Tag: Orange County

Disneyland Annual Pass Price Hike, Again, for the ‘Unfavorable’

Disneyland annual passes, also known as Magic Key passes, will cost more this year as all sales are currently paused until Thursday, Aug. 18, at 9 a.m.—when the purchase window will open for renewing passholders. Say goodbye to last year’s Dream Key—the most expensive type of Magic Key that offers year-round access to the park—as…


Disneyland Annual Pass Prices Hike, Again, for the ‘Unfavorable’

Disneyland annual passes, also known as Magic Key passes, will cost more this year as all sales are currently paused until Thursday, Aug. 18, at 9 a.m.—when the purchase window will open for renewing passholders. Say goodbye to last year’s Dream Key—the most expensive type of Magic Key that offers year-round access to the park—as…


State Bill That Would Have Pushed Orange County Education Board Election to November Blocked

A California bill that would have moved the Orange County Board of Education’s elections from June to November was blocked by a state Assembly committee last week. Senate Bill 286, authored by Sen. Dave Min (D-Irvine), passed the state Senate earlier this year but was held on a suspense file in the Assembly Appropriations Committee…


Knott’s Berry Farm Extends Chaperone Policy to Halloween Event

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Knott’s Berry Farm is extending its new chaperone policy for guests 17 and younger to all nights of its popular Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween event, which runs on select nights from Sept. 22 to Oct. 31. The policy was put in place in July following a brawl among teenagers that caused the park to…


Orange County CEO Extends Contract 2 Years

The Orange County Board of Supervisors Aug. 9 extended County Executive Officer Frank Kim’s contract by 2 years, and raised his salary by $66,000 per year. His contract, which was set to expire in May 2023, is now good through May 2025 and his salary was increased to $376,000, after last being reported at $310,000…


Suspect Turns Herself in for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Laguna Beach

An 18-year-old woman was arrested Friday, Aug. 12, in connection with a fatal hit-and-run that killed a man and injured his wife while they were celebrating their wedding anniversary in Laguna Beach, authorities said in a statement. The suspect, Sysillia Morrison Montes De Oca, was apprehended after turning herself into Laguna Beach police for the…


Girl, 15, Goes Missing in Yorba Linda

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department circulated on Aug. 13 a photo of a 15-year-old girl who went missing in Yorba Linda. Nya Jingles, who is without needed medication, was last seen about 7 p.m. Friday leaving her home on foot in the 20000 block of Volterra Lane, the sheriff’s Yorba Linda Station reported. Jingles was…


Man Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on 405 Freeway in Irvine

A man was killed Aug. 13 in a crash involving at least three vehicles on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Irvine, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 5:30 a.m. on the northbound freeway at Jeffrey Road, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the location at 5:35 a.m….


Baked Dessert Bar’s Grand Opening in Orange County Calls for Free Cupcakes

TUSTIN, Calif.—The beloved Baked Dessert Bar’s new location in Tustin—its first in Orange County—is opening on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 13, and the first 50 customers can receive a free cupcake. The store The District at Tustin Legacy offers two new flavors—the Chicken & Waffles and Maple Bacon Ube cupcakes—that customers can’t find at…


Baked Dessert Bar’s Grand Opening in Orange County Offers Free Cupcakes

TUSTIN, Calif.—Baked Dessert Bar’s brand-new location—its first in Orange County—is opening on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 13, and the first 50 customers can receive a free cupcake. The store in The District at Tustin Legacy offers two new flavors—the Chicken & Waffles and Maple Bacon Ube cupcakes—that customers can’t find at the other locations…