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A Newport Beach yoga studio claims former NBA star Dennis Rodman entered the business twice in two days this week and helped other people, including a former employee of the studio, steal more than $3,500 in merchandise, including a 400-pound amethyst crystal. Ali Shah, with his wife, Ariana, owns Vibes Hot Yoga…
read more via KTLA: Newport Beach Yoga Studio Alleges Dennis Rodman, Others Stole Clothing and 400-Pound Crystal — KTLA
— from the Orange County Register… A 59-year-old man had serious injuries to his face and hands after an explosion Friday morning, May 10, outside a Denny’s in Fullerton. The blast was reported about 8:50 a.m. initially as a possible transformer explosion, said Fullerton police Lt. Jon Radus. Officers arrived to the restaurant, on South Harbor Boulevard and Hill Avenue…
more via Explosion outside Denny’s in Fullerton leaves man seriously injured — Orange County Register
Gayle Anderson was live in Chino with a preview of the PLANES OF FAME AIRSHOW 2019, which takes place in Chino at the Planes of Fame Air Museum, 14998 Cal Aero Drive, Chino; Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th, 2019.
via Planes of Fame 2018 Air Show Preview — KTLA
Ladera Ranch will hold its annual community garage sale — billed as Orange County’s largest — from 7 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 27. More than 600 residents will participate in the sale, which is expected to attract some 3,000 deal-seekers. Starting at noon on Wednesday, residents and visitors can visit LaderaLife.com (or bit.ly/LaderaInteractiveMap) to access…
via Ladera Ranch invites the public to ‘county’s largest’ community garage sale — Orange County Register
Monday is Earth Day, and commuters have a new incentive to make a change. Though dairy farms, air travel and oil and gas refineries have come under fire in California’s fight against climate change, they are not the biggest culprit.
via L.A. Metro Offering Free Bus,Train Rides on Earth Day — KTLA
At this point it’s probably the worst-kept secret at the Empire Polo Grounds, but multiple sources (and multiple media outlets, including TMZ) are abuzz with rumors that both NSYNC (well, 4/5 of them) and Nicki Minaj will be joining Ariana Grande onstage during her festival closing set at Coachella tomorrow night.
via Are NSYNC and Nicki Minaj Joining Ariana Grande at Coachella? — Variety
ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — The Angels might consider adopting the bee as a second mascot after a swarm caused a delay at Sunday’s game against the Texas Rangers. The fifth inning was delayed while officials dealt with the swarm of bees, which sent a pitcher warming up in the Rangers bullpen running for cover and emptied…
via Bees Send Rangers Pitcher Running, Empties Out Seats At Angel Stadium — CBS Los Angeles