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MainPlace mall in Santa Ana is making some major changes to its store lineup. A week ago, the mall’s 29-year-old Nordstrom announced it would leave the mall March 17. Centennial Real Estate Co., the mall’s owner and operator, and its partners...
From: Orange County Register | By: By HANNAH MADANS | Friday, January 20, 2017
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WASHINGTON Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JULIE PACE | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Andrea Vazquez De Leon where are you? The county may have a few thousand bucks for you. The top bid in Orange County’s first-ever online auction of tax-delinquent real estate was $11,000 for a timeshare at the Marriott Newport Coast Villas, or...
From: Orange County Register | By: By JEFF COLLINS | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Saturday evening hunkered down inside the lobby of Washington D.C.’s Trump International Hotel, California Republican Committee Chairman Jim Brulte plotted how to get out. All Brulte wanted to do was go to dinner at the Peking Gourmet Inn in Falls......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KEITH SHARON | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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An apartment fire in Garden Grove displaced 11 adults and three children on Saturday. Fire fighters responded to the fire in the 12000 block of Bayport Street, at 9:06 a.m. and saw smoke coming from an upstairs unit of the two-story building, said...
From: Orange County Register | By: By NATHAN PERCY | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Except for LeBron James’ Miami and Cleveland teams that have won the last six conference titles, the East – AKA Bron and the 14 Dwarfs – is one big rebuilding project, or should be. Unfortunately, many of the teams that should be starting over......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARK HEISLER | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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On the eve of the nationwide Women’s March on Washington, the 5th annual She Rocks Awards, held at the Anaheim Hilton during the NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center was a sold-out success that honored women making their mark within the music......
From: Orange County Register | By: By KELLI SKYE FADROSKI | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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LOS ANGELES – One of his players tied the school’s single-game record for 3-pointers. Another finished one rebound short of a double-double. A third had 13 points off the bench. “I thought he was special tonight,” said UCLA coach Steve...
From: Orange County Register | By: By JEFF MILLER | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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SEAL BEACH - Seal Beach officials are urging people to use caution during this wet weekend as high surf is expected and flooding is likely, with two to four inches of rain from storms expected to drench the area. The National Weather Service also...
From: Orange County Register | By: CITY NEWS SERVICE | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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“Go back to (expletive) China!” Gloria Lee can still see the anger and hatred on the face of the man who uttered those words. On a warm afternoon in September, the lawyer was crossing the street toward her firm’s offices in Costa Mesa wearing a......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DEEPA BHARATH | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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LOS ANGELES – Early in the season, when Luke Walton decided to start rookie Brandon Ingram at point guard, it was to test him. When he challenged Ingram to defend another team’s All-Star, it was to see how far he would bend, if he would break. As......
From: Orange County Register | By: By BILL ORAM | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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At the Orange County Museum of Art, the galleries currently are filled with pop art from the 1950s through the 1970s and something you don’t often see in an art museum: furniture. “Pop Art Design,” which comes to Orange County from the Vitra......
From: Orange County Register | By: By ANTONIE BOESSENKOOL | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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ORANGE – While Myles and Julien Franklin proved to be the main attraction for the Villa Park boys basketball team Friday night, senior Caleb Banuelos provided the grunt work as the Spartans defeated El Modena, 78-52, in a North Hills League game at......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DANIEL HERNANDEZ | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Santa Margarita shook off a slow start and pulled away from Servite for a 70-42 victory Friday night in a Trinity League boys basketball game at Servite. The Eagles led 10-7 after one quarter but opened up a 25-12 halftime margin and essentially put......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN NILSEN | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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This is the place to find all of OCVarsity's game stories, photos and more from the boys and girls basketball games on Friday. BOYS BASKETBALL Everett is clutch as Sonora tops Troy in overtime Capo Valley runs away from Mission Viejo in a...
From: Orange County Register | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Selling your house is a big decision. How you get your house ready to sell is also a big decision. Here are just a few options you have to choose from when it comes to selling your house today. Extreme Make Over: You wake up one morning and realize......
