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Police searching for vehicle, driver in Santa Ana hit-and-run

ocregister.com — SANTA ANA - Police are searching for a driver who left the scene of a crash Monday evening that left a husband and wife seriously injured, authorities said. The male driver fled but left behind a license plate that investigators are using to try to find the vehicle's owner, said Cpl.
Sep 02, 2014

Police searching for driver and vehicle in Santa Ana hit-run crash ocregister.com/articles/vehic…

19-year-old arrested on suspicion of robbery with knife

ocregister.com — COSTA MESA - A 19-year-old was arrested on suspicion of robbing a man at knife-point and cutting his hand, officials said. Costa Mesa police officers found Jose A. Espinoza a short distance from where the robbery occurred early Saturday morning, officials said, still holding a knife. The robbery was reported at 12:20 a.m.
Sep 02, 2014

19-yo arrested on suspicion of robbing 36yo at knife-point in Costa Mesa ocregister.com/articles/robbe…

OC state Senate candidate attacks foe in commercial

ocregister.com — Former Assemblyman Jose Solorio, a Santa Ana Democrat, has rolled out a series of radio ads in his campaign against county Supervisor Janet Nguyen, a Garden Grove Republican, in the race to fill the open state Senate District 34 seat. "911," which attacks Nguyen, is one of those ads.
Sep 02, 2014

Ad watch: OC state Senate Jose Solorio candidate attacks foe Janet Nguyen in commercial - The Orange County Register ocregister.com/articles/ambul…

Bicyclist identified in fatal Huntington Beach crash

ocregister.com — HUNTINGTON BEACH - A bicyclist killed after being hit by a suspected drunken driver Monday was identified as a 55-year-old resident, officials said. Michael Bastien, of Huntington Beach, died from his injuries at UCI Medical Center in Orange, according to the coroner's office.

Your 'secret summer' starts now

ocregister.com — Cindy Love can't wait to paddle her outrigger canoe along the shoreline on the often-glassy ocean September brings. "It's like an undiscovered feature of living here," she said. "The water is warm and we start seeing all kinds of animal life ...
Sep 02, 2014

Your 'secret summer' starts now - The Orange County Register ocregister.com/articles/septe… // or best part of #endlesssummer. Good job @lagunaini!

Sep 02, 2014

Your 'secret summer' starts now - The Orange County Register ocregister.com/articles/septe…

Loretta Sanchez settles in for the long haul

ocregister.com — ANAHEIM - Political campaigns are usually like locusts - they make a lot of noise and then disappear until their season comes around again. But the campaign of Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, purchased a permanent headquarters 11/2 years ago, indicating that the nine-term, 54-year-old congresswoman plans to remain in office for a while and will have a campaign machine that may never go entirely dormant.
Sep 02, 2014

Loretta Sanchez settles in for the long haul, buys campaign HQ - The Orange County Register ocregister.com/articles/campa…

Sep 02, 2014

Such a California story: it's always about real estate. Loretta Sanchez purchases a permanent campaign headquarters. m.ocregister.com/articles/campa…

Retail openings, closings: Wet Seal rolls out plus-size store

ocregister.com — Wet Seal rolls out plus-size store A artist's rendering of an aerial view of The Source, a new retail development that's being constructed at Orangethorpe Avenue and Beach Boulevard. , COURTESY OF M&D PROPERTIES The retail scene in Orange County is constantly changing. Stay up-to-date on store openings and closures with our new tracker, Open and Shut.
Sep 02, 2014

Kind of a new strategy for Wet Seal, which rolls out plus-size stores > ow.ly/3pIHVe $WTSL

Big A lease debate finds a partisan tangle

ocregister.com — Political partisanship is getting turned on its head when it comes to the publicly owned Angel Stadium and proposed lease amendments. Democrats are often the staunchest opponents of public subsidies for major league sports venues. Exhibit A: In San Francisco, where Democrats outnumber Republicans by nearly 7-1, voters rejected public funding for a new baseball stadium on four occasions.
Sep 02, 2014

Good story (and input from readers) on #Angels Stadium future (no paywall on this) ... ht.ly/B04P2

Sep 02, 2014

Big A lease debate finds a partisan tangle - The Orange County Register ocregister.com/articles/city-…