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Vanessa Guillen Protests Mount After Murder Details Revealed, US Army Fumbles Investigation

Protests held in Solidarity with Vanessa Guillen family. A very large protest was held in Santa Ana, California in front of the Armed Services Career Center – people observed social distancing and mask requirements as they expressed outrage over the brutal murder of Vanessa Guillen. Anger mounts within the California Mexican community over the disappearance […]

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Trump Had A ‘Productive’ Call With Facebook CEO Day After He Signed Executive Order Targeting Social Media: Report

4:47 am ET June 1, 2020 (Benzinga) Print President Donald Trump held discussions with Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg over the phone the day after he had signed an executive order targeting social media legal immunity, Axios reported Sunday. What Happened Both sides described the conversation as “productive,” according to Axios, but more details on the […]

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Southern California Reopens – Sorta?

Southern California has now entered phase 2 of the quarantine, where some businesses are permitted to conduct curbside pick-up and less tactile forms of conducting business in the region. This is just in time for Memorial Day weekend, but limited business still exhibited quite a few worrisome trends, like lack of face coverings.

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Researchers, Software Developers Create Intuitive Covid-19 Intensity Map

In an effort to aid regional decision making, SugarBearAI, a software development group, has released a map reporting the most current death and infection outbreak figures in an easy to understand way. Data Sources The map pulls directly from county websites instead of relying on downstream counts from larger, more well known organizations who are […]

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Survey Indicates Mexicans May Weather Economic Storm Differently

Mexicans residing in the United States are showing signs that they may weather the economic storm differently from others The survey group of 107 total US residents was split into two categories: Mexicans and non Mexicans. Non-Mexicans indicated an over 80 percent impact on economic activity (lost wages, hours) while fewer Mexicans comparatively, 46 percent, […]

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Santa Ana’s Roots May Save It’s Future

As some businesses board up, leave town or simply struggle to pivot for the moment at hand, others are selling on the corner, pleasing the local public with traditional cuisine or simply trying their best to hang with a cup of coffee. How’s your town doing and what needs to change or stay the same? […]

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Beach Protests Spike Covid-19 Infections, Santa Ana Struggles

Deaths & infections in Santa Ana, California are rising sharply. At least, that is what is reported by the Orange County Public Health agency. A total of 458 infections have been reported in this city of 350,000 + people. Many are not grasping the new reality in which social distancing, physical space between large numbers […]

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Suspect in deadly stabbing spree facing 51 charges, including murder

The suspect in the deadly Southern California stabbing and robbery spree was charged on Friday with 51 criminal counts, including four felony counts of murder. Zachary Castaneda, 33, is also facing one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon to cause great bodily injury, one felony count of aggravated mayhem, […]

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Suspect in custody after 4 killed, 2 injured in series of stabbings, robberies across Orange County

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) — Four people are dead, two are injured, and a suspect is in custody after a series of stabbings and robberies in Orange County Wednesday afternoon, police say. The Garden Grove Police Department said it started when the suspect, a 33-year-old Garden Grove resident, attempted to rob a bakery on Chapman […]

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Ex-Santa Ana Police Officer Indicted for Alleged Excessive Force Beating, False Reports

A federal grand jury indicted a retired Santa Ana Police Department officer Wednesday on three felony charges for using “unreasonable force” during a 2014 arrest, then filing a false report about the beating and arrest, prosecutors said. Brian Patric Booker, 50, of Chino Hills faces one count of deprivation of rights under color of authority […]