Finance Services Manager Charged With Embezzling $4.3M From Placentia City FundsPlacentia’s finance services manager faces charges of embezzling $4.3 million from city funds, authorities said Thursday.
Placentia Man Fatally Slams Into Unoccupied Tow Truck On 15 FreewayIt was unclear if the accident was weather related.
Car Crashes Into Placentia Post OfficeA car crashed into a Placentia post office Friday, but no injuries were reported, police said.
Placentia Father, 41, Confesses To Sexually Molesting His Daughter From Age 3-9, Police SayPolice arrested Amado Rios-Arciga in the 800 block of W. La Jolla Street.
Labor Unions Seek Aid From Lawmakers To Repair Crumbling RoadwaysWithout more funding, streets will remain in "ailed condition" by 2024, according to the labor unions.
Cancer Survivor's Facebook Photo Serves As InspirationMindy Mitchell posted on Facebook a photo of her bare chest after a double mastectomy, along with her radiation burns and other scars from her cancer treatments.
Dozens Suffer Heat-Related Illnesses At Placentia Heritage FestivalSixty-one people suffered heat-related illnesses during the Placentia Heritage Festival on Saturday, authorities said.
Cathedral City Man Suspected Of Trying To Carjack Driver Across Street From Placentia Police StationA 33-year-old man is in custody Wednesday for allegedly trying to carjack a driver after stealing a bicycle from a woman in an attempt to flee police.
K9 Sniffs Out Third Marijuana Grow Operation In Placentia Industrial ComplexA police K9 sniffed out a large marijuana grow operation inside an industrial suite worth as much as half a million dollars, police said Monday.
Armed Man, Child Suspected Of Robbing Pizza Hut In PlacentiaDetectives sought the public's help Wednesday to locate an armed man and a 12-year-old boy who robbed a pizza restaurant in Placentia.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Pushing Aunt Off 2-Story WalkwayPolice say they've arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of pushing his aunt off a second-story apartment walkway while they were arguing about child care.
Police: Mother Arrested After 5 Children Are Left Inside Hot Car In PlacentiaA 36-year-old mother of five was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment after she left her children inside of a hot vehicle, police said on Monday.

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