Orange County

Mission Viejo City Councilmembers Wendy Bucknum, Greg Raths, and Ed Sachs were sued by a resident last month for improperly extending their term limits.

from Greater LA

The Orange County Power Authority is set up to provide greener electricity to hundreds of thousands of residents in the area. But officials want more oversight over the agency.

from Greater LA

A face-off between Republican Congresswoman Michelle Steel and Democratic challenger Jay Chen in Orange County could shape future election strategies.

Asian voters could be crucial voting block in OC Congress race

A face-off between Republican Congresswoman Michelle Steel and Democratic challenger Jay Chen in Orange County could shape future election strategies.

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At the Animal Assistance League of OC, staff members care for lost or abandoned pets, and educate people about better pet care.

OC animal shelter won’t turn anyone away, even as they have less to give

At the Animal Assistance League of OC, staff members care for lost or abandoned pets, and educate people about better pet care.

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Owner Arte Moreno has announced his search for someone to buy the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. What are the scandals and legacy of his longtime ownership?

Angels owner Arte Moreno ‘leaves a loser’ as he looks to sell baseball team

Owner Arte Moreno has announced his search for someone to buy the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. What are the scandals and legacy of his longtime ownership?

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After years of advocacy by community members and business owners, the Anaheim City Council will consider officially designating Little Arabia.

More than a name: Anaheim’s ‘Little Arabia’ could be officially recognized

After years of advocacy by community members and business owners, the Anaheim City Council will consider officially designating Little Arabia.

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State regulators last month hit Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do with a $12,000 fine for violating pay-to-play laws involving CalOptima.

Why OC’s Andrew Do is unpopular among both Dems and Republicans

State regulators last month hit Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do with a $12,000 fine for violating pay-to-play laws involving CalOptima.

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Museums, a library, botanical gardens, and maybe even a veterans’ cemetery are part of a redevelopment plan for the Great Park.

Will veterans get their own cemetery at Irvine’s Great Park?

Museums, a library, botanical gardens, and maybe even a veterans’ cemetery are part of a redevelopment plan for the Great Park.

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After pressure from San Clemente residents, the City Council turned down Steven Knoblock’s proposal banning abortion facilities from opening.

Republicans dominate San Clemente, residents value abortion

After pressure from San Clemente residents, the City Council turned down Steven Knoblock’s proposal banning abortion facilities from opening.

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A member of the Santa Ana City Council wants green card holders and undocumented residents to have voting rights in local elections.

Voting power for non-citizens: Expect continued push in Santa Ana

A member of the Santa Ana City Council wants green card holders and undocumented residents to have voting rights in local elections.

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Police officers shot and killed two young men, Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo, in Anaheim 10 years ago, which led to big protests in Orange County.

Anaheim cops killed 2 young men a decade ago. Tensions with residents have eased

Police officers shot and killed two young men, Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo, in Anaheim 10 years ago, which led to big protests in Orange County.

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Anaheim may impose a 2% ticket tax on Disneyland and The Honda Center. The move could bring tens of millions of dollars to help the city boost revenue and pay off bonds.

2% tax for Disneyland ticket: Will this relieve Anaheim’s deficit?

Anaheim may impose a 2% ticket tax on Disneyland and The Honda Center. The move could bring tens of millions of dollars to help the city boost revenue and pay off bonds.

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Supporters of a new Santa Ana streetcar say it will bring more people downtown, but business owners say they don’t know if they will last to see the benefit.

When OC streetcar opens, will businesses still be around to benefit?

Supporters of a new Santa Ana streetcar say it will bring more people downtown, but business owners say they don’t know if they will last to see the benefit.

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As recycling centers shut down statewide, it’s tougher for OC residents to trade in cans and bottles for extra bucks.

Cashing in on recyclables is getting tougher for low-income OC residents

As recycling centers shut down statewide, it’s tougher for OC residents to trade in cans and bottles for extra bucks.

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Los Angeles Times columnist Gustavo Arellano describes how his experience in Catholic school made him a pro-choice advocate.

Catholic school made this writer support abortion rights

Los Angeles Times columnist Gustavo Arellano describes how his experience in Catholic school made him a pro-choice advocate.

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Before the U.S. Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021, John Eastman was a respectable conservative voice in Orange County. What happened?

How John Eastman got on Trump’s radar, ousted from Chapman University

Before the U.S. Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021, John Eastman was a respectable conservative voice in Orange County. What happened?

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Owner and pitmaster Daniel Castillo is serving Texas barbecue steps away from the mission in San Juan Capistrano.

New religion: Classic Texas barbecue in San Juan Capistrano

Owner and pitmaster Daniel Castillo is serving Texas barbecue steps away from the mission in San Juan Capistrano.

from Good Food

A feud between PIMCO founder Bill Gross and neighbors involving a large glass sculpture and the Gilligan’s Island theme song was finally settled. Maybe.

OC residents fight over ‘Gilligan’s Island’ music and Dale Chihuly art

A feud between PIMCO founder Bill Gross and neighbors involving a large glass sculpture and the Gilligan’s Island theme song was finally settled. Maybe.

from Greater LA

In the primary election, Orange County will elect new local supervisors, and members to the State Assembly.

What could happen if Democrats take control of OC Board of Supervisors?

In the primary election, Orange County will elect new local supervisors, and members to the State Assembly.

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LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison goes on a quick road trip to Little Arabia in Anaheim for Yemeni cuisine. At House of Mandi, he recommends lamb stew served in a clay pot.

Heading to Anaheim with Bill Addison for Yemeni cuisine

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison goes on a quick road trip to Little Arabia in Anaheim for Yemeni cuisine. At House of Mandi, he recommends lamb stew served in a clay pot.

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