A man who hired gang members to gun down his state corrections officer bride in Anaheim was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in state prison. A jury last September found 53-year-old Nuzzio Begaren guilty of the cold case conspiracy murder of his wife Elizabeth in 1998 to collect a $1 million li ... More >>
See Update No. 2 at the bottom of page 2 on the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners accepting the report on Dorner's firing hours after the autopsies on his first presumed victims, an Irvine couple, were released. Update No. 1 on page 2 is about the LAPD report concluding Dorner's firing was " ... More >>
Assi, the Korean market that replaces Stein Mart in the Woodbridge neighborhood in Irvine, is having its grand opening this Thursday, March 28 at 9:00 a.m. There will a ribbon-cutting by Irvine Mayor Steven Choi, live entertainment and giveaways, including rice cookers and other household appliance ... More >>
Randal Quan, the father of one of the first murder victims pinned to rampaging LAPD washout Christopher Jordan Dorner, called the Irvine Police Department watch commander right after initial media reports of two people being killed at a condo complex Feb. 3 out of fear his daughter may have been one ... More >>
See the update at the end of page 5 on the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department defending the use of "hot gas," which could have sparked the cabin fire, on the suspect.ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 7, 9:48 A.M.: The word coming out of the Los Angeles Police Department this morning is meant to apply to t ... More >>
See Update Nos. 3-4 on page 3 about social media reactions to the tragedy and 10 new developments via police and media reports.See Update Nos. 1-2 on page 2 about CSUF and Concordia University mourning the loss of the couple, more details about each, video from a press conference by the Titans wome ... More >>
See Update No. 2 at the end of this post on media reports the false DUI caller is a Costa Mesa police union stooge.See Update No. 1 on a new Costa Mesa Police Department statement claiming the agency is super serious about investigating the false DUI report.ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 24, 2:25 P.M.: Costa M ... More >>
Bob ran late for our interview, so I did the next best thing: Grill his team. Ben, Daniel and Justin were more than happy to share stories between orders. Like this one time, when their Spudrunners luxe lonchera's engine fell out while Daniel drove up the 57. Bob pushed it with his Kia rental, and t ... More >>
Dense in the head that I am, it still took me all of 3 seconds to realize how the City of Irvine came to host the Irvine Korean Cultural Festival tomorrow. Steven Choi, city councilman and a candidate for mayor, is also its founder. Why tomorrow? Well, because today, January 13th, is the day the ... More >>
Dancing robots, acrobatic bears, Victoria's Secret angels and shuffling hamsters are among the best new acts in TV commercials--but what about the music? Here are some of the best EDM tracks you can hear on TV today.
Ahhhhh, Monday morning. Settle back into your 9-5 cubicle job, grab a cup of tea, it's time to surf the internet! FemininiTea by Herban LifestyleDid you know you can find herbal teas (that people make themselves!) on Etsy? Herban Lifestyle is one Etsy seller doing just that, providi ... More >>
Keith MayKia was the runt of the litterAt an unincorporated no-man's land at mouth of Santa Ana River at border between Newport and Huntington Beaches sits a hidden dog beach--that other dog beach. While most automatically think of Huntington Beach's Dog Beach on Pacific Coast Highway, this one i ... More >>
Very early Tuesday in Tustin. Not the real crime but an amazing facsimile. Once again, it's the Weekly's weekly round-up of Orange County police calls...MONDAY, JUNE 22Breaking Up the Boredom of a Bank Line: Shortly after noon, a man clutching a backpack threatened to blow up the Bank of America bra ... More >>
Why is a Dirty Sanchez called a Dirty Sanchez?