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  • Community Commentary: Fairgrounds preservation society will keep working

    The Orange County Fairgrounds Preservation Society (OCFPS) is elated to finally see an end to efforts to sell the Orange County Fairgrounds. On July 5, the 4th District Court of Appeal rejected an appeal of its decision to stop the most current effort...
  • New O.C. Fair Board member requests audit of last three years

    COSTA MESA — One of the Orange County Fair Board's newest members is calling for a forensic audit of the group's dealings for the last three years and a review of the property's proposed sale. In an Aug. 4 letter to board Chairman David Ellis and...
  • Irvine's council opts to save its redevelopment agency

    IRVINE — The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved an ordinance that saves the Irvine Redevelopment Agency (RDA) from dissolution. The voluntary program opts the RDA into an alternative redevelopment program, thus bypassing any closure...
  • Mayor calls for investigation of new Fair Board member

    COSTA MESA — Just three months ago, the Orange County Employees Assn. applauded a California government watchdog group that suggested Mayor Gary Monahan and another council member violated the state's open-meeting law by sitting on a two-member...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...