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Orange County Register

6/28/2017 1:32:39 PM

With City Manager Rod Foster’s retirement less than one month away, the Laguna Niguel City Council unanimously voted on Wednesday, June 27, to hire a search firm to identify candidates for the job. The council agreed to hire Ralph Andersen and Associates for a cost not to exceed $26,500, according to a staff report. The […]

6/28/2017 1:26:38 PM

The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.

6/28/2017 1:18:01 PM

Fireworks light up the sky Come to the Tustin High football field, 1171 El Camino Real, on Fourth of July evening for food, live music and other entertainment. Stick around for spectacular fireworks after the sun goes down. Pack a picnic or purchase food and drinks from the school’s booster club. And, bring along some non-perishable food […]

6/28/2017 1:17:33 PM

LAKE FOREST Ruth “Riki” Belew has traveled and seen many places during her life. She’s entertained the king and queen of Greece and broke bread with the Bedouin in their Moroccan tents. But the most important of those trips was the volunteer work she did with the Red Cross in Italy and Africa during World […]

6/28/2017 1:12:09 PM

MISSION VIEJO The Mission Viejo City Council adopted a $66.8 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year with projections for a $67.1 budget in 2018-19 at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. The projected budgets for both years are balanced, with goals to maintain community core service and programs at current levels, as well as continuing funding […]

6/28/2017 1:08:25 PM

“In Yorkietown lived a Yorkie named Zaggy. He was really quite sad and his tail wasn’t waggy. The problem, of course, is that Yorkies are small, But Zaggy, you see, was enormously tall!” And so begins the plight of Zaggy, the central character of “Yorkietown,” a recently released 38-page children’s book co-authored by the brother […]

6/28/2017 12:49:52 PM

The day after the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California issued a report about “inhumane” conditions in Orange County jails, county Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will hold a press conference to discuss those allegations. The ACLU report stated that deputies often used excessive force against inmates, housed inmates in unsanitary conditions and denied inmates adequate […]

6/28/2017 12:30:36 PM

Boys Town California, which operates family homes for at-risk youth on a tranquil, picturesque, 80-acre site in Trabuco Canyon, has announced that it will shut down operations there this summer. Administrators say the move comes as they “shift resources to other programs.” In addition to the Trabuco Canyon site, which is Boys Town’s only one in […]

6/28/2017 12:22:24 PM

Anaheim Hills plans a day of activities for the Fourth of July. The Firecracker 5K/10K joins a pancake breakfast, dog show, patriotic parade, flag march, live music and a big fireworks show finale. The run/walk begins at 7 a.m. at Canyon High School’s lower field; the pancake breakfast is 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Canyon […]