February 7, 2020

Orange County

NBC: Tsunami warning Huntington Beach false alarm

Several people awoke this morning in Huntington Beach to a blaring siren that turned out to be a false alarm for a tsunami. The Huntington Beach Police Department confirmed that the warning was a false alarm, as did the fire department.


KPPC: OC School of the Arts appeals charter renewal

The Santa Ana Unified School District staff issued a 37-page report detailing concerns with the school's operations, including the school's admissions policies and its funding model, which relies heavily on parent contributions.


ABC7: Couple accused of drugging and raping women break their silence

A Newport Beach couple once accused of drugging and sexually assaulting multiple women say a weight has been lifted, knowing the charges will be dismissed.


Daily Pilot: Gray whales are migrating along California’s coast right now.

Earlier this month, crew members on a whale-watching boat used a drone to record a baby gray whale and its mom off Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point.


ABC7: Crews put out small fire at Disneyland

Crews put out a small blaze that erupted at Disneyland Thursday evening, fire officials said. The blaze was reported just after 6 p.m., according to the Anaheim Fire and Rescue Department. Officials said the blaze may have happened in a vegetation area of the park.



ABC7: Kobe and daughter Gianna Bryant to be honored at Feb. 24 memorial service

The lives of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna will be honored at a memorial service Feb. 24 at Staples Center, ESPN reported Thursday. The date of the memorial bears a particular significance, reflecting the basketball numbers worn by the NBA icon and his 13-year-old daughter.



Daily Pilot: Federal judge deals major blow to ICE practice of asking local police to detain people

A federal judge in Los Angeles this week issued his final judgment in a long-running immigration case, upending the way Immigration and Customs Enforcement uses local police to detain people it suspects of being in the country illegally.


Associated Press: US economy adds a strong 225K jobs; unemployment up to 3.6%

Hiring jumped at the beginning of the year as U.S. employers added 225,000 jobs, bolstering an economy that faces threats from China’s viral outbreak, an ongoing trade war and struggles at Boeing.


Publication Date: February 7, 2020