Kaiser Medical Offices, COVID-19 Testing Site In Orange County Temporarily Closed Due To High Winds, WildfiresThe Barranca, Foothill Ranch, Tustin Ranch, Brea and Yorba Linda medical offices will be closed until further notice. Kaiser’s COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Anaheim Medical Center has also been temporarily closed.
Irvine Man Faces Federal Charges Of Setting Fire To Unmarked Santa Monica Police Vehicle During ProtestsWilson was arrested on Oct. 9 after he was found hiding in a mattress box spring in the bedroom of his Irvine home, where authorities say they also recovered clothes that appeared to match those seen in photos taken near the destroyed police car.
Former Irvine Attorney Gets Life Without Possibility Of Parole For Throwing Ex-Wife's Body From Mediterranean Cruise ShipLonnie Loren Kocontes, 62, was convicted in June of first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife, Micki Kanesaki, while they were on a Mediterranean cruise in 2006.
Irvine's Great Park Balloon Reminds All Of Orange County To Mask UpThe iconic balloon – bearing the color of its home county – soars 400 feet above the Great Park and in pre-pandemic times serves as a public observation deck.
Mayhem Miller In Trouble Again; Ex-MMA Fighter Faces Charges Of Burglary, Grand Theft Auto In IrvineMiller, 39, who is on probation in a domestic violence case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony count each of first-degree burglary, unlawful taking of a vehicle and grand theft auto after being arrested Friday evening in the 3300 block of Loop Road.
Girl Scouts Introduces French Toast-Inspired CookieThe Girl Scouts’ newest cookie is “Toast-Yay,” a French toast-inspired cookie flavor dipped in icing. The cookie will be available in Orange County and other markets across the country.
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.