Irvine, Anaheim Checkpoints, South County Patrols TONIGHT; Santa Ana Stop SATURDAY

Watch for Saturday night checkpoint here.
Watch for Saturday night checkpoint here.
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UPDATE NO. 2, NOV. 20, 12:18 P.M.: Yet another DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint was announced today, but this one does not happen until Saturday night.

It's in the area of West First Street in Santa Ana, according to police, who add it will run from 9 p.m. through 3 a.m. Sunday.

UPDATE NO. 1, NOV. 20, 8:57 A.M.: Now it's time to play the game that's sweeping south-ish eastern Orange County: Name The Intersection of Tonight's OTHER DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint.

Drive in this city with an empty tank and wonder if there's a gas station anywhere in town.
Drive in this city with an empty tank and wonder if there's a gas station anywhere in town.
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Clue No. 1: It's from 8 tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday.

Clue No. 2: Irvine Police run this one.

Clue No. 3: Just about all intersections in this city look like the one above.

Give up? It will be in the area of Bake Parkway and Rockfield Boulevard.

Meanwhile, the sheriff's department has announced it will run DUI saturation patrols that put extra deputies on specific streets of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita known for drunken driving arrests, collisions and fatalities from 7 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday.

ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 20, 7:08 A.M.: It's time to play the game that's sweeping northwestern Orange County: Name That Intersection of Tonight's DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint.

Petroleum, fast food and stop 'n rob hot dogs mean there's gas on every corner of this intersection.
Petroleum, fast food and stop 'n rob hot dogs mean there's gas on every corner of this intersection.
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Clue No. 1: The operation runs from 8 tonight through 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Clue No. 2: It's conducted by the Traffic Unit of ...

Clue No. 3: ... the Anaheim Police Department.

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!

Time's up: It'll be in the area of Ball Road and Brookhurst Street, where all drivers will be checked to make sure they are properly licensed ... and especially sober.

Tonight's sponsor? A grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Email: mcoker@ocweekly.com. Twitter: @MatthewTCoker. Follow OC Weekly on Twitter @ocweekly or on Facebook!

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