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Creepy dolls that resemble San Clemente girls found on porches


creepy San Clemente Porcelain Doll 2

NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org

Porcelain Dolls Found on Porches at San Clemente Homes

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – (July 24, 2014) – On Tuesday, July 22, 2014 the Orange County Sheriff’s Department was notified regarding porcelain dolls being left on the doorsteps of numerous residences in the Talega community of San Clemente. As many as eight homes have had porcelain dolls left on their doorsteps over the last week. Families in each of the homes where porcelain dolls were left, voiced concern that the dolls resembled their daughters. Read more…

 
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Coroner seeks public’s help in identifying man who jumped off 5 Freeway overpass


5 Fwy suicide victim

NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042
JHallock@ocsd.org

Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840
EOsterberg@ocsd.org

Coroner Investigators Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Descendent

SANTA ANA, Calif. – (July 24, 2014) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division is seeking the public’s assistance identifying and locating family of an unidentified male decedent. On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, coroner investigators began conducting a death investigation following the decedent jumping from the Beach Boulevard overpass onto the southbound Interstate 5 freeway.

The unidentified male appears to be of Middle Eastern or Hispanic descent, approximately 50-65 years old. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 183 pounds, gray-brown hair, brown eyes and a short, gray goatee. He had poor oral hygiene with two front canine teeth and recessed gums. Read more…

 
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SAPD seeks woman robber who attacked a MainPlace Macy’s employee


Santa Ana Macy's robber

Santa Ana Police Department

Advisory: SAPD Robbery Detectives request media and community assistance in identifying Robbery suspect from Macy’s Department Store at 2850 N. Main – Main Place Mall

Summary: Suspect walked out of Department Store without paying for approximately $400 worth of clothing. When the suspect was contacted by the stores loss prevention officer in an attempt to detain her reference the theft, the suspect pepper sprayed the officer twice.

The suspect then fled on foot and entered a newer model silver Nissan 4 door sedan driven by two males. The suspect vehicle fled from the Main Place Mall in an eastbound direction through the parking lot and then in an unknown direction of travel on Main Street. Read more…

 
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Man gets 10 years in prison for pimping female minors in Santa Ana


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Orange County District Attorney Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 23, 2014

Case # 13CF2470

MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEX TRAFFICKING TWO FEMALE MINORS, AGES 16 AND 17

SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced today to 10 years in state prison for sex trafficking two female minors who were 16 and 17 years old. Jaylin Juwan Marshall, 21, Sacramento, pleaded guilty June 3, 2014, to one felony count each of human trafficking of a minor and pandering a minor over 16 years old by procuring. Marshall has a prior strike conviction for a 2011 residential burglary in Sacramento County.

Co-defendant Michael Wayne Greer, 25, Sacramento, pleaded guilty June 3, 2014, to one felony count each of human trafficking of a minor and pandering a minor over 16 years old by procuring. He was sentenced to six years and four months in state prison. Both defendants must also register as lifetime sex offenders. Read more…

 
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Ward 2 Council candidate Velasquez to host a fundraiser on 7/30

July 30, 2014
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

Mirna Velasquez fundraiser at El Calamar

Mirna Velasquez, a candidate for Ward 2 on the Santa Ana City Council, is holding a fundraiser on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 6:30 pm, at El Calamar, located at 315 W. 17th St., in Santa Ana.  The event is hosted by Hugo Camacho.

Ruben Mata, a trainer, author, & coach, will be speaking at this event.

RSVP to Monica Leyva at 714-276-7050 or electvelasquez2014@gmail.com. Read more…

 
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Bower Museum’s Fiesta Latina set for July 27

July 27, 2014
11:00 amto3:30 pm

Bowers Fiesta Latina

Bowers Museum’s Fiesta Latina Celebrates Art, Culture, Community on July 27

Admission Free to First 1,500 Visitors and to All Santa Ana Residents

Santa Ana, Calif. — The Bowers Museum announces a new community program, Fiesta Latina, as part of the New California Treasures project supported by the James Irvine Foundation.

For one day only, Sunday, July 27, 2014, the Bowers will offer free admission to the first 1,500 visitors, plus free admission to all Santa Ana residents, to see its wonderful exhibitions and take advantage of this fun-filled day. The Fiesta Latina takes place from 11am-3:30pm at the Bowers Museum.

Visitors will enjoy the Latin music of boleros, rancheras, tangos and more with DJ Soto. Guests can learn how to dance salsa and compete in a dance competition to the live music of Cantamerica, an award-winning guitar ensemble, as they perform in the John M. Lee Court from 2 pm to 3:30 pm. A demonstration/performance of Brazilian martial arts will take place by Capoeira Brasil Tustin at 1:30 pm. Read more…

 
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Does shooting of a 20-year old man mean the West Myrtle Street Gang is active again?


Santa Ana Gang Shooting

Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that left a 20-year-old man injured on the sidewalk at  the 1900 block of West Myrtle Street, as reported by the O.C. Register.  The victim was shot multiple times in the upper torso.

