Orange County Register: Turn on all your sprinklers, let the tub overflow and run the Water Wiggle at full blast! The drought in Orange County is over. Temporarily. . . . D.C. lobbying firm PMA Group, which is under investigation by the FBI for allegedly violating campaign finance laws, has contribued $40 million to virtually every member of Congress, including every Orange County Member of Congress. The $277,118 PMA has doled out to Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) tops the OC list. . . . Latest OC restaurant closures: the Black Angus cow carver in Tustin and hipster Japanese shoveler Izakaya Zero in Huntington Beach. . . . And yet, in the same economy, Einstein Bros. Bagels plans to open five new kosher doughy doughnut stops. . . . Snott's is hiring.
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Los Angeles Times: Authorities debate whether to charge the other driver in the crash that took MMA's Charles "Mask" Lewis of HB. . . . State public health officials fined Anaheim Crest Nursing Center $75,000 in connection with the death of a patient who choked on a sandwich. . . . Shane Garrett Horning, the 25-year-old former youth pastor at Santa Margarita Methodist Church, was arraigned on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female parishoner and sending a sexually tinged text message to a 15-year-old female relative. Told you it was Creepy Friday.