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Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers oversees the 21st annual gun melt – Nearly 5,000 weapons destroyed and melted into construction materials

Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers oversees the 21st annual gun melt – Nearly 5,000 weapons destroyed and melted into construction materials

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers announced the destruction of 4,661 weapons confiscated from criminals in Los Angeles County and collected through the “Gifts for Guns” exchange…

New Queen Mary exhibit shows why America, and 11 U.S. presidents, loved Bob Hope

New Queen Mary exhibit shows why America, and 11 U.S. presidents, loved Bob Hope

The Queen Mary is proud to host a traveling exhibit on America’s “most honored” entertainer Bob Hope – friend of U.S. troops, presidents and generations of fans. The four-month exhibit…

$10,000 reward issued in murder investigation

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has issued a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for murder of 25-year-old Olataga Filemoni…

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

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…

Belmont Beacon 08/25/2014

Belmont Beacon 08/25/2014

OCDA announces extradition of two fugitives from Guatemala and Spain for sexual assault of a child and child abduction probation violation

The Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) announced the extradition of two fugitives from Guatemala and Spain for serious and violent felonies committed in Orange County. Jose Carmen Sian, 42, and…

Another homeowner shoots and kills alleged burglar

By Jennifer Schlueter Just three weeks after an 80-year-old man fatally shot a woman who had broken into his house, another homeowner shot and killed Long Beach resident Ryan Mitchell…

The Recording Academy remembers Robin Williams

The Recording Academy remembers Robin Williams

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…

Mandatory “kill-switches” for smartphones to prevent theft? – Bill awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

Mandatory “kill-switches” for smartphones to prevent theft? – Bill awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature

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…

Belmont Beacon 08/18/2014

Belmont Beacon 08/18/2014

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