Santa Ana

LGBTQ Parents Are Back At It Again

“I can understand why people do a double take on our family.”<p><i>November is National Adoption Month, and RaiseAChild is celebrating our LGBTQ community with weekly “Let Love Define Family®” series for Huff Post Queer Voices. To honor this National Adoption Day 2017, RaiseAChild founder and CEO, Rich</i> …

LGBTQ

Vintage muscle car sought in hit-and-run death of Marine veteran, formerly of N.J.

A Marine Corps veteran formerly from New Jersey died last week in a hit-and-run crash in California, police said.<p>Dylan Moran, 25, of Tulsa, Okla., …

New Jersey

Melissa Lora, Taco Bell’s international president, to retire; veterans now can shop military exchanges online; Autogravity hits 1 million milestone

Melissa Lora, president of Taco Bell International for the Irvine-based fast-food chain, is retiring next summer after 31 years with the company.<p>Tim …

Taco Bell

Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1

Cannabis businesses in California can’t be within 600 feet of schools. Shops have to close by 10 p.m., and they need 24-hour video surveillance.<p>Those …

Cannabis

How Big Baller Brand Was Saved by a Skechers-Funded Sneaker Start-Up

When Big Baller Brand needed help, it turned to Brandblack—and its design offshoot Santa Ana—to make its signature sneakers.<p><b>Back in July</b>, Lakers rookie and second overall draft pick Lonzo Ball took home the NBA Summer League’s MVP Award, after putting up some gaudy statistics. But more intriguing …

Men's Fashion

Uber-like services in the suburbs? 'Microtransit' tech wants to make it happen

Three new services launching in California aim to bring high-tech efficiency to smaller transit agencies.<p>This morning, TransLoc, a tech firm that specializes in microtransit—using smaller shuttles that utilize ridehailing technology to increase the efficiency of public transit—announced that it’s …

San Joaquin Valley

Back And Forth: Mating Ritual + Private Island Sound Off On Co-Headlining Tour

Private Island and Mating Ritual are on a co-headlining run, which kicked off on 11/11 in San Diego and will bring them through Seattle, Portland, …

Steely Dan

Bruins Secure Six Top California Talents

Women's water polo signees have won national team, club, high school titles.<p><b>LOS ANGELES –</b> UCLA women's water polo loaded up for the future Thursday, …

College & University

Friday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades

<i>Inside the Market's roundup of some of today's key analyst actions</i><p>Though <b>Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust</b>'s (BEI.UN-T) third-quarter financial results hinted at a better macro view and outlook, a "muddled" diversification plan continues to overshadow improvements, according to Raymond James …

Stocks

Wolf: USC, UCLA rivalry was more dangerous in 1950’s

The USC-UCLA rivalry is considered intense but you could never get away with some of the things attempted in the past.<p>Consider that in 1958, two USC …

College Football

DOJ Warns 29 Sanctuary Cities, States that They May Have to Repay Federal Funds

The Department of Justice warned Illinois, Oregon, Vermont and 26 other “sanctuary” jurisdictions Wednesday that in order to receive public safety …

Conservative View

YesterNow: Santa Ana's Wayward Son, Fatty Arbuckle

Fatty Arbuckle was a man of firsts. Roscoe Conkling "Fatty" Arbuckle was the first bona-fide film star to come out of Orange County. He also had the …

Crime

Hands-On Review of ON1 Photo RAW 2017.5 | Rangefinder

When ON1, Inc. released ON1 Photo RAW 2017, the company said there were important features that would be arriving in future updates. With Photo RAW …

Tutorials

Premiere: Marteen Shines on New Song "We Cool"

Rising act Marteen is bringing his own personal charm and flair to the scene, and that comes through on his latest releases "Sriracha" and "Two …

Music

You're Missing Out on El Salvador

Volcanoes, archaeology and culture await adventurous visitors.

South America

They confessed to minor crimes. Then City Hall billed them $125K in 'prosecution fees'

COACHELLA, Calif. – When Cesar Garcia pulled the letter out of his mailbox, he immediately recognized the name of the law firm on the envelope – …

Coachella Valley

Tokyo Tattoo Girls Out Now in North America and Steam Globally

Santa Ana, CA (November 14, 2017) – NIS America is proud to announce that Tokyo Tattoo Girls is out now for PlayStation®Vita in North America and …

Anime

Yelp Ordered to Identify User Accused of Defaming Tax Preparer

Yelp Inc. can’t shield the identify of an anonymous reviewer who posted allegedly defamatory statements about a tax preparer.<p>The ruling Monday by a …

Business

Is No One Seriously Concerned About Media’s New Standards on Reporting Abuse Allegations?

The ripple effect of <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> finally being exposed as, at best, a sexual pervert/harasser, and, at worst, a rapist, has been the most …

George Takei

Robert Iger For President? To Many Democrats, The Mouse May Look Like A Louse

Few global companies enjoy as much public good will as the Walt Disney Company. The entertainment giant regularly ranks highly on lists of the most admired or trusted companies, including ones from Forbes and Fortune.<p>CEO Robert Iger, who reportedly is being encouraged to run for president in 2020, …

Walt Disney Company

As the population tops 40 million, where’s California headed?

<i>This article first appeared on the Hoover Institution site.</i><p>To know California is to appreciate America’s nation-state as grist for comedians’ …

Golden State

Rare art from China's 19th century woman ruler come to US

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — For more than a century she has been known as the woman behind the throne, the empress who through skill and circumstance rose from lowly imperial consort to iron-fisted ruler of China at a time and in a place when women were believed to have no power at all.<p>But it turns …

China

Northwest Trustee Services, Inc.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg

November 10, 2017 7:40 PM ET<p>Thrifts and Mortgage Finance<p>Company Overview of Northwest Trustee Services, Inc.<p>Company Overview<p>Northwest Trustee …

GE cutting staff ahead of new CEO’s overhaul: sources

General Electric Co is laying off sales staff and other employees in its software division, according to people familiar with the matter, ahead of new Chief Executive John Flannery's expected announcement on Monday of a plan to slash costs and jettison units in an effort to improve the company's …

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Cities across America are pushing back against Trump and Jeff Sessions in the best way

Stephanie Zollshan/The Berkshire Eagle via AP<p>Eleven cities and counties across the United States announced on Thursday that they will provide free …

Immigration

College Dance Days: 25 Photos from 1968-1971

Whether it’s the Snow Ball or Homecoming, in the late sixties to early seventies in America, you’re going to find the same thing on college …

College & University

Do your holiday shopping at these winter craft fairs, bazaars and markets

<i>Indian craftswoman Bhawana prepares clay lamps ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Amritsar on October 17, 2011.; Credit: NARINDER</i> …

Southern California

Here are more than 140 ways you can volunteer in Orange County this holiday season

<b>2-1-1 Orange County</b> <b><br>Santa Ana</b> <br>www.211oc.org <b><br>Mission:</b> To connect Orange County’s most vulnerable children, families and individuals to the health and …

Poverty

Ida Peterfy survived Nazis and Communists to catechize children in California

Sister Ida was a visionary leader who sought to teach the faith in a clear and understandable way.<p>Born on October 7, 1922, in Kassa, Hungary, Ida …

Faith

Toddler is 1st reported flu-related death in Orange County, health agency says

A toddler was reported to be the first flu-related death in Orange County of the season, health officials said Thursday.

Public Health