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  • Larry Schweikart - FReeper "LS" - will be appearing in Southern California this Thursday, May 18

    05/14/2017 9:13:04 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 52 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | May 14, 2017
    Larry Schweikart - FReeper "LS" - will be appearing in Southern California this week: Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:00 PM Address: Rush Park Auditorium 3001 Blume Dr Los Alamitos CA 90720 Map The event is being promoted by the 405-605 Patriots. Here is their website and here is their contact information. FReeper Loud Mime is a member and if you plan on attending you may contact him for further information not listed at the website. A special note from Loud Mime: We open the doors at 6pm, we’re setting up at that time but people are welcome, especially...
  • ‘You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks,’ chopper tells Calif. [tr]

    05/12/2017 6:34:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 12, 2017 | Travis M. Andrews and Derek Hawkins
    “You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks,” Deputy Brian Stockbridge announced via a loudspeaker. Stockbridge was in a helicopter, flying off the coast of Dana Point in Orange County, Calif., at about 2 p.m. local time on Wednesday. And, indeed, swimming in the Pacific Ocean below and clearly visible from the air, were several great white sharks. Their fins rose menacingly from the water as they glided back and forth.
  • O.C. Register gets new Anaheim address

    04/24/2017 8:39:27 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 29 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 24, 2017 | Jonathan Lansner
    What’s in an address? Saying “625 North Grand Avenue” in Orange County doesn’t sound the same as saying “Times Square” in my native New York City. But the Orange County Register has left the storied address it called home in Santa Ana for 60 years – and the paper was based in the city for a total of 112 years. New place? A modest headquarters location just south of Angel Stadium in Anaheim.
  • President Trump: The First 100 Days

    03/25/2017 9:21:27 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    KRLA AM 870 Los Angeles ^ | KRLA AM 870 Los Angeles
    Location: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library 40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065 Google Map805-522-2977
  • Pro-Trump march in Huntington Beach expected to draw thousands, including protesters

    03/24/2017 8:50:47 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | March 24, 2017 | Greg Mellen
    The organizers of the Make America Great Again march and rally, Saturday, at Bolsa Chica State Beach are crossing their fingers and hoping for a peaceful event. The march – in support of the president, military, first responders and certain causes – is being billed as a kid-friendly family-oriented event. But it takes place in climate where stark divisions in the public have led to a number of high-profile confrontations when supporters and detractors of the president collide. March organizer Jennifer Sterling said she expects at least 3,000 participants many of whom, she says, will be women, children and elderly....
  • Larry Schweikart - FReeper "LS" - will be appearing in Southern California in May

    03/21/2017 1:56:21 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 52 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread
    Larry Schweikart - FReeper "LS" - will be appearing in Southern California in May. Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017, 7:00 PM Address: Rush Park Auditorium 3001 Blume Dr Los Alamitos CA 90720 Map The event is being promoted by the 405-605 Patriots. Here is their website and here is their contact information. FReeper Loud Mime is a member and if you plan on attending you may contact him for further information not listed at the website.
  • 50 years ago Saturday, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland

    03/18/2017 1:54:21 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 25 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | March 18, 2017 | Mark Eades
    ANAHEIM – A half-century ago today, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland with great fanfare, and Ron Hanford was there. “It lived up to everything,” he recalled, now 71 and living in Rancho Cucamonga. This week, like so so many times over the years, he was back enjoying Disneyland – and Pirates... It was the last attraction overseen by Walt Disney, opening three months after his death. What is now a 15-minute journey in a boat that bobs past fireflies, pirates firing off cannons, drinking pirates and those trying to escape a jail cell – with that catchy tune...
  • A disaster at the Oroville Dam could easily become a crisis for Los Angeles too

    02/16/2017 7:08:38 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 39 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 13, 2017 | The Times Editorial Board
    Southern Californians have been drinking from the Feather River — and washing in it, flushing with it and sprinkling it over their lawns — for nearly a half century without giving it much thought, so the emergency at distant Oroville Dam provides a jolting reminder of our dependence on the wetter, northern part of the state. A disaster there could easily become a crisis here.
  • Trump and Congress can jumpstart improvements to interstate highways in Southern California

    02/15/2017 7:38:04 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | February 5, 2017 | Robert Poole
    President Trump has promised to eliminate regulations and rebuild the nation’s aging infrastructure. Federal agencies are awash with regulations and provisions based on the presumption that government is, and should be, the sole provider of infrastructure. But now that we understand the merits of public-private partnerships, which can provide more accountable public-purpose infrastructure, these numerous regulations and provisions serve as major obstacles preventing the improvement of highways and other infrastructure. Back in 1995, Reason Foundation published a policy study itemizing a number of these regulatory barriers. Sadly, most of them still exist today. If a state or municipal facility has...
  • Police: 2 Troy High Students Plotted Shooting ‘Bigger Than Columbine’

    02/01/2017 9:46:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | February 1, 2017
    Two Troy High School students have been taken into custody on accusations they plotted a school shooting, police announced Wednesday. The two 16-year-olds were arrested on charges of making criminal threats and conspiracy to commit a felony, the Fullerton Police Department reported. According to police, the two suspects were overheard Tuesday night at a Troy High athletic event plotting to “shoot up” the school. A witness told police the suspects discussed various types of guns and described the shooting plot as being “bigger than Columbine,” referring to the 1999 school shooting that left 13 innocent people dead. The witness snapped...
  • Obama To Make History With Friday Arrival In Palm Springs

