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Lauralee Martin, 65 President, Chief Executive Officer HCP Inc. (health care real estate investment trust) Irvine • Market cap: $16.6 billion • 2015 compensation: $12.45 million • Prior jobs: CEO of Americas of Jones Lang LaSalle, a leading......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARGOT ROOSEVELT | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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If you’re a current homeowner, scammers might be targeting you to refinance your mortgage. They’ll use email, phone calls, fliers and even direct mail to lure you in, but beware — these scams are designed to steal your money or personal...
From: Orange County Register | By: By DEBORAH KEARNS | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Two teenage cousins from La Habra will be among a lucky group of young musicians who will play in the string section backing the British band Coldplay during today’s Super Bowl 50 halftime show. Cellist Matthew Morales, 15, and violinist Liliana...
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Scrounging for drawing paper. Buying supplies with her own money and even asking her dad to contribute. Teaching in a heavy coat on cold days, as there was no heat. That’s how Garden Grove High School art teacher Robin Repp remembers the days after......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JODIE TILLMAN | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons. Apple hopes that with more leeway,...
From: Orange County Register | Friday, February 5, 2016
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California lawmakers expressed concerns in a letter Thursday that allowing a utility of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to join the state’s power grid may undermine the state’s clean energy goals by connecting it to coal plants. ...
From: Orange County Register | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Noah Connally was only 24 days old when his parents tearfully sat by his bedside saying their goodbyes. Little Noah’s troubles began when he was a 20-week-old fetus. An ultrasound showed he had a congenital heart defect – the left side of his...
From: Orange County Register | By: By DEEPA BHARATH | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Do you know how the Indian art form of Kalighat painting was named? Or what a nirgun bhakti sant might be? Hundreds of students across Orange County know, and their knowledge earned them a spot at the super quiz relay portion of the 48th annual...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MEGAN NICOLAI | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Huntington Beach – Some of the 16,000 runners at the Surf City marathon on Sunday may have thought their post-race delirium got the best of them. But they really did see “The Martian.” Actor Matt Damon ran the half marathon, then posed for...
From: Orange County Register | By: By JOANNA CLAY | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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It was a big win for “Inside Out” and Disney on Saturday night at the International Animated Film Society’s Annie Awards ceremony at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Overall, Disney and its various companies received 17 Annies, the animation industry’s......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARK EADES | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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“Kung Fu Panda 3” remained atop the box office over Super Bowl weekend, while the Coen brothers’ “Hail, Caesar!” and the Jane Austen-monster mashup “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” followed distantly behind. DreamWorks Animation’s...
From: Orange County Register | By: By JAKE COYLE | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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An unclear cinematic season got a little foggier on Saturday with Alejandro Inarritu’s Directors Guild win for his harrowing frontier epic “The Revenant.” With only weeks to go before the Academy Awards on Feb. 28, the race is still as wide...
From: Orange County Register | By: By LINDSEY BAHR | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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SANTA CLARA – Douglas Chapman was admiring a John Mackey Award on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Gridiron Glory exhibit for Super Bowl 50 on Saturday when one recipient approached him. “I have three of these at home,” said former......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JESSICA KWONG | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Barbara Junious set up a booth Saturday in Anaheim filled with crafts, brochures and dolls in traditional African prints. She was hoping to attract plenty of visitors and sign up new students for her black history class. The 80-year-old Huntington...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MEGAN NICOLAI | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Update: About 45,000 people may attend the Tet Festival at Mile Square Regional Park, according to a letter Orange County Parks officials sent to Fountain Valley recently. That letter says under a long-standing agreement between the city and county,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By CHRIS HAIRE | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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After he ended the phone call an hour before midnight, Orange County sheriff’s Lt. Dave Sawyer walked out into the darkness and considered the ordeal ahead. His heart sank for the public, the department, his fellow deputies. Sawyer had handled...
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAVID WHITING | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Ashley Klein felt perfectly healthy. There were no hints that anything was wrong. But her sports physical last June suggested something was indeed amiss. The resting heart beat of the Mission Viejo water polo player and swimmer was elevated. An...
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN ALBANO | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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After more than two years of conflict over wages, working conditions and patient safety, 150 registered nurses at Kindred Hospital Westminster, a 109-bed acute care facility, ratified a collective bargaining agreement this week. The union contract,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARGOT ROOSEVELT | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Sudden outbursts of song and dance set against a showy backdrop of lights and colors are the things we think about when someone mentions a classic movie musical. But Jean-Christophe Maillot’s newest work, “Choré,” challenges those conventions......
