Big changes are afoot in the Orange County court system thanks to a lack of state funding.The Harbor Justice Center in Laguna Hills will close July 1, and family-law cases handled in Santa Ana Superior Court will be moved to the Lamoureaux Justice Center in Orange.
A year ago, a lone juror prevented Gabriela Mariana Morales from being convicted in the beating death of her 4-year-old son back in May 2008.The Santa Ana 30-year-old did not get so lucky this week, when a jury that deliberated for day found her guilty of second-degree murder, assault on a child lik ... More >>
Nicholas James Needham, who pleaded guilty in October to molesting a 5-year-old boy in an Orange mall restroom, was sentenced today to nine years in federal prison for a separate crime: possessing more than 200 images of kiddie porn.The 28-year-old, who'd recently moved to Orange from Laguna Beac ... More >>
Mater Dei's logoAs a student-athlete who grew up playing sports at a local high school, I had the privilege (read: frustration) of occasionally sharing the field with teams from Mater Dei High School. Their teams, in most every sport (particularly boys basketball and football), were alw ... More >>
UPDATE: As the attorney in the post below argues a court ruling may doom red-light cameras statewide, they may be permanently banned in Anaheim by November following a City Council vote Tuesday night. The Orange County Register has the scoop.
A Huntington Beach attorney believes a new appellate c ... More >>