OC Black History Parade: Secretary of Veteran Affairs To Lead

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Major General Peter J. Gravett (Ret), the California Secretary of Veterans Affairs, leads the 33nd Annual Orange County Black History Month Parade and Cultural Fair as Grand Marshall. The event is to be held this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Downtown Anaheim. The event celebrating African American heritage and […]

Start Your Engines For The Downtown Burbank Car Classic

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The Downtown Burbank Car Classic is an exciting showcase for restored and pre-1974 sports cars, exotics and hot rods. The free event cruises into Downtown Burbank on July 28 from 3:00 to 9:00 pm. This year, the show features hundreds of vintage and renovated vehicles stretched along San Fernando Boulevard from Magnolia Boulevard to Angeleno […]

Resolutions Urge Congress to Preserve Orange County Military Bases

Senator Tom Harman

Two area military bases have been targeted for closure in new rounds of defense spending cuts and base closures. The Naval Weapons Station, located in Seal Beach, and the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base are too important, say California politicians, who are working to prevent their closure. Senator Tom Harman (R-Huntington Beach) introduced two […]

Orange Country Crime Stoppers, CHP Looking For Fatal Hit Run Suspect

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Driver Fled Scene After Fatal Collission On February 8, 2012 at around 5:57 p.m., the driver of a 1995, beige Nissan Maxima was traveling northbound on Gilbert Street, Anaheim, within the unincorporated area of Anaheim. The Nissan struck and killed 3 year old Miranda Palacios. Miranda was crossing Gilbert Street with her mother at Guinida […]

Tom Brokaw, Warren Olney to be Honored by SoCal Broadcast Journalists

Warren Olney and Tom Brokaw

Television news icon Tom Brokaw and award-winning radio journalist Warren Olney will receive top honors at the 62nd annual Golden Mike Awards gala in Universal City, the Radio and Television News Association announced. Brokaw will receive the RTNA’s 2012 Broadcast Legend Award and Olney will be honored for his broad achievements in television news as […]

OC Register News Reporter Kimberly Edds To Handle Communications For Deputy Sheriffs

Kimberly Edds

The Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs has hired Kimberly Edds, from the Orange County Register. Edds is now the Association’s Director of Communications & Public Relations. It is a new position. The Deputy Sheriffs Association wants to increase their internal communication effort within the membership, and provide accurate information on law enforcement issues important […]

CAL FIRE Steps Up Precautions Due to Wind Forecast

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In response to the strong wind event forecast for California, CAL FIRE increased its staffing and fire equipment throughout the state. High winds and low humidity expected over much of the state may continue for the next few days. In some areas wind gusts are expected exceed 60 mph. The wildfire threat is especially severe […]

Financial Card Sleeves Use New Anti-RFID Technology For Protection

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If you carry a credit card or a debit card, or even a government or military ID, you could be at risk of losing your information. That means almost everyone is at risk! There is widespread and often illegal use of RFID technology. Tthe easy ability of electronic eavesdroppers to read magnetic strips and computer […]

California National Guard Soldiers Return Home From Iraq Deployment

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This will make a lot of people happy today! More than 250 Soldiers of the California National Guard’s (CNG) 640th Aviation Support Battalion (ASB) will land at Los Alamitos Army Airfield, Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos in two flights at 6 a.m. and 6:20 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. During their yearlong deployment in support […]

Fallen Army Ranger From Orange County Celebrated

Kristoffer Domeij, Army Ranger

Sgt 1st Class Kristoffer Domeij Kristoffer Domeij grew up in in Orange County and in the Rancho Bernardo community. A star football player at Rancho Bernardo High School, Kristoffer Domeij graduated in 2001. His father, Bob Domeij was Minister of Music for Rancho Bernardo Baptist Church, now known as Lightbridge Church. Kris became one of […]