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Five hundred feet of coast at Aliso Creek and Aliso County Beach were closed “until further notice” starting Tuesday, according to an announcement from the Orange County Health Care Agency . The stretch of beach was closed because of sewage...
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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It is an unprepossessing orchid, the kind that’s unlikely to win prizes at shows or elicit a double take from passers-by. But the giant stream orchid is an irresistible enigma to some Southern California plant enthusiasts and collectors who relish......
From: Orange County Register | By: By LISA LIDDANE | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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In an eort to €fight the Ebola epidemic that’s sweeping across West Africa, the World Health Organization has launched an ambitious – but controversial – program to move infected people out of their homes and into rudimentary care centers....
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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NEWPORT BEACH – Over neighbors’ protests, the City Council on Sept. 23 agreed to extend the hours the Port Theater can sell alcohol, to 1 a.m. from 11 p.m. “It’s a horrible, horrible decision,” said Dawn Stone, who said she has lived in...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY AMY SENK | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Coming Up Laguna Design Center will host its eighth annual Designer Runway, which will benefit the Illumination Foundation from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday. Food and drinks will be provided by local restaurants, and showrooms will be open for browsing at......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ANGELA RATZLAFF | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Coming Up HireLive will host a career fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Embassy Suites Hotel – Orange County Airport in Santa Ana. Positions include account executives, retail managers, account managers, insurance sales,...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ANGELA RATZLAFF | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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YORBA LINDA – A newly released parolee accused of stabbing two people Tuesday night has yet to be located by officials. Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to reports of a stabbing at a home in the 4600 block of Plumosa Drive......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALMA FAUSTO and ALYSSA DURANTY | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A diver was still missing Wedneday morning after he last was seen in distress near the coast of Catalina Island on Monday night. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Coast Guard officials plan to continue searching for the man. He was......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALYSSA DURANTY | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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FULLERTON A homeless man was found seriously injured early Wednesday morning in an alleyway, police said. Officials said the man, whose age was not initially available, was found around 2 a.m. in an alley behind a CVS pharmacy, 312 N. Euclid St.,...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALYSSA DURANTY | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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On Day 2 of Napa Rose’s rebirth, the staff is running at half speed – serving a limited number of diners as line cooks and chefs put their new culinary playground to the test. The award-winning fine dining restaurant at Disney’s Grand...
From: Orange County Register | By: By NANCY LUNA | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Baseball's postseason is underway, and the Angels and Dodgers are in prime position to make long runs in the playoffs. Join Register Angels reporter Jeff Fletcher and Dodgers writer Bill Plunkett for a Division Series chat today at noon. Just come...
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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ANAHEIM – The month lasts 31 days, but it can be over in a single swing. That’s the reality when baseball, a game that generally moves at a glacial pace, has its season reduced to a series of series, each one the relative size of an ice cube....
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF MILLER | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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After a five-year run at Knott’s Berry Farm, Pink’s hot dogs has closed to make room for a new deli shop. Knott’s operated the licensed location of the iconic Los Angeles hot dog stand, whose last day of operation was Monday. Pink’s and...
From: Orange County Register | By: By Nancy Luna | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Chae Lim Lee carded an even-par 36 in the front nine at Tustin Ranch Golf Course to help lead No. 2 Beckman to a 190-233 Pacific Coast League victory on Tuesday. It is the second time this week that she has medaled for the Patriots (6-1, 5-0). She...
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Senior Marko Asic operates from a perspective that few, if any, Dana Hills water polo players before him have known. Asic has only experienced success against traditional South Coast League powerhouse El Toro. The sharp-shooting attacker helped the......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN ALBANO | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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KANSAS CITY – The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren’t going down without a fight. Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from...
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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TUSTIN – Tustin City Manager Jeff Parker said Tuesday that any potential deal for building a new Major League Baseball stadium at the former Tustin Marine Corps Air Facility is “a long ways off.” The Angels walked away Friday from negotiations......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ART MARROQUIN and RAYMOND MENDOZA | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Let’s get real. The best gas station is the closest one when you’re running on empty. But if you’re hankering for something specific – say, an unbeatable price, a Squeegee-clean bathroom, a giant aquarium, a free massage chair or a marble...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MORGAN COOK | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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California created the first statewide ban of single-use plastic bags Tuesday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB270, the so-called plastic bag ban. Environmentalists and other advocates of reusable bags say the law signals a gradual shift to a less...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DANIEL LANGHORNE and SUSAN CARPENTER | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the list of California doctors who received millions of dollars last year from medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies, according to a new “sunshine” database unveiled...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BERNARD J. WOLFSON and KEEGAN KYLE | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Tuesday night provided the Mater Dei girls volleyball team with a final test run before it starts playing Trinity League games later this week. By the looks of things, the seventh-ranked Monarchs appear to be ready for any challenge, as they swept...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAMIAN CALHOUN | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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ANAHEIM – The subject is chemistry and there is a lot of experimentation at hand by the Ducks as they enter into the final days of training camp. A fair amount of change took place over the summer, especially for a team that’s coming off a 54-win......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ERIC STEPHENS | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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When Principal Kiva Spiratos found out that her school got a top national award, she got on the intercom at Rossmoor Elementary School and told children to open the classroom doors and shout, “You are Blue Ribbon teachers! You make a difference!”......
From: Orange County Register | By: By SARAH TULLY | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Teachers, principals or administrators who monitor a student’s Facebook posts, Instagram photos or Twitter tweets must now notify the child’s parent under a new state law. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at better protecting the privacy......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY FERMIN LEAL AND SARAH TULLY | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The lead attorney representing the families of autistic children suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – which includes Disneyland and Disney California Adventure – plans to file a second discrimination lawsuit in California. Tampa-based attorney......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JOSEPH PIMENTEL | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Gov. Jerry Brown approved a host of new laws, and vetoed other proposals, to end his role in the state’s most recent legislative session. Some of the most far-reaching were a ban on single-use plastic bags across the state and privacy for students.......
