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Two men charged in the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl in Anaheim last week had records of felony violent crimes dating back to when they were juveniles, according to court documents. Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park and Alfredo Miguel Aquino,...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KELLY PUENTE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The co-founder of a failed apartment investment firm plans to plead guilty to federal fraud charges next week in a case in which hundreds of small, mostly elderly investors lost almost $91 million, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. U.S....
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF COLLINS | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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ARCADIA - American Pharoah, who was the early 2-1 favorite for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, was withdrawn Tuesday because of bruise in his left front foot. Trainer Bob Baffert said an X-ray and ultrasound both came back clean. He doesn’t believe......
From: Orange County Register | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Welcome to Week 2 of what remains an unnamed OCVarsity podcast! (Although, "Off the Cuff with Brian Whitehead and Damian Calhoun" has a nice ring to it.) This week, the guys discuss league championships, postseason berths and divisional rankings;...
From: Orange County Register | By: By BRIAN WHITEHEAD and DAMIAN CALHOUN | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Nam opened in August in Santa Ana. The cute new Vietnamese cafe across the street from Santa Ana College brings a refreshing, independent spirit to a shopping center dominated by the likes of Subway, Taco Bell and Carl’s Jr. Nam seats only about 30......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BRAD A. JOHNSON | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PLAYA VISTA – Chris Paul is as competitive as anyone in the NBA, and the point guard’s pursuit of a NBA championship is one reason to think the Clippers have a shot this season. Blake Griffin is as gifted as any young superstar in the NBA, coming......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Austin Tamagno Brea Olinda Tamagno set the course record at the Mt. SAC Invitational Saturday with a time of 14:23. The junior beat the previous record by one second, which had stood for nine years.
From: Orange County Register | By: By ANDREW TURNER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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TODAY ‘SAW,’ 10 YEARS LATER Just in time for Halloween, watch a special 10th anniversary screening of director James Wan’s “Saw,” at at 10 p.m. at the Tustin AMC 14, 2457 Park Ave. Admission is $12.49. Information: 714-258-7036 or...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RAYMOND MENDOZA | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The earthy nuttiness of pumpkin is irresistible when enhanced with aromatic spices. For many, the alluring taste and scent of cinnamon and clove, plus ginger and nutmeg, are part of what defines the holiday season. Purists argue in favor of making...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY CATHY THOMAS | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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One of the election season’s most confusing local ballot measures, “E,” would – in theory – shift campaign finance enforcement duties to a Sacramento agency. Measure E would turn the state Fair Political Practices Commission into the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY NICOLE SHINE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A hundred years ago a house on G Street in Santa Ana was the place to celebrate Halloween. “An amazing game called Goo-Goo was played in which everyone who laughed paid a forfeit by feeding someone else popcorn from a spoon while blindfolded or...
From: Orange County Register | By: By ERIKA I. RITCHIE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Felony Fudge is an irresistible combination of chocolate, peanut butter chips, nuts, butter and sweetened condensed milk. It was sent to the Register more than 10 years ago by reader Donna Zager of Ontario. It takes less than five minutes to prepare......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY CATHY THOMAS | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PHOENIX – In his abbreviated 18th season, Kobe Bryant looked like a different player. Just eight months removed from tearing his Achilles’ tendon, his movements were less crisp in the six games he played, his go-to shots less reliable. As the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL ORAM | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Yorba Linda’s boys water polo team seized control of the North Hills League race Wednesday but not until it rallied to beat an Orange County mystery squad that proved plenty dangerous. George Allison flipped in a loose ball in front of El...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN ALBANO | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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CYPRESS Cypress senior Quinten Pounds delivered a heartfelt speech and then followed his heart by committing to Washington on Wednesday night before a gym filled with teammates and family. The dynamic wide receiver/cornerback sat at a table with...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN ALBANO | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. Click on the links...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. ORANGE COAST LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. NORTH HILLS LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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ST. LOUIS – Year One for the Ducks’ Hampus Lindholm exceeded all expectations. Year Two has just begun but it carries more responsibilities and higher expectations. And that is how the defenseman who is still very young in age likes it. “I feel......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ERIC STEPHENS | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Good news keeps coming for consumers staggering under cable TV bills that are rising much faster than inflation – or so it seems at first glance. Those hoping to “cut the cord” and trade their cable subscriptions for cheaper Internet-based...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL HEWITT | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It was the early to mid-1960s when an electrical engineer in Massachusetts developed a seemingly obscure concept in which, through the use of something scientists called “data packets,” one computer could communicate with another. Hence Lawrence......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF MILLER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. ACADEMY LEAGUE (EAST...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. SAN JOAQUIN LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. GARDEN GROVE LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PHOENIX – Suffice it to say, things have not gone to plan in the early going for the Lakers. Beyond the injuries to Julius Randle, Steve Nash and Nick Young, however, the Kobe Bryant-led Lakers have scarcely been competitive. The Lakers fell to 0-2......
