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Orange County (California)

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  • Rain Hits SoCal with Quick Punch, Then Moves Out

    Rain Hits SoCal with Quick Punch, Then Moves Out
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- After a brief reprieve on Christmas day, another storm brought a quick punch of rain and snow to Southern California Saturday night. The heavy rain cleared up by Sunday morning, leaving behind cloudy skies and cool temperatures,...
  • PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry

    PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry
    Harold Garfinkel UCLA sociologist studied common sense Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
  • John Davies dies at 76; longtime San Diego civic leader

    John Davies dies at 76; longtime San Diego civic leader
    John Davies, a major civic figure in San Diego for decades, particularly in education, urban planning and the revitalization of a once-crumbling downtown, died of pancreatic cancer Friday at his home in downtown San Diego. He was 76. Along with his civic...
  • Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness

    Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness
    During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician. But in putting...
  • Shopping: Plush show for upscale parents

    Shopping: Plush show for upscale parents
    If chi-chi baby and toddler gear makes your heart beat a little faster, the Plush consumer trade show (short for "posh little urbanites show") will have you praising the luxury gods. The show, which is scheduled to take place Sunday, June 5, at...
  • Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins

    Market Watch: At the revived Newport Beach market, persimmons and satsuma mandarins
    Orange County offers both opportunity and pitfalls for farmers market shoppers. The area's demand for fresh local produce far exceeds the supply, particularly for crops such as stone fruit and apples, and it's difficult for upstate growers to make it...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • MTA considering more freeway toll lanes to reduce congestion [Updated]

     
    Advancing their experiment with toll roads, Los Angeles County transportation officials are considering more projects for local highways -- including a freeway on the Westside -- that would allow solo motorists to pay to use carpool lanes. A preliminary...
  • Appeals court to consider Orange County woman's battle to adopt 2-year-old

     
    A California appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday over attempts by a Rancho Santa Margarita woman to adopt a 2-year-old despite objections from the biological father, who lives in Ohio. The father, Benjamin Mills Jr., of Dayton, filed for custody.......
  • Richard Katz resigns from California's high-speed train board

     
    Los Angeles transportation official Richard Katz is stepping down from the state panel overseeing development of California’s $43-billion high-speed rail system. Katz, who also serves on the boards of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation...
  • State court issues temporary stay on ruling that blocks part of Jessica’s Law

     
    A California appeals court Thursday ordered a temporary stay on a ruling by a Los Angeles County judge that blocked a major provision of Jessica's Law, which restricts how close sex offenders can live to schools or parks. Los Angeles......