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  • Drought-gardening resources

    Metropolitan Water District of Southern California: For the last four years it has developed programs with information about landscaping, irrigation upgrades, resource guides, grants and retailers of California-friendly plants. To learn how to adjust your...
  • Hundreds in O.C. still without power

    High winds and fires have left about 9,250 homes in Southern California without power tonight as fires continued to batter the region, said Gil Alexander of Southern California Edison. Some people could still be without service for the next 24 hours. In...
  • Metrolink planners hope better service will lure more riders

    As the Metrolink train pulled into the Santa Ana station, Martha Hernandez grabbed her purse, carry-all and coffee and boarded the train to Union Station. At 6:22 a.m. the train will take less than an hour to reach Los Angeles, where she will take a...
  • Orange County Great Park balloon on the rise again

    Orange County Great Park balloon on the rise again
    For more than four months Irvine's balloon ride, the lone attraction at the fledgling Orange County Great Park, sat grounded and criticism grew that the project was neither great nor a park. The ride will rise skyward again Saturday, a year after it...
  • The hills are green, but all's not well

    The hills are green, but all's not well
    Recent downpours have turned Orange County foothills charred by October's ferocious Santiago fire a vivid emerald green. From a distance, the explosion of life offers a powerful testament to nature's resilience. Up close, it also provides a worrisome omen...
  • Is O.C. parks debate a power play?

    When Orange County officials first reviewed a plan by the Irvine Co. to drain runoff from its massive Santiago Hills housing development into county-owned Irvine Regional Park, they were deeply troubled. Parks administrators thought the arrangement...
  • A few closures remain as fires flicker out

    Disaster aid Fire victims can apply for federal, state and local assistance at the following locations: Los Angeles County Castaic Regional Sports Complex, 31230 N. Castaic Road, Castaic 91384 Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway,...
  • Why some averted disaster

    For nearly an hour, Marianne Shannon thought Stevenson Ranch's luck had run out. The winds seemed so fast, much stronger than in 2003, when the last massive fire threatened her home. She watched from her cul-de-sac Monday afternoon as flames exploded...
  • Hidden in O.C.'s foothills, a gnarled reminder of California's past

    Hidden in O.C.'s foothills, a gnarled reminder of California's past
    Wildfires destroy, but they can also reveal. For years, a monument marking the site of one of Orange County's most infamous killings sat largely obscured amid a thicket of mustard plants a hundred yards or so from the Foothill toll road. But when the...
  • King-Harbor -- CPR from UC?

    The future of what was once called Martin Luther King Jr.-Drew Medical Center is again under debate. What cannot be denied is the failure of its most recent iteration, known as King-Harbor Hospital, nor the vacuum its closure has created in the...
  • A convention for all

    It was a town hall, certainly, but without the sense of chaos, the hint of danger, that we've come to associate with the words "town hall" in recent weeks. No gun-toting patriots, no dark portents of tyranny. No energy, in fact, at least not at the...