From: Orange County Register | By: By KAITLIN WRIGHT | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Microsemi, a major chipmaker, has no women among its highest-paid executives. And none on its board of directors. Until recently, that wasn’t an issue. “Tech companies convinced ourselves, ‘Oh, there are so few engineering-minded...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MARGOT ROOSEVELT | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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A proposed Santa Ana streetcar route, to run from downtown to the edge of Garden Grove, could become the first leg of a countywide rail system that would change how residents get around. It also could highlight a long-running argument about how best......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JESSICA KWONG | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Here’s what you need to know about the Lakers 106-102 loss to the San Antonio Spurs… WHAT HAPPENED – Kobe Bryant had played 59 regular season games in San Antonio and six playoff series. They beat the Spurs in 2001 and 2008 and to get to the......
From: Orange County Register | By: By BILL ORAM | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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There were four girls CIF qualifiers Saturday across the Southern Section. The Southern Division took place at Tustin High. Here are the O.C. wrestlers and how they finished at their respective weights. The top eight wrestlers at each weight class,......
From: Orange County Register | By: DAMIAN CALHOUN | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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SANTA ANA – Some teams don’t want to play in the Open Division. Santa Margarita does. The Eagles just might have proved they belong in the elite group of CIF-Southern Section boys basketball playoff teams Saturday with a 60-45 win over Etiwanda......
From: Orange County Register | By: By STEVE FRYER | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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HUNTINGTON BEACH – With a second consecutive CIF-SS Dual Meet title within reach, the Servite wrestling team left things in the hands of senior Michael Jurado. Jurado stepped on the mat Saturday night with his team leading Trinity League rival St.......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAMIAN CALHOUN | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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IRVINE – Laguna Beach’s girls water polo team returned to championship form Saturday doing what it does best. With a balanced and movement-based offense and a stingy defense, the top-seeded Breakers stormed past No. 3 San Marcos, 11-3, in the...
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN ALBANO | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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MJ Cage had his second of two outstanding back-to-back games in the Nike Extravaganza, scoring 20 points to lead Mater Dei to a 61-53 win over Foothills Christian of El Cajon on Saturday at Mater Dei. Cage, a 6-foot-10 senior who signed with Oregon,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By STEVE FRYER | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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SANTA BARBARA – Michael Bryson and Gabe Vincent combined to score 45 points and UC Santa Barbara roared back from a seven-point halftime deficit to post an 81-68 victory over CS Fullerton on Saturday night. Fullerton went on a 10-0 run that...
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Gregg Popovich’s gravelly baritone rattled through the speakers as the Spurs coach delivered a public message to Kobe Bryant. “Your competitiveness is inspiring,” Popovich said in the tribute video that preceded the Lakers 106-102 loss in...
From: Orange County Register | By: By BILL ORAM | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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San Francisco – So here we are at Super Bowl 50. Otherwise known as Peyton’s Last Rodeo. The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos meet Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium in the golden celebration of this most American of spectacles. Yet the NFL......
From: Orange County Register | By: By SCOTT M. REID | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Irvine SoCal girls water polo championships all-tournament team: Outstanding goalie: Heidi Ritner, CdM, Sr. Outstanding field player: Paige Hauschild, San Marcos, Jr. All-tourney Holly Parker, Laguna Beach, Sr., gk Haley Evans, Laguna Beach, Sr.......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DAN ALBANO | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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LONG BEACH – Long Beach State won a physical basketball game Saturday with a football mentality. The 49ers beat Cal State Northridge, 81-76, in front of 2,538 at the Walter Pyramid despite opening the game without their star point guard, Justin...
From: Orange County Register | By: By BOB KEISSER | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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SAN CLEMENTE – He has done the famously demanding Ironman and another triathlon called Escape from Alcatraz, a DNA-draining event that’s exactly as charming as the name suggests. He has completed 25 marathons and 10 ultra-marathons, including the......
From: Orange County Register | By: By JEFF MILLER | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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The San Antonio Spurs had won 36 straight games at home over two seasons entering Saturday. With the lowly Los Angeles Lakers in town, why would anyone assume that record would be threatened? In Kobe Bryant’s final game at AT&T Center, the Lakers......
