Earlier we had the Santa Ana Police Department releasing images from surveillance video of three men stealing a church safe. Someone's got the photo bug over at the PD because they have also publicized shots of a reluctant robber of a Home Depot and Radio Shack in town.
A former Rancho Santa Margarita accounting consultant is scheduled to be arraigned in Santa Ana today for allegedly embezzling $822,000 from a longtime friend's company, using the ill-gotten money to pay off seven credit cards that racked up charges for gasoline, bar tabs, restaurant bills, cable ... More >>
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It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more girlie knife fights, un-tartared waters, pranksters with bullhorns, real-looking fake-gun scares and dogs stolen, smashed, smelling marijuana and taking bites out of crime
Probably not the d ... More >>
Mia KirbyAlex Brown Church and the rest of indie-folk outfit Sea Wolf will make their way to Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa on September 15. Tickets are $10, and available now. If you've never heard their name, you've perhaps (perhaps!) have still heard their music; "You're a Wolf" was on a Chevy Mali ... More >>
[Reg-O-Meter staff memo: With yet another entry this week of the name “Gordon Dillow,” the Reg-O-Meter, after being in operation a mere three weeks, incurred a major, possibly fatal technological malfunction—goddamn Radio Shack parts. Until repairs can be made, the Reg-O-Meter has been shut ... More >>
President Bush, as he never tires of reminding us, considers protecting the American people to be his top priority. So, how's that working out? The New York Times gives us an idea:
Mismanagement of a $1 billion technology contract by the Transportation Security Administration resulted in the expendi ... More >>