November 26, 2009
Editor’s note: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. They are considered innocent until proved guilty. Ashlee A. Soule, 24, Huntington Beach Cesar C. Trejo, 26, Hawaiian Gardens Michael S. Antonson, 28, Huntington Beach Ashley R. Ealy, 20, Huntington Beach Quintnar J. Rosales, 47, Westminster Ethan L. Porter, 27, Chino Hills Paulette R. Garcia, 30, Huntington Beach Janie L. Caldwell, 57, Orange Joseph M. Elliott, 31, Anaheim Richard E. Horn, 49, Huntington Beach Alisa M. Watkins, 24, Huntington Beach Timothy M. McGovern, 43, Sunset Beach Charles D. Conyers, 33, Huntington Beach Brian A. Darnall, 39, Costa Mesa Lee W. Kahl, 39, Fountain Valley Nicole D. Price, 33, Huntington Beach Lonnie C. Foster, 43, Lakewood Andrew M. Miller, 28, Huntington Beach Sean M. Donovan, 26, Huntington Beach Eddie N. Padilla, 25, Pico Riveria Leslie M. Kushigemachi, 21, Fountain Valley Mark H. Hendriks, 49, Costa Mesa Antonio D. Whitlock, 34, Anaheim Enrique Angeles Jr., 18, Santa Ana Veronica C. Mauro, 30, Midway City Amber L. Litman, 26, Huntington Beach Patricia M. Bojorquez, 42, Westminster Natalia M. Kirk, 42,...
November 12, 2009
Director Grant Heslov has a screenwriting credit on the outstanding Oscar-nominated film “Good Night, and Good Luck.” Unfortunately, the quality of his writing talent did not transfer well to his role as the director of the strange and disjointed farce that is “The Men Who Stare at Goats.” It’s based loosely on journalist Jon Ronson’s book about the U.S. Army’s real efforts to develop a psychic brigade of soldiers with paranormal powers.
November 12, 2009
COSTA MESA — Mike VanDeripe had 301 passing yards and three touchdowns as the Golden West College football team topped San Bernardino Valley, 41-21, on Saturday at Orange Coast College. It was the fifth straight victory for the Rustlers, who improved to 5-4, 5-1 in the American Mountain Conference. If they win Saturday against San Diego Southwestern they will be bowl-eligible. Brandon Grissom had four catches for 117 yards and two touchdowns against SBVC. Bryce Blake also had four catches, for 100 yards and score.
October 29, 2009
Nearly nine months after the bodies of a Costa Mesa man and Fountain Valley woman were discovered in a mobile home park in Stanton, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday that it has made a breakthrough in the double homicide: the woman’s white Lexus has been found at a motel in Anaheim. “I believe it’s a major break in the investigation,” Jim Amormino, spokesman for the Sheriff’s Department, said late Wednesday afternoon. “Hopefully, someone will recognize who was driving that car and come forward.
October 22, 2009
In a clever plan hatched by Costa Mesa police, a detective disguised himself as a UPS delivery man dropping off a package in hopes it would lure in the buyer, a pizza delivery man who allegedly used a stolen credit card for the purchase. “We wanted to make it look as realistic as possible,” said Costa Mesa Lt. Paul Dondero. On the afternoon of Oct. 15, detectives watched as Jason Le Tran, 23, of Fountain Valley, collected the UPS box from the doorstep of a vacant apartment in the 1000 block of South Coast Drive in Costa Mesa, police said.