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Kaiser commits $25 million to help California combat homelessness
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Kaiser commits $25 million to help California combat homelessness

Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente has committed $25 million to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s newly announced fund to combat homelessness in California. In a...

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What’s driving this week’s spike in mortgage applications?
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What’s driving this week’s spike in mortgage applications?

What the heck? The Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly mortgage survey indicates a 43% refinance increase and an overall 30.2% application spike...

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Surf City planning commission takes first step toward settling state lawsuit over affordable housing
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Surf City planning commission takes first step toward settling state lawsuit over affordable housing

The last time the city of Huntington Beach tried to bring its housing plan into compliance with state law, more than 200 residents turned out to...

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Thousands rode Anahiem’s free FRAN system in its first year
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Thousands rode Anahiem’s free FRAN system in its first year

In its first full year offering rides around downtown Anaheim, the city’s network of minibuses has given more than 40,000 free lifts, officials...

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Nonprofit wet lab incubator opens in Irvine, filling hole in Orange County’s growing biomedical industry
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Nonprofit wet lab incubator opens in Irvine, filling hole in Orange County’s growing biomedical industry

A nonprofit laboratory that opened last month in Irvine will be helping to incubate breakthroughs in the biomedical industry. More precisely, it is...

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Joymode transitioning its rentals from online to brick and mortar
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Joymode transitioning its rentals from online to brick and mortar

Joymode, an online startup that rents everything from games and household items to bundled “experience” packages, is closing its Culver City...

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Laguna Woods activists earn accolades with their crusade against herbicide
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Laguna Woods activists earn accolades with their crusade against herbicide

As 2019 came to a close, the Register recognized those who touched lives and made a difference this year in cities across Orange County. The list...

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Weedmaps makes good on pledge to drop rogue marijuana shops, though bad actors find loopholes
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Weedmaps makes good on pledge to drop rogue marijuana shops, though bad actors find loopholes

Facing massive fines from state regulators, Irvine-based Weedmaps has taken major strides toward fulfilling its pledge to drop ads for illicit...

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Extended Stay, Element hotel by Marriott coming to JWA area
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Extended Stay, Element hotel by Marriott coming to JWA area

A five-story,122 room Extended Stay, Element hotel by Marriott is under construction near John Wayne Airport and the 405 freeway in Irvine. The...

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A Santa Ana cannabis shop says its new business model beats bans in other cities
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A Santa Ana cannabis shop says its new business model beats bans in other cities

There’s a small storefront in Anaheim where shoppers can use a digital kiosk to summon a nearby driver to deliver cannabis, spending about as much...

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Ending single-family zoning expands freedom and choice
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Ending single-family zoning expands freedom and choice

SACRAMENTO – A bedrock principle of conservatism is that individuals should be allowed to live as they please free from the overly meddlesome...

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California’s free community college plan collides with unfunded liabilities
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California’s free community college plan collides with unfunded liabilities

With the implementation of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s free tuition plan, community colleges are likely to be called on to play a bigger role in educating...

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A California housing crisis mystery: Rents are way up this decade, but eviction filings are way down
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A California housing crisis mystery: Rents are way up this decade, but eviction filings are way down

By MATT LEVIN, CalMatters Shirley Gibson isn’t quite sure how to feel about these numbers. As directing attorney of the Legal Aid Society of San...

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Will new granny flat laws ruin nice neighborhoods?
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Will new granny flat laws ruin nice neighborhoods?

What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of MortgageGrader.com gives us his take. Rate news summary From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey: The 30...

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Drummond: City to give grants for encouraging shopping in Yorba Linda
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Drummond: City to give grants for encouraging shopping in Yorba Linda

A modest program to encourage business and shopping center owners and local business associations to improve Yorba Linda’s retail shopping...

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Residents, fans talk Angel Stadium deal points
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Residents, fans talk Angel Stadium deal points

Residents and Angels fans have been asking questions and discussing deal points in the days leading up to a first key vote Friday by the Anaheim...

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How might Anaheim council members vote on proposed Angel Stadium deal Friday?
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How might Anaheim council members vote on proposed Angel Stadium deal Friday?

Angels baseball fans who want their team to remain in Anaheim aren’t likely to be disappointed Friday, Dec. 20, when city leaders take a key vote...

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What’s in the Angel Stadium deal? Here’s what we know and are still wondering
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What’s in the Angel Stadium deal? Here’s what we know and are still wondering

After months of preparation and a whirlwind negotiation over about two and a half weeks, information on a proposed deal to sell Angel Stadium and...

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HOA Homefront: Who is minding the board?
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HOA Homefront: Who is minding the board?

Q: Is there an oversight/audit department on a state level that oversees the management of an association? I am finding contradicting and wrong...

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Anaheim makes proposed Angel Stadium land sale agreement public ahead of Dec. 20 vote
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Anaheim makes proposed Angel Stadium land sale agreement public ahead of Dec. 20 vote

About a week and a half ahead of a City Council vote on the deal, Anaheim released a draft of the proposed Angel Stadium sale agreement and a...

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Carolers bring holiday cheer to Laguna Woods Village neighborhoods
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Carolers bring holiday cheer to Laguna Woods Village neighborhoods

Driver Clark Farrel, left, with hosts Barb Kreis, Ray Gosselin and Annette Rodriguez together with the other carolers at the Laguna Woods Village...

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Santa arrives in San Clemente with some holiday magic
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Santa arrives in San Clemente with some holiday magic

Clara Yoshimi, 6, of Irvine tells Santa what she wants for Christmas during his appearance at the San Clemente Community Center on Saturday,...

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See the list of Forever 21 stores closing in Southern California
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See the list of Forever 21 stores closing in Southern California

Forever 21‘s recent Chapter 11 filing will soon result in the closure of 21 California stores and the layoff of an estimated 350 to 400 workers. In...

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How a metal shop inspired Wille’s Tin Shop, Long Beach’s newest distillery
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How a metal shop inspired Wille’s Tin Shop, Long Beach’s newest distillery

The iconic Wille’s Tin Shop in Signal Hill may have closed in 2015 after 109 years, but a new business with the same name is honoring that legacy...

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Housing permit report card: How we graded every city, county in California
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Housing permit report card: How we graded every city, county in California

Cities and counties in California are required to plan for adequate housing across income affordability levels. Most are doing so — but many fewer...

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Residents voice opposition to east-west connection between 241 Toll Road and 5 Freeway through Rancho Mission Viejo
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Residents voice opposition to east-west connection between 241 Toll Road and 5 Freeway through Rancho Mission Viejo

Strong opposition by San Clemente residents to extending the 241 Toll Road through the city has grabbed much of the spotlight when it comes to the...

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Is the stadium deal a home run for the Angels?
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Is the stadium deal a home run for the Angels?

An expiring lease, an opt-out clause, an aging building in need of millions of dollars in capital improvements, a beloved sports franchise, and a...

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New mixed-use development project approved for downtown Santa Ana
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New mixed-use development project approved for downtown Santa Ana

A residential and commercial development on the site where the First American building sits in downtown Santa Ana got the go-ahead from the city...

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Santa Ana postpones final approval for the 2525 development
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Santa Ana postpones final approval for the 2525 development

Santa Ana is postponing approval of the 2525 project, a 256-unit apartment complex slated to be built across the Discovery Cube science center, as...

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Hoornstra: At last, the Angels can grow permanent roots in Anaheim
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Hoornstra: At last, the Angels can grow permanent roots in Anaheim

The Angels, like millions of us here, have always been renters. At birth, they rented Dodger Stadium from the Dodgers. Since 1966, they rented...

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