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Rancho Santa Margarita (Orange, California)

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  • 'High Cost' strikes a melancholy chord

    While many films show what a dose of good luck can do for someone, "The High Cost of Living" reveals how a matter of seconds can change the course of someone's life indefinitely and not always for the better. Starring Zach Braff and Isabelle Blais, the...
  • To sell home this summer, prepare now

    We can start 2011 with a few assumptions on which most real estate analysts will agree. First, mortgage interest rates will rise, probably to 5.5% or up to 5.7%. As I wrote last week, that is historically cheap money. Second, home prices will increase...
  • In The Arts

    Festival of Arts applications due The Festival of Arts is accepting artists' applications through 4 p.m. Jan. 21 for its summer 2011 show. The highly competitive regional juried fine art show, which features original artwork by southern Orange...
  • Draft on sex offender ban is in the works

    COSTA MESA — The city attorney's office is drafting a proposed ordinance that would ban registered sex offenders from public parks. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has been visiting cities around the county in recent weeks to ask...
  • Mariners selects new head of school

    Mariners selects new head of school
    COSTA MESA — Bob Sladek, a former principal and associate pastor, is the new head of school at Mariners Christian School. During the summer, after a nearly year-long search, the board of directors at Mariners Christian chose the former principal...
  • Mailbag: Mobile park residents anxious to own lots

    Mobile park residents anxious to own lots While I cannot speak for the other largely middle-class 145 families that live at Laguna Terrace Park, I can certainly thank the Coastal Commission myself for their thorough investigation of the rezoning plans....
  • Many pets are given away amid economic downturn

    Many pets are given away amid economic downturn
    The story of this Juliet, an American pit bull terrier, has its share of tragedy. She was kenneled with an Orange County veterinarian because her owner was hit by catastrophic illness. When poor health and medical bills took their toll, the owner sadly...
  • Richard J. O'Neill dies at 85; prominent O.C. landowner and Democratic Party activist

    Richard J. O'Neill dies at 85; prominent O.C. landowner and Democratic Party activist
    Richard J. O'Neill, a prominent landowner and Democratic Party activist who helped transform the landscape of Orange County by developing his family's vast Rancho Mission Viejo, died Saturday. He was 85. O'Neill, who served as California Democratic Party...
  • Marine Cpl. Donald J. Hogan, 20, San Clemente; killed by roadside bomb

    Donald J. Hogan always wanted to be a soldier. As a kid, every year on his birthday, he would ask for a toy gun. Once, his parents remember, he asked for an Apache helicopter. A real one. On Halloween, he often dressed up as a soldier. And once, when...
  • PASSINGS: Ernest D. Sillers, Dee Anthony, Luanne Pfeifer

    PASSINGS: Ernest D. Sillers, Dee Anthony, Luanne Pfeifer
    Ernest D. Sillers Founder of Episcopal schools The Rev. Canon Ernest D. Sillers, 99, who founded several Episcopal schools and St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in San Juan Capistrano, died of natural causes Oct. 15 at Saddleback Memorial Hospital in...
  • Charles Bookhammer dies at 61; longtime Hawthorne councilman

    Charles Bookhammer dies at 61; longtime Hawthorne councilman
    Charles Bookhammer, a former Hawthorne councilman and longtime aide to retired Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke, died Thursday at UC Irvine Medical Center. He was 61. His daughter, Brandi, said he died of complications from surgery for an...