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  1. Effort to legalize marijuana makes California ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    An initiative that would allow adults to consume cannabis became eligible for the ballot Tuesday, after election officials verified it had received more than the required 365,880 valid signatures. If it's approved by voters, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act will allow Californians 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana, up to 8 grams of concentrated cannabis and up to six plants.


  2. Calling planning a sexy,a city officials want a better Long Beach BlvdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    A new strategy for attracting private investments to Long Beach Boulevard in the Central area of the city won the City Council's approval during a meeting in which one councilwoman also remarked that, yes, planning can be sexy. That statement from Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal followed Mayor Robert Garcia's offhand comment that the Midtown Specific Plan, which sets development rules for a 2.5-mile stretch of Long Beach Boulevard running parallel to Blue Line tracks, was not “the sexiest item” to come before the Long Beach council.


  3. Central Long Beach could soon be the site of new types of developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    The next meeting for Long Beach's City Council includes key decisions affecting future development from downtown to the city's north side. The council may adopt new planning rules intended to promote investments along a stretch Long Beach Boulevard running from Anaheim Street to Earlier Road.


  4. Southern California housing market cools in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2013 | Press-Telegram

    Southern California's residential real estate market chilled out in April as home sales fell from a year earlier and prices continued rising, a market tracker said Tuesday. Last month sales of new and previously owned houses and condominiums across the six-county region fell 3 percent from a year earlier to 21,312 properties, said Irvine based CoreLogic .


  5. Taco Bell testing more modern a " even hipster a " looksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    The sleek look of Orange County's newest restaurant is typical of today's modern food brands. But, this urban eatery comes with a twist. 1 comment

  6. KROQa s Weenie Roast still filling even without main courseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    IRVINE >> This could have been epic: KROQ puts together one last Weenie Roast before Irvine Meadows gets torn down, books local favorites the Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline, drops in a surprise set by Blink-182, fills the rest of the 15-band bill with KROQ favorites old and new. That's a right fine send-off for the old amphitheater on this Irvine hillside where 23 out of 24 Weenie Roasts have rocked the coyotes and chapparral, and increasingly the encroaching neighborhoods.


  7. Hoffarth: HBOa s a oeHard Knocksa already starts knocking out video on Ramsa moveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Just short of mid-May, there's already about 100 hours of material shot and logged about these relocated Rams for the HBO series “Hard Knocks.” Most of it chronicles the logistics involved in the move from St. Louis to L.A., but there are choice cuts collected from having chronicled the NFL Draft circus, and even more as the rookies gathered for workouts this month in Oxnard. Coordinating producer Ken Rodgers and director Matt Dissinger admit that the crazy part of this process that leads to the show's first of five episodes on Aug. 9 is that by the time training camp opens in late July in Irvine, so much more stuff happens that the stories already locked and loaded might get canned.


  8. Colder weather in Southland today, chance of rain on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Cooler temperatures, cloudy skies and even a misty drizzle greeted Southland residents today, and more of the same is expected into tomorrow, when a low-pressure system moves in and brings a chance of rain into the weekend. An onshore flow brought cloudy skies into the area overnight, and many morning commuters likely had to click on their windshield wipers on occasion thanks to the moisture in the air.


  9. Who are Berri Brothers and why is their gas so cheap?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Tucked among a legion of cheap gas stations with familiar brands like Arco, Costco and Valero, a new name has emerged: Berri Bros. The Irvine-based company isn't new; it's been around for 40 years, founded in 1976 by the Berri family in Westminster.


  10. California sees population growth while cities struggle to keep up with housingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Most cities across California saw their populations grow in 2015, including Los Angeles, Beaumont, Long Beach and Irvine, but the housing market remained flat across the board, according to the state's Department of Finance's annual population report. The overall population in the Golden State increased by 348,000 residents or just under 1 percent in 2015, compared to the year before.


  11. Costa Mesa police cruiser smashed in post-Trump rally protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Demonstrators jumped on a Costa Mesa police car, breaking out the windows and attempting to turn it over, as tensions escalated after a Donald Trump rally on Thursday night. Orange County sheriff's deputies were threatening to arrest hundreds of people who filled an intersection chanting, “Whose streets? Our streets!” as a large crowd poured out of the Pacific Amphitheatre.


  12. Deputies threaten to arrest demonstrators outside Trump rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Demonstrators jumped on a Costa Mesa police car, breaking out the windows and attempting to turn it over, as tensions escalated after a Donald Trump rally on Thursday night. Orange County Sheriff's deputies were threatening to arrest hundreds of people who filled an intersection chanting, “Whose streets? Our streets!” as a large crowd poured out of the Pacific Amphitheatre. 1 comment

  13. Long Beach man sentenced to 30 months in prison in multi-million dollar fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    SANTA ANA >> A co-owner of a now-defunct Southern California real estate investment firm was sentenced today to 30 months in federal prison for his guilty plea to participating in a fraudulent scheme that caused investors to lose as much as $169 million. John Packard, 66, of Long Beach, and his business partner and co- defendant Michael J. Stewart were ordered by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney to pay $9,234,914 in restitution to 120 victims, said Thom Mrozek, the public affairs officer of the U.S. Attorney's Office. 2 comments

  14. Coachella 2016: Herea s the coolest stuff you can buy at CoachellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    INDIO >> At the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival , you can look like Sia for $20. In the merchandise booth, patrons of the sold-out festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio can pick up a black and white Sia wig to match the artist who stole the festival's first weekend with her modern performance art.


  15. How a reporter returned borrowed glove to childhood frienda s childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    John Le, a childhood friend of reporter David Montero, died of cancer three months ago. Montero returned the glove to Le's widow to pass onto their children.


  16. Ted Cruz holding rally in IrvineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    IRVINE >> Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is scheduled to hold a rally in Irvine Monday on behalf of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, 57 days before the June 7 California primary. Cruz is also scheduled to appear on “John and Ken” on KFI-AM at 3 p.m. as part of his second visit to Southern California in 13 days.


  17. Prep football players look to continue their careers by shining at California combineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    IRVINE >> “Let's go, let's go,” barked former UCLA quarterback Matt Stevens as two groups of high school football players ran onto one of the four soccer fields on the south lawn at the massive Orange County Great Park, former site of the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, on Saturday. It was a steady stream of players running on and off the field for 7-on-7 drills. 2 comments

  18. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti quietly fundraising for 2024 Olympics bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is helping fundraise for the city's Olympic bid, in some cases turning to groups with a stake in City Hall decisions for donations to the committee seeking the games. The mayor has personally helped raise more than $1 million since last fall for the Los Angeles 2024 Exploratory Committee, city filings show.


  19. How well-paid City of Industry politicians, employees get tax free, affordable housing from the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    City of Industry officials, employees and their families have been benefitting for years from a subsidized city-housing program that rents 3-bedroom homes for $700 or less, but tax experts are questioning why the city has not paid taxes on those benefits. The difference between what Industry renters paid and the normal market rate for skyrocketing rents in L.A. County is more than $1 million combined between 2007 and 2015, but the city hasn't reported any of it to the Internal Revenue Service, according to an investigation by this newspaper.


  20. See worlda s first Taco Bell take to streets for Downey-to-Irvine moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    Taco Bell's first stand, which was threatened with demolition, today completed a slow-motion move from Downey to company headquarters in Irvine, where it will be preserved. The stand known as “Numero Uno” arrived at Taco Bell's corporate headquarters around 1:25 a.m., according to updated photo images posted by the company.


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