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Tony Cabrera

ABC7 Eyewitness News

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Recent articles by Tony:

After SoCal Edison trims trees along power lines in Mission Viejo, residents call it excessive

Last week, Mission Viejo residents in Aegean Heights were told Southern California Edison would be trimming trees behind their homes along the power lines. → Read More

LA man waiting months for unemployment aid says EDD put him on hold for 9 hours

A Los Angeles resident has made calling the EDD a daily routine as he tries to get updates on his pending claim. One day, he says he got through, only to be put on hold for nine hours. → Read More

$500 assistance program launched, expanded by Newport Beach CEO

Last year's wildfires and the ongoing pandemic led Jobot Founder and CEO Heidi Golledge to create the Jobot assist program for employees who needed immediate help. → Read More

Laguna Beach officials debate making outdoor dining promenade permanent

Laguna Beach officials, and the community, are debating whether to make a promenade used to provide outdoor dining a permanent fixture -- which could cost up to $3 million. → Read More

Yorba Linda senior living facility with zero COVID-19 cases starts vaccinating residents, staff

Residents and staff at a senior living facility in Orange County are proud to say they've had zero COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started, and there is now reason for hope as many of them received their first dose of the vaccine. → Read More

Pandemic: Chaplains at Northridge hospital use music to lift the spirits of frontline health workers

Chaplains at Northridge Hospital Medical Center are using music to lift the spirits of the ICU staff during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Husband of Christina Mauser talks about healing one year after crash

A year ago, the death of Mamba girls basketball coach Christina Mauser left her husband Matt in pieces. He was in unimaginable pain as he spoke about being left to raise their three kids alone and losing the love of his life. → Read More

Vin Scully's call on Hank Aaron's 715th home run: 'What a marvelous moment for the country'

"What a marvelous moment for the country and the world," said former Dodgers announcer Vin Scully during his call of Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run. → Read More

Orange County nurse faces challenges of treating COVID-19 patients while protecting pregnant wife

Back in August, Mission Hospital nurses Anthony and Danielle Wilkinson were thrown a curveball - the newlyweds found out Danielle was pregnant. → Read More

Youth sports advocates rally at high schools across California, calling for resumption of competition

Parents, coaches and youth advocates rallied at high schools across California to urge the state to allow youth sports to return as soon as possible. → Read More

Los Angeles woman, 105, dies of COVID-19 on week she was set to receive vaccine

Margaret Sowma was energetic, vibrant and full of life - even at 105-years-old. Sadly, she died just days before she was set to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after an outbreak at a Los Angeles care center. → Read More

Vaccination pods open to more frontline workers in Orange County

Frontline workers waited up to two hours for a vaccine at North Net Training Center in Anaheim on Friday, one of three point of dispensing sites or PODS across Orange County that opened to all tiers under Phase 1A this week. → Read More

Northridge nurse and mother of 6 dies from COVID-19 shortly after giving birth

The family of a Northridge nurse, wife and mother is sharing her heartbreaking story after she died of COVID-19 complications following childbirth. → Read More

SAG-AFTRA recommends temporary production halt in SoCal amid COVID-19 surge

SAG-AFTRA, the powerful union that represents actors and independent producers wants to put a hold on production in Southern California once again. → Read More

Orange County distributing at-home COVID-19 testing kits to residents

Orange County families now have the option to take COVID-19 tests at home, a welcome relief from the long lines and delayed response times experienced across the Southland. → Read More

UCI Medical Center sets up mobile field hospital in parking lot to alleviate pressure on hospital

UCI Medical Center is one of the three hospitals in Orange County that has requested the mobile setup. It's a strategy that's expected to help alleviate the burden on the local health care system, especially as cases soar to record highs. → Read More

Orange County sheriff, DA fighting order to reduce jail population amid COVID-19 surge

The Orange County sheriff and district attorney are fighting a court's order to release half the county's jail population amid a COVID-19 surge. → Read More

Parents frustrated after Brea schools temporarily drop in-person learning

Students in the Brea Olinda Unified School District are no longer on campus after the district temporarily pulled its in-person hybrid model until February. This means every student is back to full-time distance learning, making some parents frustrated. → Read More

SoCal Army captain among 1st amputees to test new high-tech robotic prosthetic hand

Army Capt. Carey DuVal is helping test a new robotic prosthetic hand that is changing the game for amputees across the world. → Read More

COVID pandemic: LA charter school group hopes to break stigma, get community tested

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy has been offering free COVID testing at Dalzell Lance High School since October, but it's taken some time to get people in the MacArthur Park and Westlake communities to actually show up. → Read More