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Orange County Register
Man pleads not guilty to vandalizing Sikh templeA Buena Park man charged with vandalizing a Sikh temple in the city has pleaded
Man pleads not guilty to vandalizing Sikh temple
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
A Buena Park man charged with vandalizing a Sikh temple in the city has pleaded not guilty. Brodie Durazo, 21, is charged with one felony count of vandalism of a religious property, and two misdemeanor counts each of vandalism under $400. He faces... Read more
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Orange County Register
Business in Buena Park strip mall catches fireBUENA PARK – A business inside a two-story strip mall caught fire Friday night,
Business in Buena Park strip mall catches fire
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
BUENA PARK – A business inside a two-story strip mall caught fire Friday night, authorities said. At 7:03 p.m., Orange County Fire Authority responders were called to a strip mall in the 7700 block of Orangethorpe Avenue, where one of several... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Letters: An All-Star conspiracy theory? That, and other viewpoints on the NBAI wonder who in the NBA office has been delegated the duty of devising the scen
Letters: An All-Star conspiracy theory? That, and other viewpoints on the NBA
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
I wonder who in the NBA office has been delegated the duty of devising the scenario in which, shockingly, King Kobe magically wins the MVP trophy at the upcoming All-Star game? Maybe they could delegate the duty to Vince McMahon. He seems pretty... Read more
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Orange County Register
Gunning down ex-friend gets Buena Park man 50 years to life in prisonSANTA ANA – A Buena Park man who gunned down an acquaintance following a heated
Gunning down ex-friend gets Buena Park man 50 years to life in prison
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
SANTA ANA – A Buena Park man who gunned down an acquaintance following a heated argument was sentenced Friday to a long term in prison. Shortly before Orange County Superior Court Judge Steven D. Bromberg sentenced him to 50 years to life, Jonathan... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
BP Cardboard Box Plant to CloseA 465,000-square foot corrugated box plant in Buena Park run by Atlanta-based G
BP Cardboard Box Plant to Close
Orange County Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
A 465,000-square foot corrugated box plant in Buena Park run by Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific LLC will close by Sept. 1, the company said. Company executives met privately with the roughly 150 employees at the facility on January 19 to deliver the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Local students join 170,000 worldwide for Play Day, an Irvine teacher's brainchildIRVINE – Little kids stood around, sorta in formation, not quite sure what they
Local students join 170,000 worldwide for Play Day, an Irvine teacher's brainchild
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
IRVINE – Little kids stood around, sorta in formation, not quite sure what they should do next. “What is today?” Plaza Vista School P.E. teacher Gregg Hammer boomed. “Global School Play Day!” they yelled out in unison. So here were Hammer’s... Read more
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Orange County Register
O.C. candidates step up fundraising in major state racesCandidates in Orange County’s most competitive races for state Senate and Assem
O.C. candidates step up fundraising in major state races
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
Candidates in Orange County’s most competitive races for state Senate and Assembly seats raised hundreds of thousands of dollars last year, according to campaign finance reports filed with the California Secretary of State’s Office. Candidates had a... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on TrackResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on Track
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December, falling short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown in reponse to the region's dry spell, state officials said Tuesday. Residents missed the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on TrackResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on Track
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December, falling short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown in reponse to the region's dry spell, state officials said Tuesday. Residents missed the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on TrackResidents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December
CA Falls Short of Dec. Water-Use Goal, But Still on Track
NBC San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
Residents of drought-stricken California used 18 percent less water in December, falling short of the 25 percent conservation mandate set by Gov. Jerry Brown in reponse to the region's dry spell, state officials said Tuesday. Residents missed the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Election 2016: Campaign finance reports released for O.C. hopefulsSome Orange County congressional candidates, primarily the incumbents, are sitt
