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  • A friendly town among the hills

    A friendly town among the hills
    New Zealand was too far, the south of France too cold and Colombia too unsafe for Casey and Susan Koehler. So the former Floridians settled quite happily on this mild and isolated coffee-growing town in western Panama for their retirement home. A...
  • What you need to know about Amtrak trains

    Is Amtrak growing or shrinking? It's staying about the same -- about 500 destinations in 46 states. In their 2006 annual report, the railroad's leaders counted 24.3 million annual passengers (up 12% from 2002). Amtrak ([800] 872-7245, www.amtrak.com)...
  • O.C.'s Largest Land Developer Makes Major Layoffs

    NEWPORT BEACH -- Citing a weak economy and declining land sales, The Irvine Co., one of the major players in Orange County's recent economic leap forward, has laid off 100 employees. The layoffs are the first for The Irvine Co., Orange County's largest...
  • Food Banks and Pantries

    Los Angeles Regional Foodbank 1734 East 41st St. Los Angeles, CA 90058 (323) 234-3030 http://www.lafoodbank.org Foodbank of Southern California 1444 San Francisco Ave. Long Beach, CA 90813 (562) 435-3577 http://www.foodbankofsocal.org Jewish Family...
  • Irvine Voters Embrace Diversity in Mayoral Election

    IRVINE -- Defined by its neatly manicured cul-de-sacs and its precisely designed villages, Irvine can't quite seem to shake the stereotype that it is just another vanilla suburb. But beyond the ficus trees and cookie-cutter homes lies a community...
  • Don Henley Suing CA Lawmaker for Copyright Infringement

    LOS ANGELES -- Eagles founder Don Henley and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell are suing a California lawmaker for copyright infringement of their 1984 hit song. The complaint filed with the U.S. District Court alleges that...
  • In The Pipeline: Love of children behind McDonald's mural

    Do you know what inspired the mural? On the car radio in a parking lot off Edinger Avenue near Edwards Street, Rod Stewart is singing "Every Picture Tells a Story." So it seemed fitting to investigate the history of a mural I've seen many times in the...
  • Cell towers get poor reception from community

     Cell towers get poor reception from community
    CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — He fought powerful interests: Caltrans, Orange County, the state parks system and the Irvine Co., all in the name of ocean views. Dale Ghere, then a high school biology teacher, spent the late 1990s eradicating a towering...
  • Dead bats prompt rabies concern

    Orange County health officials on Wednesday urged anyone who touched a dead bat in Newport Beach or Orange to immediately contact medical experts. Test results showed the bats had been infected with rabies. "We want to identify anyone who's been exposed...
  • Hops just a jump, skip away

    Booze, barbecue, and '80s glam metal. What more could you ask for? Today, the second annual Orange County Beer Festival will take over Irvine Lake from 1 to 4 p.m. with more than 60 domestic and international brews flowing, including beer from a...
  • Groups name their picks

    Jon Coupal was among friends May 27 when he was the guest speaker at a Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn. meeting. Coupal is the president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., founded by Jarvis and his wife, Estelle, to rein in property taxes in California....
  • Mayor now looks to Nov. 2

    With all precincts reporting, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor won the Republican primary in the 68th Assembly District and, due to voter registration in the district, could very likely head to Sacramento after the November election. Because voter...