| Feb 5, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Irvine City Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway last week launched a new website designed to give locals a glimpse into the inner workings of city government.
"It's a way for me to encourage the people of Irvine to get more involved with their local government...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 4:37 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:44 PM
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,...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there.
Kashkari, a Laguna Beach resident seeking to become the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Jerry Brown for governor this fall, said money...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:28 PM
A day after defeating his scrappy tea party rival in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, Republican and Laguna Beach resident Neel Kashkari emerged politically scarred and drained of campaign cash for what his own supporters fear is a futile quest to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:42 PM
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"...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:34 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Neel Kashkari recently hit a campaign milestone: raising $1 million in his bid for governor.
That may fall short of the $17 million an undeclared Gov. Jerry Brown had amassed by Jan. 31, but the 40-year-old Laguna Beach Republican is hoping voters...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:04 AM
In a typical January, the hillside above Dartmoor Street in North Laguna is almost awash in radiant green.
This year is different.
The hillside has a pocket of green, but it is largely surrounded by dirt and brown and gray brittle plants that are...