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Category Archives: Orange County

White Bike Memorial in Del Mar for LA Detective Brian R Villa

White Bike Memorial in Del Mar for LA Detective Brian R Villa

White Bike Memorial on Torrey Pines for LA Detective Brian R Villa

This morning while walking home from a nice long beach walk between Del Mar and Torrey Pines State Beach, Ava Kalea and I came across a white bicycle chained to a pole on the side of the bike lane heading south on Camino Del Mar towards Torrey Pines.  I think I noticed this bike because it was painted all white – including the wheels, tires and chain – so we went to examine it.  On the white bike was strapped this flyer:

LA Detective Brian R Villa

When I got home I did some investigating and found this article in Biking in LA about LA County Sheriff’s Detective Brian R Villa getting into an accident while riding in a bicycle race called Orange County Wheelmen’s Amtrak Century.  It is readily apparent that Brian R Villa was a good man who was loved by many.  This really hit home for me, as he was almost a year younger than I – and probably in a lot better condition.  I would like to thank him and his family for his service to our country while in the Marines – and keep his family in my thoughts and prayers.

USL’s Orange County Soccer Club Partners with Surf Cup Sports to Provide a Professional Pathway for Youth Soccer Players

The future of American youth soccer is brighter with the recent announcement that Orange County SC of the United Soccer League (USL) and Surf Cup Sports have formed a historic partnership focused on creating a professional pathway for youth players in Southern California, America’s number one market for player development. Continue Reading

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Seek Public Nominations for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards

$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits  Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is asking the public to nominate their local environmental heroes for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Nominations for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 8 p.m.… Continue Reading

EvoNexus Tech Incubator Collaborates with Qualcomm Ventures, ViaSat and InterDigital On Seed Capital for SoCal Startups

 EvoNexus, a non-profit technology incubator in Southern California, whose portfolio companies have raised over $1.1BN in funding and outcomes, is collaborating  with three leading technology companies that may provide seed capital of up to $250,000 each to high-tech startup companies: Qualcomm Ventures, the venture capital arm of Qualcomm Incorporated,  ViaSat  a global broadband services and technology… Continue Reading

Knott’s Berry Farm Archives to be Auctioned Friday

Rare signs, props, artwork celebrating 75 years of Ghost Town attraction to be auctioned Friday, March 31, in Buena Park, California, by Heritage Auctions From the early years of the world-famous Ghost Town attraction, the iconic Knott’s Berry Farm Theme Park is opening its archives for a special public auction to be held March 31… Continue Reading

LA Times Veteran Mike Boehm Joins MFour Mobile Research as Director of Communications

Veteran Los Angeles Times reporter Mike Boehm has joined MFour Mobile Research as Director of Communications. Boehm will help the company extend its reach as the nation’s leading provider of mobile consumer research through its 4.5 star rated smart-phone application, Surveys on the Go. He comes to Irvine, CA.-based MFour after a long career as… Continue Reading

FOX Sports, NextVR Bring First Men’s College Basketball Tournament to Virtual Reality

From quarterfinals to conference championship, 2016 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Tournament will be broadcast globally in virtual reality LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Continuing its recently launched relationship, FOX Sports and NextVR, the leader in live-action virtual reality broadcast technology, will broadcast the quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games of the 2016 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Tournament live… Continue Reading

Local Business News to Cover Natural Products Expo West 2016 Starting Thursday

Local Business News to Cover Natural Products Expo West 2016 Starting Thursday

Local Business News will be in Anaheim California this week to cover the Natural Products Expo, also known as Expo West.  Contact us if you will be attending and/or exhibiting and would like to meet up or have us stop by your booth. Natural Products Expo West/Engredea, produced by New Hope Natural Media, will be held… Continue Reading