Election 2016: Campaign finance reports released for O.C. hopefuls
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
Some Orange County congressional candidates, primarily the incumbents, are sitting pretty, financially speaking, going into the 2016 election. Others still have some catching up to do, according to campaign finance reports for 2015 filed with the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Placentia man dies following 100 mph police pursuit, crash on 91 freeway in Buena ParkA 32-year-old man died Friday afternoon after he attempted to avoid California
Placentia man dies following 100 mph police pursuit, crash on 91 freeway in Buena Park
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
A 32-year-old man died Friday afternoon after he attempted to avoid California Highway Patrol officials, possibly while intoxicated, by going more than 100 mph on a freeway in Buena Park before crashing, officials said. Phillip Chang of Placentia... Read more
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Orange County Register
8 workplace trends to watch this year: Equal pay, higher wages, expanded leave and moreA new law guaranteeing equal pay for equal work and California’s minimum wage b
8 workplace trends to watch this year: Equal pay, higher wages, expanded leave and more
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
A new law guaranteeing equal pay for equal work and California’s minimum wage bump to $10 an hour are two big changes Orange County workers will see on the job this year – but they’re not the only ones. A younger workforce, expanded employee... Read more
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Orange County Register
Placentia man critically injured after crashing during 100 mph police pursuit on 91 freewayBUENA PARK – A Placentia man was critically injured Friday morning after he att
Placentia man critically injured after crashing during 100 mph police pursuit on 91 freeway
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
BUENA PARK – A Placentia man was critically injured Friday morning after he attempted to elude California Highway Patrol officials on the 91 freeway by driving more than 100 mph before crashing over an embankment and into a brick wall, officials... Read more
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Orange County Register
Would you pay to be able to skip red lights?Today, Orange County residents can choose to pay a toll to use the 91 Express L
Would you pay to be able to skip red lights?
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Today, Orange County residents can choose to pay a toll to use the 91 Express Lanes to bypass traffic congestion on the 91. The two Express Lanes handle 49 percent of the peak-direction throughput on the six-lane expressway, even though they... Read more
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Orange County Register
More cities switch to elections by districtDistrict council elections seem to be all the rage in Orange County these days
More cities switch to elections by district
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
District council elections seem to be all the rage in Orange County these days as more cities look to embrace them – or face lawsuits under the California Voting Rights Act. Anaheim has gotten most of the attention, likely due to the back and forth... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Unique Garage Door Relocates to ChatsworthUnique Garage Door Inc. has signed a lease for a new, larger space in Chatswort
Unique Garage Door Relocates to Chatsworth
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Unique Garage Door Inc. has signed a lease for a new, larger space in Chatsworth than its current Canoga Park location, according to Van Nuys real estate broker Delphi Business Partners Inc. The commercial garage door manufacturer, headquartered in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Turnabout fair play for Trump?Donald Trump is backing out of tonight’s debate on Fox News because moderator M
Turnabout fair play for Trump?
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
Donald Trump is backing out of tonight’s debate on Fox News because moderator Megyn Kelly doesn’t show him enough respect. Maybe if he showed a little more respect and common decency toward the other people running in both parties, he might get more... Read more
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Finextra
HiFX launches in North AmericaHiFX will bring its global payments expertise, innovative financial technology
HiFX launches in North America
Finextra / Posted 13 days ago
HiFX will bring its global payments expertise, innovative financial technology and highly tailored customer service to the billion-dollar U.S. and Canadian currency exchange market. Headquartered in Buena Park, California, with offices in Toronto,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bargain hunting perks up in O.C.Orange County homebuying is still about the bargain hunter. In a year where th
Bargain hunting perks up in O.C.
