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  • Sunset group sues over annexation, taxes

    A Sunset Beach citizens group has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach and a county commission, demanding that the city and county either negate the recent annexation of Sunset Beach or require a vote among the community's residents in favor of paying...
  • Looking ahead to 2011

    Life in Huntington Beach is never dull, and anything can become an issue with the city's flock of community activists, vocal neighbors and concerned parents. This year promises to stay just as interesting. Here is a list of items sure to keep making...
  • O.C. salon murder case stalls as D.A. office's removal is appealed

     O.C. salon murder case stalls as D.A. office's removal is appealed
    For 3 1/2 years, Paul Wilson has waited for his wife's killer to face trial, a wait protracted by lengthy evidentiary hearings probing the mishandling of the case by authorities. On Friday, he learned the process has no end in sight, as government...
  • O.C. prosecutors steering cases away from Judge Thomas Goethals

    O.C. prosecutors steering cases away from Judge Thomas Goethals
    For years, Thomas Goethals has weighed the fates of some of Orange County's most violent criminals. But since the judge began presiding over heated hearings probing the misuse of jailhouse informants, dozens of prosecutors have steered criminal cases away...
  • Judge boots D.A. from Seal Beach mass killer case; death penalty remains

    Judge boots D.A. from Seal Beach mass killer case; death penalty remains
    An Orange County Superior Court judge has removed the district attorney's office from handling the case against a man who killed eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011 but said the assailant will still face the death penalty. The ruling follows...
  • Reel Critics: The verdict? 'The Judge' is worth seeing

    "The Judge" is a classic character study of two complex men forced to return to their family roots. Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr. create a memorable look at a father-and-son crisis situation. Duvall plays a small-town Indiana judge known to...
  • Man accused of killing doctor will go to trial

    Man accused of killing doctor will go to trial
    An accused murderer told a nurse, "Call the police, I'm insane, call the police," moments after he shot a Newport Beach doctor multiple times in the chest early last year, a police detective testified Wednesday. Stanwood Elkus, 76, used a fake name to...
  • Concealed weapons permits nearly double in O.C.

    Concealed weapons permits nearly double in O.C.
    In the six months since Orange County began issuing concealed weapons permits under a relaxed standard, the number of people licensed to carry guns is close to doubling, and thousands more are awaiting approval. More than 700 new permits have been...
  • Concealed-weapons permit holders concentrated in Huntington and Newport, records show

    In the six months since Orange County began issuing concealed-weapons permits under a relaxed standard, the number of people licensed to carry guns is close to doubling, and thousands more are awaiting approval. More than 700 new permits have been...
  • Woman in viral scooter scuffle video denies being on methamphetamine

    Woman in viral scooter scuffle video denies being on methamphetamine
    A woman who was caught on video screaming at her boyfriend and shoving him to the ground before backing over the motorized scooter he had been riding has pleaded not guilty to being under the influence of methamphetamine at the time. Laura Cox, 47,...
  • Peter M. Douglas dies at 69; California Coastal Commission chief

    Peter M. Douglas dies at 69; California Coastal Commission chief
    As a child crossing the English Channel with his family to immigrate to America, Peter M. Douglas was mesmerized by the churning seas and his first sighting of a whale, an experience that he said forged an "intangible, unbreakable, lifelong bond" with the...
  • Pair plead guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

    Pair plead guilty in mortgage fraud scheme
    Following the lead of their Newport Coast ringleader who was convicted last month, a Fountain Valley couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a mortgage fraud scheme that netted more than $3.6 million from Orange County banks. Sabiha Quidwai, 35,...