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  • Group-home legal costs continue to mount

    NEWPORT BEACH — After years of fighting lawsuits over Newport Beach's regulations of rehabilitation homes, the city attorney expects to spend almost another $1 million defending the city's position this fiscal year. City Atty. David Hunt will ask...
  • D.A. charges 'Irvine 11' with misdemeanors

    The Orange County district attorney's office announced Friday that it is charging the so-called "Irvine 11" with misdemeanor charges related to their protest of the Israeli ambassador who spoke at UC Irvine last year. The group of student activists...
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Civil rights activist to speak at OCC

    A Civil Rights Movement-era activist who worked with Martin Luther King will appear at Orange Coast College to speak about peace and nonviolence for Black History Month. Bernard LaFayette Jr. is scheduled to talk Feb. 24 about the historical...
  • Protesters ask Edison to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant

    Protesters ask Edison to decommission San Onofre nuclear plant
    Environmental and anti-nuclear activists gathered at Southern California Edison headquarters in Irvine on Wednesday calling for the San Onofre nuclear plant to be decommissioned and for the utility to implement more extensive conservation programs. The...
  • Wu: The council critics will rise up [Updated]

    Clarification: An earlier version of this column described a telephone call Newport Beach council critic Bob Rush said he had with Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle in which she yelled and screamed at him. On Sunday, Daigle said she did not have...
  • Some Irvine residents frustrated by Occupiers

    IRVINE — What do you do when one group's personal freedoms tread on another's? That was the question poised at Tuesday's City Council meeting by concerned residents, who are frustrated over trampled landscaping and honking at all hours associated...
  • Editorial: Activism is alive and well in O.C.

    A wonderful upswing in activism is taking place in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine and much of Orange County, and it's assuring to see that a community once wrongly assumed apathetic is making itself heard on a wide range of issues. We're not here today...
  • Occupy O.C. wins extension

    IRVINE — Occupy Orange County protesters have been granted another extension, permitting overnight camping at the Civic Center through noon Dec. 21, according to the city website. The latest amendment to the agreement between protesters and the...
  • Occupy OC plans to move, continue movement

    IRVINE — Occupy Orange County protesters have agreed to end overnight camping at the Irvine Civic Center in January, but the movement will continue in other forms, a lawyer working with the group said. "What is not correct is that it is being...
  • 'Occupy is still alive and kicking'

     'Occupy is still alive and kicking'
    SANTA ANA — Occupy Orange County took a different turn Friday for the two-year anniversary of theU.S. Supreme Courtruling involving Citizens United. They went for laughs. Still, the day in downtown Santa Ana was all about raising awareness of...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Republicans plan to protest Obama's Newport visit

    Local Republican activists are planning a rally to greet President Obama when he visits Corona del Mar on Thursday morning for a breakfast fundraiser. "I'm hoping what we can make this one of the most significant political rallies in the history of...