Lake Forest homebuying: Sales up 4.6% in summer – OCRegister

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 11:42:00 pm | 0 Comments

Homebuying in Lake Forest in the third quarter outpaced countywide sales activity. Using CoreLogic data, we compared sales patterns for all residences in the July-to-September period vs. a year ago for the older parts of Lake Forest and Foothill Ranch. Sales rose as 389 residences were purchased this year vs. 372 a year ago. That’s…

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Vinotemp Wine Cooler Featured in New Animal Planet Series Animal Cribs – GlobeNewswire (press release)

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 11:08:00 pm | 0 Comments

Irvine, California , Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vinotemp®, a recognized leader in the wine storage, technology and goods industry for 30 years, today announced that the company’s 155-Bottle Dual-Zone Connoisseur Series Wine Cooler is included in Animal Planet’s series, Animal Cribs. In the all-new series, designer and animal enthusiast Antonio Ballatore, winner of HGTV’s Design…

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California has message for the state's new legal pot industry: Pay your taxes – Los Angeles Times

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 11:05:00 pm | 0 Comments

California’s shift to legal sales of marijuana for recreational use hits a milestone Monday when the state begins issuing tax permits to marijuana distributors. State regulators estimate the California market could eventually generate $1 billion in taxes and fees annually. But the industry has resisted handing over its share of profits to the state treasury,…

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Simi Valley man killed, girlfriend severely injured in wrong-way crash on 118 Fwy near Porter Ranch – KABC-TV

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 10:39:29 pm | 0 Comments

PORTER RANCH, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A Simi Valley father was killed in a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver on the eastbound 118 Freeway in Porter Ranch early Sunday. Authorities received reports of a wrong-way driver heading westbound in eastbound lanes around 12:30 a.m. While they were responding, officers then received reports of a…

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Saddleback College ceramics and horticulture departments collaborate for Plant Sale – Lariat Saddleback College

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:53:56 pm | 0 Comments

Lively, vivid colors can be found at Saddleback College’s plant sale (Joseph Fleming/Lariat) Saddleback College’s ceramics and horticulture departments hosted a semi-annual plant sale at the on-campus greenhouse Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17. The greenhouse is located across from the Technology and Applied Science Building, towards the end of campus, opposite of the…

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Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC) Accused of Human Rights Violations – Santa monica Observed

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:49:50 pm | 0 Comments

(From a speech delivered Thursday evening, November 16, 2017 to Santa Monica’s Housing Commission: I am are part of a group of concerned citizens that for the past fifteen months have been advocating for the most vulnerable adults in Santa Monica, namely the ones experiencing homelessness. Our principal goal has been to raise awareness and…

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Saddleback College presents Putrid Poetry Night – Lariat Saddleback College

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:38:56 pm | 0 Comments

The Putrid Poetry Party staff and faculty pose in funny fashion as they hand out shirts to every student who presented (Colin Reef/Lariat) The Saddleback College English department welcomed all English majors, undeclared majors, and bookworms alike to their second annual Putrid Poetry Party. Faculty and staff read the unintentional but hilarious poetry of William…

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Charles Manson stirred bitter memories, fascination long after his cult's murderous rampage in LA – LA Daily News

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:32:16 pm | 0 Comments

Charles Manson, perhaps the most notorious of figures in Southern California history, whose shadow loomed over the region for decades after he went to prison, is gone. But from Chatsworth to the Hollywood Hills, and from Los Feliz to downtown L.A., his bloody imprint on the Southland — and the eerie cultural fascination his gruesome…

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Havasu 4-Wheelers receive national award – Today's News-Herald

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:27:35 pm | 0 Comments

This has been a year of accolades for outdoor recreation organizations in Lake Havasu City, and the Havasu 4-Wheelers snagged their own award last week. The Havasu 4-Wheelers were named, above hundreds of other outdoors organizations, for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s “Fix a Shaft Today” award, presented Thursday night in recognition of the group’s…

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15-Month-Old Boyle Heights Boy Reported Missing in Amber Alert Is Safely Found in Mexico: LAPD – KTLA

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:00:46 pm | 0 Comments

LAPD released this photo of Noe Reyna on Nov. 14, 2017. The 15-month-old Boyle Heights boy who was reported missing in an Amber Alert last week, when he was allegedly abducted by his father, has been safely found in Mexico, Los Angeles Police Department officials said Sunday. Noe Reyna first went missing on Nov. 14…

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Simi Valley man killed, girlfriend severely injured in wrong-way crash on 118 Fwy near Porter Ranch – KABC-TV

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 10:39:29 pm | 0 Comments

PORTER RANCH, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A Simi Valley father was killed in a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver on the eastbound 118 Freeway in Porter Ranch early Sunday. Authorities received reports of a wrong-way driver heading westbound in eastbound lanes around 12:30 a.m. While they were responding, officers then received reports of a…

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Lake Forest homebuying: Sales up 4.6% in summer – OCRegister

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 11:42:00 pm | 0 Comments

Homebuying in Lake Forest in the third quarter outpaced countywide sales activity. Using CoreLogic data, we compared sales patterns for all residences in the July-to-September period vs. a year ago for the older parts of Lake Forest and Foothill Ranch. Sales rose as 389 residences were purchased this year vs. 372 a year ago. That’s…

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Dog's killing leads to animal cruelty arrest in Ventura – Ventura County Star

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 9:00:08 pm | 0 Comments

Ventura Police Department(Photo: STAR FILE PHOTO) A man suspected of killing an elderly relative’s dog Sunday was arrested on felony charges and remained in jail in lieu of $1 million bail, authorities said. Sunday’s arrest came after recent police call outs to a home in the 3800 block of Paloma Drive after Daniel Niemeier, 33, reportedly entered the house “several times in the last…

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Hoist rescue plucks ill hiker from trail above Forest Falls – San Bernardino County Sun

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 5:41:38 pm | 0 Comments

A hiker who became sick while hiking at high altitude was rescued by helicopter and taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon, Nov. 19, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s news release. Connie Ferraro, 52, of Palmdale, because ill while trying to summit Mount San Gorgonio from the Vivian Creek…

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California has message for the state's new legal pot industry: Pay your taxes – Los Angeles Times

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 11:05:00 pm | 0 Comments

California’s shift to legal sales of marijuana for recreational use hits a milestone Monday when the state begins issuing tax permits to marijuana distributors. State regulators estimate the California market could eventually generate $1 billion in taxes and fees annually. But the industry has resisted handing over its share of profits to the state treasury,…

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At least one dead in Tehachapi plane crash – Bakersfield Now

By KONE 15 | November 19, 2017 6:11:15 pm | 0 Comments

At least one person was killed in a plane crash in Tehachapi. KBAK/KBFX BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —  At least one person is dead following a plane crash in Tehachapi. The wreckage of the plane was found in the area of Capital Hills. Authorities have not said how many people were inside of the plane. Eyewitnesses…

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Probing the Cosmic Dawn – The Sheet

By KONE 15 | November 17, 2017 7:01:25 am | 0 Comments

Michael Eastman and colleague Marin Anderson at the Owens Valley Long Wavelength Array A short history of the universe with Caltech graduate student Michael Eastwood Researchers at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory hope that their telescope will allow them to be the first in the world to observe the origins of the universe’s first stars.…

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