Tag: Northern Orange County

Two Huntington Beach Police Officers Exposed to Fentanyl During Traffic Stop

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—Two Huntington Beach police officers were exposed to fentanyl during a traffic stop Nov. 19 in the unincorporated Midway City area of Orange County, authorities said. Paramedics and a hazardous-materials team were sent to Beach Boulevard and Madison Avenue about 12:30 a.m., according to the Orange County Fire Authority. The officers were examined…

Garden Grove Approves $70,000 Cat Trapping Program Renewal

Garden Grove city council approved a $70,000 contract Feb. 24 that will allow residents to trap feral cats, have them spay or neutered, and return them to the place of capture. Its agreement with the Stray Cat Alliance’s Return to Field (RTF) program, began in 2018 to address the city’s stray cat problem. It seeks to limit the creatures’ reproductive cycles….

‘Kitten Tsunami’ Could be Headed for Northern Orange County, Warns Advocate

Garden Grove has a cat problem, and it could cost taxpayers $70,000 this year. The city reported a nearly threefold increase in the amount of feral cats captured last year, prompting a call for more resources to contain the free-roaming felines. “Each year, the number of kittens that are born in feral colonies have been increasing,” the…