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  • Inside Westminster's La Quinta High School, the nation's most Vietnamese American high school
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:48:23 GMT
    School name: The school received its name, Spanish for "the fifth," because it was the fifth high school to open in Garden Grove Unified School District. Notable graduates: Ian Kennedy, a pitcher for the San Diego Padres; Gerald Laird, a catcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks; Brent Kutzle, bassist and cellist for the band OneRepublic....
  • U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan kills top American in al Qaeda
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:29:23 GMT
    How Adam Gadahn, a heavy metal rock enthusiast from a small Southern California town, became Azzam the American, a leading propagandist and the highest-ranked American in al Qaeda 's terror hierarchy, is one of the stranger odysseys of the global war on terror, an odyssey that ended abruptly earlier this year when Gadahn was reportedly killed by a U.S. drone strike in the remote border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The 37-year-old Gadahn, the first American to be charged with treason ...
  • IVC men's basketball player signs letter
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:33:44 GMT
    Porter signed his letter of intent in front friends on the IVC men's and women's basketball teams and with his parents Renee and Paul and brother Paul at his side earlier this week. Porter was a two-year starter for the Lasers....
  • Adam 'Azzam the American' Gadahn: California death metal fan turned Al Qaeda mouthpiece
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:32:54 GMT
    This still image from video obtained September 11, 2012 courtesy of the Site Intelligence Group shows al-Qaeda American spokesman Adam Gadahn in a video Adam Gadahn, the Al-Qaeda spokesman believed killed in a US operation, was a teenage rock music fan who grew up on a Californian goat farm before he was drawn into radical Islam. The White House announced Thursday that US intelligence thinks Gadahn died in January in a "counterterrorism operation" in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region....
  • Are Climbing Gyms the New CrossFit?
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:11:17 GMT
    It's a Monday evening in New York, and the after-work rush is on at gyms around the city. Mike Rocks, a 32-year-old account manager at a genetic lab, is stretching quickly before jumping into his twice-a-week kettlebell routine....
  • Getting a GRIP on gangs
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:21:51 GMT
    Santa Ana school police Sgt. Brian Harris plays soccer with kids from Davis Elementary School during a two-day Gang Prevention and Intervention Partnership camp at Centennial Regional Park on Monday....
  • Redefining manhood for troubled teens; restorative justice in Santa...
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 03:36:00 GMT
    While girls are arrested at lower rates than boys, data show that Latina juveniles are arrested at higher rates than other ethnic groups in Orange County. Of the 1,770 girls who were arrested in 2013 on various felony, misdemeanor and status offenses, 952 were Latinas....
  • 4-Star Frank Martin II on USC Commitment: 'A Dream Come True'
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:16:20 GMT
    USC picked up a solid commitment in 4-star offensive lineman Frank Martin II, who called USC a "dream school." If you're keeping score, it took Santa Ana, California's Frank Martin II mere hours to go from having a top 10 to announcing his future college home....
  • Kaley Winegarner Signs With The Wildcats
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:53:18 GMT
    Northwestern head coach Kate Drohan announced today the addition of Kaley Winegarner to the incoming Class of 2019 after the talented pitcher signed a financial aid agreement to attend Northwestern. Winegarner joins Paulina Anasis , Kenzie Ellis , Morgan Nelson and Lily Novak to finalize an outstanding class of incoming Wildcats....
  • Lawyers argue role of man accused of killing alleged rapist
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:28:38 GMT
    Trial is set to start in Southern California for a man charged with the 1995 murder of ano... . This undated photo provided by the Santa Ana Police Department shows Gianni Van, who was arrested in Costa Mesa, Calif., and charged with murder during the commission of a kidnapping....
  • 4-Star's Top 10 All About 'Prestigious Academics and Football Tradition'
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:24:26 GMT
    High School in Santa Ana, California, announced his top 10 via social media Wednesday morning. Martin tweeted his 10 in alphabetical order: Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, LSU, Michigan, TCU, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC and Washington....
  • Number of O.C. jobs held by teens has declined as kids choose school, ...
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:31:00 GMT
    Statistics show the number of Orange County jobs held by teenagers has declined in recent years as kids choose school, sports or other activities over work. Teenagers looking for part-time, full-time or seasonal work can get job-hunting tips and meet potential employers at two job fairs happening next week....
  • Construction equipment company buys McClellan land for expansion
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:02:01 GMT
    Construction equipment sales company H&E Equipment Services has bought 3.34 acres on the west side of McClellan Business Park for an expansion operation. Construction equipment sales company H&E Equipment Services has bought 3.34 acres on the west side of McClellan Business Park for an expansion operation....
  • Football: Junior linebacker Curtis Robinson of Mater Dei picks Stanford
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:59:00 GMT
    Stanford has landed a commitment from one from one of the top linebackers of the class of 2016 in Southern California, Curtis Robinson of Santa Ana Mater Dei, Coach Bruce Rollinson said....
  • 4-Star LB Curtis Robinson Commits to Stanford, Says It 'Just Felt Like Home'
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:28:50 GMT
    Academics mean the world to Curtis Robinson . It so happens that he's just as good a football player as he is a student....
  • Notre Dame Football Recruiting Offers of the Week
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:33:57 GMT
    Notre Dame football's spring game is around the corner, and the Irish have been equally busy the last few weeks on the recruiting trail. Each week, we'll be keeping tabs on the new scholarship offers sent out by the Notre Dame coaches, tracking the recruiting process as the Irish focus their attention toward the classes of 2016, 2017 and maybe even 2018....
  • Trinity League pitching weekly three-game series as way to rank teams
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:10:00 GMT
    Griffin Canning, shown after a game earlier this season, pitched a two-hitter and stuck out 11 against Foothill in the Division 1 championship game last season. Griffin Canning, shown after a game earlier this season, pitched a two-hitter and stuck out 11 against Foothill in the Division 1 championship game last season....
  • Baseball: JSerra wins Southern California Division of Boras Classic
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:01:52 GMT
    JSerra's pitching has been magificient this week, and the Cavaliers ended up winning the Southern California Division of the Boras Classic on Friday night with a 5-0 win over Trinity League rival Santa Ana Mater Dei. Jack Owen threw a complete game in the championship, allowing four hits while striking out one and walking none....
  • OC's most wanted: Gerald Byrne
    published on Mon, 13 Sep 2010 07:00:00 GMT
    Gerald Guy Byrne, 49, is wanted by the Santa Ana Police Department. Officers believe the parolee strangled 69-year-old Charles John Samo in July 2009....
  • Alemany baseball defeats San Clemente in extra innings
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 05:22:19 GMT
    Alemany pulled off another crazy comeback Wednesday and shocked nationally-ranked San Clemente 9-4 in eight innings in a Boras Classic quarterfinal game at Mater Dei High in Santa Ana. The Warriors were lucky to be playing in the final eight after rallying for three runs in the 10th inning Tuesday of a 5-4 victory against Palm Desert....