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Woman convicted of trying to pimp women from a motel that was really a brothel


Ramona Judith Mora Garcia

Orange County District Attorney Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 24, 2014

Case # 14NF0814

WOMAN CONVICTED OF CONSPIRACY TO PIMP TWO WOMEN FROM BROTHEL SHE OPERATED FROM MOTEL

FULLERTON – A woman was convicted today of conspiring to pimp two women from a brothel that she operated out of a motel. Ramona Judith Mora Garcia, 41, Anaheim, pleaded guilty today to two felony counts of conspiracy to commit pimping. She was sentenced to one year in jail and six years in state prison stayed pending the completion of three years formal probation.

Circumstances of the Case

Garcia is a pimp/modern-day slave owner who exploits women and/or children for financial gain. She required the victims in this case to turn over half the payment they received for performing unlawful sex acts from sex purchasers. Read more…

 
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Shandell Maxwell On ‘Being Black Behind the Orange Curtain’

Published on July 25, 2014 by in News

By By KENIA TORRES

The writer/director of the groundbreaking documentary about life as a minority in Orange County talks about where she’s been and how she plans to continue serving her community. …read more

Read more here: Voice of OC

    

 
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Receive 4 Angels tickets for free and meet pitcher Garrett Richards on 7/26

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Receive Four Free Tickets to an Angels Game & Meet Angels Pitcher Garrett Richards on Saturday, July 26, 2014

Bring your household hazardous waste, e-waste or gently used clothing for priority access.

(Portions Courtesy of OC Waste & Recycling)

OC Waste & Recycling, in partnership with Discovery Science Center, Goodwill of Orange County, and Angels Baseball will provide free disposal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Bring your favorite Angels memorabilia for an autograph with Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards. The first 200 cars to bring household hazardous waste, e-waste or gently used clothing will have priority access to meet Garrett Richards as well as the opportunity to choose between four free tickets to that night’s Angels game or four free general admission tickets to the Discovery Science Center (while supplies last). Read more…

 
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Police seek help identifying man involved in series of armed robberies

Anaheim Robbery Suspect 2

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2014

Released by: Lt. Bob Dunn, (714) 497-6330

Subject: Robbery Series Expands: Police Ask for Public’s Help with Suspect Identification

Between June 2 and July 23, 2014, the Anaheim Police Department has been called to investigate a series of seven (7) armed robberies throughout the City. Through our investigation, it is believed a lone male suspect is responsible for these robberies and we recently learned of another related armed robbery on May 28, 2014 in the city of Orange.

The Anaheim Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying this suspect. He is described as follows: Read more…

 
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Near 100 Captial Improvements Projects Planned For Anaheim This Fiscal Year

Published on July 24, 2014 by in News

By Matt Valdez

A message from the City of Anaheim:

Anaheim residents can look forward to nearly 100 capital improvement projects for 2014/15. As part of the City of Anaheim’s $1.6 billion approved budget for this fiscal year, the City is committed to the community and improving its neighborhoods and infrastructure.

Capital improvements projects include:

The Anaheim Convention Center, Community and Economic Development, Electric, Libraries, Parks, Sewer and Storm Drains, Streets, Transit, and Water.

Highlights include:

· Improvements to streets, including roadway construction and reconstruction, electric undergrounding, and new traffic signals at various locations citywide

Opening or renovation of parks and community centers, including two dog parks (at La Palma Park and Olive Hills Park), Paul Revere Park, Miraloma Park and Community Center, Ponderosa Park, Gym and Family Resource Center, Pedestrian improvements in the Anaheim Canyon Business District, including urban greening and safe walkways. More than 32% of Anaheim’s jobs are located in this district

· Transit corridor beautification, including historic street lighting and landscaping

· Upgraded sewer and storm drains at various locations throughout the City

· Water …read more

Read more here: Anaheim Connected

    

