‘Marrying Millions’ Star, Real Estate Developer Bill Hutchinson Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teens In Laguna BeachA reality show star from Texas was charged on Friday with sexually assaulting two 16-year-old girls at his Laguna Beach vacation home.
OC Sees 1,795 Newly Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19Orange County health officials on Sunday reported 1,795 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 13 more deaths.
Coronavirus Risks Forcing Families To Rethink, Cancel Large Thanksgiving GatheringsFamilies are thinking twice about inviting older relatives for Thanksgiving, especially now on the heels of stern warnings from health officials about the spike in local cases, and other guests fearing COVID-19 could spread among their loved ones.
Orange County Likely Heading Back To More Restrictive Purple Tier If COVID-19 Cases Keep RisingThe updated count comes on the same day pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced its coronavirus vaccine could be 90% effective against COVID-19.
Antibody Screening In Orange County Finds COVID-19 More Widespread Than Previously ThoughtA UC Irvine study found 11.5% of county residents have antibodies for COVID-19, contrasted with previous estimates of less than 2%.
Thefts From Distracted Shoppers On The Rise In Orange CountyAccording to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, investigators have seen an uptick in wallets and other personal items being taken from purses while people are shopping.
Orange County To Close Its Beaches For July 4th Holiday WeekendThe cities of Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and Seal Beach had already announced plans to close their beaches due to the spike in COVID-19 cases.
Mosquitoes On The Rise In Orange County As Officials Encourage Residents To 'Tip, Toss And Take Action'The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District's traps have counted 110 mosquitoes per trap over the past six weeks, up from 24 per trap at this time last year.
Anti-Mask Protesters Disrupt Gathering Of Union, Faith, Business Leaders Calling For Reinstatement Of Mask MandateThe Orange County Labor Federation, an umbrella group representing about 90 local unions, has joined religious and business leaders in calling for the mandatory wearing of face masks, a public health order that was weakened to a “strong recommendation."
Face Coverings Now Mandatory In Orange County, But Sheriff Don Barnes Says He Is Not 'The Mask Police'OC Public Health made cloth face-coverings a requirement for all residents and visitors in public places, while visiting businesses, at work, or if unable to maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet from other people.
'Freedom Is Essential': Protesters In Huntington Beach Say Facilities Should Reopen FullyThough Orange County beaches were open again with social distancing restrictions, that wasn't enough for protesters Saturday who say the beaches should be open without limitation.