lost in the Cleveland National Forest was rescued Wednesday, injured and severely dehydrated but expected to make a full recovery.Elder Lopez Juarez, 24, was found at the bottom of a ravine in the foothills of a......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALI TADAYON | Friday, May 29, 2015
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ANAHEIM – The Angels were in Boston last Saturday when Mrs. Mike Scioscia was back in Anaheim, tying on an Angels apron as the celebrity guest chef on the Internet cooking show of a young Angels fan. Their studio was the sixth-floor teaching...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARCIA C. SMITH | Friday, May 29, 2015
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In Chicago, it’s known as the “nuclear option.” Will the fallout continue? Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are back together. At least they were in Game 6, when the Blackhawks, facing elimination, reunited their top two forwards on the same...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RICH HAMMOND | Friday, May 29, 2015
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EL SEGUNDO – Lakers coaches, scouts and executives were finishing putting draft prospects through workouts Thursday when the organization’s most important figure strolled into the practice gym. Not many failed to notice Kobe Bryant as he made his......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL ORAM | Friday, May 29, 2015
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There are times when Brandon Saad, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane are going to be on the loose and in attack mode on the ice. The three Chicago forwards skate well and have the kind of offensive skill that makes them dangerous at all times. It is when......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ERIC STEPHENS | Friday, May 29, 2015
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A bill to increase prison time for sex offenders who disable their GPS tracking devices sailed through a state Senate spending panel Thursday, setting up a full Senate vote on the bill inspired by news coverage of Orange County serial killings.The...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY TONY SAAVEDRA | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Francis Jared Pusok, the Apple Valley man seen being beaten and kicked by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies during an arrest caught on camera by a TV news helicopter, was under the influence of marijuana and amphetamines at the time,...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BRIAN ROKOS | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Scores and updated schedule for the CIF-SS softball playoffs. SOFTBALL DIVISION 1 Los Osos 9, El Modena 4 West Ranch vs. Murrieta Valley, Friday Canyon 6, Los Alamitos 1 Norco 3, Pacifica 0 (10 innings) Semifinals, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m. Los Osos vs....
From: Orange County Register | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Santa Margarita’s Kaitlyn Merritt will be remembered as one of the county’s top girls field athletes of all time, having won the CIF-SS title in the pole vault for all four of her high school years. The event has some rising stars worth watching......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY STEVE FRYER | Friday, May 29, 2015
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ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Josh Hamilton stepped into the batter’s box in Texas to a loud ovation. That got even louder when he lined the first pitch he saw into the right-field corner for a double. A month and a day after being re-acquired by the...
From: Orange County Register | Friday, May 29, 2015
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PARIS – For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky right hip that needed treatment from a trainer; later came an embarrassing mistake. For Andy Murray, it......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY HOWARD FENDRICH | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Today, the San Andreas fault – or its stunt double – will bring big-screen havoc from Los Angeles to San Francisco, crumbling buildings, hurling tsunamis and opening the earth to give California the kind of biblical smackdown at least a few...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RICHARD K. De ATLEY | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” is filming at Brix Sunset Beach this week. Brix was chosen for the show because of its location, focus on wine and its characters, according to the TV channel. The show is hosted by Jon Taffer, who’s been in the bar......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY HANNAH MADANS | Friday, May 29, 2015
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