Duck Dynasty Dude Tries to Rob Mission Viejo Bank!

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That's apparently not the A&E schedule he's flashing.
Holy whiskers, a dude from Duck Dynasty tried to rob a Mission Viejo bank Thursday morning!

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Former Employees Reportedly Allege Unethical Practices at Orange County Animal Care Shelter

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Don't taze me, bro!
A television news investigation has reportedly turned up "a number of former employees" alleging unethical practices at the Orange County Animal Care shelter in Orange.

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Jimison "Jaymo" Coleman Gives Up Chase in Orange County But All Roads Lead to Texas

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Jaymo surrenders in Irvine on Monday.
In the middle of a televised chase on Orange County streets and highways during the evening rush-hour drive Monday, viewers were told the driver was a suspect wanted for dealing heroin in Buena Park. But when the dust settled--or, in this case, the perp was in custody--it was revealed that 36-year-old Jimison "Jaymo" Coleman of Dallas is wanted in Texas for a 2014 killing.

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Mischa Barton of The O.C. Fame Sues Talent Manager Mother for Allegedly Stealing Money

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Mischa Barton at a movie premiere in London (her birthplace) in 2006.
Mischa Barton, the winner of two Teen Choice awards for her portrayal of poor little Newport Beach rich girl Marissa Cooper on The O.C., is suing her talent-manager mother for allegedly stealing money, including during the actress' 2003-06 run on the Fox teen soaper.

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Real Housewives of Orange County Producers Sue for $5 mil for Allegedly Being Denied Profits

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This time the drama's on the other side of the camera.

Two producers of The Real Housewives of Orange County are suing the show's creator and network for $5 million, claiming they were wrongly cut from Bravo's original Real Housewives franchise show and the series profits that came with it.

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Dennis Hour and Isabelle Du's Short Ride on The Amazing Race is Over

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Dennis Hour and Isabelle Du's short reality television ride is over.

Well, that was quick. Tustin's Dennis Hour and Isabelle Du--a.k.a. #TheDatingCouple--was eliminated from CBS's The Amazing Race in what was only the second episode of the season.

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TV's Youth Obsession Continues as Bobby Schuller Takes Over the All-New Hour of Power
"I want the Hour of Power to capture the minds of non-religious people," says Bobby Schuller.

It's rather stunning when you think about it, but since Robert A. Schuller took over as leader of Crystal Cathedral Ministries from his televangelist father Robert H. Schuller on Jan. 22, 2006, he was succeeded by his disapproving dad, his sister Sheila Schuller Coleman and his son Bobby Schuller. Before Coleman left in 2012 to start a new church, she had overseen the former mega-church's bankruptcy, ouster of her founder father and sale of the iconic Crystal Cathedral to Orange County Roman Catholic diocese. But a blast from the past came this week when Bobby Schuller was named host of the renamed and reformatted television show Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller. Call it an early Glory of Christmas present.

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"Mr. C" Tom Bosley was Unwittingly Tied to $13 Million Scam Led by Fugitive-Turned-Convictee

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Howard Cunningham (Tom Bosley) and The Fonz (Henry Winkler) wind up battling in court in the Happy Days episode "Two Angry Men."

The hammer finally came down this week on a scamster who fled the country 15 years ago when the FBI started investigating his Newport Beach company, which used telemarketers to reach investors into a supposed family-oriented entertainment website whose spokesman was "Mr. C.," the late actor Tom Bosley.

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Kobe Bryant's Wife Vanessa Eyed for The Real Housewives of Orange County?

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The again happy couple
Producers of The Real Housewives of Orange County are checking out Vanessa Bryant, Kobe's off-and-on-again wife, as a new cast member, an "insider" apparently claims.

"There will be a new girl and a new friend," an unnamed Mr. RHOC told RumorFix. "They are looking at athletes' wives. There is one who plays professional baseball. There have also been talks of Kobe Bryant's wife being scoped out."

Keep in mind that unnamed insiders have a validity rate that ranks down there with Mark Madsen's career 3-point field goal percentage.

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Meet The Amazing Race's Amazing Orange County Couple Dennis Hour and Isabelle Du

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Dennis Hour and Isabelle Du first met while attending Chapman University in Orange.

Perhaps an indicator that an Orange County immigrant community has finally made it is when some members join the casts of network television reality shows--within weeks of one another. Previously we told you about Bri Nguyen of Westminster being part of the new Fox reality show Utopia that debuts Friday night. A Tustin couple who hail from the Vietnamese American and Cambodian American communities will be contestants on The Amazing Race, the perennial Emmy winner that starts its 25th season on CBS Sept. 26.

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