| Jan 30, 2014
Good for incoming Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott for making it clear that he has no intention of being a "place-holder" pending the election of a new sheriff. There are 10 months from now to early December, when the next sheriff will take the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott said Thursday that he left the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 2005 because he felt the agency was "headed in the wrong direction."
"I saw inaction, and I saw a certain level of neglect," he...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Garrett Burk wasn't about to sit idle if it meant one less person would reach for a powerful painkiller or other drug that wasn't medically necessary.
The Laguna Beach High School senior and infielder on the baseball team wants others to know that...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Assemblyman Jim Silva, whose district covers Huntington Beach, has announced that he will run for State Senate in 2012.
Silva, who was first elected to the 67th District in 2006, hopes to fill the seat held by Tom Harman, who will be termed out next...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Irvine's City Council on Tuesday will consider a municipal ordinance that would keep sex offenders out of parks and playgrounds, and would resemble an Orange County ordinance adopted recently to restrict registered sex offenders' movements at such...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:47 PM
A new mayor. A new Assembly representative. For that matter, a new queen.
Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley have plenty of things to anticipate in 2012 —and leadership is only part of the picture. Here are stories to watch for in the coming...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner plans to welcome actress Geena Davis and female politicians to town later this month for a fundraising event benefiting a women's commission.
Gardner and Davis will be joined by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Lakewood), Orange...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:13 PM
The Orange Coast College Repertory Theatre will stage feminist monologues in observance of V-Day, a movement to fight violence against women and girls. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For showtimes and more...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Retired Teachers' Meeting
The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers-Retired chapter will hold its winter general meeting and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mimi's Cafe, 1835 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. New members are welcome.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:33 PM
'Crime Trends Targeting
Andi Querry, a crime prevention specialist with the Newport Beach Police Department, will be about "Crime trends targeting seniors," during the February meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution,...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 8:13 PM
It is one of the most passionate charity events on the Orange Coast. The Muscular Dystrophy Assn.'s annual Gift of Hope Gala raised more than $430,000 at its 16th annual celebration earlier this summer.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens was honored...