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A Laguna Beach parcel with an expansive view of the hills and the Pacific Ocean beyond. The perfect place to build a home, and priced so low it looked like a steal.It was, prosecutors say.Last June, someone stole the identity of a real estate agent......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARILYN KALFUS | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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At the age of 9, Lesia Stockall Cartelli was burned when the gas furnace in her grandparents’ home in Detroit exploded. She had been playing hide-and-seek with a cousin in the basement where the furnace was located. She believes angels saved her...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY THERESA WALKER | Monday, April 27, 2015
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Rock radio station KROQ/106.7 FM has announced the lineup for its 23rd annual Weenie Roast y Fiesta, set for May 16 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (8808 Irvine Center Drive) in Irvine. The Weenie roster includes a few fresh faces as well as some...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KELLI SKYE FADROSKI | Monday, April 27, 2015
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Total compensation (stock and salary) for CEOs of the largest publicly traded U.S. companies in 2014
From: Orange County Register | By: KURT SNIBBE | Monday, April 27, 2015
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Topped by three crossover megastars – Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton – and buoyed by cagy rockers, reliable country veterans and promising newcomers, the sold-out 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival drew 225,000 fans to the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY VANESSA FRANKO | Monday, April 27, 2015
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The 9th annual Stagecoach country music festival wound down in Indio on Sunday, with performances by Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, the Oakridge Boys, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Eric Burdon and the Animals and many more. See additional...
From: Orange County Register | Monday, April 27, 2015
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FEATURED SHOWS “The Draft,” 9 p.m. and “Dick Cavett’s Vietnam,” 10 p.m. PBS Strange as it might seem today, there was a time when late-night talk shows didn’t just do stupid pet tricks and plug the latest project from celebrity guests.......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL HEWITT | Monday, April 27, 2015
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Before you leave the car running in the driveway to dash back into the house, consider that California leads the country in the number of vehicles stolen with the keys inside, according to an industry report released Monday. Those kind of thefts...
From: Orange County Register | Monday, April 27, 2015
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As champagne and caviar circled the room, Orange County’s elite social crowd peered into glass cases filled with diamond jewelry and eyed the latest designs by Chanel. The boutique in South Coast Plaza reopened Thursday in a new location with...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JENNA L. JONES | Monday, April 27, 2015
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The Long Beach State baseball team erased a seven-run deficit after five innings and eventually beat Cal Poly, 12-11, in 10 innings in a Big West Conference game on Sunday in San Luis Obispo. The 49ers fell behind, 9-2, before they started chipping......
From: Orange County Register | Monday, April 27, 2015
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While Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, sizes up a possible run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer’s seat next year, others are quietly gauging the odds in running for Sanchez’s post should it be vacated. Democrat Lou Correa, a former state senator......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARTIN WISCKOL | Monday, April 27, 2015
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FULLERTON – When Cal State Fullerton’s Connor Seabold entered Sunday’s game against UC Irvine, he did not make the usual entrance of a relief pitcher. When Titans coach Rick Vanderhook went to the mound in the top of the seventh to remove...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BOB KEISSER | Monday, April 27, 2015
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SAN ANTONIO – The seeds of this one were planted Saturday afternoon. As the Clippers gathered in the Navarro Ballroom instead of on the practice floor Saturday, Coach Doc Rivers showed them the scariest Hollywood movie of the year – and the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Monday, April 27, 2015
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HARRISON, N.J. – Felipe scored on a fluky second-half header to give the Red Bulls a 1-1 tie with the Galaxy on Sunday, leaving New York as the MLS’s only undefeated team. Bradford Jamieson scored his first MLS goal and goalkeeper Jaime Penedo......