From: Orange County Register | By: By BILL ORAM | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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There is something to be said about calling your shot, even if it takes three years to come to fruition. After all, if you put yourself out there the way Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil did in 2012, that can provide pretty powerful motivation....
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JIM ALEXANDER | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Orange County cities will be approaching record high temperatures Monday and Tuesday and should stay dry into next week, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Temperatures will climb into the low 80s inland today and Monday with coastal...
From: Orange County Register | By: By SAMUEL MOUNTJOY | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Forty firefighters from four agencies quickly got under control an industrial fire that burned at a manufacturing warehouse Saturday afternoon, officials said. Drivers on the freeway and residents as far as Santa Ana could see smoke from a fire that......
From: Orange County Register | By: By SAMUEL MOUNTJOY | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Levi’s Stadium, 3:30 p.m., CBS Line: Carolina by 5.5 Radio: 570AM Records: Panthers 15-1, Broncos 12-4 Series: 3-1, Denver Last meeting: Broncos beat Panthers, 36-14 on Nov. 11, 2012 QUARTERBACKS The last time Peyton Manning was in the Super Bowl,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By RYAN KARTJE | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Stuffing one’s face with gorditas from Taco Bell and deep dish from Pizza Hut helps fund the Fortune 500’s most lavish CEO retirement account, according to a recent analysis that may feed fears of income inequality. David Novak, erstwhile CEO...
From: Orange County Register | By: By TERI SFORZA | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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SANTA CLARA – In a messy divorce, someone gets the silver and vases, and the winner gets the Springsteen on vinyl. Inevitably, friends are divvied up in a draft of sorts, when you decide if your best man is worth a first-round pick, or you take a......
From: Orange County Register | By: By TODD HARMONSON | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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SAN FRANCISCO — Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class of 2016 a day before the Super Bowl were modern-day......
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Hard-core fans seeking the first bite of Taco Bell’s mystery menu item took to social media Saturday to reveal what many had known for weeks. It’s a Quesalupa. “Forget Apple and Samsung. The real innovator is @tacobell #Quesalupa,” wrote Josh......
From: Orange County Register | By: By NANCY LUNA | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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LOS ANGELES – While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday’s ceremony also offers a telling look at who’s working behind the camera in Hollywood......
From: Orange County Register | By: By SANDY COHEN | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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To get you ready for the Panthers-Broncos showdown in Super Bowl 50, a power ranking of the top 50 players in this season's Super Bowl: 1. Cam Newton, QB, Panthers: The league’s MVP and its most dynamic – and divisive – talent will carry the...
From: Orange County Register | By: By RYAN KARTJE | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Buyers looking to take advantage of current low interest rates, looking for an escape from escalating rents, and in search of a personal income tax write off – beware of the barriers you may face when choosing a home to purchase. These barriers to......
From: Orange County Register | By: LESLIE SARGENT ESKILDSEN | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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When a group of U.S. marines celebrate their last night before they are deployed to Vietnam in 1963, they experience a series of life lessons in the new musical “Dogfight,” which opens in previews at Chance Theater in Anaheim this weekend....
From: Orange County Register | By: By JACKIE MOE | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Here are a few famous people celebrating their birthdays today. Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is 99. Actor Rip Torn is 85. Actress Mamie Van Doren is 85. Actor Mike Farrell is 77. NBC news anchorman Tom Brokaw is 76. Actress Gayle Hunnicutt is 73. Singer...
From: Orange County Register | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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SANTA ANA – Mater Dei’s MJ Cage delivered one of his stronger performances of the season in a 79-72 win over Shadow Mountain of Phoenix, Ariz., on Friday night in the Nike Extravaganza at Mater Dei. The 6-foot-10 senior, who signed with Oregon,......
From: Orange County Register | By: By STEVE FRYER | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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IRVINE – Northwood clinched a share of the Pacific Coast League title with a 52-38 victory over Woodbridge on Friday night at Woodbridge. But the Timberwolves (20-5, 8-0 PCL) still have some unfinished business. “We still got two games left, so......
From: Orange County Register | By: By TIM BURT | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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SAN CLEMENTE – Not that long ago, San Clemente’s boys basketball team had gone 35 years without a league title. All of a sudden, the Tritons are establishing a legacy in the South Coast League. San Clemente pressured Aliso Niguel from the tip and......
From: Orange County Register | By: By ZACH CAVANAGH | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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