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Super Friends get set for Halloween

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:15am
The Super Friends Club circles around the tables in the cafeteria, displaced from their usual meeting place in the Student Lounge, making last minute adjustments for their Halloween party on Thursday evening. Club president Michael Cullen listens closely to adviser Michael Hoggatt as he explains the specifics to the upcoming event, making sure everything is […]
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Death lives in the streets: a true story

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:15am
Ghouls and and goblins rule Halloween, but my nightmares reside on the road all-year-round I’ve had the feeling that I am going to die young for some time now, but how? When will I meet this possibly realistic outcome that puts me 6 feet under? My imagination runs wild with the different outcomes I might […]
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Universal Studios gets spooky with it: horror nights have begun

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:22pm
  Halloween season has begun, which means Universal Studio Hollywood has kicked off its annual Halloween Horror Nights, an event that runs all the way through Nov. 5. This year features some of the biggest names in horror movie history such as ‘The Shining”, “Child’s Play”, and “Nightmare on Elm Street”. Nightmares Never End is […]
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Red Flag conditions today; stay hydrated

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:27pm
The National Weather Service and the Orange County Operational Area are advising Red Flag conditions starting today and through Wednesday, Oct. 25. They anticipate strong gusts of wind with low humidity. Temperatures could reach into the triple digits for today and tomorrow. Due to the high temperatures and low humidity, it is advised to stay […]
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7 recipes to kill for

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:16am
With fall in the air and Halloween just around the corner, its the perfect time to plan a killer meal for the scariest night of the year. What’s on the menu for the last day in October? A ghoulish feast. Start off the evening with artichoke and jalapeno dip, served with blue and yellow corn tortilla […]
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‘Happy Death Day’ kills it at the box office

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:13am
Blumhouse film company, best known for their horror movies, has released yet another  to their collection, “Happy Death Day”. The thriller made $26.5 million on opening weekend. With a rating of PG-13, be ready to share the theater with pre-teens. This movie was made out to be horror film, although it failed on the scare […]
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Horrific workout stories to kill your exercise motivation

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:11am
At just about any time of the year the gym can be a scary place for some. Whether you’re scared to look weak because you’re not an avid gym-goer or you’re intimidated by the machines because, let’s be honest, the directions don’t always make the most sense. Still, people who want to work out will […]
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Ladera Ranch gets ready for Halloween

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:11pm
Parents and grandparents looking for an area to take their trick-or-treaters on Halloween night can turn to Ladera Ranch, located east of Mission Viejo. The community goes all out for Halloween. Houses are decorated with suspending ghosts, large spiders and glowing lights. It holds a Halloween festival for its residents. Each neighborhood has a designated […]
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Flu shot today keeps the zombies away

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 8:24pm
The flu season is an annually recurring time characterized by relative outbreaks of influenza,commonly referred to as the flu. The season occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere. Influenza activity can be predicted and even tracked geographically in some places. Three virus families, A, B and C, are the main infective […]
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OPINION: Once-a-year slut is OK

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 8:16pm
Halloween brings me back to my childhood days of decorating the house, carving pumpkins and dressing up as famous people to get candy. Hannah Montana and fairies were my go to for the longest time. Everyone in the neighborhood would start at the top of the street and work their way down filling up pillowcases […]
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Just how old is too old to trick or treat?

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 8:52am
Halloween or All Hallow’s Eve is what many consider to be their favorite holiday of the year. Halloween costume parties, divination games, bobbing for apples, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories, and playing pranks on friends and family are just some of the things people entertain themselves with on this frightful […]
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Are you ready for the next big earthquake? It’s time to ShakeOut

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 2:45pm
Students wait outside during the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill at Saddleback College. (Diana Tomseth/Lariat)  Drop! Cover! HOLD ON! Know what to do during an earthquake w/ these safety tips: #ShakeOut — American Red Cross (@RedCross) October 19, 2017 Saddleback College participated in the Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. Students, […]
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Saddleback Police department search for golf cart thief

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 4:38pm
A golf cart was stolen from the Saddleback College Athletic Department near the pool at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday evening. The cart was later recovered on the north side of campus. Video retrieved from the Saddleback security cameras show a white male with shoulder-length, curly brown hair and dark-rimmed glasses driving the cart around […]
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The 17th Door brings increased shock value with annual immersive horror experience

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 9:36pm
  Manic Mind Productions has brought The 17th Door Haunt Experience back to Orange County with another interactive haunted house, featuring a prison terror maze and Virtual Reality experience at 1851 W. Orangethorpe Ave. in Fullerton. If you have ever wanted to know what it’s like to live inside of your favorite horror films, The […]
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Civil trial starts this week in stabbing death of Saddleback College student at local pub

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:26pm
Jury selection began Tuesday in the wrongful death trial of Craig Matthew Tanber, 37, of Los Alamitos, in the stabbing death of Shayan Mazroei, 22, at Patsy’s Restaurant and Irish Pub in Laguna Niguel on Sept. 7, 2015. Tanber, a third-striker and member of white supremacist gang Public Enemy Number 1, was charged with one […]
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Saddleback dominates Golden West College for ‘Holmescoming’

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:13pm
The Saddleback College football team ran away with the Homecoming game, dominating the Golden West College Rustlers 39-7 Saturday night. The Gauchos came into the game beating the Rustlers 24-1-1 in the program’s history. The team returns to glory after falling to the Ventura Pirates 44-34 Saturday, Sept. 30. Saddleback College also inducted three members […]
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Former Lariat staffer and boyfriend dead, 2 others wounded in Aliso Viejo shooting

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:44am
Luke William Ferguson is suspected of fatally shooting his father, 59-year-old Douglas Ferguson and his father’s girlfriend, 51-year-old Lisa Cosenza and wounding roommates Todd Kuchar, 48, and Brandon Dufault, 23, in their own home at 6 Ashbury Court in “The Hamptons” community of Aliso Viejo on Thursday afternoon. Ferguson, 26, who was described as armed […]
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Fire officials say Canyon Fire 2 is near full containment

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 1:02pm
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California Community Colleges will be free for first year if bill passes

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:06pm
California assembly members have proposed a bill to allow first-year community college students to receive free tuition for their first year. The California College Promise, aka Assembly Bill 19, has passed through the final hearing last month and now only needs the signature of California Governor Jerry Brown. The bill itself states that its intentions are […]
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OCFA officials report that the Canyon Fire 2 is 40 percent contained

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:42am
UPDATE: Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at 7 a.m. A vegetation fire broke out in the Coal Canyon Area due to gusty winds which burned 8,000 acres and is at 40 percent containment, according to fire officials. The Canyon Fire 2 started just before 10 a.m. Monday along the 91 freeway and 241 freeway interchange in […]
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