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  • Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs

    Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...
  • It's A Gray Area: Control is always better than prohibition

    My wonderful mother studied one year at Occidental College before she went on to UC Berkeley, so maybe that was the reason she never liked the term "oxymoron." But that brings to my mind that the biggest oxymoron in our lives today is the term "controlled...
  • Jury says sex offender should remain in hospital

    After 24 minutes of deliberation, an Orange County jury decided Wednesday that a Costa Mesa sex offender is dangerous and should remain in a state hospital, according to a court official. Jurors began deliberating about whether to release Cary Jay...
  • Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church holds its first same-sex wedding

     Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church holds its first same-sex wedding
    This article has been corrected. See note below. Jose Lopez-Mercedes and Steven Fenn, Jr., had this special day planned three years ago. So when the United States Supreme Court ruled late last month that backers of Proposition 8 — a ballot...
  • Third-striker to be released over prosecutor's objection

    A man who was serving 25 years to life in prison under the state’s three strikes law after a conviction for unlawful taking of a vehicle will be released from custody after a judge determined Monday that he does not pose an unreasonable risk of...
  • Fake cop who kidnapped man and demanded sex with wife is convicted

    A Santa Ana man who posed as a police officer and threatened a man with deportation if he did not allow him to have sex with his wife was convicted Tuesday. Tariq Ibrahim Musa, 33, was found guilty in Orange County Superior Court of felony kidnapping to...
  • Fire pit burn case may be settled

    A lawsuit filed against the city of Huntington Beach by a family whose child was burned after he fell into a fire pit two years ago may have been settled, according to the Orange County Superior Court. A hearing is to take place on Aug. 26, when the...
  • Anaheim voting rights case ordered to go to trial

    Anaheim voting rights case ordered to go to trial
    The legal case over whether Anaheim’s election system denies Latinos fair political participation has been ordered to go to trial. The case had been put on hold while the Anaheim City Council voted on changes to the city’s at-large...
  • It's Gray Area: How much government is too much government?

    The following question is meant to be practical, not philosophical, and your answer is important. Do you want unlimited government? That would mean that government would effectively take responsibility for deciding and controlling all aspects of our...
  • Driver pleads not guilty to attempted murder

    Driver pleads not guilty to attempted murder
    A Newport Beach woman who prosecutors allege tried to ram an Orange County sheriff's deputy with her SUV pleaded not guilty Wednesday to attempted murder and related charges. Rebecca Lee McLaughlin, 48, faces one count each of attempted murder of a...
  • It's A Gray Area: U.S. should not intervene overseas

    One of the first things done when our country was founded in 1787 was establish the United States Department of War. This agency lasted until 1947, when it was re-organized and re-named the U.S. Department of Defense. But given our history since that...