 
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Formal complaint filed against 69th A.D. carpetbagger Sherry Walker

Lake Forest carpetbaggers Sherry Walker and Adam Nick

Lake Forest carpetbaggers Sherry Walker and Adam Nick

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

State Assembly candidate may have violated residency requirements and acted to deceive the voters

69th Assembly District candidate Cecilia “Ceci” Iglesias calls for investigation into election irregularities and violations

Santa Ana – Cecilia “Ceci” Iglesias, who narrowly lost in the June 3 Primary Election in the 69th Assembly District, has filed a formal complaint against neophyte Republican candidate Sherry Walker. In a letter to Secretary of State Debra Bowen’s Election Fraud Investigation Unit, Iglesias alleges Walker violated residency requirements and conspired to deceive voters who live in Santa Ana and parts of Anaheim, Garden Grove and Orange. Read more…

 
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Anaheim offers cooling centers and healthcare tips during the warm weather

Published on July 24, 2014 by in Anaheim, News

Anaheim City Seal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact:  Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 mobile

ANAHEIM OFFERS COOLING CENTERS AND HEALTH CARE TIPS DURING THE WARM WEATHER

ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 24, 2014) – In times of higher than normal temperatures, Anaheim libraries and community centers serve as regional Cooling Centers, offering relief from the hot weather.

The list of Cooling Centers is listed below.  In addition, the following health care tips can help residents remain safe from heat-related illnesses.

Central Branch Library: 500 West Broadway, Anaheim, CA 92805, (714) 765-1880

Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Read more…

 
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Coroner seeks public’s help in identifying man who jumped off 5 Freeway overpass

5 Fwy suicide victim

NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042
JHallock@ocsd.org

Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840
EOsterberg@ocsd.org

Coroner Investigators Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Descendent

SANTA ANA, Calif. – (July 24, 2014) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division is seeking the public’s assistance identifying and locating family of an unidentified male decedent. On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, coroner investigators began conducting a death investigation following the decedent jumping from the Beach Boulevard overpass onto the southbound Interstate 5 freeway.

The unidentified male appears to be of Middle Eastern or Hispanic descent, approximately 50-65 years old. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 183 pounds, gray-brown hair, brown eyes and a short, gray goatee. He had poor oral hygiene with two front canine teeth and recessed gums. Read more…

 
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Carpetbaggers lining up to run for Area 2 of the AUHSD’s Board of Education

Annemarie Randle-Trejo

Annemarie Randle-Trejo

The race for Area 2 of the Anaheim Union High School District’s Board of Education has apparently already attracted two carpetbaggers.  The District covers 46 square miles and stretches across the cities of Anaheim, Cypress, Buena Park, La Palma and Stanton, and has 31,000 students.

One of them, Eleazar Elizondo, ran for the Orange County Board of Education in 2012, as a resident of Santa Ana.  He came in dead last garnering only 7% of the vote, according to Smart Voter.

Elizondo ran for the Santa Ana City Council in 2002, losing to Mike Garcia while totaling less than 5,000 votes, according to Smart Voter.

Elizondo ran for OC Supervisor in District 1 back in 2000, losing to Chuck Smith, who netted over 60% of the vote, according to Smart Voter. Read more…

 
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FiRE+iCE to celebrate fifth anniversary with patio party on 8/2

Fire and Ice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

FiRE+iCE to Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary with Patio Party

ANAHEIM, CA – FiRE+iCE restaurants, the world’s largest Mongolian grill, with locations throughout the U.S., is celebrating 5 years in business at the Anaheim Garden Walk.

FiRE+iCE welcomes any and all to celebrate this exciting occasion with them Saturday, August 2nd for an all day anniversary party. Included in the festivities is a photo booth, DJ Doc Mario, and live dancers. Guests will also enjoy a Grand Marnier promotion with free samples, a complimentary anniversary dessert, and giveaways such as branded items and gift cards. Read more…

 
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