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A bill aimed at strengthening state privacy laws by banning the use of technology to record personal activity has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation will expand invasion-of-privacy statutes by holding a person liable for attempting to......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DOUGLAS MORINO | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Touring the sports world, here and there … • Raiders fans still use the “Team of the Decades” phrase when they talk about their beloved Silver and Black. More accurate would be “Worst Team of these Decades.” • Since losing in the 2002......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY STEVE FRYER | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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ANAHEIM – Matt Shoemaker and Josh Hamilton, the two biggest questions lingering over the Angels for the past two weeks, provided definitive answers Tuesday. Just about 48 hours before the Angels open the division series Thursday, Shoemaker and...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF FLETCHER | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – USC tailbacks Buck Allen and Justin Davis combined for 250 scrimmage yards against Oregon State. It was a significant upgrade from the previous game. But they’re capable of more. That’s the theme this week for the Trojans, who...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL LEV | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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LAS VEGAS – Doc Rivers has played against great players. He’s played with great players. He’s coached against stars and had some on his teams. Despite such a deep pool of basketball experience, Rivers is still impressed by how hard forward...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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ORANGE - Charmaine Summers looked out the window of Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain at the group of high school girls spanning two tables eating lunch, chatting and giggling. The group, more than 20, is the El Modena High girls golf team. Four years......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MATT HANLON | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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GARDEN GROVE - Running was a bit of an afterthought for Jacob Bourgeois during his freshman year at Pacifica High. He joined cross country as a way to get exercise, make friends and challenge himself physically. Then Bourgeois watched the London 2012......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MATT HANLON | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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IRVINE – GoPro cameras on poles sprouted out of a white frenzy at UC Irvine on Tuesday when the school broke the world record for the largest pillow fight. The new record: 4,200 participants, blasting the old record of 3,813. (There were actually......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY LAUREN JOW | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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How do you replace a bond trading rock star? Pimco thinks it has an answer. Bill Gross’s defection from Pacific Investment Management Co. last Friday has already led some investors to pull their money out of the company's funds. But while Gross was......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MARNI USHEROFF | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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YORBA LINDA - Yorba Linda has risen quickly to the surface of Orange County’s cross country pool in the program’s five-year existence. The girls team has won two Empire League titles while the boys were among the top three teams for four...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MATT HANLON | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – A year ago at this time, Matt Kemp was not in a good place. “I think around this time I had one of those little scooters to get around on,” the Dodgers outfielder recalled after Tuesday’s workout. “I wasn’t the happiest...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL PLUNKETT | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Michael Phelps’ comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. The Olympic champion was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for a swimmer who came out of......
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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BELL GARDENS – Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo died Tuesday after being shot in what investigators say was a domestic dispute, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials. L.A. County sheriff’s Deputy Crystal Hernandez said that Daniel......
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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7-Eleven, best known for its giant sugar-packed Slurpees and grab-and-go junk foods, is testing a line of healthful meals in Southern California. Partnering with fitness guru Tony Horton, 7-Eleven is adding a line of sandwiches, salads, wraps and...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY NANCY LUNA | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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House prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties increased 9 percent in the year ending in July, the smallest appreciation rate in 20 months, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index reported Tuesday. Prices were in the region were unchanged from June......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEFF COLLINS | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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EL SEGUNDO – After declaring he “felt normal” at the conclusion of his first practice since last December, Kobe Bryant tried to put an end to the perpetual concerns about the state of his health. “I’m ready to go,” he said after the...
From: Orange County Register | By: BILL ORAM | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to eliminate its sports blackout rule, which for nearly 40 years has prevented cable and satellite systems from televising some NFL games. The move is unlikely to...
From: Orange County Register | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A Santa Ana Superior Court jury on Tuesday convicted a former San Onofre engineer of murder in the poisoning death of his wife in 1994. Paul Curry, 57, showed little emotion as a court clerk read the verdict of guilty of first-degree murder with the......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KELLY PUENTE | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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There were 13,592 new cars were sold in August in Orange County, according to a report from the Orange County Automobile Dealers Association,a 6.2 percent increase from the same month a year earlier. “The O.C. market continues to grow,” said...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JESSICA RUBIO | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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IRVINE – About 100 people were evacuated from a 10-story office building Tuesday afternoon on reports of smoke. Just before 1 p.m., firefighters were called to the Atrium office complex at 19100 and 19200 Von Karman Ave., in Irvine, Orange County......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY SCOTT SCHWEBKE | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Orange County supervisors Tuesday approved increasing the number of passengers allowed at John Wayne Airport by 9.2 percent within six years and permitting 10 more flights a day. The changes will start happening in 2021, when the county will permit......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY KELLIE MEJDRICH | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Baseball's postseason gets underway Tuesday, and the Angels and Dodgers are in prime position to make long runs in the playoffs. Join Register Angels reporter Jeff Fletcher and Dodgers writer Bill Plunkett for a Division Series chat Wednesday at noon......
From: Orange County Register | By: Todd Harmonson | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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If, when you think of a garden, you imagine flowering plants arranged in an orderly fashion, or a naturalistic area filled with grasses and other organic materials, a visit to Cornerstone Sonoma will make you think again. And again and again. As you......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PAM MARSHAK | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A distressed diver had been missing for nearly 12 hours Tuesday near Catalina Island, and U.S. Coast Guard officials continued to search for the man, authorities said. A boat captain reported a troubled man in the water around 11 p.m. Monday off the......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALYSSA DURANTY | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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