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
Orange County homebuying is still about the bargain hunter. In a year where the countywide median selling price almost got back to its pre-recession high – remember, that era’s real estate was juiced by easy-money lending – it’s fascinating to see... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
1 stabbed, 5 injured in melee in Orange County hotel lobbyBUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - One person was stabbed and five were injured during a
1 stabbed, 5 injured in melee in Orange County hotel lobby
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - One person was stabbed and five were injured during a melee at a Buena Park hotel, authorities said Thursday. The fight broke out about 10 p.m. Wednesday in the lobby of the Commonwealth Airport Hotel, said Cpl. Bret Carter... Read more
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The Signal
1 stabbed, 5 injured in melee in Orange County hotel lobbyBUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) — One person was stabbed and five were injured during a
1 stabbed, 5 injured in melee in Orange County hotel lobby
The Signal / Posted 19 days ago
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) — One person was stabbed and five were injured during a melee at a Buena Park hotel, authorities said Thursday. The fight broke out about 10 p.m. Wednesday in the lobby of the Commonwealth Airport Hotel, said Cpl. Bret Carter... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Video games move out of the living room and into theme parksA new generation of theme park attractions based on popular video game titles w
Video games move out of the living room and into theme parks
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
A new generation of theme park attractions based on popular video game titles will let gamers looking for bigger thrills in a larger arena fend off zombies and battle aliens as they compete for the highest score and struggle to save the universe. A... Read more
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Orange County Register
2 teenage girls, 5 others injured after Buena Park hotel fightBUENA PARK – Two people were seriously injured in a fight late Wednesday night
2 teenage girls, 5 others injured after Buena Park hotel fight
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
BUENA PARK – Two people were seriously injured in a fight late Wednesday night that involved five other people, including two teenage girls, at a local hotel, police said. Buena Park officers arrived around 10 p.m. at Commonwealth Airport Inn Hotel,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
1 stabbed, 6 injured in melee in Orange County hotel lobbyBUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - Orange County authorities say one person was stabbed
1 stabbed, 6 injured in melee in Orange County hotel lobby
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) - Orange County authorities say one person was stabbed and six others were injured when a melee broke out in the lobby of a Buena Park hotel. Investigators are still trying to sort out what led to the altercation that erupted... Read more
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Orange County Register
New gadgets to make music on display at NAMM at the Anaheim Convention CenterANAHEIM – An indestructible guitar, a device that allows users to make their ow
New gadgets to make music on display at NAMM at the Anaheim Convention Center
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
ANAHEIM – An indestructible guitar, a device that allows users to make their own vinyl records, and a virtual-reality drum set – the future of music and how it might be played is being unveiled this week at the National Association of Music... Read more
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Orange County Register
Buena Park man pleads guilty to pointing laser at helicopterA 36-year-old Buena Park man was sentenced to probation on Tuesday for pointing
Buena Park man pleads guilty to pointing laser at helicopter
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
A 36-year-old Buena Park man was sentenced to probation on Tuesday for pointing a laser at NBC4 news helicopter. Carlos Blancas pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of willful discharge of a laser at an occupied aircraft, according to Orange County... Read more
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Orange County Register
Buena Park Downtown mall sold for $85 millionBUENA PARK – The main portion of the Buena Park Downtown mall has been sold – a
Buena Park Downtown mall sold for $85 million
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
BUENA PARK – The main portion of the Buena Park Downtown mall has been sold – and city officials hope that the buyer will expand, perhaps by adding housing. A Los Angeles real estate investment firm, Newkoa, has paid $85 million for a chunk of the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Three-car accident injures seven on 91 FreewayA three-car accident on the 91 Freeway injured seven people Sunday afternoon, s
Three-car accident injures seven on 91 Freeway
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
A three-car accident on the 91 Freeway injured seven people Sunday afternoon, sending four of them to area hospitals with moderate injuries. The California Highway Patrol had no immediate details about what caused the 1 p.m. collision on the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Drought stricken California welcomes El Nino's rain (and flooding)Despite the potential for flooding and mudslides, storms moving toward Californ
Drought stricken California welcomes El Nino's rain (and flooding)
