Southern California Cities Offering Emergency Rental AssistanceWith thousands of Southern Californians out of work, moratoriums on evictions have been declared in many areas, but elected officials are hoping to help both renters and landlords weather the pandemic.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Is Surprise Guest Speaker At Virtual Graduation Of UC Irvine's School Of Biological SciencesDr. Fauci, speaking from Bethesda, Maryland, acknowledged that celebrating a college graduation virtually, without their professors, fellow students, and friends and family, was “extremely disappointing at best.”
Irvine Animal Care Center To Resume In-Person Pet Adoptions By Appointment OnlyThe facility has been open to staff caring for animals, but has been closed to the public for all drop-in services at the end of March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Caught On Video: UC Irvine Food Pantry BurglarizedPolice did not say what was taken, but surveillance video showed the suspect was a white man with a beard wearing all black clothes and a black hat.
Irvine Charity Working Wardrobes Vows To Rebuild After Fire Destroys Its WarehouseA four-alarm fire destroyed everything at Working Wardrobes, which has provided training and professional clothes for job seekers since 1990.
Taco Bell To Raise Salaries Of Some Managers To $100K, Offer Paid Sick LeaveTaco Bell says they will raise the salaries for some of its store managers to $100,000 as part of a slate of ambitious New Year’s resolutions for 2020.
Mercedes Crashes Into Tree Near UC Irvine; 3 DeadWhen officers arrived, they found three people dead inside the vehicle. A fourth person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
OC Fire Authority Worker Shoots Dog, Dumps Body At Irvine Fire Station, Prosecutors SayHe remains employed with the agency. The dog was shot in the head. A trash truck driver discovered the dog’s body in a dumpster at an Irvine fire station back in August.
Car Crash Sparks Brush Fire Near 241 Freeway In IrvineIt appears to have started after a car slammed into a telephone pole and caught fire.
Taco Bell Recalls 2.3 Million Pounds Of Seasoned Beef After Metal Shaving Found In Customer's FoodThe Irvine-based restaurant chain removed the recalled beef Monday from restaurants in 21 states across the eastern Midwest, northern Southeast and Northeast regions. Restaurants on the West Coast were not affected by the recall.
Irvine Teen Girl Sexually Assaulted By Man She Met Online, Prosecutors SayAuthorities said the suspect shot video of himself sexually assaulting the victim on at least one occasion.
4 Arrested For Kidnapping Irvine Woman, Demanding Ransom From Victim’s HusbandThe suspects tried to extort the husband by sending him photos of his captive wife using a cell phone app, authorities said.
Woman Arrested For DUI After Crashing Into Gate Of Irvine JailThe impact of the crash took out the jail’s front gate, which was left lying across the entrance road to the facility.
Camp Counselor At Mission Viejo Church Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 8-Year-OldNicolas David Cruz, 19, was arrested at the church, 27192 Jeronimo Rd. He is currently being held on $100,000 bail and has since been terminated by the church, according to Irvine Police.
Survey Finds Workers Feeling Burned Out By Long SoCal Commutes, High Cost Of LivingThe causes of the burnout are blamed on Southern California’s famously long commutes and the high cost of living, which forces workers to move even further from their jobs and contributes more to the long commutes – even for those who manage to use public transportation.