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March 26, 2001 | JENNIFER MENA
The Orange County Sheriff's Department was searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a pedestrian late Saturday. The motorist was driving a white compact four-door car and hit the victim in the 10100 block of Dale Street in Stanton at 11:23 p.m., Sheriff's Sgt. Randy Benicky said. The pedestrian, Steve Jesus Ontiveros, 23, of Stanton, was taken to Western Medical Center-Anaheim. Ontiveros died of head injuries, said the county coroner's office.
May 14, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two girls in a youth music group that was performing at Disneyland's Magic Music Days were hospitalized Sunday for heat exhaustion, fire officials said. Authorities were called to the park about 11:45 a.m. after the group, consisting of about a dozen 13- and 14-year-old girls from Woodland, Calif., complained of being overheated, Anaheim Fire Department spokeswoman Maria Sabol said. The teens were wearing costumes with at least three layers, which might have contributed to dehydration, she said.
May 27, 1990
A motorcyclist from Placentia died early Saturday after running a red light and ramming the side of a car that was emerging from the Disneyland parking lot, police said. They identified the cyclist as Randy Lavern Weisenberg, 43, who suffered massive head and internal injuries and was declared dead at Western Medical Center-Anaheim. Police said the collision occurred about 1 a.m.
August 21, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
A back-to-school health fair will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Western Medical Center-Anaheim. Free services offered will include nutritional assessments, chiropractic screenings, blood-pressure screenings, cholesterol checks, dental exams, diabetes screenings and podiatry examinations. Doctors and other health professionals will be on hand to administer exams and screenings and answer questions.
September 30, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A 55-year-old woman found dead in a motel swimming pool about a block from Disneyland Friday apparently drowned accidentally, authorities said. Her name and city of residence were not released. She was found about 8:30 p.m. at the Super 8 Motel in the 400 block of West Katella Avenue, said Tim Butler, a battalion chief with the Anaheim Fire Department. She was pronounced dead at Western Medical Center-Anaheim. The incident is under investigation, Butler said.
Jeen "Gina" Han, sentenced last week to 26 years to life in prison for conspiring with two teenagers to kill her identical twin sister, was at an Anaheim hospital Tuesday, recovering from what sources said was a suicide attempt after she took an overdose of sleeping pills. A spokeswoman for Western Medical Center-Anaheim confirmed that Han was a patient but said hospital officials could not release any information about her condition, including why and when she was admitted.
February 15, 1995 | THAO HUA
A fire in an apartment building Tuesday left 17 people homeless, caused $20,000 in damage and injured three people. The fire began at noon in a garage in the 2000 block of South Mountain View Avenue and quickly spread to an apartment directly above it, Battalion Chief Benny Ramirez said. Smoke damage rendered two apartments uninhabitable, displacing two large families. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries.
October 30, 2000 | ALEX KATZ
A 40-year-old woman was injured at Disneyland when the car she was riding in on the Autopia attraction was rear-ended by another car, authorities said. The woman, who was not identified, complained of back pain after the minor accident at about 8 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. The collision "appears to be accidental," said Anaheim Police Sgt. Rick Martinez. The Autopia ride was open Sunday, park employees said.
October 17, 1991
Sheriff Brad Gates and his staff deserve commendation for an efficient and well-run health-care system inside the county jails, the Orange County Grand Jury says in a new report. "The system in place seems to work well, and the medical well-being of the inmates is proper and efficient," the report says. The report, which was based on interviews with staff and observation of the jail pharmacy, comes despite frequent complaints by inmates about jail health care.
November 23, 1996
A 36-year-old Anaheim man died in a traffic accident Friday after he lost control of his pickup on a turn, hit a truck, then careened into a pole, authorities said. David Stewart died at Western Medical Center-Anaheim on Friday evening after he and another passenger were extracted from the wreck and flown by helicopter to the hospital, according to police and the coroner's office. Stewart's female passenger was treated and released from the hospital, authorities said.
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