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Despite the potential for flooding and mudslides, storms moving toward California were welcome news for a state suffering from a severe drought. But officials warned against reverting to old water-use habits. As the first of the storms drenched the... Read more
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Orange County Register
A plan resurfaces to replace JC Penney with movie theater at Orange mallFor the second time in less than a year, conceptual plans for the Village at Or
A plan resurfaces to replace JC Penney with movie theater at Orange mall
Orange County Register / Posted 25 days ago
For the second time in less than a year, conceptual plans for the Village at Orange show a movie theater replacing stalwart discounter JC Penney at the 45-year-old mall. Is the department store being squeezed out or is it just another flub on the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Starbucks coming to Knott'sBUENA PARK – Soon, you will be able to order a triple grande iced soy latte and
Starbucks coming to Knott's
Orange County Register / Posted 25 days ago
BUENA PARK – Soon, you will be able to order a triple grande iced soy latte and a biscotti at Knott’s Berry Farm. Beginning in March, a 935-square-foot Starbucks will anchor the California MarketPlace just outside the park’s entrance. The coffee... Read more
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Orange County Register
What will fans experience in the new GhostRider at Knott's? A much smoother rideBUENA PARK – Anyone who has ever ridden GhostRider at Knott’s Berry Farm can te
What will fans experience in the new GhostRider at Knott's? A much smoother ride
Orange County Register / Posted 25 days ago
BUENA PARK – Anyone who has ever ridden GhostRider at Knott’s Berry Farm can tell you about the white-knuckle and back-breaking experience. The roller coaster is a herky-jerky jaunt full of twists and turns and stop and gos. But come next year, the... Read more
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Orange County Register
June 1: Grocery Outlet will debut in Orange by summerDiscount grocery Grocery Outlet will make its way to Orange by June 1, the comp
June 1: Grocery Outlet will debut in Orange by summer
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
Discount grocery Grocery Outlet will make its way to Orange by June 1, the company said recently. The chain, which calls itself the “T.J. Maxx of food,” sells name brand groceries at discounted prices. The chain opened its first Orange County... Read more
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New Kerala
Man charged with vandalism at Los Angeles gurdwaraWashington, Jan 13 : A 21-year-old man has been accused of vandalising a Sikh t
Man charged with vandalism at Los Angeles gurdwara
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
Washington, Jan 13 : A 21-year-old man has been accused of vandalising a Sikh temple property in California in December, and will be arraigned next month, according to a media report. Brodie Durazo of Buena Park, about 30 km from Los Angeles, has... Read more
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Orange County Register
Firefighters prepare for likely increase in swift-water rescues during El NinoThe call came in for a man, clad in a red shirt, who fell from the 57 freeway i
Firefighters prepare for likely increase in swift-water rescues during El Nino
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
The call came in for a man, clad in a red shirt, who fell from the 57 freeway into the Santa Ana River, not far from Angel Stadium. The swift-water training exercise spurred 25 firefighters from Anaheim, Orange and Garden Grove into action, leading... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lia Bartlett elected new Board of Supervisors chairwomanLisa Bartlett is the new chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
Lia Bartlett elected new Board of Supervisors chairwoman
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
Lisa Bartlett is the new chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The second-year supervisor, who had been vice chair, took over Tuesday as leader of the board for Todd Spitzer, who had been chairman since January 2015. Her colleagues... Read more
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Orange County Register
New look part of Buena Park's re-branding efforts on Beach Blvd.Buena Park is in the midst of branding itself as a destination for tourists and
New look part of Buena Park's re-branding efforts on Beach Blvd.
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
Buena Park is in the midst of branding itself as a destination for tourists and locals alike, and a big part of that branding involves a makeover of Beach Boulevard. Motorists entering the city from the north or south will soon be greeted by massive... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Bodies' and 'Titanic' exhibits to stick around Buena Park until AprilBUENA PARK - Two popular exhibits, originally scheduled to vacate the former Mo
'Bodies' and 'Titanic' exhibits to stick around Buena Park until April
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
BUENA PARK - Two popular exhibits, originally scheduled to vacate the former Movieland Wax Museum last week, will stay put for at least four more months. "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition" and "BODIES …The Exhibition" were going to make way for a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Man accused of vandalizing Orange County Sikh templeFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been accused of vandalizing a Si
Man accused of vandalizing Orange County Sikh temple
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been accused of vandalizing a Sikh temple in Southern California. The City News Service reports that Brodie Durazo has been charged with vandalism of a religious property, a felony, and two misdemeanor... Read more
