In 1970, Owen was a Costa Mesa police officer then and one of the first officers at a fire at Bethel Towers. He helped people evacuate and was nearly trapped while helping someone escape.
While Owen was a police officer, as is most of his side of the family, Mike became a firefighter. But the career path wasn’t an odd choice, father and son said. Mike was always into the subject and excelled in his explorer program. And while Mike didn’t follow in his father’s footsteps, he contributes to public safety, which is more than his father could ask for.
Hotel halves ceremony rates for gay, lesbian couples
The Wyndham Orange County hotel will provide a 50% discount to gay and lesbian couples who want to have commitment ceremonies at the hotel.