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Santa Ana man convicted of 1995 cold case kidnapping and stabbing-murder of Gonzalo Ramirez
Shannon Gries

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE Case # 13ZF0162/12CF3070 Date: May 23, 2016 MAN CONVICTED OF 1995 COLD CASE KIDNAPPING AND STABBING-MURDER OF MAN SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was convicted today for his role in the 1995 cold case kidnapping and stabbing-murder of a man. Shannon Ray Gries, 45, Santa Ana, pleaded guilty today,…

Man sentenced for pimping a woman in Santa Ana and taking her payments
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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE Case # 15CF2459 Date: May 20, 2016 MAN SENTENCED FOR PIMPING AND PANDERING WOMAN AND KEEPING ALL THE MONEY SHE RECEIVED FROM COMMERICAL SEX ACTS SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced yesterday for the pimping and pandering of a woman and keeping all of the money that she…

Man charged with shooting a man and wounding two women in Santa Ana
Dustin Sean Ross McDonald

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE Case # 14CF2681 Date: May 20, 2016 DEFENDANT TO FACE TRIAL FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES SHOOTING-MURDER OF ONE MAN AND INJURING TWO WOMEN SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Garden Grove man will face trial Monday for the special circumstances shooting-murder of a man and attempted murder of two women in Santa…

Concert review – Son Lux at the Constellation Room

How Son Lux Left my Mind in Tatters And a brief interview with guitarist Rafiq Bhatia… If your concert history is longer than a single event, there’s a good chance you’re aware of the “it’s-better-if-you-already-love-the-song” phenomenon. There’s just something about anticipating a sound before it’s played that elevates a song watching experience to sensual nirvana.…

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