From: Orange County Register | Monday, April 27, 2015
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SAN ANTONIO – Earlier this season, Blake Griffin’s dead-on impression of Austin Rivers’ one-on-one moves left his teammates laughing hysterically and the public wondering if the video was a little too accurate. Griffin chomped on his gum, waved......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Monday, April 27, 2015
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LOS ANGELES – George Farmer was a sure thing. How sure is a matter of perspective. But before you can understand that uncertainty and why his once-certain potential was – and continues to be – called into question, understand that failing to...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RYAN KARTJE | Monday, April 27, 2015
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GIANTS at DODGERS Where: Dodger Stadium Did you know: The Dodgers have started the season 8-1 at home. Only the New York Mets (unbeaten in their first 10 home games) have a better home winning percentage. THE PITCHERS LHP BRETT ANDERSON (1-1, 5.40...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL PLUNKETT | Monday, April 27, 2015
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Santa Ana police Sunday discovered a deceased middle-aged man, who they say is a homicide victim, in a residence on the city’s north side. Police said they responded to a call shortly before 2 p.m. from someone who heard screams coming from a home......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JORDAN GRAHAM | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – The Angels came back on Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t have the last comeback of the day. After overcoming a seventh-inning two-run deficit to take a one-run lead into the ninth, the Angels lost 5-4 to the Texas......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF FLETCHER | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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SAN DIEGO -- Spot starter Scott Baker held the San Diego Padres to just four hits in seven innings but two of them were home runs and the Padres handed the Dodgers a 3-1 defeat Sunday afternoon at Petco Park. The Dodgers hit six home runs in the...
From: Orange County Register | By: By BILL PLUNKETT | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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SAN ANTONIO – In the literal sense, Sunday wasn’t a must-win game. But in a practical sense and in a the-Clippers-are-serious-about-winning-this-series sense, Game 4 was one they had to have. After being demolished in Game 3, the Clippers played......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN WOIKE | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ABOARD THE DARE – It is late Saturday afternoon in the Newport-Ensenada race and, with 10-foot swells, rain squalls and big waves crashing over our 60-foot sailboat, it’s all hands on deck. Well, almost all hands. Three of our 10-man team battle......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAVID WHITING | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Land. The final frontier. You can forever debate solutions for the housing affordability challenges in and around Southern California. Yet there is one nagging issue that cannot easily be cured. Where to put the housing we need? You know the old real......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JONATHAN LANSNER | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) may be the greatest composer we rarely hear much of. His music these days is the work of specialists who must learn how to play the instruments he used and study the way his music was performed. In many ways, the modern......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY TIMOTHY MANGAN | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Corinthian Colleges Inc. of Santa Ana is shutting down its remaining 28 for-profit career schools, ending classes for about 16,000 students, in what Bloomberg calls the biggest collapse ever in U.S. higher education. The company has struggled after......
From: Orange County Register | By: STAFF | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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One of the most important rules of the pimping game is revealed in a book that’s on the required-reading list for many Orange County vice squads and prosecutors. “Most (prostitutes) have low self-esteem for a reason,” observes...
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Will the Great Park get a great wall? Some Irvine officials are fuming over the county’s plan to put shops, offices, residences and a hotel on a narrow band of land adjacent to the Great Park. Irvine “has serious questions over whether the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY SARAH de CRESCENZO | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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It’s so exciting when you decide to buy a home . Either as you first home – after living with your parents for longer than either of you had ever imagined you’d be there. Or moving on from the long line of roommates you’ve loved and lost over......
From: Orange County Register | By: LESLIE SARGENT ESKILDSEN | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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When he’s not square dancing or off-roading or writing computer code at his day job, Jesse May devotes hours a day to fixing maps. For free. May is a volunteer map editor for Waze, the free navigation app for smartphones. Like traditional GPS, Waze......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY NICOLE KNIGHT SHINE | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Surrounded by the trees and hills of Julian, Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient John Baca flips through a binder of thank you cards for the apple pies he sends veterans. At his elbow, the widow of one of this nation’s first combat casualties...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAVID WHITING | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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SAN DIEGO – Even before right-hander Brandon McCarthy left Saturday’s game because of an apparent elbow injury, the Dodgers were in limbo on a pair of potential disabled-list moves. Outfielder Yasiel Puig and reliever Joel Peralta are both...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL PLUNKETT | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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FULLERTON – It took 10 innings and a few defensive mistakes, but UC Irvine was finally able to snap its three-season losing streak against Cal State Fullerton. Cameron Bishop singled home a run in the 10th and finished up 41/3 innings of one-hit...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BOB KEISSER | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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BOYS SWIMMING Santa Margarita Diving Invitational 11-dive    1. Young (CL) 576.10; 2. Greenberg (DH) 537.90; 3. Labella (DH) 522.20; 4. Dixon (SC) 499.35; 5. Winkler (ET) 456.05; 6. Schaffer (LaHi) 421.05; 7. Lecours (CM) 398.15; 8. Phaneuf (DH)...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN ALBANO | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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MISSION VIEJO – If the uncommonly threatening skies did not grab the attention of the onlookers, then the excitement flowing from the west end of Mission Viejo’s stadium finished the job. There in the pouring rain stood Canyon’s Rachel Baxter......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ANDREW TURNER | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – There is always one thing to remember in regards to these types of big-time transactions: It’s not business; it’s just personal. That’s the odd twist that will forever mark the Josh Hamilton Error – well, we can’t exactly call......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF MILLER | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – Vinnie Pestano had just thrown the self-described worst game of his career Wednesday night. And now, here the Angels reliever was, down to a 3-0 count with the bases loaded in a one-run game on Saturday night. Pestano bore down and fired......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – Josh Hamilton is still an Angel, if only in name. The trade sending him back to Texas for salary relief has not yet been completed but remains imminent. Presumably for that reason, Angels manager Mike Scioscia refused to discuss the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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SANTA ANA – The outside temperatures at the Foothill Swim Games hovered on the cool side Saturday. The readings on the timing board showed that the water actually was sizzling. “That was smoke,” Crean Lutheran coach Craig Brown jubilantly...