Eleven members of the West Myrtle Street Gang, who are active in that area, convicted after a two-year investigation by Santa Ana police and federal agents, under Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) charges, in May of 2007, according to the Los Angeles Times. That was the first time that the RICO Act was used to bust local gang bangers. Read more…

 
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Original Mike’s to host a cigar event on August 2

August 2, 2014 4:00 pmtoAugust 3, 2014 1:30 am

Cigar event at Original Mike's

A Cigar Event will be hosted on August 2, 2014 at Original Mike’s, located at 100 S. Main St. in Santa Ana.

The event will include Cigars, Live Music, Scotch Tasting, Rum Tasting, a live DJ, and Dancing.

The event will be held on their beautiful 6,000 sq. ft. outdoor patio.  There is also a private Smoking Lounge inside and a fully stocked Premium Bar. Read more…

 
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Climb to stop ovarian cancer at Sender One in Santa Ana on 9/12-13

September 12, 2014
September 13, 2014

Climb4life

A one-of-a-kind ovarian cancer fundraising event is coming to the Orange Coast, specifically to Chris Sharma’s Sender One Climbing, located at 1441 S Village Way, in Santa Ana. On Sept. 12 and 13, ovarian cancer survivors, their families and friends, and rock climbers of all ages (wee ones to seniors), abilities and skill levels will join together at the first annual Climb4Life California to climb and raise funds for ovarian cancer research and awareness initiatives.

This is the signature fundraising event for the HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation, a national ovarian cancer nonprofit, which holds the Climb4Life in Colo., Boston, D.C., New York and now, Calif. The Santa Ana fundraising goal is $30,000. Read more…

 
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Man gets four years in prison for pimping a woman in Garden Grove


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Orange County District Attorney Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 21, 2014

Case # 13WF1517

MAN SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR PIMPING 19-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN GARDEN GROVE

SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced today to four years in state prison for pimping a 19-year-old woman in Garden Grove. Trey Dimaria Bailey, 22, Oakland, pleaded guilty to a court offer May 19, 2014, to one felony count each pimping and pandering by receiving or giving money with a prior conviction for armed robbery in 2010. Read more…

 
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Fundraiser for SAUSD School Board candidate Andrews set for July 30

July 30, 2014
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Shuntele Andrews fundraiser at Original Mike's

Shuntele Andrews, a retired Valley High School teacher, is hosting a fundraiser for her SAUSD School Board campaign on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 6 to 8 pm, at Original Mike’s, located at 100 S. Main St., in Santa Ana.

Andrews is endorsed by the Santa Ana Educators’ Association.

There will be appetizers and music at this event.  To RSVP email herstory63@gmail.com.  Or click here for more info. Read more…

 
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A man tried to molest a boy at Santiago Park today


Men have been lurking at Santiago Park for over 30 years

Strange men have been lurking at Santiago Park for over 25 years

A man tried to molest a little boy today at Santiago Park in North Santa Ana, according to a local neighborhood Facebook page.

Here’s the description: the man was about 40 years old give or take, with a receding hair line, lily white skin with light freckles. He had blond – gray hair, a dirty blonde mustache, and he stood 5 feet 5 or 6.  He was overweight, round face, double chin. He was wearing a salmon and white striped, scoop neck T-shirt and baggy jeans. Read more…

 
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Free Wizard of Oz musical set for July 24 and 25 at Santa Ana High School

July 24, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm
July 25, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

SAUSD Wizard of Oz

SAUSD Presents Our First Summer Musical: The Wizard of Oz.  Only 2 shows: July 24 at 10:00 a.m. & July 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are free so be sure to bring the whole family! Read more…

 
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Three local high school grads near completion of their 4K mile bike trek for charity


Healthnuts & Handlebars

THREE YOUNG ADULTS FROM ORANGE COUNTY NEAR COMPLETION OF 4,000 MILE BICYCLE TREK CROSS-COUNTRY FOR CHARITY

THEIR JOURNEY ENDS IN YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA THIS WEDNESDAY

SURPRISE PARTY PLANNED IN ORANGE COUNTY SATURDAY

WHO: Healthnuts & Handlebars bicycle trekking team

Anthony Bui, Aileen Bui, and Hannah Pham, all recent college graduates with plans to enroll in medical and pharmacy school.

WHAT: After bike riding more than 4,000 miles across America, the trio will return home to Orange County to a surprise gathering of their friends, families and sponsors across 11 states raising awareness and more than $12,000 for the Kevin Armstrong MD Memorial Sports Foundation which benefits students in the Santa Ana Unified School District. Read more…

 
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2014 OC Fair’s 2nd week features The Go-Go’s and free family activities


2014 OC Fair

2014 OC Fair’s Second Week Features Performances by The Go-Go’s, ASA Action Sports World Tour and No Duh Plus Free Activities and Family Fun July 23-27

Plus the OC Fair will salute Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Los Alamitos, Orange, Santa Ana and Seal Beach on select days July 23-25 with a community flag salute and discounts

Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 21, 2014) – The 2014 OC Fair (July 11-August 10) continues onto its second week of summer fun featuring world-class entertainment, deep-fried munchies, Texas-sized donuts, daily exhibits and thrilling rides and games. The Fair is closed Monday and Tuesday.

Here is a quick look of the events going on this week (July 23-27) at the 2014 OC Fair: Read more…

 
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