From: Orange County Register | By: By LESLIE SARGENT ESKILDSEN | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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ANAHEIM – Successful teams find a way to win close games on the road, and Esperanza proved that point as it fought off Canyon for a 73-68 win in a Crestview League game Friday night at Canyon High. The Aztecs (19-1, 2-0) were led by Kezie Okpala,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAVID DELGADO | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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FULLERTON – Sonora junior Lucas Everett didn’t have many open looks during the regulation portion of a Freeway League boys basketball game against Troy on Friday night. In fact, until the overtime period, he had made one basket. He saved his best......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAMIAN CALHOUN | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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MISSION VIEJO – The atmosphere was charged inside the packed Mission Viejo gym on Friday night. Capistrano Valley and Mission Viejo each brought full student sections that stood and exchanged chanted barbs across the court throughout the contest.......
From: Orange County Register | By: By ZACH CAVANAGH | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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GARDEN GROVE – Bolsa Grande remained undefeated in the Garden Grove League with a 72-56 win over Garden Grove on Friday. The visiting Matadors’ victory placed them in sole possession of first place in the league. Bolsa Grande is 4-0 in league...
From: Orange County Register | By: By STEVE FRYER | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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They’re called “sleeper” recruits because without much recognition or warning, they appear on the wish list of a major college program and begin to blend with more heralded high school players. Meet Orange Lutheran cornerback Xavier Steele, a......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN ALBANO | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA – A stingy defensive effort helped Tesoro defeat El Toro, 47-36, Friday in a South Coast League matchup at Tesoro High. The Titans employed a full-court press for long stretches and held El Toro to a season-low 36 points....
From: Orange County Register | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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FULLERTON – There was plenty of attention thrown at Troy’s Kianna Smith this week, and deservedly so. The senior guard was selected to the McDonald’s All-American game on Sunday, was announced as such during pregame warm-ups Friday night, and......
From: Orange County Register | By: By KENNY CONNOLLY | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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ORANGE – Gary McKnight has seen a few prospects in his 35 years as coach of the Mater Dei boys basketball team. None have stood out like Bol Bol. The 7-foot junior center made his debut with the top-ranked Monarchs on Friday night, finishing with......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN ARRITT | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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LOS ANGELES – An injury to D’Angelo Russell overshadowed everything else in the Lakers’ 108-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, even if the result snapped their five-game losing streak. The Lakers diagnosed their second-year...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARK MEDINA | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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A consultant hired by Brea and Fullerton to look at the feasibility of merging fire departments says that given the potential benefits, it is worth further consideration. Both cities plan special city council meetings next week to review the...
From: Orange County Register | By: By BRIAN WHITEHEAD | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Thousands of people are expected to head to Santa Ana on Saturday for the Orange County Women's March - one of many sister marches planned across the nation to coincide with the Women's March on Washington. The Santa Ana march, organized by local...
From: Orange County Register | By: By KELLY PUENTE | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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LOS ANGELES – Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell suffered what the team called a mild MCL sprain in his right knee before leaving early in Friday’s game against the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center. The Lakers plan to reevaluate Russell at halftime,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARK MEDINA | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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A week after moving to a new city and hiring a new head coach, the Chargers have themselves a new defensive coordinator. Gus Bradley reportedly agreed to terms with the Chargers on Friday night, a move that was considered a strong possibility after......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JACK WANG | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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SANTA ANA – A Huntington Beach man pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he killed two women at a New Year’s Eve party and then set fire to one of the victim’s homes to hide evidence, authorities said. Christopher Ken Ireland, a...
From: Orange County Register | By: By KELLY PUENTE | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Record-setting Mater Dei quarterback JT Daniels has been offered by Alabama, the sophomore announced on Twitter. "I'm so grateful and honored to receive an offer from the University of Alabama!" The Register's 2016 offensive player of the year wrote......
From: Orange County Register | By: DAN ALBANO | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Last NFL season, defense won a championship. This happens far less than the worn-out football cliche might suggest. But thanks to Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and the rest of Denver’s truly great defense, the Broncos shut down the Carolina......
From: Orange County Register | By: By RYAN KARTJE | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The candle of Dwight Freeney’s playing days flickers. He is 36 and no longer puts offensive linemen through the spin cycle. He doesn’t render them nearly so dizzy and confused as he used to while compiling 1221/2 career...
