| 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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:56 PM
The Huntington Harbour Boat Parade and Cruise of Lights started with a group of residents trying to raise a few dollars for local student music programs.
Fifty-one years later, the spectacle organized by the Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee has...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Federal agents helped Newport Beach police search offices in a building near John Wayne Airport on Tuesday, police said.
Police served a search warrant at 4500 Campus Drive as part of a white-collar crime investigation, NBPD spokeswoman Jennifer...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:30 PM
John Frost: A Quiet Mastery
The Irvine Museum, 239 pages
Thank God for archivists. The other week, I read a column in the Orange County Register by Sharon Henry, who sought to find the story behind Helen Stanley, whose name appears...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A deal to sell the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register may be in jeopardy less than a month after it was announced.
On Oct. 10, Aaron Kushner, owner of the Register, said he would buy the Inland Empire’s...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:02 PM
A local businessman who was paid tens of thousands of dollars by Costa Mesa to act as a consultant during the city's 60th anniversary celebration is suspected of participating in a Ponzi scheme that cheated a Newport Beach man out of millions, according...
| 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 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....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A former Santa Ana mayor turned headstone hunter, Gordon Bricken explored Orange County cemeteries to document how many Civil War veterans were buried there — and then set out to tell their tales.
One astonishing story: The influx of hundreds of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Remember what A.J. Ellis said as the Dodgers celebrated winning their division last month?
“It's amazing what talent can do,” Ellis said.
He could just as easily -- heck more easily -- have said the same thing surrounded by another...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two former top executives have sued Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, saying the company has failed to pay them a combined $4.5 million in severance pay.
Mitchell Stern, Freedom's chief executive from 2010 to 2012, and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc., which owns the Orange County Register, has agreed to purchase the Riverside Press-Enterprise from its owner, A.H. Belo Corp., both companies said Thursday.
The acquisition is part of a series of aggressive moves...