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  1. Experiment in Irvine takes crops' water use to new lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    They don't want to know how much water it takes to grow blueberries; they want to know how little it takes On a recent afternoon, Santa Ana winds swept through a sunny, 200-acre swath of Irvine where a quiet experiment could have a major impact in the blueberry world. Darren Haver, director of the South Coast Research and Extension Center, pointed to a patchwork of the berries.

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  2. Ice-T announces Art of Rap festival with Afrika Bambaataa, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Los Angeles Times

    Ice-T presents a two-date celebration of early and influential hip-hop culture with the Art of Rap festival California has hosted plenty of indie and throwback hip-hop festivals, but perhaps none is as comprehensive as Ice-T's forthcoming Art Of Rap festival The two-date festival, each headlined by its founder, is set to stop at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on July 18 and in Mountain View on July 19. The bill is a deep roster of foundational acts in hip-hop designed to trace its roots from New York in the '70s through the L.A.'s '90s and into the wilds of the modern Internet. 3 comments

  3. Orange County car chase suspect linked to Texas teen's fatal heroin overdoseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Los Angeles Times

    A Texas man was arrested after a car chase that ended in Irvine. He was wanted in connection with the overdose death of a teen girl.

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  4. Review: A static 'Desert Dancer' lands flat footedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Los Angeles Times

    For the Iranian college students in "Desert Dancer," dance is an act of defiance against an oppressive regime. The often painfully bland movie is set against the rise of the Green Movement after Iran's 2009 presidential elections, and it's based on events in the life of Afshin Ghaffarian, who formed an underground troupe in Tehran.

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  5. At OCMA: a history of attempting to build -- but at what cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Los Angeles Times

    OCMA has worked on finding a bigger permanent home since the mid 1980s. In this archival image, museum workers put the finishing touching on a modest renovation and expansion completed in 1997.

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  6. Gas prices to drop to lowest in six years this summer, agency predictsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Los Angeles Times

    An ongoing glut of crude oil will give U.S. drivers this summer the lowest seasonal gasoline prices in six years, the government predicts. Even in California - where prices recently surged a dollar above the national average, sparking accusations of collusion by oil refineries - analysts expect gasoline to be the cheapest it's been in years.

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  7. Kawasaki U.S. headquarters sold to Bixby for redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Los Angeles Times

    The headquarters building of Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA in Irvine has been purchased by a local real estate company that plans to turn it into offices for rent. Bixby Land Co.

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  8. Fitz and the Tantrums strike a fashion chord with soul and styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Los Angeles Times

    Noelle Scaggs, lead singer for Fitz and the Tantrums, will play at Coachella. The band commands attention through its music and its fashion, and Scaggs draws eyes like a magnet.

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  9. Report calls for Orange County to build more housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Los Angeles Times

    Framers walk along the top of the newly constructed walls of a home in the Lennar tract in the Irvine neighborhood of Pavillion Park in 2014. Framers walk along the top of the newly constructed walls of a home in the Lennar tract in the Irvine neighborhood of Pavillion Park in 2014.

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  10. Orange County housing shortage could drive out workers, hurt economyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Los Angeles Times

    New homes under construction last year in Irvine. A report out Tuesday from an Orange County business group says home building must accelerate to keep up with job growth in the region.

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  11. Mortgage rates fall for a second week, Freddie Mac saysRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Mortgage rates fell this week, with lenders offering a 30-year fixed loan at an average of 3.69%, down from 3.78% a week ago, Freddie Mac said. The mortgage giant's weekly survey, released Thursday, showed the average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage fell to 2.97% from 3.06% last week.

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  12. Cal State efficiencies save millions but state funding still neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White, seen in 2014, appealed for more state funding during Wednesday's board of trustees meeting. California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White, seen in 2014, appealed for more state funding during Wednesday's board of trustees meeting.

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  13. For the recordRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1 of the NCAA tournament said that the Big 12 conference had only one team, Oklahoma, advance to the round of 16. West Virginia of the Big 12 also advanced. Hot Property: In the March 22 Business section, an article about a property Frank Sinatra once leased in Chatsworth said that the $7.5-million estate encompassed 14 acres and had a guesthouse with its own swimming pool.

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  14. Young advocate reveals the rewards of helping L.A.'s homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Sasha Truong says helping the homeless with the Skid Row Housing Trust is fun because she gets "to bring visions to life." Sasha Truong says helping the homeless with the Skid Row Housing Trust is fun because she gets "to bring visions to life."

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  15. Moorlach declares victory in race for state Senate seat in O.C.Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach declared victory Thursday in the race for a state Senate seat. Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach on Thursday declared victory in the special election held two days earlier for a vacant state Senate seat after a final tally of ballots gave him 50.3% of the vote.

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  16. Activist investors shaking up California community banksRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Orange County Business Bank has lost more than $1 million in just over a decade, yet its chief executive has picked up $4.6 million in salary and bonuses in that time. The tiny Irvine bank hasn't grown, either, ending last year as it did four years earlier with $200 million in assets.

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  17. Former O.C. Supervisor John Moorlach holds lead in state Senate raceRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach leads the vote count for a state Senate seat. A day after a special election for a state Senate seat, Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach held a slight majority of the vote on Wednesday, but 3,400 ballots remain to be counted before he will know whether he won outright or will face a May runoff.

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  18. Credit-reporting firms' accuracy push? Finally - but it's still not enoughRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    "Credit reports touch every part of our lives," New York Atty. Gen. Eric Schneiderman said.

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  19. Plaza Bank settles U.S. suitRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Plaza Bank agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle the civil lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice Federal prosecutors accused former managers at Plaza Bank in Irvine of deliberately ignoring red flags and letting a payment-processing client withdraw millions of dollars from consumer accounts at other banks without permission. Plaza agreed Thursday to pay more than $1.2 million to settle the civil lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice in federal court in Santa Ana.

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  20. Police search for female carjacker after four O.C. attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Police are searching for a woman who wielded a knife in at least two carjackings in Orange County on Monday night. The woman may be responsible for two carjackings and the attempted thefts of two other vehicles in Costa Mesa, Irvine and Tustin, police said Tuesday.

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