Month: August 2014

Jenny August 26, 2014

By Jennifer Schlueter Have you asked yourself why so many of your social media friends and people like former president George W. Bush, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey recently have been pouring ice buckets over their heads? Not only in the United States have people joined this trend where you donate to the ALS Association […]

Jenny August 26, 2014

by Vickie Vértiz Online event management software company Cvent released their third-annual Top 50 Meeting Destinations, ranking Anaheim at number 25. According to the Los Angeles Register, Cvent evaluated more than 5,000 cities in the United States, ranking them based on existing meeting and event booking activity in the Cvent Supplier Network. The number of […]

Jenny August 19, 2014

The Anaheim City Council tonight approved a resolution to implement four mandatory water conservation measures, in compliance with the State Water Resources Control Board’s emergency drought regulations. With a focus on outdoor water conservation, the following actions are now prohibited: •Watering of outdoor landscapes or turf that cause excess runoff •Using a hose to wash […]

Jenny August 19, 2014

By Jennifer Schlueter With our smartphones being worth up to $700, $800 or even more, they have become favorable objects for thieves. Black market resales for stolen phones are lucrative for robbers, especially overseas, where American smartphones are more expensive. According to Consumer Reports, smartphone thefts in the US have almost doubled from 2012 to […]

Jenny August 19, 2014

by Vickie Vértiz Many patients are finding quick care at the ubiquitous urgent care facilities that have been cropping up all over the country as large hospitals still struggle with long lines and exorbitant charges. The Orange County Register talked with one such patient who went to an urgent care clinic belonging to MemorialCare in […]

Jenny August 19, 2014

By Terry Miller Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams apparently took his own life at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63. “He has been battling severe depression of late,” publicist Mara Buxbaum told CNN. “This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as […]

Jenny August 12, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Thursday issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. This Level 3 travel warning is a reflection of the worsening Ebola outbreak in this region. CDC is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts in the three nations. CDC […]