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A Santa Ana man got arrested for pointing a laser at the O.C. Sheriff’s helicopter

A Santa Ana man learned the hard way that pointing a laser at a police helicopter is a very bad idea. On January 13, 2019, the O.C. Sheriff’s Duke 1 helicopter crew was working a call over the City of Santa Ana. While on the call, the crew was struck multiple times by a green…

A suspicious package sickened four County workers at the O.C. Courthouse today

There was a commotion this afternoon at about 2 p.m. at the Orange County Courthouse as several County workers had to be treated for symptoms related to the opening of a suspicious package found at the main Courthouse according to the OC Sheriff. A total of four individuals were affected, including one Orange County Sheriff’s…

A woman in Santa Ana has become the O.C.’s first flu fatality this year

(Santa Ana, CA) — The County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA) has confirmed Orange County’s first influenza-related death in a person under 65 years of age this season. An adult female resident of Santa Ana who had underlying health conditions died of complications related to influenza infection. Public Health Laboratory testing confirmed that she…

Is it time to change the name of Eddie West Stadium to the People’s OC Marijuana Stadium?

The City of Santa Ana is broke – for many reasons including the granting of raises to the top executives at City Hall a couple years ago as well as our tradition of hiring overpaid city managers then firing them with a six figure parting gift. On top of that we are facing millions of…