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30 mothers are ‘Queens for a Day’ at APD-run Orange County Family Justice Center

The mother of four and grandmother of one said she never finds the time to pamper herself. She puts family first. On Saturday, May 12 --- the day before Mother’s Day --- she and 29 other mothers,...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue joins police, city volunteers to repair American Legion Post 72

For nearly 100 years, American Legion Anaheim Post 72 has been a fixture in the community, helping children, veterans, and those in need. This time, Post 72 was the recipient of kindness. About 35...

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10-year OCSD veteran relishes new role as agency’s first ‘Quality of Life’ deputy

The deputy walks along the paved Oso Creek Trail, looking for a homeless man named Craig. As she heads under a bridge at Marguerite Parkway and La Paz Road, where she made contact with the man the...

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Tustin police arrest 75-year-old driver in connection with death of pedestrian

Tustin police have arrested a 75-year-old man wanted on a vehicular manslaughter warrant. Tustin resident Jian Qiao was involved in a traffic accident March 29 on Newport Avenue at the 5 freeway...

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Nonverbal man thrilled to be made deputy for a day in special OCSD ceremony

Decked out in all his Orange County Sheriff’s Department swag, Robert Tait was a happy young man. On this day, the 27-year-old, who has suffered from cerebral palsy since birth and must be...

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Anaheim PD officers complete inaugural memorial bike ride for fallen brethren

At 3 p.m., when the riders were expected to arrive, the parking lot at the Anaheim Police Department was empty except for those with business to conduct inside, plus a perplexed reporter and...

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Anaheim PD keeps racking up successes on its social media platforms

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” --- Quote commonly attributed to Mark Twain, but whose origins are unclear In today’s era of “fake...

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Tustin hosts disaster preparedness expo at historic hangar

Sitting on sofa benches inside the trailer, the sudden shaking took the group by surprise. “You didn’t think it was gonna give you a warning, did you?” asked Kevin Foley, project manager for...

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Inmates, university students delve into criminal justice topics together

Vanguard University students and inmates at Orange County Jail have been working together to examine problems with the criminal justice system, discuss ways the system can improve, and get to know...

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These moms enjoy demanding careers as firefighters with Anaheim Fire & Rescue

At Anaheim Fire & Rescue Station 3, during a break in the action just after lunch, a firefighter blows kisses at her laptop screen. On the east side of the city, at Station 9, another...

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