Fries, the "Brotherly Love" taco and a milkshake from U.S. Taco Co., opening in the next few months in Huntington Beach.

Taco Bell to test U.S. Taco Co. concept in Huntington Beach

Taco Bell plans to test a new fast-casual restaurant in Huntington Beach called U.S. Taco Co. and Urban Tap Room, slated to open in the next couple of months. Like Taco Bell, there will be tacos on the menu, but that's about as similar as the two concepts get.  

A white line represents where a rusted pole and fence used to be aligned, dividing two separate courts, at Laguna Beach High School.

City, schools have differing views of tennis court repair

Laguna Beach Unified School District trustees are sticking with their goal of getting a bid for a more extensive tennis court repair project after hearing the city's proposal for a less-expensive solution.

Roshan Seth and Sendhil Ramamurthy star in Mahesh Pailoor's "Brahmin Bulls," showing at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 25 and May 1.

Film Festival: 'Bulls' a tough one to tame

Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze.

Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray winds up the large format 70mm roll of color film on a hand crank in his Laguna Beach offices.

Director Greg MacGillivray thinks big

Greg MacGillivray doesn't mince words when it comes to the Newport Beach Film Festival.

A crash that killed two people on the 5 Freeway in Irvine snarled the morning commute in both directions.

5 Freeway reopens in Irvine after chain-reaction crash that killed 2

All lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in Orange County were reopened late Thursday morning, hours after after a multicar, chain-reaction crash that left two people dead and four injured

Morningside ends another legal fight

A Newport Beach-based chain of rehabilitation centers that had been under fire from state regulators for years has agreed to pay a $75,000 settlement and limit its control over residents in its sober-living homes.

Vandal throws feces at Sanitary District headquarters

When Costa Mesa Sanitary District employees arrived at work Wednesday morning, they found themselves witnessing the aftermath of an unusually dirty mess.

The flashing crosswalk in front of Laguna College of Art   Design on Laguna Canyon Road.

LCAD wants signal sooner rather than later

At the request of Laguna College of Art + Design's president, Caltrans and the city are looking at ways to speed up installation of a traffic signal along state-owned Laguna Canyon Road.

H.B. council likes fireworks crackdown

A proposed Huntington Beach ordinance would hold a home's occupants responsible for fireworks set off on the property.

Emerson to guide Pirates

Kevin Emerson's first stint with the Orange Coast College football program was short and uneventful. But the former coach at Citrus and San Bernardino Valley community colleges, announced as the seventh coach in OCC's 66-year football history on Monday, is hoping for a much more meaningful association with the Pirates this time around.