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This week’s Cochino List includes a Santa Ana Shell Station food mart

Restaurants and other food vendors ordered to close and allowed to reopen by Orange County health inspectors from Nov. 19 to Nov. 27: Food Mart at Shell Station, 320 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana, Closed: Nov. 23, Reason: Rodent infestation, Reopened: Nov. 23 The Human Bean, 21991 El Toro Road, Suite 10, Lake Forest, Closed:…

A man was struck and killed on the 55 Fwy. on Thursday morning

An unidentified pedestrian was struck by a car and killed early on Thursday morning on the northbound 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa near the 405 Freeway at 3:20 a.m., according to the CHP. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian was a white Ford Fusion, according to the CHP. The crash happened on the freeway’s right…

A man was arrested after allegedly setting fires behind Saddleback H.S.

A man set multiple fires along the bike trail behind Saddleback High School, in the 900 block of West Alton Avenue, in Santa Ana early on Thursday morning, at about 1 am., Nov. 26, according to the OCFA. Residents and SAPD police officers used garden hoses to protect the homes that were at risk as…

The SAPD is searching for two women who defaced statues at a Buddhist Temple

On 11/22/2020, the wanted female suspects entered the Hu’o’ng Tich Buddhist Temple’s property and defaced several statues by use of spray paint, at 4821 W. 5th Street, Santa Ana. Suspect 1: Female wearing a blue “Patriots” beanie, facemask, blue jacket, gray sweatpants and black and white shoes. Suspect 2: Female wearing a black beanie, facemask,…