Orange County Register

  • Against all odds
    Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 05:57 PM

    Suzanne Joyce Savary’s run for Congress began a year ago with something she read in the newspaper. An unidentified group commissioned a poll suggesting voters were weary of longtime Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and that they might be open to new...

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  • Have your tickets ready?
    Saturday - 10/25/2014 - 03:32 PM

    Metrolink officials said the agency’s ticket machines are old, tired and need replacing. The ticket vending machines, called TVMs, have been fraught with problems, averaging 550 reported problems per month, according to a staff report presented at...

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  • Chinese loan to rescue BlueFire, Irvine-based biofuel plant
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 09:00 PM

    Arnold Klann had spent two decades on his planet-friendly enterprise: making transportation fuel from plant waste.
    But two years ago, the CEO and President of Irvine-based BlueFire Renewables recalled, “We were thinking of shutting down the...

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  • Forgiving a killer after the Rwandan Genocide
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 08:39 PM

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of columns which will talk about forgiveness, reconciliation and restorative justice. In this space, we will share inspiring stories of victims and survivors as well as explore the challenging issues...

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  • Plane contained at John Wayne Airport after meningitis scare
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 07:40 PM

    COSTA MESA – A 2-year-old girl with possible meningitis caused Orange County Fire Authority personnel to briefly contain a plane Friday afternoon at John Wayne Airport. Firefighters at the airport were notified around 2:30 p.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Costa Mesa dismisses proposed firework regulations
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 03:33 PM

    The days Costa Mesa residents can sell and discharge legal “Safe and Sane” fireworks will remain the same next Independence Day, after an ordinance proposing new limitations gained little support at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Focus: The Stock Market
    Friday - 10/24/2014 - 11:54 AM

    In an unprecedented slide over the next three years -- begining with a crash 85 years ago today -- the Dow Jones industrial average lost more than 89 percent of its value, erasing billions in investments and setting off a worldwide depression that...

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  • Schools chief race may be election's tightest
    Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 09:20 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO – The statewide election that could end up as one of the closest and most expensive in California this fall is for an office many voters probably have only the dimmest awareness of: state schools superintendent.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Lakers' Nash done for season, and likely career
    Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 08:53 PM

    Steve Nash finally gave up the fight to get back onto the court after battling nerve issues in his back and legs the past two years and will sit out this season, the Lakers announced Thursday.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Tenacious D's Festival Supreme returns to Los Angeles Saturday
    Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 05:48 PM

    When actors and musicians Jack Black and Kyle Gass, who together make up comedy rock band Tenacious D, sat down to figure out how to make their second annual Festival Supreme music and comedy festival even “awesomer,” there was certainly no...

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