UFO Over Tustin and "Mothership" and Two Angels in Orange County Skies the Same Night?

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We presume this was not the massive mothership over Orange County. Sadly.

Someone who saw a UFO over Tustin last week wants you to know that it was not the "massive mothership UFO and two angels sighted over Orange County" the same night.

Or was it?

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One Orange County UFO Possibly Explained, a Second Not So Much

The jury is still out on a mysterious orb that lit up the night sky over Huntington Beach Sept. 23, but some folks in Aliso Viejo are taking credit for a second encounter observed by someone in Santa Ana Thanksgiving morning.

Find out what the several glowing yellow and orange orbs that moved toward the ocean are believed to have been after the jump ...

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Person Who Sent Tweet Touting Newport Beach After LAX Shooting on Friday Fired: Update

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"You know honey, I'd hate to get shot. Let's stay in Newport."

See the update at the end about how the guy responsible wasn't an intern but is now also not an employee.

ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 1, 2013, 1:06 P.M.:Three hours isn't too soon to use a tragedy as a PR point, right?

That's apparently the question the people behind the official Newport Beach Twitter account asked themselves earlier today when they sent a tweet about how Newport Beach is such a nice vacation spot when compared to the chaos at LAX -- chaos that was caused by a shooting that injured seven and killed at least one person.

The tweet was sent at 12:32 p.m. and read "Heading out of town on a weekend getaway via #LAX? Avoid the chaos and make it a beach vacation here in #NewportBeach."

It was quickly deleted, but not before several followers took the account to town about how tasteless it was. The account's excuse? The people who run the account were "focused on closure and hearing reports of ppl stuck."

How do you not hear about a shooting at the largest airport in the region three hours after it happened? Especially when you work at a destination marketing organization? Please, let it just be some dumb, uninformed intern.

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Shameca Lewis Johnson Reported Found SAFE in Angeles National Forest: Update

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Update No. 3 on Page 2 is about the woman found in Angeles National Forest being in good health and on her way back to OC. Update Nos. 1-2 were about the air and ground searches this morning that led to her discovery.

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ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 30, 7 A.M.: Placentia police are hoping the public can help them find a 24-year-old woman who has been missing for more than a week.

Shameca Lewis Johnson was last seen the afternoon of Aug. 20, when she left her home in the 1500 block of Sierra Bonita, according to Placentia Police Detective Corinne Loomis.

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Teen Driver Who Died with 4 Others on Jamboree Road Had No Valid License: Update

See Update No. 2 on page 2 on teen driver Abdulrahman M. Alyahyan not having a valid California's driver license and having been cited previously for violating the terms of his provisional license. Plus, more details. Update No. 1 on the next page has ID's of all five Irvine teens.

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Next stop: Dead Man's Curve?
ORIGINAL POST, MAY 28, 9:06 A.M.: Five teens from Irvine--two males and three females--died late Monday afternoon when their Infiniti slammed into a tree, sliced in two and turned into a fireball on Jamboree Road near Island Lagoon in Newport Beach.

That's less than a mile from Jamboree Road and Camelback, where TapouT co-founder Mask Lewis died in a fiery hit-and-run crash in 2009.

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Clock is Ticking on $156k Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Bought in Dana Point 3 Months Ago

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It's out there somewhere.

A California state lottery ticket worth $156,712 was purchased at Super Stop Liquor, 34469 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, and has not been claimed three months later.

Better check those coat pockets.

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Ben Hansen, Fact or Faked Host/Investigator, Sees UFO over Huntington Beach

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Ben Hansen saw a UFO over Huntington Beach Friday.

He may be more in tune to see such things, as he's the host and lead investigator on the SyFy channel's Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files.

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Martha Socorro Marin Dies from BB Gunshot

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Martha Socorro Marin, R.I.P.
A Santa Ana man claims he accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend of 14 years, the same woman who bore him two children.

The weapon: a BB gun.

Daisy Rifle makers are on the way to lobby pols to stop Obama now!


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Something's Out There: Orange County Beach Cities Edition

Seal Beach was just named by Forbes "the fourth friendliest town in America," which may explain the visitor(s) who caught the eye of a resident last Saturday.

It was an unidentified flying object that was seen the same morning a similar-looking UFO was reported from a resident in nearby Huntington Beach.

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Mark Trahanovsky and His Epic Climb Team Set Stair-Climbing World Record in Jacksonville, FL

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Yorba Linda's Mark Trahanovsky went to Jacksonville, Florida, and all he came back with was a lousy t-shirt.

Oh, yeah: and a world record.

He was part of the "Epic Climb" team that over the weekend past set the 24-hour stair climbing relay record at Jacksonville's tallest building, the 42-story Bank of America Tower downtown.

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