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  • Fair sale blocked for now

    SANTA ANA — An Orange County Superior Court judge on Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order blocking the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds to a private developer. A consortium of businesses, led by the operator of the regular swap...
  • City Life: Sticker shock found in city payroll

    Most of the focus on Costa Mesa's budget cuts has been on the police and fire services. This is to be expected, for these are the two most important city services. But a closer look at the city's payroll reveals many surprising compensation packages,...
  • Proposed bill could keep fairgrounds public

    The window is small, but state lawmakers are working to get a bill on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk by September that would enable revenue-sharing for the Orange County Fairgrounds and possibly keep the property in public hands. With a 9-0 vote Wednesday,...
  • Newport-Mesa could face millions in cuts

    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa Unified School District's budget has been slashed by nearly $12 million for the next school year, but other cuts won't be determined until the state budget is approved. The district's funding for special programs is...
  • Fewer Californians got into UC, while offers to foreign students rose

    Fewer Californians got into UC, while offers to foreign students rose
    With the number of UC applicants at a new high, California residents faced tougher odds of gaining acceptance into next fall's freshman classes. A record number of students from other countries and states, meanwhile, received offers of admission. About...
  • Court case could be blow for California drought fight

    Court case could be blow for California drought fight
    An appellate court ruling due by next week could put a glitch in plans to reach Gov. Jerry Brown's goal of slashing urban water use by 25% statewide. When Brown announced on April 1 his historic order to cut water use from 2013 levels, he told water...
  • Water officials uncertain about just how tough to get with users

    Water officials uncertain about just how tough to get with users
    State regulators told Joone Lopez this week she needs to cut water use in her affluent pocket of southern Orange County by 25%, and she's not sure she can do it. As general manager of the Moulton Niguel Water District, she serves communities full of...
  • Some communities may have to cut water use by 35%, regulators say

    Some communities may have to cut water use by 35%, regulators say
    In an aggressive push to reduce water usage statewide, California regulators are proposing that the biggest urban water users cut consumption by as much as 35% over the next year. The State Water Resources Control Board’s plan, unveiled Tuesday,...
  • Transgender teen nominated for homecoming queen in Huntington Beach

    A transgender teen is making history at Marina High School in Huntington Beach after she was selected as one of the top 10 finalists for homecoming queen. Cassidy Lynn Campbell was born Lance Campbell, but has been living as a woman for the last three...
  • Immigration-reform foes protest

    Immigration-reform foes protest
    Chants of "USA!" and "Wake up, America!" joined the sound of honking horns Tuesday morning as foes of immigration reform rallied in downtown Huntington Beach. More than 20 people held signs that read "Support Homeless Vets," "Stop Illegal Immigration"...
  • LBUSD won't have usual standardized tests this year

    Schools statewide, including all four Laguna Beach Unified School District campuses, will not be rated on students' performance on familiar standardized tests this year as California transitions to new assessments. Supt. Sherine Smith praised Gov. Jerry...
  • Water districts ask customers for voluntary reductions

    As California grapples with a drought, Laguna Beach's two water districts are urging customers to be cautious and conserve water, much like they were doing even before the current parched conditions. Laguna Beach County Water District staff is...