A Santa Ana man has been charged with first-degree murder and other felonies in Riverside County for the fatal shooting of his estranged wife and wounding of her lover.Benjamin Felix Sanchez, 45, was arrested hours after Saturday's violence in the woman's Corona home.
The first time I ever saw buches--perhaps more properly known as pescuezos de pollo--was at the late, lamented Breed Street vendor fair in Boyle Heights, where the scent of frying chicken competed for olfactory primacy against enchiladas, pambazos, churros, and pit-roasted meat. I wasn't paying atte ... More >>
The WadUPDATE, JUNE 24, 10:11 A.M.: I still haven't heard back from the Anaheim City Attorney's office over its prosecution of retired pervy
police chief Paul Lawrence Wadley. Perhaps given my history with the case (see the 150 updates that precede this one), they assume I'll blame them for the ... More >>
Why is your kid still huffing lead and other nasty toxins in your low-income housing unit despite the federal government having already sent your Orange County city funds to remedy the hazard?Blame Belinda Exon. The president of Rehab
Financial Services, Inc., a now-defunct Huntington Beach comp ... More >>
DMVUpdate, December 20, 5:40 p.m.: Retired Huntington Park Police Chief Paul Lawrence Wadley pleaded not guilty today to misdemeanor indecent exposure charges.The 56-year-old Anaheim resident had previously turned himself in to authorities after returning from an overseas trip. While Wadley ... More >>
Dave LiebermanIt seems obvious that the farmers' markets would be closed on a holiday,
but they're also often closed right after a holiday, because no one is
around to harvest. Due to the Christmas and New Year's holidays' weekend
appearances this year, the closures are odder than normal. Chec ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThousands of Angelenos filled Figueroa Street and Jefferson Boulevard Monday morning to celebrate the Los Angeles Lakers' 16th NBA Championship with a well-deserved victory parade. While authorities had not provided an official number at press time, estimates of 500, ... More >>
An anti-abortion activist taking photographs outside a controversial Santa Ana family planning clinic suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon after being attacked by a physician who obviously did not appreciate having his picture taken.
According to Santa Ana Police records, Howard Tendai Pfpaje ... More >>