2001-2012 Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold is the co-host and managing editor of KOCE-TV’s nightly news magazine show, “Real Orange”. He joined KOCE-TV in January 2000 after over thirty years as a sportscaster/anchor for KTLA-TV and KABC-TV in Los Angeles. He also has served as the announcer for Dr. Robert H. Schuller’s internationally seen “Hour of Power’ since its [...]

Jazmin Avalos

Jazmin is a 15-year-old freshman at Bolsa Grande High School, where she participated in the cheer squad and choir ensemble for a period of time, and also takes part in the Track and Field team. Her love for the arts has given her the opportunity to participate in distinguished programs, such as the Garden Grove [...]

Bree Morse

A self-proclaimed “Garden Grove Girl,” Bree Morse was born and raised in the city she feels so lucky to represent. She is a 20-year-old sophomore at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) working toward her Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. She sees the value of college education, and works hard to convey her thirst [...]

Colette Carr

Singer. Songwriter. Actress. Athlete. Colette Carr from Malibu, CA was born January 6, 1991. Obsessed with music from an early age, Colette has a music library with over 10,000 songs from all genres.  Never someone to do anything half-way, Colette spent three years studying the Meisner Technique in acting and improv. Throughout it all, Colette’s first [...]

Shawn Parr

As a Southern California native, Shawn Parr has had a long-term involvement with country music. He grew up in Norwalk, CA and attended John Glenn High School. Soon after becoming the warm-up personality for the TV show "Hot Country Nights", and the announcer for the Academy of Country Music Awards, KZLA brought him on board [...]

Phillip Keene

Phillip P. Keene is excited to be reprising the role of videographer and surveillance expert Buzz Watson on the TNT's THE CLOSER spin-off MAJOR CRIMES. His previous television experience includes hosting the series Home and making a guest appearance on the ABC limited series, The DA. He made his feature debut in the Tony Alda film, Role of a Lifetime. Keene, who [...]

Aedin Mincks

Aedin Mincks plays the computer whiz, Angus Chestnut, on the hit Disney Channel show, A.N.T. Farm. Aedin got his first big break playing Garth Jr. in the notable Capital One Visigoth commercials. He went on to book roles on ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’, ‘Desperate Housewives’, ‘The Middle’ and ‘New Girl’. His break into feature films [...]

Mindy Sterling

Mindy Sterling Is best known for her character portrayal of “Frau Farbissina” in The Austin Powers Trilogy. A veteran improviser and improv teacher and director, she honed those skills with the Groundlings in Los Angeles. She is currently on Disney’s Ant Farm and played the Alien Supervisor in the film Mars Needs Moms for Disney. Other memorable [...]

Raymond Cruz

Raymond Cruz has appeared in more than 30 feature films and has worked extensively in television, playing a wide range of characters. He currently plays Detective Julio Sanchez on the series, The Closer, for which he recently won an Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actor. His work in films includes roles in Havoc with Anne Hathaway; Training Day, with [...]

Karan Brar

"Ravi Ross" on “Jessie” Karan Brar plays 10-year-old Indian adoptee, Ravi Ross, in the Disney Channel comedy series "Jessie." Thrilled with his new life in America, but wanting to remain linked to his beloved Indian homeland, Ravi keeps a seven foot Asian Water Monitor Lizard, Mr. Kippling, in his room. Brar most recently starred in [...]

Mariette Hartley

Emmy® Award-winning actress Mariette Hartley is currently recurring on “Law & Order: SVU” and is hosting her tenth season of the syndicated series, “Wild About Animals.” Ms. Hartley’s bestselling autobiography, “Breaking the Silence,” has been re-issued in paperback. Emmy Award winning actress Mariette Hartley is recognized as one of the most versatile actresses in the [...]

Michael Paul Chan

Michael Paul Chan grew up in Richmond, Calif., and was a musician in several Bay Area rock bands before becoming an actor. After seven successful seasons playing Lieutenant Mike Tao on "The Closer", Chan is currently in production on the spin-off, Major Crimes where he continues his role of Lieutenant Mike Tao. Chan has more [...]

Charlie O’Connell

Charlie O'Connell is best known for his appearance on season seven of The Bachelor, as well as his starring role as Colin Mallory in the seriesSliders . He has appeared in such films as Dude, Where’s My Car? , The New Guy and Cruel Intentions. In the past year he has appeared in BET’sReed Between the Lines Starring Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Tracee Ellis Ross, as well [...]

Captain Stacy Gerlich

Stacy Gerlich has been Captain/Paramedic of the Los Angeles Fire Department since 1986 and the department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Unit Commander since 2006. Her outstanding service earned her the California Governor and First Lady Service Award in 2010. Captain Gerlich has also served as LAFD Battalion Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Captain. In this [...]


Founded by world famous skateboard legends The Flying Carrasco Brothers–Richy, Rene and David Carrasco are natives of Garden Grove.  Richy has two Guinness World Records, Rene was LA Pepsi Team Captain which launched his acting career, and David is the former California State Slalom Champion. Richy and Maria Carrasco own and operate Sk8Kings Skateboard Company. [...]