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.
OC Nonprofit Working Wardrobes Reopens In Santa Ana Months After FireWorking Wardrobes, a nonprofit organization that assists the unemployed, opened its new success center in Santa Ana Wednesday after being forced out of its Irvine facility earlier this year due to a February fire.
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.
Taco Bell Removing Some Popular Items, Introducing New Ones In Revamped 2020 MenuTaco Bell is removing long-time favorites from the menu but promising that the replacements will still be tasty.
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.
'These Were Not Pranks': Twin YouTube Stars Charged With Swatting In Connection With Fake Irvine Bank RobberiesThe Stokes brothers each face a maximum sentence of four years in state prison if convicted as charged, according to the district attorney's office.
Irvine Opens Free Coronavirus Testing Site At Great ParkThe site will be capable of testing up to 260 people per day.
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.”
Arson Suspect Arrested In String Of Trash Can Fires In Irvine NeighborhoodAn arson suspect was arrested in Irvine after allegedly starting several trash can fires in a residential area.
Irvine Home Raided By FBI Wednesday, 24-Year-Old Arrested On Weapons ChargesThe suspect's mother said she believes her son has been framed by someone who does not like him.
Irvine Approves Outdoor Seating For Restaurants, Drive-In Concerts, Free Coronavirus TestingThe council voted to allow restaurants to use patios, common areas and parking lots to expand seating to allow for social distancing.
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.