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN ALBANO | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – Vinnie Pestano had just thrown the self-described worst game of his career Wednesday night. And now, here the Angels reliever was, down to 3-0 count with the bases loaded in a one-run game on Saturday night. Pestano bore down and fired...
From: Orange County Register | By: By PEDRO MOURA | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers and San Diego Padres combined to hit seven home runs, four by the Dodgers in an 11-8 victory at Petco Park Saturday night. However, the Dodgers might have lost right-hander Brandon McCarthy to an injury in the process....
From: Orange County Register | By: By BILL PLUNKETT | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – The Wednesday morning after the Angels and their fans feasted on the Oakland Athletics, 14-1, Gretchen Beaumarchais was already back at ballpark at 9 a.m., with her uniform on and a lineup in mind to feed what seems like a city. Her blond......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARCIA C. SMITH | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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IRVINE – When his young daughter was sexually assaulted five years ago, a tearful man told a group of crime victims on Saturday, their family was lost.They didn’t know how to navigate the court system, where he said they had to fight for access......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BROOK EDWARDS STAGGS | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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SAN ANTONIO – In the time between the Friday night debacle in Game 3 and the start of Game 4 on Sunday afternoon, the Clippers find themselves battling an invisible opponent. If the guys in the black-and-silver uniforms weren’t scary enough, if......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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DODGERS AT PADRES Where: Petco Park TV: SportsNet LA, 1 p.m. Did you know: The Dodgers are in the middle of an 18-game, 21-day stretch without leaving the state of California. They had a six-game homestand, a six-game trip to San Francisco and San...
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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OJAI – It was inevitably going to become a rivalry in the coming years as they entered the collegiate ranks at Cal and Stanford, but on Saturday, Corona del Mar’s Bjorn Hoffmann and Harvard-Westlake’s Michael Genender awarded tennis fans with a......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Rangers at Angels Where: Angel Stadium TV: Fox Sports West, 12:30 p.m. Did you know: The Angels are in the middle of a 25-day stretch where they will not play outside of California, spanning April 20-May 14. They'll play in Oakland and San Francisco......
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Labels are as easy to throw at him as punches and every bit as difficult to land. For a brief moment, Floyd Mayweather aptly is defined in 140 characters or a six-second video. In the next, a five-act Shakespearean tragicomedy is required to begin to......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY TODD HARMONSON | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Brett Hundley possesses many of the parts NFL teams are seeking in a starting quarterback. The former UCLA star has size (6-foot-3, 226 pounds), arm strength, athleticism and leadership skills. But considerable assembly will be required to put them......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL LEV | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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A 9-year-old Orange County girl flipped her way into the record books Saturday. Ollivia Nguyen of Orange completed 42 consecutive handless cartwheels – known as aerials – Saturday at Vibe Gymnastics in Anaheim. Her goal was 40. Officials with...
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM – Ducks goalie John Gibson returned to practice Saturday, and that’s about as far as the Gibson storyline figures to go for a while. For that, the Ducks can thank Frederik Andersen. Gibson missed the first round because of an upper-body......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RICH HAMMOND | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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