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Hockey Rink Manager Out on His Bum Following Fraud Conviction

Hockey Rink Manager Out on His Bum Following Fraud Conviction

Michael Schwartz was given 30 days to get out of the SJC Sports Rink property.
Salmonella Fears Prompt Recall of Almond, Peanut Butters

Salmonella Fears Prompt Recall of Almond, Peanut Butters

The goods in question were sold at Whole Foods, Ralph's and Trader Joe's.
State to Appeal O.C. Judge's Ruling that Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

State to Appeal O.C. Judge's Ruling that Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

“I am appealing the court’s decision because it is not supported by the law," said Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Number of Hate Crimes in O.C. Fell in 2013

Number of Hate Crimes in O.C. Fell in 2013

At the same time, personal, race-based confrontations were up.

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So Many Blue Whales off Dana Point, Even Dolphins are Whale Watching

So Many Blue Whales off Dana Point, Even Dolphins are Whale Watching

The endangered blue whales are making Dana Point their summer home.
Man Impersonating Police Officer Makes Traffic Stop, Robs Victim

Man Impersonating Police Officer Makes Traffic Stop, Robs Victim

Deputies are looking for a man who made the stop on the I-5 Freeway in San Clemente from a vehicle fixed with red and blue lights.
Special Kids Set Sail from Dana Point for the 19th Time

Special Kids Set Sail from Dana Point for the 19th Time

It's a Fish for Life trip, taking kids with physical and mental challenges on the high seas.
'Precious Gem' Ready for Adoption

'Precious Gem' Ready for Adoption

Ruby is a gorgeous, sweet 2-year-old Labrador retriever mix with a ready-to-please demeanor.
Deputies Clear Marijuana Plants from Laguna Wilderness Park

Deputies Clear Marijuana Plants from Laguna Wilderness Park

The "mature" crops have an estimated street value of as much as $5 million.
Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

The breach occurred between June 22 and July 17 of this year, the company reported today.
Dana Point Has County's Second Highest Suicide Rate

Dana Point Has County's Second Highest Suicide Rate

Dana was tied with Newport Beach. Laguna Beach came in with the highest rate per 100,000 population.
My Thoughts on Suicide -- RIP Robin Williams -- from a Woman who Lived It

My Thoughts on Suicide -- RIP Robin Williams -- from a Woman who Lived It

His suicide was not an act of selfishness. What IS selfish is is me thinking that my husband Bill ... owed it to me to live.
Guess How Many Pounds of Bacon You All Ate at the O.C. Fair

Guess How Many Pounds of Bacon You All Ate at the O.C. Fair

Does it help if we told you the annual attraction saw 1.3 million visitors during its 23-day run? The fair by the numbers.
South County Piano Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Molestation

South County Piano Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Molestation

John Mordecai Scott of Lake Forest could face up to 30 years and four months in prison if convicted. He also taught in Mission Viejo and RSM
PHOTO: Shark Sighting at San Clemente Pier Closes Beach

PHOTO: Shark Sighting at San Clemente Pier Closes Beach

VIDEO added! San Clemente beaches, from North Beach to Lost Winds Beach, were closed for two hours.
Eat a Chocolate Chip Cookie, Donate to Children's Hospital of O.C.

Eat a Chocolate Chip Cookie, Donate to Children's Hospital of O.C.

The fundraiser is at all Chick-fil-A Orange County locations on Friday.
Former Disneyland Repairman Pleads Guilty to Molesting 4 Girls

Former Disneyland Repairman Pleads Guilty to Molesting 4 Girls

One of the incidents took place in Laguna Hills.
Dana Point Gastro-Pub Celebrating One-Year Anniversary (and You're Invited)

Dana Point Gastro-Pub Celebrating One-Year Anniversary (and You're Invited)

Jimmy's Famous American Tavern is throwing a party, with proceeds going to the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group.
Anna Bryson Will Not Run for Re-Election to CUSD School Board

Anna Bryson Will Not Run for Re-Election to CUSD School Board

Two other incumbents are running, and there are two-candidate races in each of the three trustee seats up for grabs.
Deputies Suspect Lake Forest Piano Teacher of Lewd Acts with a Child

Deputies Suspect Lake Forest Piano Teacher of Lewd Acts with a Child

John Scott also teaches in Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita. Officials believe there may be additional victims.
Meteor Showers Are Pretty Cool, but This Year, They Follow an Extra-Super Supermoon

Meteor Showers Are Pretty Cool, but This Year, They Follow an Extra-Super Supermoon

The Perseids are coming. How to watch them while competing with the glare of the brightest of supermoons.
How to Follow Laguna Niguel-Dana Point Patch on Mobile

How to Follow Laguna Niguel-Dana Point Patch on Mobile

Say goodbye to the old Patch app and hello to the new, mobile-friendly Patch.com.
How the Mona Lisa Spurred a Trip to Kuala Lumpur

How the Mona Lisa Spurred a Trip to Kuala Lumpur

A Dana Point man is headed east after winning a SoCal speech contest with a talk about the emotionally mysterious painting.
Obit: One Man, One Dream - A Salute to Dr. Gordy Klatt

Obit: One Man, One Dream - A Salute to Dr. Gordy Klatt

The man who started Relay for Life.