Mother Marcy Home Care-Chateau, an assisted living center in Anaheim, evicted a resident earlier this year without advance notice and abandoned him at a hospital 3 miles away, state inspectors say.
In an era when housing affordability is severely strained, why isn’t the adjustable-rate mortgage more popular with Orange County house hunters?
Local homebuyers who took out a mortgage chose an adjustable-rate loan just 15 percent of the time on...
Ever wonder how much that nuclear power plant down the street depresses your home value?
Call it an even 6.4 percent.
Yes, homes within 10 miles of nuclear facilities can gain that much value once said nuclear facilities are removed, according to...
The Anaheim Ducks hockey team brought a little holiday cheer to Irvine on Wednesday, when it hosted “Duck the Halls” watch party and tree lighting at the Edwards Theater Courtyard at The Market Place in Irvine.
Irvine-based St. Joseph Health System and Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services – both nonprofit Catholic hospital groups – have signed a definitive agreement to combine their operations under a new parent organization that will be...
Auto sales continued their winning streak in October, rising 13.3 percent when compared to the same month last year, the Orange County Automobile Dealers Association reported. “It’s a great year for auto sales,” OCADA executive director John...
Who says travel has to cost a lot of money? Here are some of my favorite free things to see in the USA. I love them all, so I’ve listed them in alphabetical order.
IRVINE – UC Irvine students made their way to the Pippin Commons Dining Hall Thursday afternoon for a Thanksgiving lunch. A buffet-style spread was laid out, and students made their way through the line, piling their plates high with turkey,...
This Thanksgiving week, Honk is thankful for his readers who are the smartest, prettiest, most handsomest, funniest, most creative, happiest and sharpest-dressingest. Because of their questions in the last year, he has learned: Garbage trucks...
A Beverly Hills philanthropist has given $10,000 to the family of Milagros Perez to replace the 4-year-old girl’s specialized wheelchair, which was stolen from her Santa Ana home over the weekend, police said.
Step outside, even on hazy days, and the air won’t burn your eyes or sear your lungs.
Forty years ago, before the South Coast Air Quality Management District was formed, there were no such guarantees.
Hate waiting for a restaurant table? More people are jumping online, clicking on a delivery service such as GrubHub and having food sent directly to their front door. But beware.
For a guy who’s gained a reputation as a harsh critic of California’s business climate, Joe Vranich has surprisingly good things to say about the state.
Vranich, owner of Spectrum Location Solutions in Irvine, is a corporate relocation specialist...
When Liz McGlinchey Tan wanted to open an outdoorsy boutique in the heart of downtown Fullerton, she had one goal in mind: Open before Small Business Saturday.
Getting the doors open in advance of this weekend’s small business campaign meant...
Ever see a snowcat ballet or ski patrollers in a torchlight parade?
How about thousands of fireworks exploding in holiday color against a majestic alpine backdrop on a cold night in the Eastern Sierra?
SANTA ANA – Days after a legless, 10-year-old girl was left without her wheelchair, the thief has decided to return it, unharmed to her Santa Ana home, police confirmed Friday.
More than 30 inmates at two Orange County jails held a hunger strike to protest against the housing of immigrants.
Authorities confirmed Thursday that 21 inmates at the Musick Jail near Irvine and 14 at the Theo Lacy Jail in Orange took part.
ANAHEIM – As thousands gathered in a Honda Center parking lot Thursday to enjoy a free Thanksgiving feast, longtime volunteer Josh Matua sat behind the scenes cooking up a massive, steaming pot of stuffing.
LA HABRA – Nine people were displaced by a fire in an apartment building Wednesday night, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Three apartments on the second floor of the building were damaged in the blaze, Fire Department...
STANTON – A man died early Thursday morning when he was struck by a car as he walked near the intersection of Beach and Garden Grove boulevards, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s campaign for U.S. Senate is showing signs of expanding its base beyond Southern California, giving frontrunner Kamala Harris, the state’s attorney general, reason to keep an eye on the rear-view mirror.
Twila True’s preferred way to reach Pine Ridge, the vast, impoverished Sioux territory in South Dakota, is by small chartered plane, enabling her to avoid the commercial airport in Rapid City 90 miles to the north.
SANTA ANA – When Brian Peterson and his wife moved from Irvine to the Artists Village Apartments in downtown Santa Ana over the summer, they found they had new neighbors besides the ones living inside their complex.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch set off a burst of speculation today with a tweet declaring that his fellow billionaire, Los Angeles philanthropist Eli Broad, is likely to purchase the Los Angeles Times, now owned by Chicago-based Tribune Publishing...
Macy’s at South Coast Plaza, which opened at midnight, was still packed at 9 a.m. on Friday. At the shoe department, Irvine resident Rebecca James, 43, didn’t let her right arm being in a sling stop her from trying on boots.
In the early hours when most Americans were still in bed sleeping off Thanksgiving feasts, employees at the county’s big box retailers swept, restocked and packed up errant items left on the shelves in preparation for shoppers on Black Friday.
There’s not much that Billy Zoom can’t or won’t make a joke about. The 67-year-old is known as a “nice guy” and for his signature wide, Cheshire cat-like grin, which he flashes as he performs live with his pioneering L.A.
PLACENTIA – Police are asking people to avoid Tri City Park as authorities check on a report of a possible explosive device.
Authorities responding to reports of a suspicious device shortly after 3 p.m.
By 11 a.m. Thursday morning, the Orange County Fire Authority had received four calls to respond to fires at homes in Orange County, Capt. Steve Concialdi said.
Three of the calls were for fires in kitchens and one was for a barbecue outside that had...
Black Friday has grown from a mega-shopping day opening the holiday gift hunt to a week-plus of doorbuster bargains to a seemingly monthlong retailing state of mind.
What was once a day of special sales reserved for the day after Thanksgiving has...