From: Orange County Register | By: BILL ORAM | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PHOENIX – Video replays of the moment in which Lakers’ rookie Julius Randle fractured his right tibia, in just his 13th minute in the NBA, betrayed nothing particularly gruesome. In the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s loss to Houston, Randle drove......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL ORAM | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. GOLDEN WEST LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. OLYMPIC LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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SAN DIEGO – The Chargers had a longer stretch of down time this week than usual, following that miserable Thursday night loss last week in Denver. A little extra time to get healthy, right? Yeah, right. “I don’t know how you could say that,”......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JIM ALEXANDER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. ORANGE LEAGUE (SOUTHERN......
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Gasoline prices continued to fall Wednesday around the nation, the state and Orange County, and investment banker Goldman Sachs said the prospect for even lower costs will continue into 2015. Increased shale production in the U.S. is driving down...
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LOS ANGELES – During last season at UCLA, when guard Isaac Hamilton knew he was sitting out because of an NCAA ruling, he barely played in standard in-season scrimmages – a minute here, a minute there, and that was it. Now, in preseason...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. FREEWAY LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. SEA VIEW LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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KANSAS CITY – Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. With both...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. EMPIRE LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PLAYA VISTA – As the NBA season began Tuesday night, the Clippers saw the winning template in action. The San Antonio Spurs, the defending champions, are a model of stability, bringing back the same group year after year, somehow stronger. With...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. CRESTVIEW LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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ARCADIA – Another day, another round of horses scratched from the Breeders’ Cup. For the second consecutive day, two horses were ruled out of the competition, which begins Friday at Santa Anita Park. The headliner was Magician, the 4-year-old...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEREMY BALAN | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. SOUTH COAST LEAGUE...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KENNY CONNOLLY | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There are two weeks left in the regular season, and league titles and playoff spots up for graps all across the county. OCVarsity's Kenny Connolly takes a look at every team and every league race heading into the Week 9 games. SUNSET LEAGUE (WEST...
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Prior to undergoing surgery last year to fix a herniated disc in his back, Barry Rosen, did not shop around for a hospital with a record of having infected few patients. Rosen, a 57-year-old from Aliso Viejo who makes interactive displays for trial......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JENNA CHANDLER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – Steve Sarkisian knew he might have something special in Toa Lobendahn when he visited the Lobendahns’ home in Cerritos. “They had a weight set in the kitchen,” the USC coach said. The Lobendahns have a power-clean set, a squat......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL LEV | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – It was sold as the “League of Extraordinary Quarterbacks,” a conference loaded with so many talented signal-callers that every week was going to be an aerial highlights show. The Pac-12 was so deep in quarterbacks that some were......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY RYAN KARTJE | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A man suspected of stealing gifts from a wedding in Tustin earlier this month has been arrested, police said. Arman Lotfi, a 27-year-old resident of unincorporated Santa Ana, was taken into custody at 11:17 a.m. Wednesday at his home and booked into......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DOUGLAS MORINO | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Silicon Valley’s tech scene is known for celebrating its young. One of its superstars, Mark Zuckerberg, once famously stressed the importance of hiring youthful workers with technical expertise. “Young people are just smarter,” a 22-year-old...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARNI USHEROFF | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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ANAHEIM – A threat against Esperanza High School resulted in a brief lockdown Wednesday morning, according to police. The lockdown began around 10 a.m. and lasted about 20 minutes following the “non-specific” threat made electronically, Anaheim......
From: Orange County Register | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Marguerite Tennis Pavilion in Mission Viejo has hosted the UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters tournament just once, but in that time, the venue and the city have grown a reputation among the International Tennis Federation and its players. With...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARK GARCIA | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Dana Hills boys beach team defeated Palos Verdes, Redondo and Mira Costa for the Southern Pacific Interscholastic Beach Volleyball Championship, Oct. 11 at Annenberg Beach in Santa Monica. The Dolphins went 8-0 in the Orange Division. Each school......
From: Orange County Register | By: DAMIAN CALHOUN | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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