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  • Misconduct hearing begins for bishop in St. James church dispute

    Misconduct hearing begins for bishop in St. James church dispute

    Before she was a priest, the Rev. Canon Cindy Evans Voorhees literally created churches. Now she has poured herself into saving one. Voorhees is a commercial artist by trade, specializing in church design. St. James the Great Episcopal Church in Newport Beach, modernized about 15 years ago, was...

  • School’s Social Justice Club seeks to better the environment

    Members of Burbank High’s Social Justice Club held their first “Environmental Week” on campus earlier this month, in which they rallied students to plant drought-resistant succulents and plants. They also set up booths during lunch to teach peers about ocean pollution and encourage them to create...

  • 'It's disgusting': Burbank school officials lament state, federal budget proposals

    'It's disgusting': Burbank school officials lament state, federal budget proposals

    Irritated by Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal and the $3.5 million less it could mean for Burbank Unified than originally expected, the Burbank Unified school board recently voted to send a letter to representatives alerting them of local budget challenges. The two letters each request a meeting...

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  • Portantino honors local women

    State Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) on Sunday honored 10 area women, including some who live in Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta, during an event held in the courtyard at Pasadena City Hall. The California Legislature first recognized March as Women’s History Month in 1987...

  • Recommended rules changes for sober-living homes aim to prevent ex-residents from becoming homeless

    Operators of group homes and sober-living facilities in Costa Mesa would be required to provide transportation and information on homelessness resources to occupants who are evicted or otherwise involuntarily discharged under a series of proposed rules changes the city Planning Commission recommended...

  • Joal Ryan and Shant Sahakian face off for Glendale school board seat

    Joal Ryan and Shant Sahakian face off for Glendale school board seat

    Glendale school board candidates Joal Ryan and Shant Sahakian are vying for a seat to represent District D, which encompasses southeast Glendale, an area that stretches from Adams Hill to Chevy Chase Canyon, leading up to the April 4 election. For Ryan, among the most pressing issues facing the...

  • Costa Mesa man arrested in stabbings of 2 people

    Costa Mesa man arrested in stabbings of 2 people

    A 34-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted murder and elder abuse in connection with the stabbings of two people in Costa Mesa in about 14 hours, police said. Costa Mesa police responded to a 99 Cents Only store at 2180 Harbor Blvd. at about 10:30 a.m. Monday following reports...

  • No investigation underway of attacks on reporter and photographers at pro-Trump event, officials say

    No investigation underway of attacks on reporter and photographers at pro-Trump event, officials say

    A California State Parks police official said that the agency was not investigating a videotaped attack on an OC Weekly reporter and two photographers at a Make America Great Again rally over the weekend in Huntington Beach. Parks police have not received any reports seeking an arrest or investigation...

  • Pedestrian dies after being struck by a van in Costa Mesa

    A pedestrian died Saturday after being struck by a van in Costa Mesa, police said. Police arrived near Harbor Boulevard and Date Place at 2:06 p.m. in response to a report of a traffic collision. According to police, a witness saw a pedestrian run from the east side of Harbor Boulevard before being...

  • Motorcyclist killed in Fountain Valley crash

    A motorcyclist died Saturday night in a crash with a Lexus SUV in Fountain Valley, police said. Fountain Valley police arrived at Brookhurst Street and Heil Avenue about 7:15 p.m. and found a motorcyclist with traumatic injuries. The rider, Armando Vega Andrade, 20, of Santa Ana was pronounced...

  • Reporter and photographers say they were assaulted by Trump supporters at Huntington Beach rally

    Reporter and photographers say they were assaulted by Trump supporters at Huntington Beach rally

    An OC Weekly reporter and two photographers said Sunday that they were physically assaulted by pro-Trump demonstrators at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach and are seeking the public’s help in identifying at least one of the people responsible. Frank Tristan, an intern at the...

  • Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in Huntington Beach

    Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in Huntington Beach

    Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday after a protester opposed to President Trump allegedly doused a female organizer of the event with pepper spray, sparking a brawl that ended with several arrests. A group of flag-waving Trump supporters tackled...

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  • Mooring rules for Newport Harbor are likely to change with Tuesday's City Council vote

    Mooring rules for Newport Harbor are likely to change with Tuesday's City Council vote

    Two years of work are expected to bear codified fruit Tuesday when the Newport Beach City Council votes on sweeping modifications to local mooring regulations. The key change, says Newport Beach Harbor Resources Manager Chris Miller: Unlimited transfers for the life of the mooring permit, up to...

  • Uptown Newport project moves its retail spaces

    Uptown Newport project moves its retail spaces

    The developers of the Uptown Newport residential and commercial project are shuffling the location of the retail component. The main reason for the change is the cost of the parking garage, which is planned to go beneath the building facing the development's entrance along Jamboree Road to support...

  • 'The Siegel,' about love and when to let go, makes its world premiere at South Coast Repertory

    'The Siegel,' about love and when to let go, makes its world premiere at South Coast Repertory

    The playwright folded his hands, leaned across a table and fixed his eyes on the stranger who had come to interview him. "I repeat, there is nothing personal in the play," he says to her. An actress, overhearing his conversation, giggles. "Stop laughing!" he snaps into the phone. Playwright Michael...

  • Bennett: Best parts of Mexico's food scene converge at Puesto

    Bennett: Best parts of Mexico's food scene converge at Puesto

    Puesto might be the only restaurant in Irvine that will change the way you think about Mexican street food. But in order for it to work its magic, you'll have to leave your expectations at the door. Otherwise, you'll spend most of your first visit to the too-cool, 3-month-old restaurant as I did,...

  • State of the City address highlights Glendale’s safety, budget and development

    State of the City address highlights Glendale’s safety, budget and development

    Nearing the close of her first term as Glendale’s Mayor, Paula Devine lauded the safety of the city and its balanced budget for fiscal year 2016 at the annual State of the City address Wednesday, but she warned of the potential for a multimillion-dollar loss in the General Fund. Glendale continued...

  • Glendale Community College to hold job fair Thursday

    Glendale Community College to hold job fair Thursday

    Glendale Community College will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday on Plaza Vaquero on the school’s campus. Participants should bring resumes and dress for interviews. Several employers with job opportunities will take part in the free event, according to organizers. For a list of...

  • Man who beat elderly patient at Fountain Valley hospital gets 7 years in prison

    A former Fountain Valley hospital patient received a seven-year prison sentence Thursday for repeatedly punching a 91-year-old man with whom he shared a room, prosecutors said. Ibrahim Yousef Battat, 39, of Laguna Niguel attacked the elderly man in June 2014 and tried to suffocate him at Fountain...

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