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Orange County Register
Man charged with vandalizing Buena Park Sikh templeA 21-year-old Buena Park man faces charges of vandalizing a Sikh temple last mo
Man charged with vandalizing Buena Park Sikh temple
Orange County Register / Posted 28 days ago
A 21-year-old Buena Park man faces charges of vandalizing a Sikh temple last month, which he said was not meant to be interpreted as hate speech. Brodie Durazo faces felony vandalism of religious property and two misdemeanors for vandalism that... Read more
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Orange County Register
Retail-restaurant roundup: Toys R Us and IHOP closing shop; Donut Bar is replaced; Tomkat Lounge to openHere’s a roundup of restaurant and retail news from across Orange County. Take
Retail-restaurant roundup: Toys R Us and IHOP closing shop; Donut Bar is replaced; Tomkat Lounge to open
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
Here’s a roundup of restaurant and retail news from across Orange County. Take a look at the slideshow for more details on each. IHOP: The Irvine restaurant on University Drive closed Dec. 26. The lease was up at the pancake house, which has been... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Deal: Discounts at Knott's, Pirate's Dinner and other Buena Park attractions, but only in JanuaryBuena Park wants you to come visit this month. The home of Knott's Berry Farm,
Deal: Discounts at Knott's, Pirate's Dinner and other Buena Park attractions, but only in January
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
Buena Park wants you to come visit this month. The home of Knott's Berry Farm, a trampoline park and pirate dinner adventure is luring families who need some post-holiday fun with discounts in January at kid-friendly places. The deal: Kids Takeover... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Is It Fair To Have To Pay Fees To A Union You Don't Agree With?It's the showdown at the Supreme Court Corral Monday for public employee unions
Is It Fair To Have To Pay Fees To A Union You Don't Agree With?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
It's the showdown at the Supreme Court Corral Monday for public employee unions and their opponents. Union opponents are seeking to reverse a 1977 Supreme Court decision that allows public employee unions to collect so-called "fair share... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mudslinging nothing like in 1800 campaignAnyone who thinks, as the media keep claiming, that this election is the most a
Mudslinging nothing like in 1800 campaign
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
Anyone who thinks, as the media keep claiming, that this election is the most acrimonious and nastiest ever should read some of the things John Adams and Thomas Jefferson’s followers said in the presidential campaign of 1800. Here are just a few... Read more
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Orange County Register
It's Girl Scout cookie time!IRVINE – There was shrieking, there was chanting, there were cookie tastings an
It's Girl Scout cookie time!
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
IRVINE – There was shrieking, there was chanting, there were cookie tastings and there were girls dressed as cookies. More than 1,000 Orange County Girl Scouts gathered on the UC Irvine campus on Sunday to prepare for what is arguably the most... Read more
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Orange County Register
A new answer for the homeless? HomesLast winter, Kelly Breitenbach and her three kids, homeless for nearly a decade
A new answer for the homeless? Homes
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
Last winter, Kelly Breitenbach and her three kids, homeless for nearly a decade, sought refuge at a cold-weather shelter in Fullerton. That night, they got four beds. Soon after, they got something else: acceptance into a program that would get them... Read more
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Orange County Register
Beware of spending more during better timesThe new year brings numerous challenges for the California Legislature. So long
Beware of spending more during better times
Orange County Register / Posted 30 days ago
The new year brings numerous challenges for the California Legislature. So long as the economy keeps perking along, as separately predicted by economists at Chapman University and Cal State Fullerton, working out a new budget should be fairly... Read more
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Orange County Register
We don't want to take unvetted refugeesA good column by Mark Landsbaum [“Americans not who Obama wants us to be,” Opin
We don't want to take unvetted refugees
Orange County Register / Posted a month ago
A good column by Mark Landsbaum [“Americans not who Obama wants us to be,” Opinion, Jan. 2]. Obama told America seven years ago that he intended to fundamentally transform America, and few listened. America had always tried to be careful about who it... Read more
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Orange County Register
Former attorney receives 32-month sentence for his part in $154 million insurance fraud schemeSANTA ANA – A disbarred attorney was sentenced Friday to two years and eight mo
Former attorney receives 32-month sentence for his part in $154 million insurance fraud scheme
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
SANTA ANA – A disbarred attorney was sentenced Friday to two years and eight months in custody for his part in a $154 million insurance fraud scheme in Orange County. Roy Chester Dickson, 66, must surrender to authorities by Feb. 19. Orange County... Read more
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