    01/19/2017 2:28:33 PM PST · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    KMIR NBC Palm Springs ^ | January 19, 2017 | Vince Marino
    Post-presidential visits to the desert are nothing new. Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon and Ford all came to the Coachella Valley after their time in office. President Obama though will make history Friday when he becomes the first president to head straight for the desert the moment he becomes a private citizen. After all, they don't call the Coachella Valley "the playground of presidents" for no reasons.
  • These Orange County kids say why they're going to Trump's inauguration

    01/18/2017 5:54:23 PM PST · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | January 18, 2017 | Susan Christian Goulding, Greg Mellen, Shane Newell and Nathan Percy
    Lots of Orange County kids are skipping school today and Friday – but not just for a trip to Disneyland or Mammoth. They’re flying to Washington, D.C. to witness a historic American tradition – the transfer of power from one president to the next.
  • ‘Thousands’ of mysterious, ‘squishy’ creatures wash up along California beach

    11/30/2016 9:06:09 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 33 replies
    wqad 8 ^ | 30 Nov 2016 | KATRINA LAMANSKY
    One Facebook user, Ryan Rustan, wrote that he was walking on the Huntington Beach shoreline Monday night when he felt "little water balloons popping under my feet, super squishy."... "Couldn't tell if they were jellyfish or eggs but there are thousands up and down the beach," ...invertebrate expert says they are sea cucumbers.
  • Boeing to shift 2,400 jobs away from Huntington Beach facility by 2020

    11/16/2016 8:06:54 AM PST · by EveningStar · 46 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | November 16, 2016 | Margot Roosevelt and Greg Mellen
    Boeing will shift more than 2,400 jobs out of its Huntington Beach facility over the next four years, the aerospace giant announced Tuesday, slicing in half the number of workers at the sprawling campus. A nationwide streamlining of operations at the company’s Defense, Space & Security division will result in the transfer of 300 Huntington Beach jobs to its Seal Beach facility and 1,600 positions to its plants in Long Beach and El Segundo. Another 500 jobs will move to St. Louis. And an additional 400 will move to Huntsville, Ala., from Huntington Beach and other facilities around the country.
  • Clinton or Trump? Here's how every neighborhood in O.C. voted (Orange County, California)

    11/12/2016 7:09:58 PM PST · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | November 12, 2016 | Ian Wheeler, Lily Leung and Jeff Goertzen
    Donald Trump managed to flip some traditionally blue counties in other states but lost in Orange County, a historically conservative stronghold that’s turning bluer. Hillary Clinton snagged 401,577 votes countywide (49 percent), compared to Trump’s 361,121 (44 percent), according to results posted Friday morning. Third-party candidates Gary Johnson, Jill Stein and Gloria Estela combined got 43,293 votes (4 percent). Roughly a third of Orange County ballots remain uncounted, and final results likely are weeks away ...
  • Frank Sinatra's California Rat Pack home for sale

    11/03/2016 1:12:22 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 48 replies
    ABC7 KABC Los Angeles ^ | November 3, 2016
    Cancel any upcoming flights to the moon, because living in Frank Sinatra's Rat Pack home is a great reason to stay on Earth. Named "Villa Maggio," Sinatra's hideaway from Hollywood is on the market for $3.9 million. The Palm Desert, California home was a spot where Sinatra and fellow Rat Pack members Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop would hang out and get some R&R from their fans in a private location.
  • AT&T and DirecTV colluded in an illegal plot that kept Dodgers games off the air, DOJ lawsuit ...

    11/02/2016 11:51:48 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 2, 2016 | Brian Fung
    Full title: AT&T and DirecTV colluded in an illegal plot that kept Dodgers games off the air, DOJ lawsuit alleges AT&T and DirecTV acted as ringleaders in an illegal plot against the Dodgers Channel that kept Los Angeles sports fans from watching their favorite team on television, according to a major lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Justice Department. The anti-collusion suit alleges that DirecTV -- and its corporate parent, AT&T -- shared private negotiating information in 2014 with other TV providers, including Cox Communications and Charter Communications, in order to gain a collective advantage over Time Warner Cable, which was...
  • Lawsuit: Tom Sizemore was drunk when he struck ‘Shooter’ stuntman

    10/29/2016 10:06:55 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | October 29, 2016 | City News Service
    A stuntman who worked on the USA Network series “Shooter” sued series star Tom Sizemore and Paramount Pictures Corp. Friday, claiming he was struck and seriously injured by an SUV driven by the allegedly drunken actor last summer. Steve DeCastro and his wife, Carly DeCastro, are the plaintiffs in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit. They are seeking unspecified damages on allegations of negligence, unusual risk, battery, assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress and loss of consortium.
  • Ed Edelman, crusading L.A. County supervisor, dead at 85

    09/13/2016 1:06:07 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 1 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 12, 2016 | Jocelyn Y. Stewart
    Ed Edelman, the longtime Los Angeles County supervisor whose crusading policymaking influenced many aspects of local life including child welfare, health services and environmental preservation, has died. He was 85. During his 20 years on the Board of Supervisors, Edelman championed efforts to improve the way county government treated its most vulnerable citizens while also fighting to protects parts of the Santa Monica Mountains from development.
  • Lucille Ball's Very First Los Angeles Home Is for Sale

    08/25/2016 11:40:22 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 57 replies
    House Beautiful ^ | August 24, 2016 | Lauren Smith
    Back in 1933, a 22-year-old Lucille Ball had just landed her first movie role in Roman Scandals and signed a contract with RKO. What's a soon-to-be movie star to do? Buy a house, of course. Which is why she snatched up this bungalow on the border of West Hollywood so she could be close to all the action.