Across the Area

Thunderstorms are headed our way

RAIN, heavy at times, will hit the area, with the storm strongest on Wednesday.

Heavy rainfall and warm temperatures could be coming to Orange County this week. According to National Weather Service, there’s a 10 percent chance of rain on Tuesday and an 80 percent probability on Wednesday – with thunderstorms – and high humidity all week.

By Thursday and Friday, the chance of precipitation is expected to drop to 10 percent. The highs for area cities are predicted to be:

  • Garden Grove: 92 on Monday, 76 on Tuesday, 74 on Wednesday, 73 on Thursday and 72 on Friday.
  • Huntington Beach: 82, 73, 72, 71, 71.
  • Stanton: 89, 76, 72, 72, 72.
  • Westminster: 86, 75, 73, 72, 71.

Alleged Stanton slasher is held

A 21-year-old man was scheduled to be arraigned Monday (today) after allegedly slashing four members of his family in their Stanton home.


Thomas O. Kuranda was booked on four felony counts – attempted murder, corporal injury, criminal threats and assault with a deadly weapon – according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, which provides police services for the city.

On Friday at about 12:50 a.m., deputies were sent to a home on Irwin Drive regarding a family argument that escalated into physical altercation.

Four people suffered knife wounds and were taken to area hospitals with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

His bail was set at $500,000.

“Dracula” opens on Oct. 5 at GWC

Performances of “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” will begin on Friday, Oct. 5 at Golden West College in Huntington Beach and conclude on Sunday, Oct. 14.

Starring in this horror tragedy will be Lawrence Hemingway as Dracula with Scott Keister, Patrick Peterson, Katherine Helflin, Carolyn Feres, Alex Jean and Matthew Cobb in major roles. Tom Amen will direct this performance of the play written by Steven Dietz.

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