Tag Archive for Laguna Beach

OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List

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Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang to run for Congress

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Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang is throwing his hat into the ring and will challenge the John Campbell-Dana Rohrabacher GOP fistfight winner for a seat in Congress in 2012.  If the proposed Huntington Beach-Irvine-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach district holds in the proposed redistricting, the top two emerge and a close GOP vote gives Kang an opportunity.  If elected, Kang will…

OCHSA Expansion Good for Downtown Santa Ana

Lost on the shuffle of the pre-Christmas rush is this welcome news about the expansion of the campus of the Orange County High School for the Arts.  The school recently closed escrow on a second major property in Downtown Santa Ana after having purchasing the OC Pavilion on Main Street.  The new building, at 902…

World AIDS Day: December 1, 2010

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World AIDS Day serves as an important reminder that HIV/AIDS has not gone away. More than one million Americans currently live with HIV/AIDS in the United States, and more than 56,000 become infected each year. For too long, this epidemic has loomed over our Nation and our world, taking a devastating toll on some of the most vulnerable among us. On World AIDS Day, we mourn those we have lost and look to the promise of a brighter future and a world without HIV/AIDS.

No on 8 Protest in Laguna 1100 strong

From the Orange County Register The statewide protest against a freshly approved ban on same-sex marriage spread south on Saturday, as hundreds opposed to Proposition 8 walked streets in two coastal Orange County cities. In Laguna Beach, more than 1,100 people met in front of City Hall before blazing a trail down the side of Coast…