Press Release Category: US News

Gov. Abbott Declares State of Disaster in Uvalde to Unlock Support and Cut Red Tape

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday declared a state of disaster in Uvalde in order to fast-track resources meant to help the community and cut through hindering red tape in the aftermath of the May 24 mass school shooting that left 19 young students and two teachers dead. The declaration will “accelerate all available state and…

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‘Brea Alive Again’ at 2022 Taste of Brea

Nitro cold-brew coffee, increasingly served “on tap,” boasts a creamy mouthfeel and foamy head, akin to beer. (Witukki/Shutterstock) BREA, Calif.—Brea Downtown was tasty and vibrant at the annual Taste of Brea festival on the evening of May 26, where residents were given a chance to take a break from their work week and enjoy food…

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Anaheim Angel Stadium Sale Violates Open Meeting Law: Lawsuit Appeals

A homeless housing advocacy group appealed May 24 a lawsuit against the City of Anaheim, California, claiming the city violated open meeting laws during the sale of the Angel Stadium. On behalf of the People’s Homeless Taskforce, attorney Jelly Aviles filed a notice of appeal to revive a lawsuit originally filed in February 2020, arguing…

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Pennsylvania’s Fetterman Released From Hospital After Stroke

LANCASTER, Pa.—Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee in the state’s high-profile U.S. Senate contest, has been released from the hospital after a stay of more than a week following a stroke, his wife and his campaign said Sunday. Fetterman, 52, won the Democratic nomination while in the hospital, easily beating U.S. Rep. Conor…

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Tesla Fatal Crash in Newport Beach Under Federal Investigation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Federal authorities launched an investigation into a fatal crash that killed three and injured three when a 2022 Tesla Model S slammed into construction equipment on the Pacific Coast Highway last week. The agency handling the probe, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, confirmed to The Epoch Times the case involved advanced driver…

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LIVE on May 17, 9 AM ET: First UFO Hearing in Congress

The House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee will hold an open hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena on May 17. Following the open portion of the hearing, the subcommittee will hold a closed, classified briefing. Who Honorable Ronald S. Moultrie, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security Scott W. Bray, Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence…

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Orange County Cities Proclaim National Police Week

Orange County cities are proclaiming May 15 through May 21 as National Police Week, when officers will be honored nationwide for their sacrifice in keeping America’s communities safe. The week, which is designated annually by the U.S. President and Congress, aligns with Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, when law enforcement officers who were…

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Nessel Backs Change to Trump-era Immigration Policy

Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel this week announced her support for a proposed change in a 2019 federal policy that made it harder for immigrants on welfare to obtain Legal Permanent Residency (LPR) in the United States. On the threshold of what is expected to be a record-setting influx of migrants entering the country by…

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3 Suspects Arrested in Vista Bombings

VISTA, Calif.—Three men were arrested on May 7 in connection with a string of explosions in Vista on May 4, authorities said. Valentin Castaneda, 25, was taken into custody on suspicion of possessing a destructive device near a church and on public streets, possessing material with intent to make explosives, exploding a device with intent…

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Things to Do in Orange County This Weekend, May 6–8

Huntington Beach “Sound Burned” House Music Beach Party Featuring live house music from DJs Stellar, Silent Reign, D-Dub, and others, attendees of all ages can come to The Huntington Beach House for 10 continuous hours with some of California’s “hottest” house and EDM DJs, social media influencers, and music producers all in one spot. Visitors…

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Man Who Brutally Murdered California Couple Killed in Prison

LOS ANGELES—A state prison inmate serving a life sentence for brutally stabbing an elderly Monrovia, Calif., couple to death in 2003 has died, and prison officials suspect his cell mate—also a convicted murder—of killing him, authorities said on May 1. At approximately 2:05 a.m. Saturday, officials at Kern Valley State Prison in Central California discovered…

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Irvine to Work With Live Nation to Find Permanent Site for Amphitheater in Great Park

IRVINE, Calif.—The City of Irvine will be contracting with concert venue operator Live Nation to find an area inside the Great Park to build a permanent amphitheater, after approving the matter during an April 26 council meeting. Currently, the city has been using the FivePoint Amphitheatre, a temporary location south of the Great Park since…

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