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Free smoothie at Juice it Up! in Irvine on August 4

Aug
4
9:00 am

Free smoothie at Juice it Up

JUICE IT UP! CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH FREE SMOOTHIES ON AUGUST 4

Company Commemorates Milestone with Guest Freebies at All Locations

IRVINE, California – Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, is celebrating 20 refreshing years by offering guests a free smoothie at the chain’s more than 80 units nationwide. On Tuesday, August 4, between 9 and 11 a.m., head to Juice It Up! to receive a complimentary small Strawberry Wave™ or the new California Cooler™ smoothie, with no purchase necessary.

  • The Strawberry Wave is a refreshing blend of Strawberry juice, non-fat yogurt, banana, and strawberries
  • The California Cooler is an invigorating blend of fresh cucumber, pineapple juice, lemonade, lime sherbet and pineapple

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Bicyclist dies in fatal traffic collision on Bayside Drive, in Newport Beach

Jonathan Wilson

Newport Beach Police Department

Community: Press Release – Bicycle Fatal Traffic Collision

At approximately 1:27 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, the Newport Beach Police Department’s Dispatch Center was notified of a traffic collision involving a bicyclist and a parked vehicle. The collision occurred in the 1800 block of Bayside Drive. The cyclist, who had been travelling westbound on Bayside Drive, was riding an electric bicycle when he collided with a silver Mazda van that was parked on Bayside Drive, east of the intersection with El Paseo Drive. Read more…

 
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OCSD K-9 unit receives donated tactical vests

OCSD Explosive Detection K-9s Foose, Paco and N.G.

MEDIA ADVISORY, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org

OCSD K-9 Unit Receives Donated Tactical Vests

WHAT: The Orange County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit plays an important role in our delivery of law enforcement service to the community. The use of K-9s has significantly reduced the man-hours used searching for suspects, evidence and narcotics; as well as significantly impacting officer safety by reducing property loss and injuries to deputies. Eight deputies and their canine partners currently provide service to the Sheriff’s Department’s thirteen contract cities, unincorporated areas and our law enforcement partners in the County. High levels of training and commitment by the canine deputies has established this Unit as one of the most highly respected in the state.

The Capistrano Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) will present the K-9 Unit deputies with a donation of 10 tactical vests to be worn by their K-9 partners. The goal of CARE is to help promote the health of animals in our communities. The vests will allow the animal to be lifted into locations easier, give the handler more control during apprehension efforts, and provide both ballistic and stab protections. They will be used during high risk SWAT operations and field operations where an armed and dangerous suspect is involved. Read more…

 
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Irvine man among five men convicted of trying to hook up with prostitutes

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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE

Date: July 31, 2015

FIVE MEN CONVICTED OF AGREEING TO ENGAGE IN PROSTITUTION

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) convicted five men in July 2015 of agreeing to engage in prostitution. The defendants in these cases approached a woman whom they believed to be a prostitute in areas known for prostitution and human trafficking in Orange County. Each of the defendants below agreed to engage in commercial sex with a woman and were subsequently arrested by law enforcement.

Defendants:

  • Dean Gilbert Chance, 52, Huntington Beach. Pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of agreeing to engage in prostitution with a prior conviction for one misdemeanor count of agreeing to engage in prostitution in 2012. Accepted a court offer of 45 days in jail, three years of informal probation, and must submit to AIDS testing and education.
  • Kianoush Moghtaderzadeh Hosseini, 41, Irvine. Was convicted by a jury of one misdemeanor count of agreeing to engage in prostitution. Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 10, 2015.
  • Saul Rivera Mendoza, 33, Anaheim. Pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of agreeing to engage in prostitution. Ten days of CalTrans in lieu of jail, three years of informal probation, must submit to AIDS testing and education, and must provide a DNA sample.
  • Derick Paul Penner, 32, Garden Grove. Pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of agreeing to engage in prostitution. Accepted a court offer of ten days of voluntary community service in lieu of jail, three years of informal probation, and must submit to AIDS testing and education.
  • Damian Santos Zamudio, 38, Santa Ana. Pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of agreeing to engage in prostitution. Thirty days of CalTrans in lieu of jail, three years of informal probation, must submit to AIDS testing and education, and must provide a DNA sample.

