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  1. Troubled O.C. electric car maker Fisker seeks a second act, 'a great brand comeback'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Wave

    Jim Taylor, chief marketing officer with Fisker Automotive and Technology Group, stands in the company's Costa Mesa garage. Fisker Automotive pioneered the luxury green auto segment.

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  2. Lawsuit: English-only policy at Costa Mesa's Fairview center is discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Current

    Six Spanish-speaking employees at Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa have filed a lawsuit claiming the facility's no-Spanish policy is discrimination. The suit filed in Orange County Superior Court against the State of California, which operates Fairview, says the facility has a no-Spanish-speaking rule for employees that is strictly enforced during work hours, including breaks and lunch periods.

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  3. Roller derby squad to leave Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Wave

    Bank track roller derby is taking place in a location on Main Street Santa Ana that used to be a furniture store, and before that a market in 2013. SANTA ANA The OC Roller Girls are packing up their skates, dismantling their orange-rimmed banked track and moving out of Santa Ana.

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  4. H.B. moves toward contract transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Wave

    Democratic government is open government. The people have to see what's going on, especially with contracts, so they can know what actions to take.

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  5. From drunkenness to littering and relieving themselves in public: Beachgoers are behaving badlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Laguna News Post

    The biggest crowds for the Fourth of July figure hundreds of thousands will hit Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. And massive crowds can lead to semi-massive issues.

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  6. State attorney finds OC supervisors acted illegally in approving 'COIN' labor ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wave

    Orange County leaders acted illegally when they failed to let unions try to negotiate new requirements imposed last year on county contract-negotiation processes, an attorney for a state agency has ruled. The proposed ruling by an administrative law judge for the Public Employment Relations Board, issued June 16, could force the county to repeal key parts of the Civic Openness in Negotiations ordinance, dubbed COIN, which requires offers and counter-offers on labor contracts be publicized and requires more detailed analysis of the financial effects of proposed labor agreements, among other things.

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  7. This week's best deals: Donuts, drinks and catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Wave

    Hi, it's me, Marla Jo, your columnist and deals maven. Check out my Cheapo Travel column in the Sunday Travel section.

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  8. Modjeska Canyon sanctuary hosts annual fundraiser festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Wave

    Loretta Babiar, 18 months, of Irvine watches the turtles and koi fish in the pond with her mother, Amanda, during Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary's sixth annual SummerFest in Modjeska Canyon on Saturday. Loretta Babiar, 18 months, of Irvine watches the turtles and koi fish in the pond with her mother, Amanda, during Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary's sixth annual SummerFest in Modjeska Canyon on Saturday.

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  9. Orange County Sunday school teacher convicted of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Wave

    An Orange County Superior Court jury deliberated for less than a day before finding Christopher Bryan McKenzie Sr., 51, guilty of 20 felonies, including lewd or lascivious acts on a minor. A former volunteer Sunday school teacher was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting half a dozen teen and preteen boys he mentored through church or work.

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  10. Costa Mesa's new police chief sworn in Wednesday - first in 50 years to come from within departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Current

    When Costa Mesa's new police chief Rob Sharpnack raised his right hand Wednesday morning and took an oath to serve as the city's top law enforcement officer, it marked the first time since 1964 that a department veteran had risen to the elite rank. Sharpnack, a 22-year department veteran, said after the ceremony that he plans to continue the trend of promoting from within as soon as September.

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  11. Puppets aid learning at WaldorfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Wave

    At the K-12 Waldorf School of Orange County in Costa Mesa, students of all ages practice art as a way to enhance and support their academic learning. These performing experiences become markers for their grade level as well as their academic maturity.

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  12. Photos: Our best star-spangled celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Orange County Register

    "Abbit The Average," right, clowns around with an attendee of Friday's 21st annual Fireworks Spectacular at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos in 2008. Sometimes that celebration is shown through outward symbols like draping yourself in the American flag or wearing star-shaped sunglasses or in simpler ways, like a quiet salute.

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  13. Costa Mesa residents could veto land development decisions under proposed initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Orange County Register

    Jay Humphrey, a former Costa Mesa City Council member, filed a petition Tuesday that would give residents the power to veto residential developments and business expansions, by requiring both voter and city council approval for some types of projects. An initiative filed Tuesday in Costa Mesa is championed by proponents as the tool to protect residents' quality-of-life from large developments and decried by opponents as the business-stifling plan that could destroy the city.

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  14. Former Dana Rohrabacher campaign treasurer Jack Wu resigns from Newport Beach finance committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | RSM News

    A prominent Newport Beach political figure has resigned from the city's finance committee amid allegations that he stole money from U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher while serving as his campaign treasurer. "I wrote back and said, 'Sorry, I hope you can get this thing straightened out.'

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  15. Tustin teen makes it bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Tustin News

    Tustin teenager Anthony Skillman made a big splash on Broadway this week, receiving the award for best high school actor in the United States at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York. Skillman, 18, was honored Monday night at the ceremony, nicknamed the Jimmy Awards after theater owner James Nederlander.

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  16. Huntington Beach moves ahead with transparency initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Current

    HUNTINGTON BEACH The City Council appears to be on the fast track to enact a transparency measure for its negotiations with public employees. On Monday, at a special study session, about 30 people gathered to hear the council provide a framework for its vision of openness in negotiations.

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  17. Safe? Sane? Fireworks boom back as 10 O.C. cities say yes to private pyrotechnicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Current

    Anaheim: Resumed this year; sold only at a "superstore" in Honda Center; use not permitted southeast of the 91 and 55 freeways. On Sunday, a pop-up retail operation that bills itself as the world's biggest fireworks stand started selling everything from sparklers to smoke bombs from booths in the parking lot at the Honda Center.

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  18. Huntington Beach man gets 13 years in prison for luxury car...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Current

    A Huntington Beach man was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Monday for embezzling more than $2 million from customers who thought they were buying or selling luxury cars through the man's Costa Mesa dealership. Farhad Ebadat, 39, pleaded guilty to 16 counts of embezzlement, 13 counts of money laundering and 11 counts of grand theft by false pretenses, according to the District Attorney's office.

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  19. 'Blackfish,' 'The Jinx' lead trend of documentaries hitting it big on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Wave

    The singer is shown in his farewell tour and in offstage scenes with his family. Times TBA "My Depression: The Up and Down of It" An animated take on one person's battle with depression, voiced by Sigourney Weaver.

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  20. Miguel's Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Tustin News

    Miguel's Jr. is so confident in the quality of its burritos, it's going to give them away so Orange County customers can compare them to the competition. From June 29 to July 5, the Corona-based Mexican chain will give away free Famous Burritos to each customer who presents a receipt from any other fast food Mexican restaurant at its Orange, Costa Mesa and Tustin locations.

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