From: Orange County Register | By: By STEVE HUMMER | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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LOS ANGELES – The smile on Larry Nance Jr.’s face gave away his feelings. The Lakers reserve forward had just received medical clearance for a full practice on Saturday and to play limited minutes in Sunday’s game in Dallas. He will have missed......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARK MEDINA | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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It can’t be pleasing to Sean Miller that many are projecting UCLA’s season to reach heights that have eluded the Arizona basketball coach his entire career. Arizona has been the class of the Pac-12 far longer than Coach Steve Alford’s...
From: Orange County Register | By: By CLAY FOWLER | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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FOUNTAIN VALLEY (CNS) - A 50-year-old man pleaded guilty today to a series of jewelry store burglaries in Orange County and was immediately sentenced to two years in jail. Victor Manuel Barba Herrera pleaded guilty to five counts of second- degree...
From: Orange County Register | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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ANAHEIM – Torrential rains wreaked havoc on NAMM attendees’ schedules (not to mention outdoor gigs) on Friday, but a different type of chaos reigned inside the Anaheim Convention Center. By noon, the noise levels from people trying out...
From: Orange County Register | By: By GEORGE A. PAUL and ROBERT KINSLER | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Newport Beach-based Pacific Life has laid off 140 employees, effective in March, the company told the Register on Friday. All affected employees are eligible for severance packages. The company, with around 3,300 employees, said impacted employees...
From: Orange County Register | By: By HANNAH MADANS | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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A critical piece for the Ducks won’t be with them on Saturday for a battle of Western Conference division leaders. Jakob Silfverberg will not accompany the team for its trip to Minnesota as the right wing deals with what the Ducks are officially...
From: Orange County Register | By: By ERIC STEPHENS | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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LOS ANGELES — This weekend’s premiere of “A Dog’s Purpose” has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film. TMZ published the video...
From: Orange County Register | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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IRVINE – More than 200 protesters against the new president marched and chanted at UC Irvine on Friday afternoon – one of numerous walkouts and protests across UC’s campuses and other universities nationwide. “I’m here because I love my...
From: Orange County Register | By: By ROXANA KOPETMAN | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Practice is supposed to lead to perfection. Cooper Webb knows he needs a lot of practice, and his first two races in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season have been far from perfect. The problem is, the 450 premier class rookie has been unable to......
From: Orange County Register | By: By KEITH LAIR | Friday, January 20, 2017
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“Latin Standards,” Marga Gomez’s bittersweet and sharply written one-woman show, manages to touch on most of the things that shaped and influenced the veteran comedian and performance artist. As performed by Gomez at the Segerstrom Center’s......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PAUL HODGINS | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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With the vast ocean as a setting, a colossal whale as a character and more than 130 chapters to the storyline, it is a risky venture to adapt Herman Melville’s infamously long novel “Moby-Dick; or, The Whale” to the stage. But much like hunting......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JACKIE MOE | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Huntington Beach’s Chuck Burns grew concerned as he heard repeated -- but mostly unsubstantiated -- allegations of voter fraud last year. So once the November election was over, he decided to see how easy it was to use fake information. He was able......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARTIN WISCKOL | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Irvine is expected to add a new six-story, Marriott-brand extended stay hotel at its gateway to the city off the 405 freeway. The city’s Planning Commission on Thursday night decided to continue its discussion on the project until the next regular......
From: Orange County Register | By: By TOMOYA SHIMURA | Friday, January 20, 2017
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MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer relaxed into the chair, his arms folded across his chest in a casual, confident way, and just savored a vintage Australian Open performance. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, seeded a lowly-by-his-standards 17th......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JOHN PYE | Friday, January 20, 2017
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It becomes difficult to write a retrospective about Edwin Pope when you start laughing every time you see the word “retrospective.” That has been true for 29 years, ever since the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, and Edwin is to blame. Pope, the renowned......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARK WHICKER | Friday, January 20, 2017
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GREEN BAY (10-6) AT ATLANTA (11-5) • Kickoff: Noon, Fox/11 • Player to watch: Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons. He’s the likely MVP, at the helm of a truly historic Falcons offense, and still, Ryan doesn’t get the respect he deserves. Against the...
From: Orange County Register | By: By RYAN KARTJE | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals warned Friday that he would jail anyone shredding informant records kept by the sheriff’s department. Goethals backed his warning with a court order demanding Sheriff Sandra Hutchens retain records......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY TONY SAAVEDRA | Friday, January 20, 2017
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