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Off duty officer catches a burglar from Newport Beach red-handed

Rory Scott Campbell

Rory Scott Campbell

Irvine Police Department Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE: # 07-31-15

Subject: Man Observed by Off-Duty Detective Arrested for Burglary

Contact : Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer, 949-724-7112, Femami@cityofirvine.org

Irvine, CA – A man observed by an off-duty Irvine Police Department (IPD) detective has been arrested for burglary after being found in possession of stolen property. The suspect has been identified as Rory Scott Campbell, 27, of Newport Beach, and has been booked in the Orange County Jail.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. on July 30, 2015, an off-duty IPD detective observed a known suspect enter The Rinks facility on Barranca Parkway and enter the locker rooms. Campbell was a suspect for several other burglaries that had occurred at the same location over the past several weeks. Read more…

 
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Suspect arrested following Deputy-involved shooting and pursuit

Santa Ana Police Pursuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org

Suspect Arrested Following Deputy-Involved Shooting & Pursuit

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. – (July 31, 2015) – On Friday, July 31, 2015 at approximately 1:10 a.m., Jenny Ann Stewart, 38, Laguna Woods, was arrested following a vehicle pursuit and deputy-involved shooting. Stewart was taken into custody in a parking lot adjacent to El Toro Road, east of Paseo De Valencia.

On Thursday, July 30, 2015 at approximately 4:52 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Valvoline Oil Store at El Toro Road and Moulton Parkway reference an intoxicated female in a blue, Toyota SUV. A records check of the license plate indicated the vehicle was recently reported stolen out of the city of Laguna Beach. Deputies arrived as the Toyota SUV, driven by Stewart, exited the parking lot onto Moulton Parkway. A felony traffic stop was initiated in the area of Moulton Parkway and Via Campo Verde in the city of Laguna Woods. During the traffic stop, Stewart reversed her vehicle towards the deputy and a deputy-involved shooting occurred. Read more…

 
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San Clemente massage therapist faces trial for sexual battery against six women

Ping Li

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE

Case # 14HM08787

Date: July 30, 2015

SAN CLEMENTE MASSAGE THERAPIST FACES TRIAL FOR SEXUAL BATTERY AGAINST SIX WOMEN

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – A San Clemente massage therapist is scheduled to face trial this morning for committing sexual battery against six women. Ping Li, 51, San Clemente, is charged with six misdemeanor counts of sexual battery against six victims. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of three years in jail and a $12,000 fine. Opening statements are expected to begin this morning at 10:30 a.m. in Department H-12, Harbor Justice Center, Newport Beach.

At the time of the crime, Li owned and operated Massage Clover in San Clemente. Li is accused of working as a licensed massage therapist. Read more…

 
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City of Irvine launches an online traffic survey

Published on July 30, 2015 by in Irvine, News, Traffic

Irvine traffic survey

A survey seeking input on traffic conditions and transportation systems in the City of Irvine was launched today. Residents and commuters to the City are invited to provide their input on what works well, what areas might need improvement and what the City’s transportation priorities should be moving forward. The survey is available through September 3 at bit.ly/IrvineTrafficSurvey.

The traffic survey is part of a comprehensive study aimed at examining mobility in the City. The study also includes three community meetings: Thursday, July 30, at the Irvine Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza; Monday, August 3, at University Community Park, 1 Beech Tree Lane; and Monday, August 10, at Cypress Community Park, 255 Visions. All meetings are from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; no RSVP is necessary. Attendees of the meetings will also have the opportunity to complete a survey onsite. Read more…

 
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Irvine Police invite the public to National Night Out at three locations on 8/4

Aug
4
5:30 pm

Irvine National Night Out 2015 Crossroads

Irvine Police Department Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #07-30-15

Subject: Irvine Police Invite Community to National Night Out

Contact : Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer 949-724-7112, femami@cityofirvine.org

Irvine, CA – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) invites residents to join us for National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. National Night Out is a national, annual community-building campaign that provides an opportunity for residents and law enforcement build relationships and a sense of community in local neighborhoods. Read more…

 
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Man suspected of sexual assault arrested while working at a Girl Scout camp

Published on July 30, 2015 by in Crime, Irvine, News, OCDA

OCDA Seal

Irvine Police Department Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #07-30-15

Subject: Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

Contact : Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer 949-724-7112, femami@cityofirvine.org

Irvine, CA – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) has arrested a man for sexual assault. Matthew Joseph Hamm, 27, was arrested on charges of rape, assault, and domestic violence.

In April 2014, Hamm was involved in a dating relationship with an adult female. On at least one occasion, the suspect physically and sexually assaulted the victim. Read more…

 
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