| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:41 PM
An ambitious bet on print journalism in Southern California was dealt a blow this week when the owner of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise laid off dozens of employees at the two papers.
The elimination of 71 employees, many of...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Significant layoffs hit the newsrooms Thursday at the Orange County Register and the Riverside Press-Enterprise, a troubling sign for the Aaron Kushner-owned publications.
Exact numbers have not been released at the Register, although the cuts there are...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:27 PM
When Elaine Redfield arrived in Fullerton in 1950, it was a culture shock. Mainly because, in her view, there wasn't much culture at all in Orange County.
"When I came here, the county was a great wasteland, really, culturally and intellectually," she...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Former Santa Ana Mater Dei water polo standout Jon Walters, a freshman at USC, died on Wednesday of a heart attack, the Orange County Register reported. He was 19.
"Heartbroken," former Mater Dei classmate Jeremy Martinez, a USC baseball player,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:09 PM
A member of the Louisville board of trustees said Western Kentucky's Bobby Petrino has accepted an offer to be the Cardinals' next head football coach.
Jonathan Blue told the Associated Press on Wednesday evening that it's a "done deal." Blue said the...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:10 PM
At a small memorial service in Orange County on Saturday, loved ones remembered a family that disappeared four years ago and was recently found in shallow desert graves.
At the Vineyard Community Church in Laguna Niguel, about 200 friends and family...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A spotlight-loving Chinese business mogul said Tuesday that he wanted to expand his empire into media by purchasing the New York Times.
Chen Guangbiao, who made his fortune recycling material from torn-down buildings, said he plans to discuss the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Jeff Fangman had just moved to Southern California when he got the idea to take his wife and daughter down to the beach for a little fishing.
He cast in his line and waited on the shoreline at Camp Pendleton.
It wasn’t long before the U.S....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Freedom Communications Inc., the owner of the Orange County Register, is crossing the northern border once again, this time to launch the Los Angeles Register sometime next year.
The media conglomerate, which earlier this year started a Long Beach...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The judge in the Kelly Thomas trial ordered members of the media to remove their cameras in the middle of opening statements after crews refused to provide their live feed to the Orange County district attorney’s office.
The pool crew refused to...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
After weeks of intense negotiations and missed deadlines, publishing entrepreneur Aaron Kushner can finally call the Riverside Press-Enterprise his own.
Kushner, who also controls the Orange County Register, closed the $27.25-million purchase Thursday,...