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Fire At Edison Substation Knocks Out Power For Thousands In Irvine

SKY9’s Stu Mundel reports 26,000 were initially reported to have lost power, however that number had lowered to about 8,600 by 10 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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Irvine OKs Plans To Turn Portion Of OC’s Great Park Into Veterans Cemetery

Lawmakers in Irvine are moving forward with plans to use a portion of the Orange County Great Park for a veterans cemetery.

07/24/2014

Morgan Wilson, student athlete, is fighting for her life. (credit: the Wilson family)

High School Tennis Player Who Collapsed After Run Remains In Critical Condition

Morgan Wilson, 17, is hospitalized in the ICU at UC Irvine Medical Center.

07/10/2014

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UC Irvine Eliminated From College World Series By Texas

C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series’ long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

06/18/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama (3rd R) is greeted by US Senator Barbara Boxer (C), D-CA, as she and US President Barack Obama (2nd R) arrive Palm Springs, California, June 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls On UC Irvine Grads To Fight Climate Change

President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of UC Irvine.

06/14/2014

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UC Irvine Law School Earns Accreditation

UC Irvine’s School of Law has earned its full American Bar Association accreditation.

06/07/2014

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Obama Plans OC Fundraising Stop Prior To UC Irvine Commencement Address

President Obama is scheduled to take part in a roundtable discussion in Laguna Beach before he heads to Anaheim’s Angel Stadium for the June 14 ceremony, a DNC official said.

06/06/2014

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Metrolink Train Catches Fire In Irvine, Passengers Exit Safely

A fire on a Metrolink passenger train Thursday caused delays in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

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2 Critical, 2 Hurt In Irvine Crash

Officials said all four injured were transported to a nearby hospital.

05/08/2014

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Taco Bell To Launch 1st Upscale ‘U.S. Taco’ Location In Huntington Beach

Taco Bell is going upscale! The Irvine-based fast food chain is unveiling its new alter-ego, U.S. Taco.

CBS Los Angeles–04/25/2014

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2 Killed, 5 Injured In Crash On 5 Freeway In Irvine

Two people were killed Thursday morning and several others injured in a two-car crash on the northbound 5 Freeway in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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LAPD Investigating Possible Link Between Teen’s Abduction, Recent Murders

Commander Andrew Smith identified Robert Ransom as a suspect in the case, and says the facts surrounding the girl’s attempted abduction last month are startlingly similar to two other recent cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Mudslide Search Dog Comes Home To SoCal

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and her yellow lab have returned to Southern California after an unprecedented recovery mission in Washington state.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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OC Man Convicted For Bank Hostage-Taking

Fifty-six-year-old Myung Jae Kim of Irvine was found guilty Friday of false imprisonment, assault, possession of a destructive device and making criminal threats. He faces up to 24 years in prison.

04/11/2014

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Vietnamese-Americans Fight Irvine City Council Member’s Friendship-City Proposal

KCAL9’s Stacey Butler reports leaders heard from hundreds of people at a city council meeting Tuesday night as they spoke out against city council member Larry Agran’s proposal to become a friendship-city with Nha Trang.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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